You can find the essence of Le Marche visiting its small medieval villages, and the natural parks in the area close to the agriturismo. Thanks to the position of the agriturismo, with a few minutes driving by car, it is possible to reach and visit very important cultural sites, across te landscapes offered by Le Marche, from the sea to the hills and mountains. The closest village to the agriturismo is Matelica, which gives the name to the local DOC white wine Verdicchio; an area of the territory of the Municipality of Matelica is part of the Natural Park of Mount San Vicino, where you can go for trekking and mountain biking excursions. Departing from the agriturismo towards north, you can visit the village of Fabriano, famous since the Middle Ages for the paper manufacturing and today included in the UNESCO creative cities, the beautiful scenario of the Frasassi Caves, and going further the towns of Gubbio and Assisi, in Umbria Region. Going towards south, you can visit the villages of Castelraimondo and Pioraco, Camerino and the Sibillini National Park. If you drive towards the adriatic coast, you will have the chance to visit the villages of San Severino Marche, Tolentino, Macerata, Recanati and Loreto. You can reach all the mentioned places with a maximum driving time about 1 hour.
For additional and more detailed information on these villages, and their monuments, churches and museums, and natural parks, click on the images below.