Club sandwiches, salads, fresh snacks and creative one-dish meals are ideal for those with little time to relax.
A few fortresses, a few villages and a few lonely towers sprout up in the ancient Piceno countryside, surrounded by expanses of vineyards, vegetable gardens and orchards. Of the many towns, Fermo is the largest, the one with the most squares, streets, museums and buildings to see. Fermo is hilly but the sea breeze still makes itself felt. In a word? Irresistible.
The Frasassi Caves are underground karst caves located in the municipality of Genga, in the province of Ancona. The cave complex falls within the Gola della Rossa Regional Natural Park and is on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.
Tempio del Valadier
A one-of-a-kind gem, the Valadier Temple is set in an incredible natural setting that provides a contemplative and spiritual backdrop. It is a sacred place located inside a cave, once used as a war shelter, combining spirituality, fairy tale and adventure.
On the famous hills of infinity of the Riviera del Conero, stands Recanati, famous for being the birthplace of the poet and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi, a distinguished representative of Italian poetry. Today, the mansion where he was born and studied has become a house-museum in the splendid old town.
Torre di Palme
Designated one of the prettiest villages in Italy, Torre di Palme sits on a hill overlooking the Marche coastline, providing poetic and colorful vistas. It is characterized by its brick-colored alleys, colorful flowers adorning the medieval houses and views that are nothing short of enchanting.
Beach of the Two Sisters
An iconic symbol of Sirolo, this beach is one of the most beautiful coves on the Riviera del Conero and an unspoiled destination to be seen at all costs. It is a small paradise of fine white pebbles, in front of the blue sea where the two white stacks rise. A magical place that can only be reached by sea.
The capital of the Marche region and home to one of Italy's most beautiful piazzas, Ascoli Piceno holds an enviable Romanesque architectural heritage. They also call it the city of travertine by virtue of its elegant old town built almost entirely of a white limestone. Ascoli Piceno is also the city of a hundred towers, of medieval heritage, and is famous for its signature dish: le olive ascolane (stuffed olives).