Wellness Weekend in the Marche, Italy: 10 ideas for a trip
Wellness weekend in the Marche if you are looking for relax and peace: where to go.
If you want to rest and restore being in contact with the nature, the Marche region is the place to be. Seaside, hills, mountains and lakes will welcome you and offer unforgettable moments thanks as well to the several wellness centers available all around the region. Here are 10 ideas for a trip to provide a perfect stay in relax, wellness and harmony.
In the area of Pesaro-Urbino, you may find the first three typical medieval towns that are worth a visit. Gradara ,among the Best villages in Italy, with its Castle is well known for having been mentioned in the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. To the lovers Paolo and Francesca mentioned in the comedy are as well inspired the couple wellness treatments that you may find at La Loggia Relais. You may also choose Pergola to have a cultural and artistic stay, as well as looking at wonderful relaxing landscapes. After visiting the Gilt Bronzes Museum, where a group of statues coming from roman origin is exhibited, get some cuddles at all’Agriturismo Il Casale. Not far from here, Urbino is as well rich of history, art and culture. The Ducal Palace and the House of Raffaello are certainly worth visiting. To take a relaxing break, completed with excellent food choices, drop by Agriturismo Samsara or the near Antica Locanda La Diligenza.
In the area of Ancona and the Riviera del Conero, you may find amazing little spots where you may literally get lost in looking at the amazing natural landscapes in every period of the year. It is heaven on earth for those who like taking long relaxing walks, or even photo walks. For example, in Osimo or Serra San Quirico you will be able to enjoy a fantastic view on all the Riviera.From far away, this villages look like powerful and impregnable castles surrounded by green areas. Nearby, several centers may offer high quality welcoming, in relax and wellness. We recommend the silent gardens at Casa Vacanze Lolìa and Bed and Breakfast Bellafiora, or the awesome outdoor swimming pools at Country House Airone, Agriturismo Il Parco di Kipo, Fattoria Fontegeloni, Tana del Lele
If you are mainly interested in food and wine, Morro d’Alba is the perfect destination for a Weekend in the Marche. The village is well known for the production of the “Lacrima di Morro d’Alba”, one of the most famous wines from the Marche. The best accommodations for this area may be found at Casa Vacanze Le civette, with wellness center or Agriturismo Filodivino, surrounded by orchards.
Moving to the south of the region, in the area of Macerata, Fermo and Ascoli Piceno, religious buildings and ancient towers are sprinkled all over the territory. In Sant Elpidio A Mare, abbeys, ancient churches and cathedrals will make your soul feel restored and southern from here, in Moresco, the heptagonal tower and the Clock Tower overlook the whole territory. The first is 25 meters high and has XII century battlements. The old town is really pleasant and relaxing to walk through. It has an elliptical shape and really narrow streets. To rest after this walk, stay at Agriturismo Casa Vecchia, with the amazing outdoor swimming pool surrounded by the orchard and facing the Adriatic Sea.
Along the so called Riviera delle Palme, in the south of the Marche, the are plenty of choices for a holiday or a wellness weekend. If you enjoy the seaside, choose Grottammare. You will be able to get rid of your car and ride a bike along one of the longest and better kept bike lanes of the whole Adriatic coast. Your stress-free holiday may take place at Residence Mareamare. If you enjoy the mountain, choose the very silent village Roccafluvione with a little more than 200 inhabitants. It is part of the Mountain community Tronto and you may find exquisite truffles. At Bed and Breakfast Il Rifugio dei Marsi, you will find relax, a wellness center and the chance to sleep in a barrel to keep the best contact possible with the nature.