Category: Villages

Collamato

Sometimes you are on your way to a destination where you unexpectedly discover a gem which is worthwhile to be examined. On the way to the Eremo of San Cataldo in Esanatoglia (see earlier), we found the castle village il Castello di Collamato high on a hill. At the entrance gate, a beautiful sign welcomed..

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The Lovers’ Cave in Torre di Palme

Another tragic love story! But it is a sooo beautiful and romantic trip to the scene: The “Grotta degli Amanti”, in English “the cave of lovers”, is not only suitable for Valentine’s Day, it is also a very pleasant walk for the summer. Why so? Because the circular route starts from the picturesque town of..

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Castelli di Arcevia. Part 2: Castiglioni

Some time ago, we started to introduce 2 of the 9 “Castles” of Arcevia, Caudino and Nidastore. Since Christmas season has already started, we would like to talk about another of these “castles”: Castiglioni. This hamlet gives, indeed, its best with “Presepe dei Presepi” festivals; a display of nativity scenes all around the old village…

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The Picentes: a display in Numana’s Antiquarium

Thirty years ago, the grave of a rich Picen lady was discovered in Sirolo, possibly a princess or queen of this people: the excavated objects must have been of inestimable value at that time: a coach with seats for two, many jewels of glass beads, shells, and bronze glasses and a whole harness. The woman..

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