Back in 2005, The New York Times was the first to pitch the idea that Le Marche region was to become the new Tuscany. In the few years that have passed since the story was published, it has been proven correct. The interest in Le Marche’s beauty has grown increasingly, to the point that the region was classified among the Top 5 Places to Retire Abroad. With its millenary history and heritage, it’s culinary and craftsmanship traditions combined with a vivacious cultural scene and with the friendliness and open-mindedness of its people, Le Marche attracts visitors from all over the world. The region’s recent advertising campaign promises an “infinite discovery”, quoting the timeless verses of Giacomo Leopardi’s most famous poem L’Infinito (The Infinite). The testimonial of the campaign is Dustin Hoffman, filmed while rehearsing his interpretation of the poem in the Ventidio Basso Theater in Ascoli Piceno, passionately struggling with his Italian pronunciation of Leopardi’s words.

The region has great art, architecture and history and heritage ranging from the 11th century as well as deep cultural traditions.
Renowned towns, landmarks and villages offer great tourist destinations within 10 to 45 minutes’ drive time from the property.
Fine arts and antique fairs, historic parades, theatres and music events as well as culinary festivals are frequent, especially in the summertime.
Local cuisine, wines and olive oil are among the most valued in Italy. A great choice of restaurants, pubs and live music venues is available within 5 to 15 minutes’ drive time.
Fashion designers factory outlets such as Prada, Todd's, Paciotti, Nero Giardini, Lori Blu and many other are within 30 minutes’ drive.
Sandy beaches, yacht marina, clay tennis courts and a 9 holes golf course are 15 minutes away. A 18 holes golf course is 45 minutes away.
Rome is 250km away: if you plan to visit during your stay, there are convenient bus rides that will get you in the city center in about 3.5 hours.
Here is a choice of things to do, visit and experience while during your stay at Monterosato Country House.


The historic town of Fermo is fascinating: it hides jewels of art and landscapes of great beauty. You should not miss the Palazzo dei Priori and the adjoining art gallery with a collection of paintings of the Venice and Marche schools; the Roman Cisterns, the Aquila Theatre, the Cathedral, the wonderful Piazza del Popolo and the Archaeological Museum.

Ascoli Piceno is a beautiful medieval town among the most monumental of Italy. You should visit the historic center with many buildings and churches from the Middle Ages, the magnificent Piazza del Popolo overlooked by the Palazzo dei Capitani del Popolo (XIII century), the Chiesa di San Francesco (XIII-XVI century) and the Loggia dei Mercanti. Do not miss a visit to the the historic Caffè Meletti in the main square.

Another beautiful medieval town to visit for the Polo Museale di San Francesco with the adjacent church with cloister and the Monasterio Francescano. Do not miss the Trittico by Carlo Crivelli and the Museo De Carolis.

The Municipal Art Gallery of the the Town Hall exhibits works of Vincenzo Pagani, the "Resurrection" by Giovanni Andrea De Magistris and the polyptych by Carlo Crivelli, dated 1468 and displayed in the Chiesa di San Lorenzo e Silvestro in the town center.


The evocative center of Torre di Palme is a panoramic terrace on top of a dominant hill overlooking the coast and the Adriatic Sea. The village is part of the circle of Fermo castles referred as marine, middle or mountain based on their location.

The castle of Moresco features a distinguished heptagonal tower. Moresco is listed in the “Borghi piu’ belli d’Italia” registry (Italy`s most beautiful villages). It stands on top of a hill controlling the river Aso valley; in the Middle Ages was a stronghold of the town of Fermo in the war against Ascoli. Its strategic position is still showing as it offers a spectacular view that stretches from Monte Conero near Ancona to the Gran Sasso on the way to Rome.

A small town in the province of Fermo also listed in the “Borghi piu’ belli d’Italia” registry. Its name recalls a Servilius or gens Servilia is from a Roman settlement which stood at 4 km away in a higher position than the current location.

La Coma di Monte Rinaldo Cuma it is one of the most evocative archaeological sites of Marche. Here the architectural remains of an important Hellenistic shrine of late Republican age were discovered and still are being researched by scholars.

High on the hill between the valleys of Menocchia creek and the river Tesino, Ripatransone is located in a beautiful panoramic position deserving the title of "belvedere del Piceno".

Lovely place in the heart of the Sibillini Mountains where you can visit the ancient village and go for walks along picturesque mountain trails.


Visit the street market on Thursdays (all year round) and Sunday (summer only) in front of the railway station and many streets across.

Visit the Antique Market and Crafts held every Thursday evening all summer.

Other interesting antique markets take place in Ascoli Piceno and San Benedetto del Tronto.

The area is renowned for shoes and leather goods top brands.

Visit "Il Castagno" Outlet Village and "Tod's" and "Hogan" in Casette d'Ete, “LoriBlu" in Sant'Elpidio a Mare and  "Cesare Paciotti" in Civitanova Marche.

There is a great choice of local producers.
Visit "Centanni" along the Aso valley, "Di Ruscio" in Campofilone", "Fageto Earth" in Pedaso; "Maria Pia Castelli" in Monte Urano; "Dezi" in Servigliano; "Black Madonna" in Porto San Giorgio; and "Sgaly" in Ortezzano.

Azienda Agricola "Bagalini" located in Contrada Abbadetta, Fermo offers a selection of products from the Marche region. Azienda Agricola "Fontegranne" in Belmonte Piceno, has a great choice of homemade cheeses. "Azienda Agricola Michele" of Montemonaco, offers sweet and savory baked goods. "Salumificio Mezzaluna" in Fermo produces the local sausages specialties “Ciauscolo” and “Fermanello”. The organic farm “Fattoria Biologica Scibe" of Grottazzolina, offers quality meat.

Nearby there are some of the most popular beaches of Marche.
Porto San Giorgio has a nice strip of sand, San Benedetto del Tronto a great waterfront, Porto Sant'Elpidio a pebble beach, Ponte Nina a rock beach. Pedaso is for relaxation seekers and Marina Palmense has free access.
If you are in for a hike the Sibillini Mountains offer a variety of trails from Pievebovigliana, Fiastra, Montefortino, Montemonaco, Montegallo reaching as far as Norcia. Please check to pick  your favorite and schedule your visit.     Partita IVA 02027350442                                                               Privacy     Credits