Macerata: handpicked hotels and insider tips
For centuries now Macerata has been considered the Italian city where the quality of life is superior to that of almost any other town.
It is a town of great culture and rich in age old traditions. Among the sites of certain interest to the tourist: the Sferisterio Arena, the Lauro Rossi Theatre, the Loggia dei Mercanti, Palazzo dei Diamanti, the Museum of the Carriage, the Palazzo Ricci Museum, Porta Montana, the Archeological area of Helvia Recina.
The religious buildings of particular interest are: Macerata Cathedral, the Basilica of St. Maria della Misericordia, the Church of St. Maria della Porta.
Prominent among the many popular traditions are the Festa of St Giuliano and the Saltarello, a performance of traditional dances linked to various regions of central Italy.
The gastronomic tradition of Macerata features dishes such as lo salato, la pizza co li strisci, le olive strinate, i vincigrassi, i tajulì pilusi, la polenta con la sapa, il pistacoppo, la fava ngreccia. Local wines of great quality include the Bianco Colli Maceratesi and the Verdicchio di Matelica.
Macerata: suggestions from the hotels
Try to imagine a garden without boundaries,lying in the shade of mulberry trees,surrounded by vineyards,the peace and quiet of the countryside,waiting for the sunset bring with them the magic of summer nights made of cricke and fireflies. (Fattoria Forano) →
Antonella e Franco
Bed & Breakfast
Discover the seaside town of Civitanova Marche, both ancient and modern at the same time. The perfect "slow" destination, for those who just want to relax, it's close to fabulous designer fashion outlets and marvelous medieval villages too! (Santomaro Sea Loft) →