Marche: Insider guides (Ultimi inserimenti)
The velvet Adriatic beach, famous for tourist facilities and cultural events. 15 minutes by car from the Castle. Visit the Palazzetto Baviera, the recently restored Rocca Roveresca, the Duca palace, the Croce church, the Ercolani porticoes.
Rent a Vintage Fiat 500
The Le Marche region is ideal for touring around the beautiful countryside in a vintage fiat 500. It's known for its diversity of landscape. Around every corner you'll find a picture postcard view, fields of sunflowers, hill top towns...
Tel. +39 0734 782041
Riviera del Conero
One of most beautiful coastal areas of the Marche Region; the Sirolo beach with its characteristic "resounding rocks" and the "two sisters", reef rocks in front of the Conero promontory. About one hour driving from the Castle.
Cooking Class at a Bio-Dynamic Agriturismo
What better way to pass a morning or afternoon than to spend it learning to cook traditional Italian dishes. Using local, fresh Marchigiani ingredients, you will learn the basics of making and shaping pasta, rolling out your own gnocchi a
Tel. +39 0734 782041
Convent of Forano
Originally from century XIII is remembered for evidence of the presence of San Francesco date, by tradition, an ancient oak door inserted in the front of the church, and from which the saint made his entrance.
A place dedicated to peace, meditation, contemplation and meditative art and where you can pacify the mind and body and balance the energies in an atmosphere of wabi -natural- and sabi -transient beauty.
Tel. +39 335 396025
Ascoli Piceno Festival
September and October the villa's Salone delle Tempere hosts concerts linked to the Ascoli Piceno Festival, becoming the temple of music!
From the hills leading down to the sea of Senigallia, the warm, evocative and at the same time familiar SpaMarine is waiting to welcome you into its Zen space with its classic, pleasant and comfortable taste.
Legumes of Appignano are the bean Solfì and chickpea Oak, pulses originating in the territory appignanese, recovered, maintained in the purity and grown by local farmers.A path to enhance the excellence of the typical products of Marches.
Let youngsters discover the life in the farm through a tour of Villa Cicchi's orchards and vegetable gardens. Children will love it!
One hour by car from the Castle. Artistic and University centre, birthplace of Bramante and Raphael. Visit the Montefeltro family's Palazzo Ducale, the Marche National Gallery, Raphael's house, the "Raphael College" where G. Pascoli studied
Shoe factory "Il Gergo"
"Il Gergo"is a brand of footwear and leather product, known for its classic English-style models. Morrovalle The workshop also provided a line is entirely hand made of the highest quality.
Tel. 0039 0733 865149
Biking by the sea
Follow the cyclepaths along the seafront and the banks of the river Chienti, pedaling past the old fishermen's cottages and up into the higher part of the town. Feeling fit? Cycle all the way along the coast of Marche!
As every year during the first week of August, the town of Senigallia is transformed and becomes the stage of the Summer Jamboree, an International Festival focused on the culture and music of the forties and fifties.
Typical cuisine of Marche, prepared with home grown and locally sourced ingredients
Tel. +39 328 0851908
Typical specialties of Marche, in a rustic chic restaurant
Tel. +39 0733 774435
If you love the sea
Guests of all ages will love Civitanova's Sailing Club, the beaches dotted along the Adriatic coast, and the crystal clear water of Monte Conero.
Tel. +39 0733 813687
The nearest beaches of Porto Recanati and Porto Potenza, not so far you can get to Numana and Sirolo visiting the beautiful villages and pebble beaches or move to Portonovo zone, immersed in the Natural Reserve of Monte Conero.
The sea and the mountainsof Marche
Trekking in the Sibillini Park one day, sailing along the coast to see the Due Sorelle beach and the caves of Frasassi the next...
Pitino, with its church and its tower, dating back to 600 BC one of the most important places of the central Italic, if not the only, then federated with Rome. In a dominant position offers an incredibly beautiful landscape.
Small walled ancient village. Visit the picture gallery, the S. Maria Goretti's birthplace, the Palazzo dei Priori, the "Fonte Grande", old restored wash. 5 minutes driving from the Castle.
Olive oil, wine, pianos, accordions, pasta, boating, leather goods, hats, shoes, wood, iron, etc. ...
L'orto dei cappuccini
A restaurant in the old cloisters of a Capuchin convent
Tel. +39 0733 223417
Monti Sibillini National Park
The flora and fauna of the Sibillini embody the "wild spirit" that makes every experience of these mountains unforgettable. From Pilato Lake to Lame Rosse to go even at the top of the Vettore mountain.
Associazione La Carovana
The donkey is a perfect partner to know our territory and to tell us of forgotten trades, the donkey invites us curious to play with simplicity, the donkey, in short, teaches us through the proverbial slowness.
Altarpiece Fra Mattia Della Robbia
Numerous altarpieces in the Marche region of Della Robbia glazed terracotta, one of Fra Mattia's production is the Coronation of Virgin dated back to 1527-1530, located in the collegiate church of S. Maria Assunta in Montecassiano.
La Tavernetta sull'Aia
This cozy restaurant just 50 meters away from the Castle, is a happy meeting place for lovers of simple and true flavors of the best culinary tradition of the Marche: homemade pasta, piadina, local meet, typical desserts.
Tel. +39 071 7958087
Turn your vacation into a photographic safari in Marche, hunting out the perfect shot thanks the technics learnt during the course held at Villa Cicchi!
If you tasted our cuisine, join Villa Chicci's hands-on regional cooking course!