A novel set in a fictional location in Le Marche, in Belmonte. But right afterthe first pages it struck how the landscape looked familiar: is the author describing Moie? Fabriano? Senigallia? Not only the landscape, but also the descriptions of weather and storms and the people look so real and authentic. The novel is a..
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…
Arcevia is amongst the most famous villages in our region. The secret is that it is not only a village that we are referring to, rather 9 small walled villages – castelli in Italian – (we explained the word Castelli before in our blog) in the valley around it. I know, I know, this is..
The area around Arcevia is full of hidden little treasures, that proudly bear the name of “Castelli”. Indeed, these little castles, 9 to be precise, were built in order to protect the biggest Arcevia against the attacks of Serra San Quirico. Today we are going to Avacelli, small village with very few inhabitants, but many..
Spring time, asparagus time! Regardless of whether you prefer the green, purple or white ones, they taste all delicious. In Le Marche you can find the wild growing green variety, that appears in mid-April, early May. We are perfectly on time to have a post on that, then! Along with other wild growing vegetables, if..
As we mentioned in our previous post about Podisti, Saturday is the hiking-day in Cupra Montana! And yesterday it was the turn of Valle Scappuccia, a beautiful valley south of Arcevia. It is an affordable hiking trail all year long, unless it had been raining considerably. It goes without saying, that in Spring and Summer..