Godersi la Vita
Along the Adriatic coast, in the Marche region, between Gabicce Mare and
S. Benedetto del Tronto there are about 180 km of beaches.
It is possible to rent an umbrella and sunbeds at the numerous Italian-style “bagni”.
There are also numerous restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner on the beach.
Many beaches are marked with the blue flag which means excellent quality of water and services.
Near Cagli, in the small village of Foci, is the gorge of the Burano river.
Here at the foot of Monte Catria, where the Burano river originates, you can take a refreshing dip in the natural pools.
Along the course of the river there are natural pools up to 5 meters deep and also a variety of waterfalls.
A delightful place to cool off during the hot months of July and August.
The Apennines are a splendid mountain range.
With the highest peaks called Monte Catria [1702 mtr] and Monte Acuto [1668 mtr]
Winding paved roads lead to the top of Monte Catria.
It is also possible to go up by mountain bike.
Your efforts will be rewarded with a breathtaking view that stretches all the way to the Adriatic coast.
The Gola del Furlo is an ancient gorge, formed by the erosion of the Candigliano river, between the Pietralata and Paganuccio mountains.
Through the gorge flows the Candigliano river, which is a tributary of the Metauro.
The ancient “via Flaminia” also passes through the gorge; this road was built by the Romans.
There are still sections of the old road preserved in various places and it is certainly worth a look.
Mondavio, a ancient town visible, from far, located on the top of a beautiful hill.
The imposing Rocca built by the Della Rovere family, flanked by city walls.
Together with the towers and bell towers of the old “Castello”, is an unmistakable profile in the local landscape.
In the main square you can enjoy an excellent coffee or an aperitif surrounded by historical and artistic beauties.
Urbino is located between the Metauro and Foglia valley, and is a city with enormous historical wealth.
Walking through the steep and narrow streets, you will discover the rich history of the Urbino Renaissance.
The former convent of Santa Chiara, the Church of San Domenico, the Mausoleum of the Dukes in the Church of San Bernardino, Palazzo Boghi and the majestic Palazzo Ducale.
The Palazzo Ducale deserves visit, with the imposing chapel, the kitchens, the bathroom of the Duchess, don’t forget the wonderful view of the city that can be enjoyed from the Albornoz Fortress.