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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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Hidden gems in Italy and Greece opened up by new routes from EasyJet

Hidden gems in Italy and Greece opened up by new routes from EasyJet | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
EasyJet has announced 20 new routes for 2018, opening up a number of intriguing options for UK travellers. They include Ancona, gateway to Italy’s Marche region, Volos, on Greece’s lesser-known Pelion peninsula, and the beautiful Sicilian capital of Palermo.[...]
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Our FAVORITE Day in Italy?! + Nate's New Obsession - YouTube

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Le Marche seen by Kara and Nate.
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Italian Christmas in Le Marche, Ascoli Piceno Area

Italian Christmas in Le Marche, Ascoli Piceno Area | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

In Le Marche, La Vigilia on 24th December has an equal importance to Christmas, and is celebrated with a huge feast of at least 7 courses that usually includes fish. A typical Vigila dinner begins with antipasti of different fish dishes such as smoked salmon, lumache (snails in a tomato sauce), seafood and marinated anchovies.[...] 

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What to do and eat in the Piceno area around of Montefiore dell’Aso during the Christmas Festivities

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Montefiore dell'Aso and its neighborhood in la Marche, Italy

Montefiore dell'Aso and its neighborhood in la Marche, Italy | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Today you will discover Montefiore dell’Aso and its neighborhood in an article easy to read.

You are close to discover a wonderful territory situated between two preserved valleys of a charming rural landscape in the southern Le Marche Region with ancient villages full of history and interesting things suitable for families with children.

 

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Montefiore dell'Aso and its neighborhood in la Marche, Italy Montefiore dell’Aso, Massignano, Campofilone, Pedaso, Altidona, Moresco, Monterubbiano, Petritoli, Monte Vidon Combatte, Carassai

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Le Marche Travel in the Time of Earthquakes

Le Marche Travel in the Time of Earthquakes | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
On August 24th, the world looked on in horror as images came in from central Italy in the aftermath of a dreadful earthquake. It was the second major seismic shock to hit the region in the last decade, and repair and recovery efforts have been hindered by ongoing aftershocks. The damage to the region has…
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Macerata, Le Marche
At the epicentre of several of the major aftershocks, the medieval hill town of Macerata suffered damage which has meant the closing of several churches and other public buildings. Nonetheless, life goes on inside the old walls, home to a 13th century university and the early 19th century neo-classical open-air Arena Sferisterio, which hosts an opera festival every summer.

Urbino, Le Marche
Up in the hills of Le Marche, Urbino is all too often overlooked by visitors to Italy, perhaps because of its slightly isolated location. The heart of the city, dominated by the Palazzo Ducale and Duomo, was all constructed in the same style, making it appear as one contiguous block. The city is particularly famous for its contribution to the arts, as the home of the Renaissance maestro Raphael, to whom there is a dedicated museum in the house of his birth. Head up to the Giardini Pubblici for a wonderful view over the whole city from above.

Ascoli Piceno, Le Marche
This town on the Marche/Abruzzo border is most famous for its olive production, and for the “olive all’ascolana” dish; olives stuffed with meat and fried in breadcrumbs. Piazza dell’Arengo, in the centre of town, is faced onto by the 12th-century Palazzo dell’Arengo, as well as the Duomo. The skyline is dotted with towers constructed over the centuries, around 50 according to some estimates.

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Urbino among 10 Italian Hilltop Towns You Have To See Before You Die 

Urbino among 10 Italian Hilltop Towns You Have To See Before You Die  | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

So you're planning a trip to Italy but you don't want to just see the famous tourist traps. You long to experience genuine Italian culture. Yet everywhere you look for tips, be it from websites, travel agents, or your well-traveled friends, they only talk about the same old places: Rome, Venice, Florence...
Does the real Italy even exist any longer, you wonder?
Indeed it does, and it's in full magical display in the fairy-tale hilltop towns. The places where time has stopped, where secret pasta recipes are passed through generations. Where flowers adorn centuries-old stone houses, and where locals know each other by name.
Italy hides many hilltop towns like these, but the following ones are some of the most breathtaking: [...]

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Urbino comes first among 10 Italian Hilltop Towns You Have To See Before You Die by Huffingtonpost Australia

1. Urbino, birthplace of Raphael, the prodigious painter

It's here that one of the superstar painters of the Renaissance era was born. Raphael would go on to vie for glory with none other than Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. The town itself is a maze of tiny, steep alleys with great vistas from the top.

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Ancona, Italy: The Port Hub To Explore The Adriatic And The Med

Ancona, Italy: The Port Hub To Explore The Adriatic And The Med | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

The beautifully located Ancona is a historic port, with delicious cuisine, cobble stone streets and a port hub to explore the Adriatic and the Mediterranean. This regional capital is located on the Adriatic Sea in the famous Le Marche region of central Italy. It is nestled between the slopes of Monte Astagno and Monte Conero and this position has helped the Syracuse settlers to defend themselves throughout history. [...]

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The Best Way to promote Ancona in Le Marche, Italy: The Port Hub To Explore The Adriatic And The Mediterranean

Med Cruise Guide is an inspirational travel website about the most fascinating regions of the world – the Mediterranean!
If the MCG's team says that Ancona is the Port Hub To Explore the Adriatic and The Med, we really must believe it. In this article Ancona is also an attractive town to explore with attractions, natural beauties, history and an incredible, favourable position to explore the central Italy.

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Macerata in Le Marche the most 'liveable' city in Italy

Macerata in Le Marche the most 'liveable' city in Italy | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
A new study shows which of Italy's towns and cities are most 'liveable' in terms of the environment - and reveals a gulf between the north and south of the country.
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The study revealed a huge divide between the north and south of the country. Macerata in central Italy was crowned as the most liveable city, but the rest of the top ten were all northern cities, other than Oristano in Sardinia....

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Urbino in Le Marche among the Italy’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Urbino in Le Marche among the Italy’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Each year, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee convenes to discuss which cultural and natural sites around the world merit recognition for their “outstanding value to humanity,” a status that affords them greater protections. Italy boasts a whopping 51 World Heritage sites—more than any other country in the world.
Italy’s most celebrated UNESCO sites—Rome, Florence, Venice, and the Amalfi Coast—need no introduction. But Italy’s charm lies beyond these obvious places, which are saturated by visitors year-round. [...]

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The National Geographic mentions Urbino in Le Marche among the Italy’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

For most, the term "Renaissance" engenders thoughts of Florence, Tuscany, and Umbria, but evidence of the cultural movement can be found throughout Italy. The small hilltop town of Urbino - nestled in the Marche between the Apennine Mountains and Adriatic Sea—was one of the most significant cultural centers of the Renaissance in the 15th century.

The patron behind Urbino’s flourishing arts and culture scene was Federico da Montefeltro, a brilliant military leader, intellect, and lover of the arts. Montefeltro commissioned the magnificent Palazzo Ducale, one of the most beautiful examples of Renaissance palaces in Italy. The palace has since been converted into the National Gallery of the Marche and houses the works of Renaissance artists.

Palazzo Ducale is the main attraction in town, but a visit is not complete without seeing the birthplace of one of the most celebrated painters and architects of the High Renaissance, Raphael. The home’s interior is bare but quaint.

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The Earthquake will not destroy the Crafts and Tradition in Le Marche, Italy

The Earthquake will not destroy the Crafts and Tradition in Le Marche, Italy | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

The region of Le Marche in Italy lies slightly off the tourist map, but you’ll be rewarded with attractive hilltop medieval towns and traditional artisan products writes Rupert Parker [...]

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Le Marche offers an esteemed traditional artisan production that over time has beaten every kind of adversities. Le Marche is a land of ancient traditions and crafts manufacturing, here, are located some of the most delicious products and major brands famous all over the world. . 

To defeat the earthquake, let the world to know what the Le Marche are able to do, share this article.

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Urbino: Games & Toys From Renaissance to Baroque at Galleria Nazionale delle Marche

Urbino: Games & Toys From Renaissance to Baroque at Galleria Nazionale delle Marche | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

An exhibition, titled 'Games and toys from the Renaissance to the Baroque', is on view at Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino, through February 5, 2017. Organized in collaboration with the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the exhibition focuses on the two significant periods of history, Renaissance and Baroque, through an unusual and original location of games, toys and hobbies that spread from the fifteenth to six hundred throughout Europe. [...]

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Urbino: Games & Toys From Renaissance to Baroque at Galleria Nazionale delle Marche

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Le Marche among the Best Travel Destinations for 2016

Le Marche among the Best Travel Destinations for 2016 | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Beloved of the chattering classes every summer, much of Italy is often overlooked as passé by serious travellers, but why not try a new region which offers beautiful beaches, picturesque countryside and exquisite art, but without the crowds.  Halfway up the eastern side of Italy's boot, Le Marche offers a relatively new idea in Italy, British-style bed & breakfast, with low rates from around €69 a night for a double.  With 14th century villages set in beautiful countryside and stunning beaches such as Due Sorelle (considered one of Italy's best), this is a must-see destination.
Medieval Urbino has some of the finest examples of renaissance art in its Palazzo Ducale, and there are modern art treasures to be found in contemporary galleries such as Il Conventino in tiny Monteciccardo, and unexpected but wonderful examples of modern sculpture, such as that inside a 15th-century tower in Cagli.

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Apennine in le Marche: the land of earthquakes it is the land of "Diamonds On The Table"

Apennine in le Marche: the land of earthquakes it is the land of "Diamonds On The Table" | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Central Italy, where Amandola is located in the Sibillini Mountains, has the most expertise cultivating truffles. Apparently, the Marche region of the Sibillini Mountains was the first place where truffles were cultivated in Italy, beginning in 1932 and then blossoming in the 1950s and 1960s thanks to Mannozzi Torini, a regional inspector belonging to the Corpo Forestrale dello Stato, according to La Tartuficoltura nelle Marche (ASSAM 2012). [...]

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Earthquakes do not kill, the homes do it so, where and how we build them. Upon the Marche's Apennines, the land has pretended so much, but much is capable to give.

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Did You Know Some of Italy's Best Cheeses are in Le Marche?

Did You Know Some of Italy's Best Cheeses are in Le Marche? | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

a visit to Le Marche is essential for any cheese connoisseur. In this mountainous area where armies of sheep, goats and cows spill over the countryside, you’ll find both Marchigiano versions of well-known products like pecorino and ricotta, as well as a slew of other cheeses that are specific to the region, among them casecc, slattato, luna gialla, cacio in forma di limone and Michelangelo’s favorite, Casciotta di Urbino, offering exceptionally rich tastes and terroir-defined flavors. If a village doesn’t produce a particular cheese it will at least have a unique take on one from a nearby town. [...]

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Ascoli Piceno, the travel destination of 2017

Ascoli Piceno, the travel destination of 2017 | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

The town of Ascoli Piceno, in Le Marche Region Italy, a hidden treasure in a beautiful position surrounded by The Sibiline Mountains along the border with Umbria. The whole southern province of the Le Marche Region, for which Ascoli is the capital, offers spectacular views and a variety of landscapes of amazing beauty. [...]

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Vita Italian Tours, a company specialized in personally guided tours of Italy within small groups, recommend Ascoli Piceno as the "hidden treasure" to discover in 2017

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Massignano, a beauty just steps from the sea

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Massignano Italia Le Marche Shopping Restaurants Museum - just steps from the sea
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Massignano, a beauty just steps from the Adriatic sea

This secret pearl of Le Marche was, in the past, the village of the terracotta production. Known as the “Paese de li Cuccià” (Potters Village in local dialect), Massignano home the Terracotta Museum divided into two interesting sections for families: the “Domestic Use” and the “Whistles and Tobacco Pipes”.

 

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Carassai in the Piceno Area of Le Marche - part II

Carassai in the Piceno Area of Le Marche - part II | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

The Last 8, but not Least, Reasons to Visit Carassai in every seasons

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Sarnano in the Land of the forgotten Earthquakes

Sarnano in the Land of the forgotten Earthquakes | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
Today is the four-week anniversary of the two terrible seismic attacks that hit my little town, Sarnano, here in Central Italy, along with countless other communities across the region, on Wednesday…
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Sarnano in the Land of the forgotten Earthquakes

The Best Highlight:<<Sarnano lies in the foothills of the Sibillini Mountains. They are home to wolves, wild boar, rare species of orchids, wild horses and so much more. Magnificent, usually snow-capped, I used to think they looked like great big shoulders that I could ‘lean’ on, that somehow supported me spiritually … now they hold inside them these terrible cauldrons of energy that get released in a biblical roaring fury of shaking and noise. We call them earthquakes. They do terrible things.>>

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After the earthquakes, why you should still visit Le Marche and central Italy

After the earthquakes, why you should still visit Le Marche and central Italy | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
As the earthquake-struck towns of central Italy begin work on reconstruction and recovery, one of the big worries is whether tourists will be scared away by the disasters.

The mountainous region is dependent on tourism, and is well known for its food, culture and natural beauty. [...]

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After the earthquakes, why you should still visit Le Marche and central Italy

Highlight: "Between January and August this year, foreign visitors in Le Marche reached over 945,000; the region's best result in five years. But of the 180 'agritourism' businesses in the area, 120 are in the Macerata while a further 30 are located in Ascoli Piceno and Fermo; all three areas were badly affected by the tremblors."

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Candles in Candelara, Le Marche: the most magic Christmas Market in Italy

Candles in Candelara, Le Marche: the most magic Christmas Market in Italy | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
In the weekends from end of November till the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Candelara hosts the marked of candles. Experience the light shows!
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Have you have heard about a town that celebrates itself turning off all the electric lights and living the magic atmosphere of the candles? It could happen only in Le Marche.

Every year, Candelara starting from the end of November, the town illuminates the city streets  of one of the 10 best Christmas Markets in Italy and by periodically closing all lamps in the evening and lighting candles instead. Search for your preferred handcrafted medieval-style candles, on sale at the market, for a unique gift to bring home!

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Discovering the Piceno in Le Marche - Undiscovered Italy

Discovering the Piceno in Le Marche - Undiscovered Italy | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Even as the proprietor of a site called Undiscovered Italy, Ascoli Piceno – the southernmost province within Marche – was not particularly high on my list of must-visit Italian locales. Despite off-the-beaten-path cache, it’s simply not on the radar for many Americans. Luckily for me, I befriended a wine importer named Jack who specializes here because his family hails from the region. He also happens to own an apartment in the little hill town of Ripatransone that was, fortuitously, available for my family to use [...]

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The Discovering of the Piceno Area in Le Marche by a US Blogger: Ripatransone and surroundings, wines and more

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Piazza del Popolo Ascoli Piceno in 360°

Piazza del Popolo Ascoli Piceno in 360° | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it
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Piazza del Popolo Ascoli Piceno in 360°

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Visso: Art in the area of the earthquake in Le Marche

Visso: Art in the area of the earthquake in Le Marche | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

No, art is not eternal. (This has become my mantra). The seismic activity in Italy since August 24, 2016 has affirmed that for us. Again and again. The strongest tremor of all – the 6. 5 quake at 7 41 a.m on October 30. 2016 – brutally gouged the rich artistic patrimony of southeastern mountain Umbrian hill towns – Norcia, Casteulluccio, Preci – as well as hill towns in the Macerata province of the Marches region. Visso is one. [...]

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Visso: Art in the area of the earthquake in Le Marche

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James Martin let you discover Le Marche at a glance

James Martin let you discover Le Marche at a glance | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Recently, large publications that send writers out to a particular foreign destination for a week every year or two have taken to the practice of calling Le Marche "the next Tuscany." It is hard to tell what they mean. It's not crowded with English speakers, the landscape is very different, the shutters are mostly brown instead of green. The food, the pasta shapes--all different. Even the sea is different. [...]

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If James Martin lives with his travel blogging probably he has the best job in the world, writing as he does about Italy. Here He allows us to discover Le Marche at a glance with map and a tiny guide.