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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(Rambona Abbey)

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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.

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

crossingmarche@gmail.com
+39 0734 859916

+39 334 8654788

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S. Elpidio a Mare

TOUR NAME : Discovering Sant’Elpidio a Mare
DURATION: 3 hours

ITINERARY. Meeting point in Porta Romana, next to the bus stop. The guide walks along Corso Baccio, showing impressive alleys like Cunicchio and Porta Canale. We reach Piazza Matteotti, the  main square of the old town, with the Town Hall, the Church of Santa Maria and the Church of Sant’Elpidio The Abbot. Here we can climb the wonderful Gerosolimitana Tower”built by the crusaiders (14th century). The tower is 28 metres high and preserves medieval symbols, like the Malta cross in the façade .

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We can visit also the Vittore Crivelli Civic Gallery, placed in Corso Baccio. It hosts two important polyptyches by Vittore Crivelli. In the same building we can visit the Museum Of Shoes. In a sunny day, I suggest to take a walk along the ancient walls…

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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 churches, the visit of the old town.
Not included: tickets of the Gerosolimitana Tower and the Crivelli Gallery.

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

Tour guide: crossingmarche@gmail.com
+39 0734 859916

+39 334 8654788

Falerone

TOUR NAME : Discovering Falerone
DURATION: 3 hours

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ITINERARY.  Meeting point at the gate of the Roman Theatre of Falerone.
It’s the archeological area of Falerone, where it was placed the Roman city called Falerio Picenus.
Visitors can still observe the great theatre built in the 1st century A.D. 

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After the visit of the Roman Theatre, the guide moves to the medieval town by car or mini-bus.
Today Falerone (altitude of 432 metres, inhabitants 3442) is a graceful town close the Apennines and not far from the Adriatic Sea.
We can cross the silent streets and take pictures of landscapes and monuments.

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In Piazza della Libertà, the main square of the old town, we see the Loggia dei Mercanti, a two tiers building of round arches supported by columns. The Church of San Fortunato, that faces the Merchants Loggia, hosts the painting “Worship of the Child” (1479) by Vittore Crivelli.

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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 old town with the Church of San Fortunato.
Not included: ticket for the Roman Theatre.

 

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

Tour guide: crossingmarche@gmail.com
+39 0734 859916

+39 334 8654788

 

Teatro Flora

The Theatre Flora in Penna San Giovanni is a very rare example of wood theatre. This small, sublime theatre was built during the 18th century in the Palazzo dei Priori (14th century), and it was painted by Antonio Liozzi.

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

Tour guide: crossingmarche@gmail.com

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

Tour guide: crossingmarche@gmail.com

“Salata” in Amandola

Today I’m writing from Amandola (altitude of 500 metres, inhabitants 3800). A custom of the local people, handed down from generation to generation, is the “salata” or “pista”, that is to say “butchery of pig”.

The salata happens regularly on winter, when the cold weather preserves the meat.

I can testify they use everything but the oink!

 

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The Apennines are 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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Tour guide: alessandro@guideturistichemarche.it
+39 0734 859916

+39 334 8654788