"You made our holiday in Le Marche the most enjoyable & memorable
of all our trips to Italy. The beautiful scenery, the delicious food &
wine, the comfort of the villa, together with your warmth & friendliness,
make us want to return here again soon."
Marche is a territory that is rich in artistic heritage, an area that
is famous for its inspirational landscapes and the birth place of
distinguished personalities. But Marche is still a well kept secret
to the wider world. The charm of Marche is a landscape of sunny plains,
that is dotted with little villages, precious churches and large basilicas
also isolated fortified centres in reach of populated Cities.
Around us stretches the territory of the National Park of the Sibillini
Mountains. In the winter you can ski in these mountains and in the
summer you can make excursions by foot, by mountain bike or by horse.
Within just a few minutes you can reach some small towns that are
fascinating for their historic and artistic heritage. Like San Ginesio,
Urbisaglia well known for the Roman ruins and the wonderful Abbey
of Fiastra, furthermore Camerino and San Severino, two cities of importance
for Renaissance art of the Marches, and last but not least Tolentino
with its famed basilica of Saint Nicola with wonderful fresco's.
In the North of Marche Italy lies the city of Urbino, the cradle of
Renaissance culture, where you can find the National Gallery of Marche
and Loreto with its fortified basilica that overlooks the sea.
If you would like to spend a day on the beach it takes just half an
hour to reach the Adriatic sea. There are various attractive seaside
places, like Civitanova Marche, Porto Recanati and Numana with beach
tents, bars and disco's. There are also quiet remote beaches like
"le due sorelle" and "sassi neri". The most unspoilt
beautiful beaches are at the Park of the Conero. The Conero is surrounded
by a National Park and from the rocks the view is magnificent.