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..
Creative cities has been an important concept that I studied for a long time at the university. I remember it was quite difficult to understand what it implied, yet was it rewarding when I discovered that among the UNESCO Creative City there was also Fabriano. From June, 10th to June, 15th Fabriano will host the..
Jesi has always been the reference town during my young age. It is the centre for schools, shopping, history, night life and much more. With its 40.000 inhabitants, Jesi is one of the main towns in the area of Ancona, and with its famous “Palio di San Floriano”, it becomes more central than ever. According..
Back in the old days, at the end of April the farmers had quite a big job in preparing the brigattiera, the place in which the silkworms were producing their silk. The job consisted in setting up two or three rows of poles, which with their arms supported the sturòli (kind of long mats made..
The Romans left many traces in our territory, but many of them are not as famous as they should be. Historically, the Roman period in Le Marche started in 295 BC with the Battle of the Nations in Sentinum (now called Sassoferrato, which hosts the yearly re-enactment of the battle). They took over the so-called..
I believe that some places owns a special magic atmosphere. In Le Marche, in particular, I think that the area around Frasassi Caves is a sterling example of magic. You experience the vivid green of the surrounding mountains, the deep Caves and..fossils of maritime reptiles. Entering the Frasassi Caves, you get a ticket that..