Frasassi Caves and Verdicchio Wine: two of the most important excellences of Le Marche in a travel tour that unites them for an fascinating experience of the senses
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Le Marche another Italy
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!
Curated by Mariano Pallottini
Lying at 442m above sea level, in the heart of the Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi appellation, is La Staffa. Here two appellations of the well-known Verdicchio are produced, Castelli di Jesi and Matelica. Castelli di Jesi wines have created the area's reputation for Verdicchio as a drinkable wine of refreshing simplicity with an affordable pricetag.
The estate stretches over 230 ha, 20 km outside the town of Jesi and benefits from clay-sandy soil and favorable microclimate conditions. The winery was founded by Mario Baldi in 1983 with the support of oenologist Umberto Trombelli, when he cultivated vineyards on most of his land, paying particular attention to the Verdicchio varietal. [...]
Are you now around Le Marche? Want to see contestants in period costume battle it out on horseback as they did in the 13th century? The San Floriano Palio in Jesi, near Ancona, is a historic event featuring swordfights, archery contests and an ancient ring race. Don't forget: "Jesi is the Capital of the Verdicchio area". Prosit!!!
Who said Le Marche is a Region for Retired People?
If you start to know better this region you can discover lots of crazy adrenalinic activities such as: freclimbing, bouldering, airirsoft, downhillbike etc.
Here for example the Video of the first edition of the Verdicchio Race, the first IGSA European Championship in Italy! A 3-days event in the middle of Italy in Castelplanio, in the province of Ancona, up the beautiful hills in Le Marche, where the white grapes “Verdicchio” that grow under the sun make the most fruity white wine in the world: the Verdicchio!