Recanati

TOUR NAME: Leopardi’s itinerary
DURATION: 3 hours

ITINERARY. Recanati (altitude of 296 metres, inhabitants 21467) is famous all around the world for the writer Giacomo Leopardi. This itinerary focuses on the life of Leopardi, born in Recanati in 1798. He spent childhood and adolescence in the family palace in Recanati, where his father Monaldo Leopardi arranged a library with 20.000 books!

HIGHLIGHTS: Piazza Leopardi, Church of San Domenico, Theatre Persiani, Palazzo Venieri, Church of Sant’Agostino, Piazza del Sabato del Villaggio, Casa Leopardi, Colle dell’Infinito.

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PRICING
80 EUR for group up to 5 people, 110 EUR for group up to 20 people.
The tour includes an English or Italian speaking guide.
Not included: Reservation for Theatre Persiani. Admittance to Casa Leopardi.

The Adriatic Shore is a perfect set for summer holidays!!
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Macerata

TOUR NAME: Discovering Macerata
DURATION: 1 day

INTRODUCTION. Macerata was rebuilt in the Medieval Ages (12th Century) on the top of the hill between the Potenza and Chienti rivers, after the desctruction of the Roman downstream city called Helvia Recina. You can see the ruins of Helvia Recina in the archeological area called Villa Potenza.

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Piazza della Libertà, built in the Reinassance, is the main square of Macerata. It hosts the Theatre Lauro Rossi, the Town Hall, the University and the Loggetta dei Mercanti, that is to say a graceful two-tier arcades loggia. The Loggetta was commissioned by the cardinal Alessandro Farnese when he was in Macerata at the beginning of the 16th Century (later Farnese became Pope Paul III).

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ITINERARY. The itinerary is composed of a morning tour called “Crossing Macerata: churches and squares”, and an afternoon tour called “Crossing Macerata: museums and theatres”.
(Visitors can buy the complete itinerary or also a single tour).

MORNING TOUR: Meeting point in Piazza Garibaldi. The guide walks to Piazza della Libertà showing the most important laic buildings (Palazzo Torri, Palazzo Lauri, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Palazzo degli Studi, Palazzo Compagnoni-Marefoschi) and the many churches of the old town (Church of San Giovanni, Church of San Filippo, Church of Santa Maria della Misericordia, Cathedral). The tour ends in Piazza della Libertà.

AFTERNOON: Meeting point in Piazza della Libertà. Visit of the Theatre Lauro Rossi (18th century, built by Cosimo Morelli). Visit of Palazzo Buonaccorsi, that hosts the Carriage Museum and the Art Gallery. The itinerary ends with the visit of the Sferisterio, a magnificent open-air theatre built in 1829 by Ireneo Aleandri.

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(inside Palazzo Buonaccorsi)

PRICING
80 EUR for group up to 5 people, 110 EUR for group up to 20 people.
The tour includes an English or Italian speaking guide.
Not included: tickets for Palazzo Buonaccorsi and Sfersisterio.

Contact us to plan a daily tour guide from your resort, hotel or holidays camp!!

Tour guide: crossingmarche@gmail.com

Abbeys

TOUR NAME : The Chienti River Abbeys

DURATION: 1 day

 

ITINERARY. Meeting point at Civitanova Marche toll booth. Moving by mini-bus or coach, we’ll discover four hidden treasures of Macerata conuntry: the abbeys of Santa Maria a pié di Chienti, San Claudio, Chiaravalle di Fiastra, Rambona. We will visit Santa Maria and San Claudio in the morning, having lunch time in the natural reserve of Fiastra. After lunch, we will visit the churches of Fiastra and Rambona.
The tour starts at 10 a.m. and it ends at 6 p.m.
Visitors can buy the complete itinerary or only the morning tour or the afternoon one.

 

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PRICING
Complete tour: 160 EUR for group up to 5 people, 220 EUR for group up to 20 people.
Morning or afternoon tour: 80 EUR up to 5 people, 110 EUR up to 20 people
The tour includes an English or Italian speaking guide, the visit of all the abbeys.

Not included: Transport and ticket for the Chiaravalle di Fiastra courtyard (3 EUR for person).
I can reserve a 8+1 people mini-bus (generally 150 EUR half-day).

You are responsible for purchasing any souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.

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+39 0734 859916

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Penna San Giovanni

TOUR NAME: Discovering Penna San Giovanni
DURATION: 3 hours

ITINERARY. Penna San Giovanni (altitude of 672 metres, inhabitants 1176) is a beautiful little town in the heart of the Marche. Built by the Romans, the town turned into a castle in the Medieval Ages.

HIGHLIGHTS: The medieval walls with original gates, the Theatre Flora, the Town Hall with the altar piece St. Mary and Saints by the Crivelli workshop, the Church of St. Francis, the tower of the Church of St. Augustine and the Civic Art Gallery.

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PRICING
80 EUR for group up to 5 people, 110 EUR for group up to 20 people.
The tour includes an English or Italian speaking guide, the visit of the Theatre Flora, of the churches and the old town.
Not included: admittance to the Town Hall and the Civic Art Gallery.

The Marche is a perfect set for summer holidays!!
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Francavilla d’Ete

The little town of Francavilla d’Ete (altitude of 231 metres, inhabitants 981) comes from a Medieval castle, submitted to Fermo from the 14th century. The name “Francavilla” probably means the tax exemptions of the area in the Medieval Ages (“Franca” means free, “villa” means villages).

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Here I was with my mother Stefania: she’s a local specialized tour guide too. For a young tour guide like me, the advices of the colleagues are essential!

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We visited the Church of St. Peter, that rises next to a nice flower garden.

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Then we went to the Church of St. Roch, that hosts a “Worship of Shepherds” by Vincenzo Pagani.

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Tour guide:
alessandro@guideturistichemarche.it
+39 0734 859916
+39 334 8654788