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Visit Le Marche: Santa Vittoria in Matenano, Province of Fermo, Italy

Santa Vittoria in Matenano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Fermo in the Italian region Marche, located about 70 kilometres (43 miles) south of ...
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It is named after the Roman martyr whose body was brought here by monks in 930. Her magnificent marble sarcophagus, supported on two pillars, stands in the crypt of the parish church, at the far end of the town.
Built in 890 by the Abbat of Farfa Pietro I, it became the strategic centre for all the farfense possessions in Marche. The Abbat Raffredo, in around 930, brought in the village the relics of “Vergine e Martire Vittoria” to protect them from Saracen raids. The relics of Vergine Vittoria, who was a member of a noble roman family, are still preserved in a marble urn in the sanctuary of Collegiata....

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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!
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