Le Marche another Italy
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Le Marche encompasses everything one would want from Italy. Incredible countryside from the Sibillini mountains to the glorious coastline, classic landscapes, castellated hilltops towns, culture, art, music, indoor, outdoor and watersports, wonderful wildlife, fun, delicious food and wines, quality fashions and footwear, museums, churches, culture, history – so much to do and see. Experience life to its fullest – experience Le Marche!
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Shopping in Le Marche, it's a such an easy task

From the Marche, all over the world. This is true not only for food and wine, but for the furniture industry and the household appliance industry; for the boat-building sector and the footwear industry; for musical instruments from Castelfidardo and the paper mills in Fabriano. Arguably, no region has been , and continues to be , as successful as the Marche in exporting products made in Italy.

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Le Marche is renowned for its industry but luckily it is not the polluting heavy industry that marks the landscape. It excels in furniture making, machinery for many sectors, manufacture, boat building etc – all to the highest standards.
Le Marche offers an esteemed fashion industry, is a land of ancient traditions and crafts manufacturing, here, are located some of the major brands famous all over the world. A trip to the Marche, may also be an opportunity to switch from the classic historical and cultural tour to another exquisitely fashionable, in search of numerous outlets and factory stores. The shoe making district of Fermo and Macerata situated on the border of the provinces of the same name, represents the largest concentration of footwear producing companies in Italy.
Le Marche has a rich cuisine, made of great traditional and tasty food in between the coast and the mountain. A cuisine made by excellent products GMO-free, mostly organic or from sustainable techniques, supplied daily by skilled farmers, fishermen and harvesters: from tender shrimp to Conero muscles and from the white truffles of Acqualagna to ascolana olives stuffed with meat or fish, one of the most popular of the ascolana-style fried dishes.
The Le Marche region has a lot to offer to wine lovers. There are 5 DOCG wines and 16 DOC wines. Many of these wines are little known outside of Italy but visitors to the region have a pleasant surprise when they try the local wine produced by many small aziendas and cantinas.

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Travel and Shopping in Le Marche | Italy’s marche region is for shoes and fashion

Travel and Shopping in Le Marche | Italy’s marche region is for shoes and fashion | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Italy brings us many amazing fashion brands, and there is one region in particular where numerous shoe makers come from – coastal Marche region – and more specifically Fermo and Macerata districts, not far from Rome. The most famous women’s luxury brand from Marche would probably be the jewel-incrusted Loriblu shoes, which would even match Cinderella’s glass slippers! Also the company making those famous Tod’s loafers and Hogan shoes is located in the Marche region. [...]

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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 | Le Marche another Italy | 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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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.

Sarah Topps's curator insight, February 18, 2015 2:42 PM

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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Shopping at Le Marche designer fashion outlets

Shopping at Le Marche designer fashion outlets | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

There are endless numbers of designers and manufacturers of stylish fashions in Le Marche and most of them have a designer outlet where you can pick up fashions at a discount.In particular, Le Marche is the home of Italian leather manufacturers and cutting edge shoe and handbags, venture into the hills and you may meet an artisan who still perfroms piecework, handstiching shoes for one of these companies... 

  • Trea designer fashion outlet - This Marche Outlet store has elegant suits, jackets, trousers and shirts for men and business dress, jackets, shirts for men women at a fraction of UK costs at Trea, Passo di Treia.
  • Byblos designer outlet - The stylish Byblos fashion outlet has discounts of up to 30%. Hours: 9.30am 1pm then 3pm - 7.30pm; closed Saturdays. Via Barilotti 3, 60131 Ancona, Tel: 071-8071
  • Fratelli Guzzini - Trendy Guzzini, Alessi-style designers of Italian kitchen tableware. Their designer outlet can be found at Contrada Mattonata 60, Recanati, Macerata, Le Marche
  • Armani (Creazioni di Matelica) - Factory outlet for the king of understated fashions. Via Ottoni 7, Matelica, Le Marche
  • Gruppo GFT - Revedi - Clothing by Dior, Montana, Chiara Boni, direct from the manufacturer at the shopping outlet at Via Merloni 10, Matelica, Le Marche
  • Due emme Maglieria - Factory-direct prices for high fashion jumpers etc from this designer clothing outlet which is found near the Tombolini shop at Tolentino Area T.
    Contrada da Rancia 13, Tolentino, Tel: 0733 974753
  • Area T Tombolini - Sleek modern shopping complex, stylish classics from Tombolini and Romeo Gigli, many discounted lines can be found in the basement of this designer outlet.
    Tues; Sat, 10am -8pm. Contrada Rancia 8, Tolentino, Macerata, Le Marche Tel: 0733 961735
  • Romeo Gigli - Discount priced funky ranges from Romeo Gigli the designer shopping outlet. Hours: 9am -12pm then 3pm -7.30pm - Via San Francesco, Porto D'Ascoli 63039, San Benedetto del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Le Marche Tel: 0861-7241
  • Paoloni - Sartorial menswear outlet in Appignano in Macerata province
  • Malagrida - Mens and ladies Malagrida tops, trousers and funky knitwear, good quality and at reasonable prices from this shopping outlet.
    Via L. Liviabella 2, Tolentino, Le Marche off the SS77 road. Tel: 0733 966413
  • Genny - Genny high fashion suits, eveningwear and dresses at half price from this shopping outlet. Also Prada and Helmut Lang. Hours: Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm Sundays 3pm - 7pm.
    Via Luigi Albertini 12, Ancona (on the SS16 Adriatica)Tel: 071 8717264
  • Tods shoes (and other outlets) - This factory outlet shop sells Tod's sport shoes for men and women as well as the women's lines Deva and Diego Della Valle.
    Mon - Fri, 4pm - 7.45pm and Sat 9.30am 12.30pm and 3.30pm 7pm.
  • Nando Muzi - A designer factory outlet for Shoes at Via Barilotti, 3 - 60131 Ancona, Le Marche
    Tel: 071-8071
  • Kast Shoes Factory Outlet - Contrada Mattonata 60, Recanati, Macerata, Le Marche
  • Miandro Calzature - Fashion outlet for shoes at Via Ottoni 7, Matelica, Le Marche
  • Feliziani Elia & Co. - Leather handbags, wallets and purses, direct from the manufacturer at the factory outlet shop at Via Contrada Colombo 114, Zona Ind. Cisterna Tolentino, Macerata, Le Marche
  • Galizio Torresi - Quality mens Torresi shoes from the designer shopping outlet shop, Mon - Fri 9am - 12pm then 4pm - 8pm & Sat 9am -12.30pm, via Romagna 19, Morrovalle, Macerata, Le Marche
  • Ruggeri & Pagnanini. - Shoes & leather goods including "Patrick Cox Wannabe" from this factory outlet.
    Tues - Sat , 9am - 12pm then 4pm - 7.30pm. Via Alvata 131 (s.s.16) Porto Potenza Picena, Macerata, Le Marche
  • Hugo Boss, shoes & accessories Italia - The shoping outlet shop can be found at contrada da Molinetto - Morrovalle, Macerata, Le Marche Tel/Fax: 0733 8631
  • Cesare Paciotti - Modern, stylish, typically Italian, shoes for men and women available at discount prices from the outlet shop. Hours: 3pm - 7.30pm.Zona Industriale B - 62012 Civitanova Marche, Macerata, Le Marche Tel: 0733-890427
  • Falc Childrens shoes - Very stylish boots and shoes in very soft leather for yougsters. Falc S.p.A, C. da San Domenico, 24, 62012 Civitanova Marche, Italy, Tel. +39 0733.79091, Fax +39 0733.890753
  • Manas S.p.a. - Manas produces funky fashion and casual women’s footwear, plus men’s footwear and accessories, they pay great attention to quality, creativity and Italian style. Exporting to major capitals throughout Europe, they are well worth a visit
    Via Tangenziale 14/16, 62010 Montecosaro Scalo (Macerata) Italia, Tel. +39 (0733) 86231, Fax +39 (0733) 564978, info@manas.com

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