Here they are our most beautiful medieval villages along routes between green and culture that run from Senigallia to the border with Tuscany.
CORINALDO: (is 18 km far from Senigallia) This beautiful medieval village, a rare example of a fortified city, preserved almost intact its walls dating back to the fifteenth century. It is also known as “the land of fools”. The Corinaldesi, fact according to an ancient tradition, were considered real wags. And on them are narrated funny stories…
GROTTE DI FRASASSI: (are 60 km far from Senigallia) an impressive complex of caves full of giant stalactites and stalagmites, clear lakes and games of light: these are the indescribable images that the nature transmits to the visitor. The “Grotta Grande del Vento” will leave you unforgettable memories.
LORETO: (is 40 km far from Senigallia) situated in a panoramic position on a hill overlooking the sea and partially surrounded by walls and ramparts of the ‘500 century, is dominated by the famous Sanctuary of Santa Casa, one of the most famous and venerated monuments of Christianity and among the most important in Italy.
RECANATI: (is 50 km far from Senigallia) there were born Giacomo Leopardi and Beniamino Gigli. Recanati preserves monuments, churches, palaces, art galleries, museums and libraries. It is the national center for studies dedicated to Leopardi and offers artistic, literary and great resonance musical events.
URBINO: (is 70 km far from Senigallia) the university town, a jewel of the Renaissance and UNESCO World Heritage Site, is situated in an elevated and beautiful position, on two hills, in the middle of the valley of the rivers “Foglia and Metauro”. It is an ancient center and the Ducal Palace is the creation of architectural purity that cannot be compared with any other private house in Italy. It includes paintings by artists such as Raphael and Titian.
GRADARA: (is 40 km far from Senigallia) it stands on a hill between the Marche and Romagna and is famous for the “Rocca Malatestiana”, a fortress where Paolo and Francesca consumed their tragic love story. The “Rocca” is one of the best preserved examples of medieval fortification in Italy.
But Senigallia is not only art and culture. The area is full of shops and outlets where you will find endless shopping opportunities.
Do not miss Camerano, the Outlet of Gilmar, which offers fashion clothing and accessories designer by Iceberg, Geranio and Frankie Morello.
In Sant’Epidio a Mare instead, you can buy shoes, bags and belts designed by Tod’s.
Finally in Porto San Giorgio, you will find the Outlet Walk Safari, the ideal place where you can buy children wear designer by Pickwick, Walk Safari, Andrea Morelli, Air-On, Kubo, Sweet Years, Trudi footwear, Alviero Martini 1° Classe.