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Raising Funds To Feed The Displaced Pets of The Italian Earthquake - Timeline | Facebook

Raising Funds To Feed The Displaced Pets of The Italian Earthquake. 397 likes · 689 talking about this. We are raising money to buy pet food to tak
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When we first moved to Le Marche in 2007, we never thought we would be helping in an earthquake disaster zone. There were 422 animals who lost their homes after the L'Aquila Earthquake in 2009 and they were being cared for by just 6 wonderful volunteers who kept them all fed, watered and cleaned and worked tirelessly round the clock. They had no food and the dogs and cats were fed stale bread roll left over by the local restaurants. We started a collection and raised 150 euros - enough money to by a tonne of pet food, for which the canile were very grateful. 

When the 6.2 earthquake struck once again on 24th August 2016 at 3.36am, only 25 miles in a direct line from The Hideaway, we knew immediately this was going to be disaster once again. We set up a Facebook page straight away to raise funds to buy food and medicines urgently needed for the displaced animals and the rescue workers. 

We were totally astonished to raise over €5000 in under a week thanks to all our friend and family spreading the word. The power of Facebook working for the good of a terrible situation.

We have just returned from the first delivery of medicine and food and much needed equipment and whilst the devastation was shocking, we met the most amazing people working round the clock. We had some laughs and made some cry with all the kindness from us foreigners!

If we have made the lives of the animals and the workers a little more comfortable today, then we are happy and we will do all we can to keep spreading the word and raise more very much needed funds. Please donate today if you possibly can. 

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Ryanair Travel Blog dedicates another article to le Marche | Italy Uncovered: Why You Need to See Le March

Ryanair Travel Blog dedicates another article to le Marche | Italy Uncovered: Why You Need to See Le March | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Pronounced MAR-kay, this thumb-shaped region of eastern Italy is a beautiful and surprisingly affordable alternative to Tuscany. It’s got beaches  (180km of sparkling turquoise Adriatic coastline to its east), mountains (the Apennines border its west), plus oodles of culture-packed hill towns filled with medieval architecture and renaissance treasures. Le Marche is your next great road trip …

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Another great article about our wonderful region from Ryanair who fly to 2 airports within 90 minutes of The Hideaway. With excellent fairs still available in 2016, have a look for yourself and come and visit us at The Hideaway http://hideawaylemarche.com
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Ryanair Travel Blog dedicates another article to le Marche titling: Italy Uncovered: Why You Need to See Le Marche

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Le Marche among the 10 Secret Beaches in Italy - by Ryanair Travel Blog

Le Marche among the 10 Secret Beaches in Italy - by Ryanair Travel Blog | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Wave arrivederci to crowds of tourists, gridlocked traffic and over-priced gelato. We’ve tracked down 10 of Italy’s most beautiful sea-side hideaways for you to discover this summer. Puglia     Famous for being the stiletto heel on the ‘boot’ of Italy, Puglia’s sunny coastline is popular with in-the-know Italians looking for a quiet patch of sand …

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We have lived full time in Le Marche for the last 9 years, since buying and renovating our 300 year old farmhouse in 2001. We now share our home with our wonderful guests who come to experience the beauty of the region. The Hideaway http://hideawaylemarche.com near Amandola has three apartments with something to suit everyone. It really is a wonderful, unspoilt place and so few tourist have yet to discover the beauty of Marche. Please do come and see for yourself - the stunning Conero National Park, just south from Ancona and the wonderful wild mussels, which can be eaten straight on the beach. Portonovo is one of the very few places they still grow wild. From here, don't forgot to explore inland and the Sibillini National Park. Hike all day in beautiful, peaceful surroundings - a photographer and artists delight. The many hill top towns and villages are just waiting to be discovered - Amandola, Sarnano and San Ginesio, to name just a few. And then there is Ascoli Piceno, older than Rome and with one of the most beautiful piazzas in the whole of Italy, the white travertine will dazzle you. Sit in the famous Meletti Cafe and watch the world go by. Do come and discover Marche for yourself. You certainly won't be disappointed! If you are looking for accommodation please do check out Marche Owners Direct too. A group of knowledgeable and passionate holiday home owners, where you can cut out the middle man and book direct! http://marcheownersdirect.com
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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, May 17, 2016 4:55 AM

Happily sandwiched between the Apennines and the Adriatic Sea, the Le Marche region does village charm and seaside bliss in equal measure. Map out your beach adventure from Ancona and paradise is yours.
Spiaggia delle Due Sorelle, Sirolo, Marche: A short boat ride from Sirolo’s Porto Humano will take you to The Beach of the Two Sisters and its powder soft sand, dramatic cliffs and gentle Adriatic waves.
GPS coordinates: 43°31’11.1″N 13°37’05.6″E
Portonovo: Located on the pristine shores of the Conero Riviera, in the heart of the Parco del Conero national park, Portonovo has got all the ingredients you need for a low key beach holiday. Some say it’s the most beautiful beach on the entire Adriatic coast. They might be right.
GPS coordinates: 43°33’50.7″N 13°35’21.0″E

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The English Invasion of The Sibillini's By Mountain Bike

The English Invasion of The Sibillini's By Mountain Bike | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
Bici Club Sibillini Asd The Black Sheep Mtb rotacalla mtb group
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Want to know how much fun it is mountain biking in the Sibillini Mountains? Well look no further. A Stunning video, Claire and Leon. Thank you SO much for taking the time to record your Monte Amandola experience. It all looks amazing. You are very brave. And grazie Alessandro for looking after and being so hospitable to our English visitors!
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A culinary guide to Italy, region by region: Le Marche

A culinary guide to Italy, region by region: Le Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

What a fantastic culinary journey through Italy. We live in stunning Le Marche and next time you visit, come and stay with us at The Hideaway, Amandola and dine at the amazing Il Tiglio near Montemonaco. From the outside, as you approach the tiny run down mountain village with wonderful views, you would never imagine what lies behind the doors of Il Tiglio. Immaculate restaurant, innovative locally produced food prepared with a passion by Enrico, informative but friendly staff and a huge wine ‘bible’. The Tiglio experience is certainly not one to be missed. But don’t tell everyone the secret we discovered or we will never get a table again!Italian cuisine does not exist. Instead Italy boasts 20 regions each with its very own diverse ‘cucina’ thanks to many micro-climates and historical micro


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What a fantastic culinary journey through Italy. We live in stunning Le Marche and next time you visit, come and stay with us at The Hideaway, Amandola and dine at the amazing Il Tiglio near Montemonaco. From the outside, as you approach the tiny run down mountain village with wonderful views, you would never imagine what lies behind the doors of Il Tiglio. Immaculate restaurant, innovative locally produced food prepared with a passion by Enrico, informative but friendly staff and a huge wine ‘bible’. The Tiglio experience is certainly not one to be missed. But don’t tell everyone the secret we discovered or we will never get a table again!

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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, July 29, 2015 3:43 PM

Here the highlight about Le Marche:

"To the east bordering the Adriatic sits the region of Le Marche famed for its spicy fish stew, brodetto all’anconetana. But we skip its capital Ancona and head to the coastal town of Senigallia for two star Michelin treat Uliassi run by brother Mauro and sister Catia as chef and maître d’ respectively. Naturally a seafood inspired restaurant. Star dish from our dinner? A deep fried bread crust sandwiched with red mullet and dipped into a parsley anchovy soup.

Earlier in the day we pop into a stunning vineyard and winery, Cantina La Murola in Urbisaglia that unusually only produces single grape wines. My favourite from the wine tasting is Jole, a rose spumante using the charmat method similar to the PDO-protected prosecco. Sadly they do not yet export to Dubai.

Slow food artisan producers in Le MarcheThe following day we visit a trio of artisan producers that all embrace the Slow Food Movement’s principles – and all are open for public visits and shopping.

Trionfi Honorati in Jesi is a cheese maker selling over 20 buffalo (famed for its lower fat content) and cow milk cheeses from her farm (try the buffalo milk yoghurt); Sigi all-natural jams where I pick mulberries straight off the tree and into my mouth (jams are available at Heinz Beck’s Taste of Italy in Dubai; and cured pork heaven at Salumi Monterotti in Sarnano with a selection of hams, salamis including a PGI (protected geographical indication) delicious buttery ‘ciauscolo’, porchetta and matured pork loin."

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Ascoli Piceno, the ancient Asculum in Le Marche

Ascoli Piceno, the ancient Asculum in Le Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Today the little city is still situated along the Tronto river and surrounded by mountains on three sides. Two Natural Parks are bordering to the area: Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini and Parco Nazionale dei Monti della Laga. [...]


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Our beautiful nearby city of Ascoli Piceno. Perfect for strolling round or sitting in one of the may cafes and watching life go by. Don't forget the antique market he'd the 3rd weekend of the month.

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Le Marche, between the rise of the hills

Le Marche, between the rise of the hills | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

That is known for woods, witches and fairies. Placid and restful even cloaked in gray, and fresh. Patient even when it is windy and it is heavily rainy. A "soap and water" land - you think - because historically outside the major trade and military routes or because too close to the popular Romagna, Tuscany, and Umbria. And perhaps this is why you observe it with increasing curiosity and surprise. You are in the Marche.


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Such a wonderful area to explore with something for everyone. We have a beautiful place for you to use as a base whilst exploring too. The Hideaway, near Amandola, is perfect for walking in the Sibillini National Park or relaxing on the beach. Hope to see you soon http://hideawaylemarche.com

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Living a Life in Colour: A guide to Le Marche

Living a Life in Colour: A guide to Le Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Le Marche is known for its lush green hills below the Sibillini Mountains, forests of oak trees, medieval towns, and its rocky coastline along the Adriatic Sea. [...]


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A lovely summary of beautiful Marche and all this wonderful region has to offer. 

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The Winning Le Marche | Le Marche outpaces Tuscany as emerging holiday hotspot

The Winning Le Marche | Le Marche outpaces Tuscany as emerging holiday hotspot | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

The latest figures from I.stat, the Italian National Tourist Board, reveal that the previously undiscovered region of Le Marche is now outshining Tuscany in tourism growth.

Tuscany, famed since the 90s as one of the world’s top tourist destinations, registered an increase of 4.6% in foreign arrivals from 2012 to 2013, whilst the far more unknown neighbouring region of Le Marche saw impressive growth of 6.3% year-on-year.

With 389,313 visitors now arriving on Marche soil, more and more people are beginning to recognize that this Italian location has all the benefits of close-by Tuscany, seemingly endless rolling hills, beautiful open spaces and ancient hilltop towns, yet without the hefty pricetag. [...]


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What great news for Le Marche! More and more people discovering what a wonderful place we live and work in. Lets hope we can attract guests from all round the world, to experience the warm hospitality, the cheap but excellent quality restaurants and the stunning scenery. hideawaylemarche.com

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Ascoli Piceno, the Le Marche Travertine Town, on "Visit Ascoli"

http://visitascoli.it - A unique way to communicate our territory
A web publishing project, aiming to communicate our city and its peculiarities to an international audience: this is Visitascoli.it, a brand new website to promote tourism strongly wanted by the municipality of Ascoli Piceno with the aid of professionals and experts that contributed proactively to the story and to the creation of contents. Not simply an "online travel guide" then, but a place in which better know the city of Ascoli Piceno and its beauty: history, art, architecture, food and wine, nature. Visitascoli.it is also a useful tool, which helps to live and discover more easily the city that makes the stay more pleasant for tourists.


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The quiet charm of Le Marche: Montefortino.

The quiet charm of Le Marche: Montefortino. | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Montefortino is an ancient mountain stronghold that sits in the shadow of Monte Sibilla, on the Natural Park of the Sibillini mountains.  This medieval village has picturesque streets, beautiful landscapes and architectural treasures: palaces, shrines, churches and ancient towers. [...]


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Just one of the many beautiful hilltop towns and villages to explore whilst staying in our wonderful area.

 

Surrounded buy the stunning Sibillini Mountains, you will also find the nearby town of Amandola where you can relax in the piazza after a day's hiking or strolling in the mountains.

 

So much to see and do, so make Le Marche you summer holiday destination for 2015. http://hideawaylemarche.com

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Vacation Houses in Central Italy's Marche Region

Vacation Houses in Central Italy's Marche Region | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Marche Owners Direct offers booking of holiday accommodations directly from property owners in central Italy's le Marche region.

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If your looking to book a holiday this year to one of Italy's most unspoilt areas, then look no further than a new enterprise called Marche Owners Direct as featured this week in About.com Go Italy

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Come and Taste the Real Italy in Le Marche

Come and Taste the Real Italy in Le Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Since 2005 twice a year, in Springtime and in Fall, the FAMILIES of a few localities in the MARCHE Region (central Italy), open up the doors of their HOUSES to host NEW FRIENDS for dinner and to share with them, around the table, words and stories.

‘DINNERS AT HOME‘ (Le Cene in Famiglia) have become, in the past years, the HEART of an UNPRECEDENTED TRAVEL EXPERIENCE, told throughout a net of institutions, enterprises, accomodation facilities, associations and citizens, coordinated by tourism and culture professionals.

Travellers are hosted in selected B2B and are invited to DISCOVER the TERRITORY with the guide of CITIZENS who help them unveil unknown aspectes and hidden treasures of Italy.

At the end of the guided tours, guests may DINE in ONE of the HOUSES of the  MANY FAMILIES who JOINED the PROJECT: tradition’s recipes become the occasion to EXPERIENCE the most AUTHENTIC ITALIAN HOSPITALITY. [...]

 

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What a great idea - this sounds like lots of fun!

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Le Marche among the favourite hidden Italian gems of the Telegraph readers

Le Marche among the favourite hidden Italian gems of the Telegraph readers | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Musical chairs and mountain mishaps in the Apennines

Collamato, near beautiful Fabriano in the Marche, crowns a foothill of the Apennines. We went for my stepson’s wedding. In our apartment, attached to the castle walls, a lizard skidded frantically on tiles buckled by the recent earthquake. I helped the old ladies of the village prepare paninis for the reception in the village hall, where the Irish and English taught the Italians to play musical chairs. The language barrier was overcome by smiles and gestures.

We had a week of fun, visiting elegant Urbino one day, the dramatic limestone caves of Sassoferrato another, eating in hilltop restaurants and getting lost in the mountains.

Returning years later to stay with our daughter-in-law’s mother, we were welcomed as Padre di Tom and Mama Due, and plied with wine made from his own grapes by Honorio, the shopkeeper. The two breakages during musical chairs game had been forgiven.

Annabel Bailey, Berkshire


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Well it certainly is our favourite place to be and we never get tired of the stunning surroundings. Do come and see for yourselves. We still have some availability for this summer http://hideawaylemarche.com
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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, August 9, 2016 2:01 AM

Annabel Bailey from Berkshire seems to be enchanted by the warm, authentic Italian atmosphere of the Le Marche villages and towns.

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Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award for The Hideaway once again in 2016!

We are very pleased to announce that in 2016 'The Hideaway' has been awarded our 4th Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor. Thank you so much to all our wonderful guests who continue to enjoy everything we do here in our little part of the world. We couldn't have done it without you! It makes us so happy to know how many of you have had fantastic holidays with us, creating memories to last a lifetime. Your comments speak for themselves! 

Le Marche really is a special region and we love sharing all our favourite places and experiences with you. The fireflies have arrived and so has summer so we hope to see you in 2016. Many thanks to you all, Sarah, Mark and Jessie 

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Great Title: Marche sparkling could be ‘new Prosecco’

Great Title: Marche sparkling could be ‘new Prosecco’ | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Having secured the UK distribution for Rocca dei Forti, which is the best-selling sparkling wine brand in Italian retailers, Carson expressed his belief that this product – which comes from the Marche – could be the next big sparkling phenomenon in Britain’s grocers. [...]


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Fantastic to read that our Marche sparkling wines could be the next big thing. It would be great for the region to get recognised! 
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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, May 14, 2016 11:06 AM

This sparkling wines which comes from the Marche could be the next big sparkling phenomenon in Britain’s grocers. Discover why.

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10 great walking holidays in Europe

10 great walking holidays in Europe | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
We round up some of the best guided and self-guided walks that explore the continent’s high peaks, deep fjords and rare wildlife
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10 great walking holidays in Europe - Our Stunning Sibillini National Park as Featured in The Guardian Today. With walks starting from only 20 minute away from The Hideaway, we are ideally located for you to explore this wonderful, unspoilt area. Have a look today http://hideawaylemarche.com
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Amandola seen through the eyes an avid hiker

Amandola seen through the eyes an avid hiker | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

It was time to visit Italy again.. but away from the usual hotspots you hear of, it was time to head to a beautiful area in the mountains of the Region of Le Marche. A home from home for me, great open countryside, and a perfect greeting of snow tipped mountain tops with lush green and quiet valleys below. [...]


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Our local town of Amandola explored by Paul Steel, a blogger who came to visit last weekend as part of the Pensieri Fatti A Mano event. Lots of great experiences and demonstrations and a good turnout. 

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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, April 30, 2015 5:24 AM

Bald and Bold, this is Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker, always seeking new adventures around the world.

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30 Reasons Why You Should Never Ever Visit Le Marche

30 Reasons Why You Should Never Ever Visit Le Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Here are 30 good reasons to absolutely not to visit Le Marche (in central Italy), but essentially, you can realize that there ought definitely to be, best places in the world where to go traveling. For example ... ehm ...as soon as come to my mind, I'll tell you. Meanwhile, watch this list with very explicit and unambiguous pictures [Click on the photo]

 


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The Roman goddess of Fano set to take up residence at Verulamium Museum in St Albans

The Roman goddess of Fano set to take up residence at Verulamium Museum in St Albans | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

A statue of Fortuna, the Roman goddess of luck, fate and fortune, is being presented to St Albans by Fano in Italy to strengthen links between the twin towns. The six-foot-tall bronze artwork is a replica of the statue of Fortuna that stands in the fountain of Fano’s main square. The Roman town of Fano was originally named Fanum Fortunae, or “the shrine of Fortuna”, the Roman goddess of Fate. [...]

 


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Oh how fascinating - we used to live on the Verulamium estate in St Albans, so we know the statue is going to a good home! Can't wait to hear more about this interesting story.

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Le Marche Mountain Cicada: New Insect Species Discovered in Le Marche and Switzerland

Le Marche Mountain Cicada: New Insect Species Discovered in Le Marche and Switzerland | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
A multinational group of entomologists has discovered a new species of singing cicada that occurs from southern Switzerland to central Italy. The newly-discovered species has been named the Italian mountain cicada (Cicadetta sibillae). “The species name ‘sibillae’ is genitive of ‘sibilla’, and is derived from the locality name Monte Sibilla in the Monti Sibillini mountain group (Marche Region). [...]
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How fascinating. Scientists discover a brand new species of cicada right here in the Sibillini mountains. Well they certainly picked a beautiful area to live in. Via Mariano Pallottini @MarcheBreaks
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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, February 25, 2015 1:21 AM

In addition, the name is indicative to the wife of the first author, with her first name being Sibille,” Dr Hertach and his colleagues wrote in a paper published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.

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Shopping in Italy by Amanda Brake, our Italian correspondent living in Le Marche

Shopping in Italy by Amanda Brake, our Italian correspondent living in Le Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it
When I’m asked what it’s like shopping in Italy I realized that it’s quite a tricky question  to answer because shopping in Italy isn't always an easy task. But before you yawn, there is information about this fantastic area that I have to share with you. Once a month we drive 20 minutes to our…

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We love living by the seasons and look forward to each and every one. The best way to live! Looking forward now to the asparagus season which will  be arriving soon and scouring the banks along our peaceful lanes for the delicious morsels! 

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Damien Conrad's curator insight, February 18, 2015 1:11 PM

Amandola is a lovely village with great access to the mountains, Bar Belli is a superb place to eat homemade cakes and watch the world traverse the cobbled piazza. Try the tennis club for great courts and value lessons.

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Marche Owners Direct Holidays

Marche Owners Direct Holidays | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

The only holiday website you need to find your Le Marche farmhouse, apartment or villa rental where you can book directly in confidence with the owner & get special offers. Come and see our range of properties with something to suit everyone. From beautifully renovated farmhouses perfect for large families or groups, to smaller apartments for a romantic break for two. Get advice direct from the owners about the wonderful Le Marche area and plan your next holiday with confidence! http://marcheownersdirect.com

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Marche Owners Direct is a cooperative of dedicated property owners in Le Marche, committed to making your Marche holiday perfect. There is also lots of information about the area - where to eat and what to see and do and the owners share their top tips for making your vacation special.

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The top place for wild swimming in Le Marche - Mercatello sul Metauro, Marche

The top place for wild swimming in Le Marche - Mercatello sul Metauro, Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

rn about some of the wild swimming area in Marche.Italy is not all about the coastline you know. There are so many rivers, plunge pools, lakes and waterfalls to cool down in in the summer heat. La Marche has long been Italy’s vest-kept secret, now the world is eventually waking up to ‘the new Tuscany’ and realising it has everything you could want from a holiday destination. The Cascata del Sasso, on the Metauro river is one of the 10 largest waterfalls in Italy, a little upstream just outside the medieval village of Mercatello sul Metauro, the river bends around a sheer cliff over gentle waterfalls and into pools. Time stands still in this part of the world, you’ll only notice it pass when you begin to feel peckish, and there’s a barbeque for use and picnic tables available.


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Fantastic to learn about some of the wild swimming areas of Marche

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Why Invest In Le Marche

Why Invest In Le Marche | Hideaway Le Marche | Scoop.it

Property sales and property investment in Le Marche, Italy. Le Marche is fast becoming the destination of choice for those seeking an Italian property. le marche le marche immobiliare, le marche italy, le marche real estate, le marche villas for sale, property for sale in le marche italy, properties for sale in le marche, villas in le marche italy, property investment in le marche, le marche property [...]


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We couldn't agree more - Le Marche really is such a wonderful area to live. www.hideawaylemarche.com

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Mariano Pallottini's curator insight, April 11, 2014 6:24 AM

We have

  • 19 of the '200 of the most beautiful villages and small towns' across Italy
  • 15 of the towns and villages listed in the 'Orange flag towns in Italy
  • 180 km of Adriatic coastline with superb beaches
  • 500 piazzas
  • 1000 important monuments commemorating the rich Italian history
  • 34 archeological sites where well preserved Roman ruins can be found
  • 315 antique libraries
  • 72 historic theatres
  • 200 churches, many of them Romanesque
  • 183 religious shrines
  • 342 museums and galleries 
  • 2 stunning national parks (Monti Sibillini, Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga)
  • 6 stunning regional parks (Conero, Sasso Simon, Simoncello, Monte San Bartolo, Gola della Rossa, Grotte di Frasassi)
  • 5 major nature reserves (Abbadia di Fiastra, Gola del Furlo, Montagna di Torricchio, Ripa Bianca and Sentina)
  • 26 cities facing the Adriatic Sea
Elise Bakker's curator insight, April 12, 2014 5:08 AM

I can fully acknowledge all of it since we have a lovely second casa near Sarnano (MC). When anyone considers buying a second home or want to settle in Le Marche, get in touch with me. I'll connect you with the right people who can help find you your dream house: info@capriola.nl Ciao!