Maybe I am not the most romantic person in the world, but don’t blame me if the love stories in Le Marche are so tragic! Do you remember last year’s post about Paolo and Francesca in Gradara? Well, this year’s love story is quite similar, but we move a little bit southern in the region,..
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Do you remember when we enjoyed the FAI events in Spring? Well, it’s time to visit some new hidden treasures, with their autumn counterparts: le giornate FAI di Autunno (Autumn FAI days). For those who lack long lasting memory, FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) is the Italian equivalent of the British National Trust. Every year, on..
Elcito is the small hamlet that you cannot find by chance, you have to go specifically looking for it. The strategic position, at 824 a.s.l., is not fortuitous: it was indeed part of the defense array of San Severino Marche. This town has had many defence stronghold, called castelli (castelli), but I think that Elcito is the..
This post is more about images than words. We are indeed in a little, we can say tiny village, of barely 150 inhabitants, Braccano. So, why do we focus on the images you could ask. The images are the murals that made this village famous. In the past it was Matelica the main reason to..
Imagine to stroll down in a viale, boulevard right in a city centre, let’s say Ancona. And then feel suddenly like to sunbathe or swim into deep blue water. What would you do? Exactly what you’re looking forward to do! In Ancona, at least, you definitely can. In the area around the Passetto Monument, there is a..
As you may have noticed so far, Frasassi Caves’ area has lot to offer. In 2007 they made an incredible discovery in the Grotta of Frasassi (not to be confused with the caves): A 8 cm prehistoric fertility statue, at least 20,000 years old and rare for Italy. This finding was also given a name:..