This region is characterized by the presence of the Apennine mountains, which gently slope down parallel valleys to the sea. Its rare beauty has made it a land of great personalities, including the poet Giacomo Leopardi and the painter Raffaello.
Roma Fiumicino is the closest international airport. It is 333 km from Ancona, the main city Ancona has its own airport which serves the area.
Best time for a trip: ideally from April to October.
What to expect: little tours, art and culture, city sightseeing.
The city of Pesaro is the top city in Italy for bike lanes. For this and other reasons, Marche was recognized in 2018 as Italy’s most eco-friendly region.
The symbol of the region is a green woodpecker. Legend has it that the Sabine people crossed the entire Apennines following that totem. By following the Green Woodpecker the population of the Piceni was born, and they went on to populate the whole territory between the Foglia and Salino rivers.
The city of Pesaro is the Italian main city for bike lanes. For this and other reasons, Marche became in 2018 the most eco friendly region.
The symbol of the region is a green woodpecker. The legend tells of the Sabine people who crossed the entire Apennines following a totem. By following the Green Woodpecker the population of the Piceni was born, who populated the whole territory between the Foglia river and the Salino river.
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the itineraries of King DMC
DAY 1Itinerary starts in Urbino with a get-acquainted tour in the morning and guided visits in the afternoon
DAY 2Excursion to the old burgs of Sassocorvaro and Carpegna
Back to Urbino and time for further visits
DAY 3Transfer to Ascoli Piceno and en-route visit at the Caves of Frasassi
Arrive in AP and walking tour
Excursion to the old towns of Pievebovigliana and Montegallo, then a visit to the Lake of Pilato
Free day in Ascoli Piceno and departure