The Adriatic Sea that is at our doorstep has been chosen for many years as the perfect habitat for the sea turtles (Caretta Caretta in Latin), that can live there up until 80 years, if under ideal conditions. Unfortunately, they sometimes don’t manage to get so old, because of fishing nets in which they are..
Just imagine reaching 85/90 Km/h on a skateboard. And now imagine driving downhill for 2.7 km on that skateboard. Oh, and don’t forget to rely only on your body, no engines required to stir, stop or speed up. This is in few words the Verdicchio Race, the Longboard and Streetluge competition that takes place in..
In Le Marche we have a way of identifying people “outside” our region, ask them to pronounce the word “moscioli”. The Italian grammar rule would suggest it to be pronounced as mosciòli, but it is in fact pronounced mòscioli. But what are these moscioli? They look like cozze but they are a local mussel species..
For several years the Destination Management Organization of Le Marche Region has been orginazing special photography days in villages, cities, and interesting (and, sometimes unique) places all around our region. They are the so-called “Photowalks”. The participants are divided into groups and accompanied by a local guide. The guide leads the photographers in a tour..
When we think about opera music and opera theatre, we very often think about the majestic Arena in Verona. In Le Marche there is a very similar opera theatre (although not circular), the Sferisterio. This building is literally hidden within the city walls of Macerata, so much that when I went there for the first..
Creative cities has been an important concept that I studied for a long time at the university. I remember it was quite difficult to understand what it implied, yet was it rewarding when I discovered that among the UNESCO Creative City there was also Fabriano. From June, 10th to June, 15th Fabriano will host the..