Sabato 22 aprile 2017
I Calanchi (Porchiano)
degustazione c/o Cantina Pantaleone
Sabato 13 maggio 2017
Il colle di Rosara
degustazione c/o Villa Cicchi
Sabato 24 giugno 2017
Passeggiata delle erbe di San Giovanni - L'ascensione da Capradosso
degustazione c/o Ristorante la Madonnina
Sabato 22 luglio 2017
La Montagna dei Fiori - Da colle San Marco a colle San Giacomo
degustazione presso Rifugio Paci
partenza ore 15.30
costo Euro 12,00 a persona
Domenica 30 aprile 2017
Chiostri, cortili, torri e chiese romaniche
Domenica 28 maggio 2017
Forte Malatesta, Palazzo Bonaparte, Duomo, Palazzo Roverella, Piazza del popolo, Sala Cola dell'Amatrice
Domenica 18 giugno 2017
Palazzo Arengo, Cripta, Duomo, San Pietro Martire, Palazzo Lenti, Palazzo Parisani, Sant'Emidio alle Grotte
Domenica 2 luglio 2017
Teatro Romano, Porta Gemina, Chiesa di San Gregorio Magno, Museo Archeologico
partenza ore 09,30
costo Euro 15,00 a persona
Guided tour of the two hearts of the historic center of Ascoli Piceno: Arringo Square and Piazza del Popolo.
Starting with the Palace dell'Arengo Square Arringo will illustrate the Cathedral of St. Emidio (also inside), the 'Bishop and Palazzo Panichi . Then reached the "living room" of the city, which is the nearest Piazza del Popolo , you can admire the Palace of the Captains of the People , the historical Coffee Meletti and the Church of St. Francis with the cloister major and minor cloister, to number theater Ventidius Basso .
lenght: 1 hour and a half
fee: Euro 7.50 per person
Visit complete tour of the historic center of Ascoli Piceno from Arringo Square to the Roman bridge and the medieval quarter.
Starting with the Palace dell'Arengo Square Arringo will illustrate the Cathedral of St. Emidio (also inside), the 'Bishop and Palazzo Panichi. Then reached the "living room" of the city, which is the nearest Piazza del Popolo , you can admire the Palace of the Captains of the People , the historical Coffee Meletti and the Church of St. Francis with the cloister major and minor cloister, to number theater Ventidius Basso . In the final part of the tour we will dive in the medieval atmosphere of the old District of San Giacomo , to discover its characteristics "rue" , towers noble and Romanesque churches , to reach and cross the Roman Augustan Bridge .
lenght: 3 hours
fee: Euro 15.00 per person (Including entrance to the Roman Ponte Augusteo)
To complete the visit of the city we suggest one of the following tours
A visit to the huge industrial complex built up on commission of Pope Julius the 2nd in the XVI century, located in a natural rocky amphiteather by the Castellano river
Re-opened in 2010 after long restoration works, the huge fortress bearing the name of Antonio da Sangallo il giovane, represents a magnificent example of fortified residence of the renaissance
Built up in the baroque style in the XVIII century by the will of ascoli people who wanted to express gratitude to the Patron Saint for having protected the city from the terrible hearthquake of 1703
A visit to the characteristic village standing upon a huge travertine rock to guard the Castellano valley. Naturalistic walk to the sulphurous springs that feed the baths of Ascoli in the roman age
A beautiful walk to discover the old monastery built up on the walls of Colle San Marco to see the fantastic scenery of Ascoli Piceno and the Tronto valley
This used to be the location of the Capitolium in the old Roman phase of Ascoli's history. Today here we have the Annunziata architectural complex including the church and the former nunnery building. From this point you can also reach the Pia fortress situated on the highest point of the town, the most strategic one in its long-lasting sophisticated defensive organization.
the typical local sort of green olives, which has always been the flagship of the food variety in the Piceno district, has finally been certified by the DOP marking (i.e. protected origin).
We will visit a local farm to learn how these tasty green olives are grown, worked and preserved.
These green olives were praised by the Roman writer Marziale and they weren't missing in any banquets organized by the Roman aristocracy in 1st century B.C.
You will have the chance to taste high-quality extra vergine olive oil and take part in the preparation of the popular filled and fried olive all'ascolana.
The wine production is an essential element in the Piceno agribusiness.
We will visit some of the historical and prestigious wineris in our area, where we can the producers of our best red and white wines, such as DOC Rosso Piceno, Rosso Piceno Superiore, Offida Passerina and Pecorino. While telling us the stories of their production processes, they will will let us taste their excellent wines.
We will spend a full day together with an experienced truffle grower, who can tell all the secrets of this extraordinary hypogeal mushroom, whose excellent quality and intense aroma (especially the “nero pregiato” black sort) make it a product that is highly requested by refined top restaurants.
This versatile products was widely used in traditional recipes. Thanks to a new association of local producers aimed at protecting and boosting its production, the green anise from Castignano has now come up again with its healthy proprieties and its peculiar aroma. We will meet a member of the association to learn how it's produced and to taste different products obtained by using this sort of anise. On request, this tour can include a visit to the Meletti company, producing the popular anise-based liqueur “Anisetta”
We will visit a dairy farm, where 180 cows belonging to the Italian “razza bruna” are breeded. In this farm, which is specialised in producing different sorts of cow cheese, we will have the chance to taste them.
Via Quinto Curzio Rufo, 13,
63100 Ascoli Piceno (AP)
Tel: +39 347 659 0764
Tel: +39 351 675 7317