When I was a child, my family usually preferred the mountains to the seaside, at least “you can breathe fresh air and not die for the intolerable heat!” – this was like a mantra. The closest place with chill air was Poggio San Romualdo where I spent my summers having picnics and nice walks. Poggio..
The community of Serra de Conti once belonged to one of the “Castelli di Jesi”, but before that Umbrians, Gauls and Picenians lived together on this same spot. The name Serra de Conti (hilly ridge of the counts) can already be found in documents from the 13th century. The little village probably once belonged to..
I love picnics! I grew up having a very professional picnic basket, belonging to my grandparents, with all the bare necessities (although, I am not sure they were so bare) for a day in the nature. My family and I used to go picnic either on the mountains or by a lake. Very rarely we..
A lot is still collected from nature here in the Marche: wild asparagus in spring, mushrooms in autumn and herbs in summer. The nicht before Saint John the Baptist plays a special role in this, because the dew that falls that night is said to have special healing powers, and so the “Acqua di San..
Now that the borders have finally opened and you may have started planning your holidays, let’s have a look at how you can get to Le Marche. Do you like to travel by car ? Via Switzerland or Austria? Inquire via the ANWB or at the Touring about the costs of the vignettes and /..
The tour that we are about to take you in used to be one “must do” as a field trip back in my school days. It is indeed a tour that you can easily cover in one day. In total it is 22 km and fairly flat, so you can also do it by bike…