Fermo

Fermo

The pyramidal center of the city of Fermo with the majestic Monte Vettore, highest peak of Monte Sibillini, in the background.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2008

Fermo

Fermo

The ocre of Palazzo dei Priori overlooked by the Cathedral on the top of Girfalco hill.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2009

Fermo

Fermo

The open gallery (loggiato) of San Rocco in Piazza del Popolo, the main square of the city.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2012

Fermo

Fermo

Open galleries in Piazza del Popolo, often venues of afternoon walks, outdoor dining or evening drinks.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2012

Fermo

Fermo

Ancient Roman cisterns to visit in the underground of Fermo's old town.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2010

Ancona

Ancona

Ancona's port at night, ships leaving, half moon raising.

Photo by Roberto Taddeo © 2014

Ancona

Ancona

The turistic and commercial port of Ancona is one of the main harbors of the Adriatic coast, offering frequent connections also to Croatia, Albania and Greece.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2014

 The Lazzaretto of Ancona, also called Mole Vanvitelliana, is a pentagonal building constructed on an artificial island for the purpose of serving as quarantine station  for the port of Ancona in the XVIII century.  Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2014  

The Lazzaretto of Ancona, also called Mole Vanvitelliana, is a pentagonal building constructed on an artificial island for the purpose of serving as quarantine station  for the port of Ancona in the XVIII century.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2014
 

Sirolo (AN) and Numana (AN)

Sirolo (AN) and Numana (AN)

Once a medieval castle, the ancient village of Sirolo overlooks the beaches of Numana from its cliff next to Monte Conero.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2014

Sirolo (AN) and Numana (AN)

Sirolo (AN) and Numana (AN)

The Riviera del Conero starts from the port of Numana and continues towards north through the coves of Sirolo.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2014

Numana (AN)

Numana (AN)

Likely the best way to enjoy the blue waters and the majestic view of Monte Conero.

Photo by Francesco Marzoni © 2014

Sirolo (AN)

Sirolo (AN)

A boat is not the best mean to reach the "Spiaggia delle due sorelle" (lit. Two Sisters' beach), it's the only one.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2014

Sirolo (AN)

Sirolo (AN)

Speed boat in slow waters.

Photo by Francesco Marzoni © 2014

Ancona

Ancona

Portonovo at the sunset.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2014

Porto San Giorgio (FM)

Porto San Giorgio (FM)

Walking outside the theatre right before a play, in Porto San Giorgio.

Photo by Francesco Marzoni © 2010

Urbino (PU)

Urbino (PU)

In the late afternoon of a sunny day, Italy is all well summarized in the "Piazza del Rinascimento" (lit. Renassaince Square) of the walled city of Urbino.

Photo by Angus Kirk © 2014

Urbino (PU)

Urbino (PU)

Urbino, with its Palazzo Ducale and a remarkable historical legacy of independent Renaissance culture, is a World Heritage Site.

Photo by Angus Kirk © 2014

Urbino (PU)

Urbino (PU)

In the patio of Palazzo Ducale, the architectural masterpiece of the city.

Photo by Angus Kirk © 2014

Loreto (AN)

Loreto (AN)

The "Basilica della Santa Casa" (lit. Basilica of the Holy House) is a Catholic place of pilgrimage containing, according to tradition, the house in which the Virgin Mary lived.

Photo by Francesco Marzoni © 2014

Loreto (AN)

Loreto (AN)

The Renaissance style of the beautiful dome of La Basilica.

Photo by Francesco Marzoni © 2014

Santa Vittoria in Matenano (FM)

Santa Vittoria in Matenano (FM)

From hill-top to hill-top, from ancient village to ancient village. In the inland of the province of Fermo.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2008

Fermo

Fermo

Someone calls it "the new Tuscany", you can call it "Le Marche".

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2012

Ascoli Piceno

Ascoli Piceno

Paragliding with a view on Monti Azzurri (lit. Blue Mounts). That's how Monti Sibillini are often called, due to the color they turn into between lights and shadows at the sunset.

Photo by Diego Marzoni © 2011

Monte Vettore (AP)

Monte Vettore (AP)

Green hill, fog, Mount Vettore: the highest peak of the Monti Sibillini chain.

Photo by Alessandro D'angelo © 2014

Arquata del Tronto (AP)

Arquata del Tronto (AP)

Coming back from a trail ending at Forca di Presta.

Photo by Silvio Croce © 2014

Gola dell'Infernaccio (FM)

Gola dell'Infernaccio (FM)

Inside Gola dell'Infernaccio (lit. Hell's Gorge): name aside, it looks pretty much like paradise in the inland of the province of Fermo.

Photo by Mark Hallam © 2011

Gola dell'Infernaccio (FM)

Gola dell'Infernaccio (FM)

Gola dell'Infernaccio (lit. Hell's Gorge) is one of the key itineraries to consider within the national park of Monti Sibillini.

Photo by Mark Hallam © 2011

Monte Priora (FM)

Monte Priora (FM)

One of the main peaks and recommended trails of the Sibillini chain: Monte Priora in the province of Fermo.

Photo by Eolo Lucentini © 2013