Hotels to remember: Loreto
Loreto is situated on a hill top, between the Valleys of the rivers Musone and Potenza. The city is known worldwide as a destination for numerous religious pilgrimages. The Sanctuary of the Santa Casa, which offered hospitality to Jesus of Nazareth is sited here and has become the town's main attraction.
In addition to visiting the Sanctuary, inside which one finds art works by great names such as Bramante, Baccio and Pontelli, tourists should not miss seeing the splendid Piazza della Madonna, Palazzo Apostolico, the Art Museum and the 16th Century Bastions. The town is still home to many craftsman and women producing silverware, religious souvenirs, brier pipes and musical instruments.
Events of interest to the visitor include the International Cappella Musical Review, Settembre lauretano, and the Festa della Venuta della Santa Casa. Loreto has many a treat in store for even the most demanding of palates. Featuring among the gastronomic traditions: the vincigrassi, a dish prepared according to a recipe dating back to the Jacobean period.
Loreto: suggestions from the hotels
Antonella e Franco
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