Discover the marvellous Marche region
Cupra Marittima, a small town on the Riviera delle Palme, is a popular tourist destination characterised by a long stretch of sandy beach, a cycle path that runs along the entire seafront and the characteristic pine forest. Known also for the Piceno Malacological Museum, one of the most important shell museums in the world, and for the nearby hinterland, rich in peculiarities of landscape and historical relevance, Cupra Marittima is a must-visit place ideal for having fun and relaxing thanks to the peaceful atmosphere.
Considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and defined as the Pearl of the Adriatic, Grottammare is a destination where the sea, the fine sandy shoreline and the many opportunities for recreation meet the magic of the ancient village and the town's evocative medieval core. A place where it is possible to stroll along the town walls while breathing in the history of the past, and to have fun and relax on splendid beaches where the highly appreciated Riviera delle Palme cycle/pedestrian path is also a popular option for visiting the nearby towns of Cupra Marittima and San Benedetto del Tronto.
San Benedetto del Tronto
In the heart of the Riviera delle Palme (Palm Riviera), San Benedetto del Tronto is a destination visited by many people every year for its marvellous beaches, its long and well-kept seafront promenade, but also for its historical, architectural and culinary heritage. There are also many points of interest and opportunities for entertainment and recreation that make this town a stop not to be missed if you are discovering the wonderful territory offered by the Riviera delle Palme and the Province of Ascoli Piceno.
Enclosed within walls dating back to the 15th century, Offida stands on a rocky spur between the Tesino and Tronto valleys. This charming village, also considered among the most beautiful villages in Italy, encompasses history, traditions, culture and artistic and architectural peculiarities of absolute value. Many characteristic events take place in Offida, including the famous 'Historic Carnival of Offida'. Absolutely worth discovering is also the food and wine proposal, characterised by excellent products, authentic recipes and great wines linked to the territory.
Located in such a privileged position as to be called the 'belvedere of Piceno', Ripatransone presents itself to every visitor with a marvellous panorama, offering a view that stretches over the valleys of the Menocchia torrent and the Tisino river. The town has a historical centre rich in buildings from the medieval, renaissance and baroque periods, one of the most articulated curtain walls in the Marche region and the well-known attraction represented by the curious 'narrowest alley in Italy', only 43 cm wide. There is also much food and wine excellence to be discovered here, including the production of extra virgin olive oil and DOCG wines.
Ascoli Piceno represents one of the jewels offered by the Marche region. The 'city of 100 towers', built on travertine, offers unique scenery such as Piazza del Popolo, considered one of the most beautiful squares in Italy and a must-see for visitors to this wonderful area. A city where you can breathe in history and traditions while strolling through the 'ruas' (alleyways) of the historic centre, where it is impossible not to indulge in some not-to-be-missed gastronomic delicacies such as the famous and irresistible olive all'ascolana. Also not to be missed, around the city, are the beautiful landscapes offered by nature and the nearby mountains. Ascoli: a medieval city, magical and timeless, where you can be surprised and won over by art, architecture and food and wine.