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PICENO LANDSCAPES

Local flavors and history, and a sweet surprise!

Departure at 9:30 am and return at 15.00

Arrive in Offida, one of the most beautiful hill towns in Italy, famous for the production of precious lace and tapestry weaving (Merletto on tombolo).

We learn to make gelato and other desserts with Emiliano, an expert gelato maker, and we taste some of his specialties. Lunch in a typical Piceno restaurant featuring traditional dishes of the region.

A walking tour of nearby Ripatransone Borgo Piceno,

renowned for its winemaking and for constructing the

narrowest alley in Italy.

To end our day, we discover the charming village of

Acquaviva, featuring a 14th century castle and wicker work made by local women, an ancient tradition handed down for generations

 

Cost: 125€

Includes tastings, lunch, guided tours by guide enabled by the Marche region, transport and registration of the association.

 

If you choose to provide your own transportation, the cost will be €100 and Italymarchetour A.P.S. will send you directions to the scheduled destinations via email and WhatsApp.

*A.P.S. stands for Social Promotion Association, whose

Italymarchetour A.P.S. tour planners will assist you in paying providers directly for the products and services included in the tour. Bus service requires a minimum of eight reservations to operate.

DISCOVERING THE FISHERMEN’S

VILLAGES

Departure at 9:30 am and return at 15.00

Visit the upper village of San Benedetto del Tronto where families of fishermen lived; meet and talk with local women and walk through the historic area of Via Laberinto. We’ll take a short break for breakfast at a typical Sanbenedettese bar featuring historic photos from the 1900s, showing the boats returning with their catch. Travel the short distance to lower San Benedetto where we will see the 31 meter lighthouse built in 1957; then visit the adjacent port and the fish markets where we’ll taste the delicious fried fish in a typical fish bar. Stop for lunch in a city center restaurant where the fresh fish are cooked according to the Sanbenedettesi tradition. Visit the historic upper village of Grottammare, designated “one of the most beautiful villages in Italy". Take a 15 minute drive north along the Adriatic Sea to Cupra Marittima, an ancient village established by the Romans that overlooks the sea.

 

Cost: 125€

Includes tastings, lunch, guided tours by guide enabled by the Marche region, transport and registration of the association.

 

If you choose to provide your own transportation, the cost will be €100 and Italymarchetour A.P.S. will send you directions to the scheduled destinations via email and WhatsApp.

*A.P.S. stands for Social Promotion Association, whose

Italymarchetour A.P.S. tour planners will assist you in paying providers directly for the products and services included in the tour. Bus service requires a minimum of eight reservations to operate.

A WALK IN AN OLIVE GROVE

AND THE BEAUTIES OF THE PICENO

Departure at 9:30 am and return at 15.00

Arrive in Ascoli Piceno accompanied by an experienced tour guide. We will walk around this lovely city of 50,000

inhabitants, discovering its streets, squares, and towers.

Along the way, we’ll take a break to taste local foods,

including the world famous Ascolane stuffed olives.

Another important stop will be the exquisite Caffé Meletti, a historic bar established in 1907, and featured in several Italian films. The caffé is situated in Piazza del Popolo, considered one of the grandest piazzas in all of Italy. As we explore this lovely city we’ll stop by a typical ceramics shop to learn the art of Majolica, a craft spanning generations of artisans. Finally, we slow down for a leisure lunch in the historic center of the city, where we’ll enjoy local Ascolani dishes and regional wines.

 

Cost: 125€

Includes tastings, lunch, guided tours by guide enabled by the Marche region, transport and registration of the association.

 

If you choose to provide your own transportation, the cost will be €100 and Italymarchetour A.P.S. will send you directions to the scheduled destinations via email and WhatsApp.

*A.P.S. stands for Social Promotion Association, whose

Italymarchetour A.P.S. tour planners will assist you in paying providers directly for the products and services included in the tour. Bus service requires a minimum of eight reservations to operate.

HANDS-ON COOKING WITH CRISTINA AND ELENA!

Departure at 9:30 am and return at 15.00

Arrive at Cristina and Elena's Home, welcome breakfast

with local typical foods. Here we are! Let's get to know

Cristina and Elena and learn to make delicious typical

Piceno recipes like pasta, ravioli and the famous Ascolana fried olives and many other local recipes. During our cooking experience Cristina and Elena will prepare for us some delicious snacks. At the end of the lesson we'll have photos together and taste some local foods that Cristina and Elena will cook. Then we will taste a typical Piceno lunch at Cristina and Elena's home and enjoy our time with a glass of Rosso Piceno Superiore wine.

 

Itinerary is scheduled on Mondays &Wednesdays.

Cost: 125€

Includes bus service, welcome breakfast, cooking with Cristina and Elena, locally produced snacks, lunch, and the membership fee. In the event that you do not wish to include bus service:

Cost: 107€

 

Which includes your membership fee valid for one year. The Association will inform you via email or whatsApp about destination location and information about how to arrive at the destination. The Itinerary is confirmed with a minimum of eight bookings.

*A.P.S. stands for Social Promotion Association, whose

Italymarchetour A.P.S. tour planners will assist you in paying providers directly for the products and services included in the tour. Bus service requires a minimum of eight reservations to operate.

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