Italy is truly an extraordinary country. More than 8000 municipalities, some with less than 20 inhabitants, make the Bel Paese one of the culturally richest in the world. Each town has its patron saint, its church, its specialty in the kitchen, its festival, its slang, and at least one famous artist of the past or present. It's an incredible nation...

Marche is the region of Giacomo Leopardi, Valentino Rossi and Raffaello Sanzio. It is neither north or sud, it’s located to the east, on the Adriatic Sea. In the green and hilly Marche, there are seemingly unknown places, full of history and charm. in this article you will find 5 things to see in Marche. We bet you’ve never seen them? Lame Rosse Ne...

The palio is a form of entertainment dating back to medieval times. Even today, competitions between the districts are celebrated in the folkloristic festivals of the towns of Italy. In addition to the Palio di Siena, the most famous, in our peninsula we find various events that bring us back to the traditional challenges of the past. In Italy the...

In the Marche region of Italy, many small towns specialize in particular crafts. These skills have been developed over generations, with families carrying on traditions and talents over time, refining them and adding new layers. This is done not so much for the tourist trade as for other Italians who appreciate finely honed works of art.  In the to...

Today we will do a particular tour in one of the most important regions of the Peninsula, the Marche. A journey that will allow you to get to know and, why not, to taste one of the excellent products of the Marche viticulture: Verdicchio. Then follow us in this new adventure, and be ready to swirl your glasses, also because you will have a special...

As an Italian tour leader and travel designer, this past year has been difficult to say the least. I miss my native land, taking my travel clients around, sipping cappuccino or wine, or strolling with a gelato in hand. But while we can’t travel to Italy right now, there’s no stopping us from planning our next adventure. Anticipation of a future tri...

It is universally true that Italy is the country of good food, but also of good drinking. In fact, Italy can boast a vast production of liqueurs that is famous all over the world. The tradition of liquor in Italy has deep roots that go back to the Middle-Age, when mixtures of herbs, fruit, alcohol and sugar were used as medicines. There is not prec...

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Marche is a hilly region in central Italy. The name of the region derives from the plural name of “marca”, originally referring to the medieval March of Ancona where the region at that time was a border or buffer zone between the Church and the Empire around 1100. Urbino, one of Marche’s major cities, was the birthplace of Raphael, as well as a maj...

The ancestor of the accordion was the “tcheng” or “sheng”, an ancient instrument from China and other Southeast Asian countries dating back 4,500 years in time.The “tcheng” was the first instrument to use free reeds, the principle on which the accordion is based.  The patent for the accordion was filed in Vienna in 1829 by Cyrill Demian, but it was...