Discover The Rich History Of The Valadier Temple In Marche, Italy

Marche_Valadier_Temple_Rossetti_picture_blgIn Italy, the more you explore the more you realize that in every corner you can find a piece of art, a secret, or some joy for the eyes. In the Marche region, The Temple of Valadier is one of those places lost among the Apennines and sheltered inside a karst cave. This place mixes a spiritual and ascetic setting with a sense of discovery and adventure. Continue reading “Discover The Rich History Of The Valadier Temple In Marche, Italy”

Get your Donkey and Frog Ready for Competition

If you think that the word Palio is only associated to the well-known Siena horserace, you will learn that it is not the case after reading this article.
According to its Latin origins, the word Palio (from Pallium) refers to the banner or the cloth awarded to the winner of a competition. According to the tradition the winners’ district will keep this Palio until the next competition, usually one year later. Continue reading “Get your Donkey and Frog Ready for Competition”

Marche Region: an Alternative Itinerary for Nature, Art and White Truffle

As some may know, the delicious and exclusive white truffle can be found and savored not only in the Alba and Piedmont region, but also in the municipality of Acqualagna in Italy’s central region of Marche. Although Acqualagna’s population is only less than 5000, it is renowned throughout Europe for its centuries-old tradition of truffle gathering, production and marketing due to its climatic conditions which make it possible to harvest truffles year round. Continue reading “Marche Region: an Alternative Itinerary for Nature, Art and White Truffle”