Marche Italy's knowledge of the local area allows us to provide you with unique activities whilst visiting the region. Listed below are a sample of the activities and taylor made tours on offer, for more information, please contact us.
Visit Fano during the month of February and experience one of Italy's most famous carnivals.The Carnivals slogan "bello da vedere, dolce da gustare" (beautiful to see, sweet to try) describes the month long festivities perfectly. Spectators are showered with thousands of chocolates, caramels and other sweets, the Papiere Mache School create a procession of floats and the "Musica Arabita" band play their wonderful compositions.
For more information about Fano's Carnival click here.
Learn to fly or view the town by plane
Join Fano Airport's flying school and get your Private Pilot's Licence after just 45 hours flying, or just enjoy the breathtaking views of the local area.
Fly a Cessna 152, an excellent training aircraft with a maximum cruising speed of 117 mph.
Spiagga - Private Beach
Book a day of relaxation with your own private section of beach. We can also arrange hire of sum loungers, deck chairs and parasol's. Please request at time of booking
Sea Fishing - Pesca da Mare
Recent Port Expansion at Fano has created three specific area's, a fishing port, a shipyard area and a leisure harbor. Why not hire boat and explore the beautiful marches coast.
Self-guided tours can be tailor made to suit your personal requirements and interests. whether you prefer to explore the gently rolling farmland or cragged mountains, medieval villages or archeological finds we can help you plan the perfect tour.
Group bookings of 8-10 people only:
Food and Drink
Le Marche, like many regions in italy has it's traditional dishes. From the delicious fish of the Adriatic to the tasty dishes of the hills and mountains, Le Marche offer an incredible variety of food cooked in the traditional manner. There are a vast number of recipes for fish, often very similar right along the coast. Freshwater fish is also very popular, especially trout in the areas of Sefro in the upper Potenza valley and Ussits, at the foot of the Monti Sibillini.
Pork is the staple diet in the cuisine of the inland area. Although most Italians are not aware of this, the porchetta (roast suckling pig), a national favorite, originated from this region. As regards cured pork products, there are the renowned carpegna hams, the salame of Fabriano, ciausculu (a type of spreadable salami) from Visso.
Near the mount Sibillini Lentils are widely grown. These are eaten with zamponi (stuffed pig’s trotters) and cotechino (pork sausage) at Christmas time.
La Marches are also well known for their truffles, of both the black and white variety (both funghi found in the inland area of the province of Pesaro).
Ascoli Piceno’s speciality is olive all’ascolana. A dish consisting of olives stuffed with minced meat, then fried.
The best known pasta dish is Le Marche is maccheroncini di Campofilone, very thin tagliarini served with ragu.
Vincisgrassi is a celebrated dish of the region, dating form the 18th century of which there are two variations, one from Ancona and other other from Macerata. It consists of broad strips of home made pasta alternated with layers of minced meat,mushrooms and béchamel sauce. Click here for Traditional Marche recipes.
During the summer months almost every town and village in Le Marche has some sort of food or wine event. Click here for more information.
Le Marche produces some outstanding vini da meditazione, top class wines and can prove an excellent motive for visiting the region. Le Marches produces Verdicchio, one of Italy's best known white wines however Le Marches is world renown for red wines. Rosso Conero, Rosso Piceno, Rosso Piceno Superiore, Sangiovese dei Colli Pesaresi and Lacrima di Morro d'Alba are just a sample of the wines from the Marche region.
Marches Italy will arrange your guided tour of any site you wish to visit. Just tell us where and when you want to visit and we'll do the rest. For more information contact us.
Music and Opera