Le Marche - a less well know region of Italy with some truly wonderful villas

Le Marche has been almost unknown to tourists until the last few years.  This beautiful region offers its own rich diversity of arts, history and culture that sets it apart from the rest of Italy and it a perfect location for a relaxing holiday in a traditional and unexplored part of Italy.  Think Tuscany or Umbria but without the masses!

Le Marche

The locations

The regions elegant towns Macerata and Urbino are abound with Renaissance palaces, fortresses, beautiful squares and medieval houses. They offer lively historic centres, a broad range of shops and festivals.

In the north, Urbino itself has been quoted as being 'the ideal city of the Renaissance' and 'the Siena of the Marche'. The surrounding countryside is beautiful with rolling hills and easy proximity to coastal resorts of Fano and Senigalia.

In the centre around Macerata, you will find the Sibillini mountains, an outstanding backdrop to the rolling countryside - it is hard to describe the beauty of the landscape with the green valley below and the towering peaks covered in snow. Again, you are never far from the coast with Civitanova Marche, Port Sant'Elpidio and Porto San Giorgio.

What to do?

Le Marche is immersed in Renaissance art and architecture that makes the region an outdoor museum, so you won't be short of things to see and visit! Set along the Adriatic Sea, with 80km of spectacular coastline, Marche harbours 26 resorts; from the picturesque views offered by Sirolo and Numana to the wonderful seafronts of Porto s. Georgio and Civitanova Marche, there are endless sandy or pebbly shores and natural bays along the rocky coast to explore.

For the more active, this area is great for walking and outdoor activities, especially in the central Sibillini mountain area.  However, there's nothing wrong with making most of the pool and backdrop and simply relaxing and immersing yourself in traditional rural Italian lifestyle!

How to get there?

Le Marche is served by Ancona airport but it is also possible to access the region by neighbouring airport in Pescara or a drive down the Adriatic coast from Venice.

Where to stay?

This is the area to find some absolutely wonderful renovated farmhouses with pools. Most are surrounded by beautiful countryside and views and are family-friendly. There are also some great villas easily within reach of the beautiful coastline - villas by the sea

For couples, there are some great properties converted into smaller apartments with shared pools. We highly recommend villas in Le Marche with private pools to families looking to visit Italy without breaking the bank

What to eat?

Le Marche offers a wide range of centuries-old traditional food products and dishes featuring olives, ham and fish and there is an array of good wines including Verdicchio.

Why Le Marche?

As a holiday destination, Marche is a gem of a region with its own low cost airport, offering most of the highlights of its nearest and most popular neighbours without the tourists. Beautiful countryside, impressive towns and a great coastline make this region worth exploring. If you are looking for a peaceful holiday, welcoming atmosphere and your own slice of Italy, then Le Marche hits the spot.

 

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Pietra Le Marche - Primavera
Casa Acqualagna - Rosatea
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with shared pool and other apartments which can be shared as a group of families or friends

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Villa Giuggiolo - Andromeda
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seperate apartments suitable for large groups of families & friends, sleeps 4 people

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Villa Giuggiolo - Cassiopea
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with seperate apartments suitable for large groups of families & friends, sleeps 4 people

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Villa Monache
Villa Tartufo
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located about 3km from the village of Acqualagna, famous for extraction & production of truffles

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Casa Acqualagna - Biancaneve
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in a villa with other apartments suitable for groups of families and friends

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Le Marche al Mare 2
£1,190 - £1,715
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with private areas and shared pool with one other apartment and the owner

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Marche Country House
£945 - £1,525
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suitable for those looking for a silent relaxing holiday villa with great views

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Pietra Le Marche - Autunno
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with shared pool & seperate apartments suitable for large group of families & friends

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Sassoferrato Villa
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suitable for nature lovers, just a few km from the park of Golla della Rossa in the heart of the Apennines

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Villa Giuggiolo - Berenice
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with seperate apartments suitable for large groups of families & friends, sleeps 6 people

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Casa Macerata
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with private pool suitable for small families

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Villa Beatitudine
£1,125 - £1,905
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located near the small town of Passo Treia & 30 mins drive from the sea

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Villa Monte San Martino
£1,000 - £1,515
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within walking distance of the village of San Martino

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Pietra Le Marche - Estate
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with shared pool & seperate apartments suitable for large group of families & friends

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Villa Roncosambaccio
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suitable for families who wish to be within easy reach of the sea

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Casa Faggio
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within walking distance of amenities in the village of Montemaggiore del Metauro

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Le Ruote
£1,475 - £2,665
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only 8km from the Adriatic coast

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