We mentioned already in one of our very first posts how the word palio has much more to entail than just what Palio di Siena does. It is especially the case of Jesi, which every year starting from May 4th re-enacts one of its most important historical moment with a very long party. In the..
When I was a child, I was not fully aware of the meaning of the procession taking place in my little hamlet on Good Friday. The only thing that I knew was that I was really impressed by the people setting up the small lights from the early afternoon, the silence in the Church and..
2020 has just begun, but for us it is already a year full of important milestones. It isn’t only us that want to celebrate, rather also our friends down under and overseas! Both Lonely Planet (we talked about it some posts ago), and The New York Times, marked Le Marche, and Urbino in particular, as..
Last year we introduced you to the magic world of presepe, may it be made by wooden figures or live. We talked about it in this post: https://www.eccolemarche.eu/blog/2018/12/27/the-art-of-presepe-in-jesi-the-special-tribute-to-le-marche/ The peculiarity in Italy, and in le Marche, is that the nativity scene is not only displayed in private homes, but also as a live play in..
We have been repeating this over and over and over, le Marche is a unique region with everything you are looking for! We have also covered extensively the gastronomy, the nature, and the village of our region, what about some culture now? Among the other aspects that make Le Marche unique, there are also theatres,..
I love the autumn, if it wasn’t for its weather! But despite the short dark days, autumn in Le Marche means beautiful colours (have you noticed our new header image?) and..even more food, of course! Last year with Mamma Graziella we learned how to bake from the grapes must, a very autumnal food. This year..