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..
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..
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…
From May 1st to 4th, Ancona always celebrate a big festival in honour of their patron saint, San Ciriaco. Unfortunately, this year it was canceled because of the corona restrictions, but we really hope that we can be there next year when hundreds of stalls open on the Viale della Vittoria. Who was San Ciriaco?..
Manchester is to the textile manufacture as Cabernardi is to the sulphur mine (only a matter of different fame all over the world). 😉 Are we exaggerating it a bit? Not at all, take a look at what we discovered. Cabernardi is one of the biggest hamlets in the surrounding of Sassoferrato. During our visit..
If you are struggling between the hustle and bustle of the everyday life, come with us to a very special, and silent, place: the Hermit Church or Eremo of San Cataldo in Esanatoglia. It is quite remote, we have to warn you, but hence the name! The monks are not famous for choosing crowded places,..