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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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Fried Black Locust Flowers and the Medieval Town & Castle of Gradara

Fried Black Locust Flowers and the Medieval Town & Castle of Gradara | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Beautiful medieval Gradara. It's a town in the Marche region of Italy, on the opposite side of Tuscany. Marche is less traveled by tourists but equally beautiful and more serene. Town after town, there's always something beautiful to see. The people are relaxed and friendly. And the food, like in all regions of Italy, is superb.Gradara is the cradle of the tragic kiss between Paolo and Francesca told by Dante in the 5th canto of “Hell” in his Divine Comedy. This forbidden kiss has inspired so many artists and poets in different periods.

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Caffè Meletti, Ascoli Piceno: Great Re-Opening of an Italian Historical establishments

Caffè Meletti, Ascoli Piceno: Great Re-Opening of an Italian Historical establishments | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

A salon of ideas and an institution in Ascoli, for years it was home to the “Senato” association of city worthies. King Victor Emmanuel came here in incognito in 1908 and 1910 to buy the famous Anisetta, and granted the title “Supplier to the Royal Household”. Mascagni is said to have started writing his opera “La Lodoletta” here. During the closing years of the last war, the painter Guttuso first planned his “L’Orsa Maggiore” in these rooms. Stuparich, Zandonai, Badoglio, Sartre, and Hemingway all passed by, and Trilussa, beguiled by the Anisetta, wrote: “How many fables and sonnets Meletti has inspired in me!”

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Palio di San Floriano - Jesi 2012

Palio di San Floriano - Jesi 2012 | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

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!!!

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Gradara: Le Marche that surprises you

Gradara: Le Marche that surprises you | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Have you ever been surprised by a place that you’d never even heard of before? That’s how I felt when I spent an afternoon in Gradara, Italy. Gradara is the quintessential medieval town, nothing less than Carcassonne. Gradara is among the top hundred reasons to visit Le Marche in your "grandtour"...

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