Le Marche Region highlights
The wonderful region of Le Marche Italy is the perfect location for a holiday off the beaten track, or even a second home. With its fertile farmland punctuated by medieval villages, the incredible Sibillini mountains, gorges, cool valleys and the numerous blue flag beaches at the Adriatic resorts
The Victorians used to visit Le Marche region as part of the grand tour and particularly favoured Urbino, being the birthplace of the Rennaisance.
We would urge you to combine your holiday in Le Marche with a spot of Le Marche property hunting, either way we urge you to discover the hidden gems of this area that remain off the radar for most tourists, despite the region being a stone throw across the rugged Appenine mountains from their celebrity neighbours Tuscany and Umbria.
Property hunting on your holiday in Le Marche
Most of the property on this real estate site is located in and around the medieval town of Sarnano and is being sold directly by friends and their friends. Sarnano has a wonderfully preserved Centro Storico and a Spa; which draws many people to take treatments.
Sarnano has been named by the Italian tourist board as one of Italy’s most beautiful villages, it is not your usual sleepy Italian historic town, yes it has incredible architecture with tiny alleys dissecting the terracotta buildings and accommodation built as bridges across streets.It also has a great array of restaurants serving locally produced Le Marche food and numerous bars that cater for farmers, stylish tourists, night owls and music lovers.
The area is the ideal location for a family holiday in Le Marche holiday, there are parks and Summer funfairs, horse riding and donkey trekking, walking and a multitude of for outdoor activities, many are listed in this Le Marche Guide
The Sibillini Mountains & the Sibillini National Park
The area is little known but an absolutely place for an walking holiday in Italy, the giro D’Italia also often choose the area for part of the annual cycle race and increasing numbers are coming for Italian cycling holidays at Sarnano as its is only one kilometre from the Sibillini National park that was created 20 years ago to protect the flaura and fauna in this rugged section of the Apennine Mountains.
There are many peaks over 2000m, great mountain refuges where you can “Mangia bene e Spende Poco”, there are superb lakes that include Fiastra with its beaches, restaurants and superb Summer swimming, dramatic gorges, ancient villages and churches, ski resorts and numerous extreme sports.
Culture in Le Marche
Sarnano is well located for some of the best towns and places of cultural importance in the region. We strongly recommend that you tour Le Marches most impressive towns and medieval villages which are home to bustling markets , museums, art and theatres, roman ruins, ancient churches and castelli. Many towns play host to Le Marche festas during the Spring and Summer months regular. Check out these Le Marche itineraries for more information on where to go and what to see.
This part of Le Marche is really well served by airports and is only 1hr 20 mins to 2 hrs 15 mins away from 4 airports.