October used to be the month when the vendemmia started (the grapes harvest), but now September has taken over. May it be for the warmer summers, but the grapes ripen faster and people pick earlier in the year. The most important wine festival in Cupramontana invariably used to announce the start of the grape harvesting,..
As you may have understood by now, Le Marche has been a very favourable place chosen by monks and friars. Indeed nowadays we can find many abbeys that are still intact, and they create together an interisting itinerary, such as the one we created in our previous post, about the Eremo dei Frati Bianchi or..
Today we bring you to one of the abbeys that are typical of central Italy – those hidden and immersed in the vegetation, that only if you specifically look for them, you can see! The walk today starts from the Abbey of Saint Damiano. Piero Damiano was born in Ravenna in 1007. He became a..
Have you ever wished to get lost in a real maze? I have to admit, I have. And I was over the moon when I discovered that some hard working people had put up a real corn maze not so far from where I lived. I am talking about the Corn Maze in Senigallia that..
It was about time that street art started to be considered as unique as other forms of art (should we thank Banksy for this worldwide popularity?). In Le Marche we also find murals, or Murales as they call them here. We already visited Braccano near Matelica, but this time we will take you to the..
Many Catholic countries celebrate the Assumption of Mary on August 15th, including Italy. This date is also a traditional day off in Italy, called “Ferragosto”. Don’t be surprised if everything seems to be shut down for this day, indeed even some shops and restaurants may be closed (although it is in the middle of the..