Paesaggio Urbino
 

TREKKING AND SEA

 
FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 

THE VILLAGE OF MONTEFORTINO - DAY 1

In the afternoon visit to the small village of Montefortino, with its still intact medieval structure. In the evening, arrival at the hotel in Montefortino, dinner and overnight stay.

TREKKING TO THE TOP OF MONTE SIBILLA, THE VILLAGE OF MONTEMONACO - DAY 2

Breakfast in the hotel and meeting with our environmental hiking guide. Following a path that is a must-see for hikers in the chain of the Sibillini Mountains, you will walk at high altitude on the splendid ridge of Mount Zampa , with a view of the Gola dell ‘Infernaccio (Throut of the Hell) , the Mount Vettore and the Valley of Lake Pilato , until you reach the mythical Grotta della Sibilla (Cave of the Sibyl) , a place of worship in the Picene age and a destination for Middle Ages adventurers, knights and necromancers; then , at an altitude of 2173 meters , we will conquer the summit , which gives its name to the Sibillini chain. Free lunch during the excursion . In the afternoon visit to the mountain village of Montemonaco, with its Sibyl and Diocesan Museums.
Return to the hotel in Montefortino. Dinner and overnight stay

SIBILLINI TRAILS AND CHEESES, THE SMALL VILLAGES OF SMERILLO AND MONTEFALCONE APPENNINO - DAY 3

For centuries the Sibillini Mountains have been the chosen place for flocks thanks to their green pastures and high-altitude grasslands . After breakfast we will walk with our environmental hiking guide in the sight of the legendary peaks between “carrarecce” (cart tracks), paths and mountain villages. Free lunch during the excursion. In the afternoon we will visit the small villages of Smerillo and Montefalcone Appennino. Of Roman origin, both villages are located on the top of a cliff between the Aso and Tenna valleys, and grant breathtaking views of the Sibillini and Laga Mountains . To end your day, at a excellent diary farm , you will enjoy a tasty snack with ricotta (whey cheese) , stracchinato (soft cheese) and aged cheeses. Return to the hotel in Montefortino, dinner and overnight stay.

TREKKING TO LAKE PILATO - DAY 4

After breakfast, meeting with the environmental hiking guide and beginning of the very classic trekking trail among the most famous mountains of the Sibillini. From the small mountain village of Foce di Montemonaco you will walk towards the legendary Lake of Pilato. You will leave from the small mountain village of Foce di Montemonaco and walk towards the legendary Lake of Pilato: welcomed in the spectacular natural amphitheater of a narrow glacial valley bordered by the highest peaks of the Sibillini – Mount Carrier, Pizzo del Diavolo (Peak of the Devil) and Cima del Redentore (Redeemer Peak) - you will reach the only lake of glacial origin in the Marche, a magical and mysterious place which was the destination of pilgrimages and travels of magicians and necromancers during the Middle Ages. The presence here, and nowhere else in the world, of the Chirocefalo dei Marchesoni (a small red shrimp surviving the last glaciation) makes this environments unique. Your guide will tell you of the many legends that still linger in these places , and explain the naturalistic miracle of the Chirocefalo, a real living fossil that swims in the waters of the lake.
Free lunch during the excursion and grand finale in the tavern with a zero kilometer super snack entirely dedicated to the most typical flavors of the Sibillini Mountains. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay

SUN, SEASIDE AND GROTTAMMARE - DAY 5

A day to relax on the sand of the beaches of the Riviera of the Palms. You will spend the morning diving and sunbathing. Free lunch. In the afternoon visit of the village of Grottammare from the seafront to the old town on top of the hill. We will start from the early 1900s atmospheres of the characteristic Art Nouveau villas along the seafront to conclude our tour with the splendid views of the medieval historic bourg. End of services.
 
INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEES - ON A 2 PAX BASIS:

BASIC FEE - EURO 240
The fee includes : nr. 4 nights half board in a double / twin room; medical / baggage insurance.

SILVER FEE - EURO 370
The fee includes : nr. 4 nights half board in a double / twin room, guided trekking tour on the third day with a snack based on typical local products; snack in an inn dedicated to the most typical flavors of the Sibillini Mountains on the fourth day ; medical / baggage insurance

GOLD FEE - EURO 560
The fee includes : nr. 4 nights half board in a double / twin room; guided trekking tour to the summit of the Sibyl mountain on the second day; guided trekking tour with snack based on typical local products on the third day; guided trekking tour to Lake Pilato with a snack in an inn on the fourth day; medical / baggage insurance.

THE RATES DO NOT INCLUDED:
meals not mentioned, drinks at the meals; admissions where not specified and anything not listed under the heading “ the fee includes” .

ON REQUEST:
- Single room supplement                 
- Optional insurance against cancellation penalties
 

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