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..
Carlo Urbani was a fantastic Marchigian doctor and exceptional person. He died on March 29, 2003 of SARS, a disease we had little to do with in Europe because it mainly occurred in Asia and parts of North America. First of all, we owe to Carlo Urbani that this very dangerous SARS virus from 2003..
For our “Cities in 24 Hours” section on the blog, it is finally time to speak about Ancona. Ancona is not only the capital of the region, but also the largest city of Le Marche. It is also the reference point for all the inhabitants of our region; indeed, when I am asked abroad where..
Our blog Ecco Le Marche is almost 2,5 years old, and I have always wondered if any of our readers has ever travelled to Le Marche following one (or more) of our posts and advice. If some of you have, please share your thoughts and experience with us. And for those of you that haven’t..
The regional parks in our region are several and all breathtaking. I think the main reason for them to be so outstanding is the perfect mixture of nature and blue clear water. At least, this is what you find on the border with the Emilia Romagna region: the Monte San Bartolo Regional Park. The park..
It was November 18, 1917. That day there was a violent storm on the Adriatic coast. The villagers from the fishing village of Marotta were shocked to see how the warship of the Italian navy Capellini lost the battle against the harsh conditions: the ship eventually turned over in Falconara and only 4 crew members..