With its medieval hilltop towns, lush countryside, hearty cuisine and longstanding traditions, Le Marche is region that deserves to be recognized for its own history and cultural identity. That's all of Italy wrapped up into one region. Here is a list of 30 must-places.
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San Ginesio, where the Orange Flag flies, is a delightful small town with a strong medieval stamp and breathtaking views of the mountains; it retains its original medieval plan, surrounded by walls with sentry’s walkways, embrasures and towers. The village belongs to the association The Most Beautiful Villages in Italy and is included in the National Park of the Sibillini Mountains. Its historic centre boasts the splendid Collegiate Church , whose crypt houses delightful early frescoes decorated by Lorenzo Salimbeni; the 13thC Romanesque church of San Francesco and the town's civic museum, housing many works by Marche painters of the 15th and 16th centuries and a modern section collecting contemporary works, musical instruments and holy objects.The most typical dish in town is "polenta", obtained with a variety of local corn and a sauce made of different types of meat. The most important events taking place in San Ginesio during the year are: the International Folklore Festival "The Balcony of the Sibillini" (July / August) and the historical re-enactment "Medievalia, Palio of San Ginesio and the Battle of the Fornarina" (August).
San Ginesio - Civic Museum "Scipione Gentili", San Ginesio - Colle Ascarano Park, San Ginesio- Abbey of Santa Maria delle Macchie, San Ginesio - Visitors Center "Credia WWF", San Ginesio – Hermitage of San Liberato
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San Ginesio DOC, Medievalia - Palio of San Ginesio and Palio of the Pacca
The Colle Ascarano Park is located inside the old town of San Ginesio, in a panoramic position between the sea and the Apennine mountains. It incorporates part...
The Civic Museum "Scipione Gentili", the ancient church of S. Sebasiano in Romanesque style, has an interesting series of figurative works of art ranging from...
The convent of Colfano is near the town of Camporotondo. According to tradition, S. Francesco, on the occasion of one of his trips in the Marche Region, set up...
Arcangelo Battaglioni, born in Penne, fought as a private on the western front during World War I. in the surroundings of his barracks he noticed some stone...
This Benedictine abbey was most probably founded before the year 1000 and it’s first documented in 1176. The municipality of San Ginesio joined it to its...
Near Pian di Pica, by Sarnano, in the loneliness of a vast plain, is an old farmhouse now private property, incorporating a small convent and a chapel with a...
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