The beauty of Marche
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ARRIVAL & WELCOME DRINK
Arrival at Macerata and transfer to a Relais built on an ancient Monastery of Franciscan friars between the XVII and XVIII century. This luxury Villa is completely immersed in the verdant hills of Macerata, with a breathtaking lookout on the Adriatic Sea, the loveliness of the country, the Sibillini Mountains and the beauty of the vineyard, grown-up like a garden all around the Villa.
A welcome cocktail by the pool will greet guests. Overnight at the Villa.
SECOND DAY: THE PICENA AND ROMAN CIVILIZATION IN THE CHIENTI AND POTENZA VALLEYS
During the morning, guests will be accompanied to visit the Archaeological Museum G. Moretti at San Severino Marche. Entitled settempedano archaeologist who was among the first and most profound lovers of picena civilization, provides a significant overview of the history of the area. Guests will visit also the Archaeological Park of Septempeda, two kilometers east far from San Severino in a flat area located in the north of the Potenza River.
Private cocktail and lunch will be served at an enchanted farmhouse with a magnificent view over the sweet hills of Marche. During the afternoon guests will visit the Treia’s Archeological Museum, where they will discover the roman religion from the origin to the Empire. In particular the guide will illustrate the theme of the religious syncretism arising from the extraordinary example of Treia that presents cults imported from Egypt (unique case in Marche) The end of afternoon is organize in a funny way thanks to an interactive walk in the medieval workshops.
Dinner will be served in a typical Taverna immersed in the magical scenery of the medieval Treia by night.
Overnight at the Villa.
THIRD DAY: THE ROMAN URBS SALVIA, THE FIASTRA ABBEY & A HORSE TOUR IN THE NATURE RESERVE
The morning will be dedicated to discover the Archeological park of Urbisaglia, the biggest one of Marche. Urbs Salvia was an ancient and great city of the Piceno, colony and Roman municipality. Today it is a town dominated by the valley of the Fiastra, surrounding walls, worthy heir of the glorious Roman city.
Guests will be enchanted by the Amphitheatre of I century A.D. and the theatre, believed the most conspicuous of the Marche for its form and dimensions and the only in Italy to still preserve pictorial decorations.
Lunch will be served at a restaurant located inside the Fiastra Abbey Nature Reserve, where guests can savor the best local specialties, like the salame Ciauscolo.
In the afternoon is organized an originally and easy Horse Tour around the Nature Reserve.
Unforgettable dinner at a well-known restaurant visited and appreciated in the years by very famous people as Rudolf Nureyev and Luciano Pavarotti. Overnight at the Villa.
FOURTH DAY – DEPARTURE
Departure with private transfer (deluxe buses or limousine service) to the airport. Assistance during check-in.
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