Maiolati Spontini

 
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Largo Pastori, 1 - Maiolati Spontini (AN)
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The village is situated on a hill at an altitude of 405 metres and is birthplace of the famous musician Gaspare Spontini. The medieval historic centre has small alleys and series of steps, which evoke a former peace and tranquility. 
In the church of San Giovanni is the grave of Gaspare Spontini, adorned by a medallion with the image of the composer, by Antonio Canova. The church of S. Anna or della Cancellata preserves a sixteenth-century fresco with the image of the Madonna che allatta il Bambino (Breastfeeding Madonna). The Celeste local park was part of Gaspare Spontinis' property and it was named after his wife's name, according to his own will. From the balcony of the park you can enjoy a nice view over the Esino valley up to the Adriatic Sea.

A very famous music festival called Pergolesi Spontini Festival is dedicated to Gaspare Spontini and to Giovan Battista Pergolesi, who was born in nearby Jesi.   It take splace in September and it attracts many people.

 
 
 

The Attractions of Maiolati Spontini

 
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Maiolati Spontini things to Watch

Discover the attraction Maiolati Spontini - Gaspare Spontini Museum

Maiolati Spontini - Gaspare Spontini Museum

In the central Via Spontini is the house where the great composer and his wife Celeste Erard spent the last years of their lives.The house was restored by the...

Discover the attraction Maiolati Spontini- “The treasure road” cycling trail

Maiolati Spontini- “The treasure road” cycling trail

From Moie to Jesi – Length of cycling trail: about 7 miles A walking and cycling path which flanks the Esino river and takes you to the discovery of this...

Discover the attraction Maiolati - Celeste Hill

Maiolati - Celeste Hill

The park is a short walk from the old town, on a hill formerly known as the Colle Bellavista, East of Maiolati Spontini. The Camaldolese friars of the Hermitage...

Discover the attraction Abbazia di S. Maria delle Moie

Abbazia di S. Maria delle Moie

The Romanesque abbey of Santa Maria delle Moie was probably founded at the beginning of the 11th century by the Attoni-Alberoni-Gozoni family as a private...

Discover the attraction Cupramontana – Church of  S. Giacomo of Romita

Cupramontana – Church of S. Giacomo of Romita

The convent of “San Giacomo of Romita” was a Camaldolese Monastic Priorate , called "Romitella of Mandriole", prior to the thirteenth century. The...

Discover the attraction Maiolati Spontini (hamlet Moie): La Fornace library

Maiolati Spontini (hamlet Moie): La Fornace library

The Furnace in Moie is a 19th century building with elliptical shape which was operative until 1966 and then completely abandoned. Close to the furnace...

 

Itineraries to visit Maiolati Spontini

Discover the itinerary Monasticism in The Marche: the abbeys

Monasticism in The Marche: the abbeys

A journey between knowledge and meditation

Spirituality and Meditation   5 days

Discover the itinerary Land of Theatres and Music

Land of Theatres and Music

The Marche and opera, an inextricable partnership.

Art and Culture   3 days

Discover the itinerary The organic production chain

The organic production chain

A list of companies and cooperatives working according to high quality standards

Skills and expertise   Taste and tradition   6 days