Recanati: handpicked hotels and insider tips
In Medieval times, Recanati was an important city and still preserves numerous monuments from the period. The city is famous as the birthplace of Giacomo Leopardi, the poet, who described it as "natio borgo selvaggio".
In tribute to Leopardi, there are the Piazza Leopardi, Palazzo Leopardi, the Leopardian Museum and the National Center for Leopardian Studies, these later have greatly increased the cultural importance of Recanati.
Other places to visit: the Tower del Borgo, Palazzo Comunale, the Beniamino Gigli Art Museum which includes memorabilia of the famous tenor, the Church of St Domenico and the Diocesan Museum.
Within easy reach of Recanati, are the well established seaside resort of Porto Recanati and the Archeological Park of Santa Maria at Potenza.
Events worth seeing include Giugno Recanatese and the Fair of San Vito, the Celebrazioni Leopardiane and the Sagra della Frittella.
Recanati: suggestions from the hotels
Antonella e Franco
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