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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Pitino

Pitino is an ancient hamlet of San Severino Marche.
Pitino was the name of the first town built by the “Piceni” (7th century B.C.) on the top of the hill.
Today we can see the ruins of the Medieval castle and wonderful landscapes.

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Teatro Leopardi

Theatre Leopardi is small and cozy. It’s set in the heart of San Ginesio (altitude of 696 metres, inhabitants 3746), a graceful hill town close to Macerata.
San Ginesio received the “orange flag”, the most important Italian touristic reward for the little towns.

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Here I was with some friends of mine,
attending to the C.S.I. concert. 

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The theatre is placed in front of the Cathedral (14th-15th centuries).
The facade of the church is a rare exemple of Gothic decoration in Le Marche.

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Engravings

Le Marche is a land of art, music, history and literature. The artist Saverio Riganò realised these pictures of towns and landscapes of Le Marche. Do you like Saverio’s works? Do you recognise places that you have already visited? Does it tickle your fantasy?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA1. Ascoli Piceno

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA2. S. Elpidio a Mare, Torre Gerosolimitana

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA3. S. Elpidio a Mare, Porta Canale

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA4. S. Elpidio a Mare, roofs of the Old Town

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA5. Camerino, Rocca da Varano

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA6. Camerino, Palazzo Ducale

villa Baruchello7. Porto S. Elpidio, Villa Barucchello

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA8. Citivanova Alta

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA9. Monte Urano

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10. Fermo, Villa Vitali

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Landscapes

CONERO da M.RINALDO

(view of Conero Hill from Monte Rinaldo)

20140304_133754(view of Conero Hill from the Cathedral of Fermo)

FRANCAVILLA

(olive trees row in Francavilla d’Ete)

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(sunset from the shore of Porto S. Elpidio)

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20130921_092915(seagulls in the morning)

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(Macerata countryside at sunset)

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(Macerata countryside after lunch)

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(sunset)

The Marche is a perfect set for holidays in every season.
Contact us to plan a daily tour guide from your resort, hotel or holidays camp!!

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Pedaso

Pedaso (altitude of 4 metres, inhabitants 2409) was a medieval castle on the top of the hill, abandoned during the 18th century, when people started to slide down and build a new city next to the coast. I like take a rest on the sea cliffs, walking on the peaceful and not crowded seafront.

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The sightseeing tour includes the Church of St. Mary and St. Peter and the visit of the lighthouse.

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If you are looking for a good fish restaurant, book in “Tilt 2”, settled behind the Church of St.Mary and St.Peter. Leaving Pedaso, we can visit Lapedona, Moresco, Ortezzano, Fermo, Ascoli Piceno. The road that goes from Pedaso to the Apennines is called “Valdaso” (“Val” means valley, “Aso” is a river). Valdaso is famous for farming production, expecially apples and olives. Valdaso is a perfect set for spring holidays. Contact us to plan a daily tour guide from your resort, hotel or holidays camp!!

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(picture of the Adriatic Shore from the train)

Tour guide:
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Lapedona

Lapedona (altitude of 263 metres, inhabitans 1159)  is a graceful little hill town built in the Medieval Ages, settled just 15 minutes by car from the Adriatic Sea.

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First we can visit St. Peter Church (12th century), used as chapel in the graveyard…

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Then we  arrive to The Abbey of Saints Quiric and Giulitta (12th century).
This Romanesque Church preserves nice frescoes.

Entering the Old Town by the medieval gate called “Porta del Sole” (“Sun Gate”, 14th century), we walk into the Town Hall arcade, that hosts a Roman tombstone, then we reach Leopardi Square.

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

Ortezzano

It’s a sunny day in Ortezzano, a nice little town nearby the Apennines.

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Walking alone after lunch, I take pictures of the silent alleys.

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In the Medieval Ages, the Old Town of Ortezzano (altitude of 301 metres, inhabitants 832) was a castle built by the Benedectine monks. You can still appreciate the signs of the ancient defensive system.

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Cultural heritage shows the importance of Ortezzano in the past.
The Church of St.Mary hosts the painting “Madonna on the throne with Child and Saints” by Vincenzo Pagani.

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The Church of the Suffrage preserves a beautiful curvilinear facade.

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Tour guide:

alessandro@guideturistichemarche.it
+39 0734 859916
+39 334 8654788