Luca, Amandola's own SKY fishing star, provided all the gear including the waders, the rods and the flies. We dropped our guest into Amandola where Luca arranged his temporary permit then took him to the No Kill tract of the ...
Tradition has it that the walnuts for making nocino have to be picked on the 24th June each year, so we are just in time. Here are the instructions for making this delicious spicy, sweet Italian walnut liqueur, made from green, undeveloped walnuts.
Discovering Northern Le Marche - Mad about the Marche - High on the hills bordering the Marche and Romagna, and not far from the Republic of San Marino, the village and Castle of Gradara is both the first and most important stronghold in the province of Pesaro.
Have you ever been to the Giardino Buonaccorsi, near Ancona, with its magnificent blend of beauty and brio. There was a time when no one on the English and American garden writing circuit had any idea that Buonaccorsi even existed.
Its late-baroque charms lay unappreciated until Georgina Masson gave it a starring role in her 1961 landmark opus, Italian Gardens, calling it ''one of the most fascinating and least known to the outside world of all the gardens in Italy".
"Here," she continued, "time has stood still. It is unique, an 18th-century Italian garden perfect in every detail, right down to the furniture of its grottoes and the stars and diamonds of its original parterres. Since its earliest origins, the place must have been famous for its gardens, for it is called not Villa, but Giardino Buonaccorsi."
For the next ten days, an African heat wave is expected to bring record high temperatures to Italy. Experts predict that the mercury will rise well above 35°C (95°F) in the most affected areas.
Today conditions will reach Level 2, a national meteorological designation for weather that presents health risks, in four cities: Bolzano, Frosinone, Latina and Rome. Level 1 alerts will hit 18 other cities.
Temperatures today will reach 35ºC (95º) in central and southern Italy and 34ºC (93º) in Emilia-Romagna, where 15.000 earthquake victims are living in tents without adequate access to fans or air conditioning.
The peak of the heat wave is forecasted to hit the country on Thursday, bringing temperatures of 40ºC (104ºF) to Puglia, Sicilia, and Abruzzo, and 36ºC (97ºF) to Emilia-Romagna.
The above average temperatures will be accompanied by high humidity as well, making it the perfect time to escape the city and head for Italy’s top 10 beaches or most beautiful parks.
Rosso Piceno Superiore is obtained from Sangiovese and Montepulciano traditional grapes. It has ancient origins and it is excellent combined with roasts, meat or cheese dishes. Any possible presence of deposits is considered to be a sign of its genuineness.
Dal 22 al 24 Giugno spazio alla prima edizione del "Cento Torri Choral Festival", promosso dalla Corale Polifonica Cento Torri con il patrocinio della Provincia, del Comune e della Diocesi di Ascoli Piceno e la collaborazione dell'Associazione Regionale dei Cori delle Marche.
From 28 June to 1July 2012 in MOGLIANO - Macerata, Mogliano 1744 comes to town! This wonderful event held every year in the historic town is a beautiful display of period costume, events, food and fun. A wonderful sight!
The Macerata Opera Festival at the Arena Sferisterio, 2012 opens on the 20th July with La Traviata, La Boheme and Carmen. Don't miss if you are in le Marche between the 20th July and the 12th August. An amazing lifetime experience.