Discover Marche Italy, it's landscape, art, history.
Piero della Francesca in Urbino
Marche is a territory that is rich in artistic heritage, an area that is famous for its inspirational landscapes and the birth place of distinguished personalities. But Marche is still a well kept secret to the wider world. The charm of Marche is a landscape of sunny plains, that is dotted with little villages, precious churches and large basilicas also isolated fortified centres in reach of populated Cities. Caravanserraglio lies in a beautiful area of the Marches. It is situated on top of a hill that overlooks the Chienti valley. Around us stretches the territory of the National Park of the Sibillini Mountains. In the winter you can ski in these mountains and in the summer you can make excursions by foot, by mountain bike or by horse.
Within just a few minutes you can reach some small towns
that are fascinating for their historic and artistic heritage. Like San
Ginesio, Urbisaglia well known for the Roman ruins and the wonderful Abbey
of Fiastra, furthermore Camerino and San Severino, two cities of importance
for Renaissance art of the Marches, and last but not least Tolentino with
its famed basilica of Saint Nicola with wonderful fresco's. At the small
village of Serrapetrona, which you can reach by foot in about 15 minutes,
the church of Saint Franciscus houses an important altarpiece of Lorenzo
d'Alessandro (end 15th century). At Castel S. Venanzio you can admire
the painted "Crucifixion" of Giovanni Angelo d'Antonio, Renaissance
painter from Camerino who worked a lot in the area. In the nearby village
Belforte del Chienti another imposing artwork of that period, painted
by Giovanni Boccati for the church of Saint Eastachio.
Towards the North of Serrapetrona lies the city of Urbino, the cradle of Renaissance culture, where you can find the National Gallery of Marche, and Loreto with its fortified basilica that overlooks the sea. If you would like to spend a day on the beach it takes just half an hour to reach the Adriatic sea. There are various attractive seaside places, like Civitanova Marche, Porto Recanati and Numana with beach tents, bars and disco?s. There are also quiet remote beaches like "le due sorelle" and sassi neri. The most unspoilt beautiful beaches are at the Park of the Conero. The Conero is surrounded by a National Park and from the rocks the view is magnificent. Caravanserraglio is situated within easy reach by car from the West side of the cities Perugia and Assisi [less than one hour with the new freeway]. Florence, Siena and Rome are about three hours driving from us.
Beautiful house with pool for 8 persons, The house has been beautifully restored to create spacious, stylishrooms combining elements of rustic tradition with modern comforts. Four double bedrooms, living-room, kitchen, two bathrooms, veranda.
Beautiful holiday house situated on two floors with big wooden verandah in front of it. There you can enjoy the panorama over the fields and the mountains. Two double bedrooms,living-room, kitchen, two bathrooms, veranda.
Very bright holiday house situated on the main floor. The spacious living-room gives a wonderful view of the garden through the big stone arch and has French doors to a private wooden verandah. The apartment gives a wonderful view of the garden and the Sibillini mountains. One double bedrooms, one twin, living-room, kitchen, one bathroom, veranda.
Cool and quiet holiday house situated on the main floor, with a wooden verandah and a view over the orchard and the valley of the Chienti. The apartment has One double bedrooms, one twin, living-room, kitchen, one bathroom, veranda.
Beautiful Apartment for 2 persons, with a separate entrance from a outdoor-staircase: double-bedroom, one living room equipped with kitchen corner, a spacious bathroom. It has a private wooden veranda, dining table and sofa.
Holiday romantic little house with a wooden verandah directed towards the hill with a splendid panorama of the Chienti valley and Sibillini mountains. The space inside is divided in a corner with a double bed, a bathroom, a kitchen-corner. Stairs lead to a small split-level. Two doors: one towards the swimming pool, and the other towards the valley, so that privacy is guaranteed.