6 days in Marche Itinerary

6 days in Marche Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gradara
— 3 nights
2
Loreto
— 2 nights

3
nights
Gradara

Gradara ©
Gradara is a town and comune in the Province of Pesaro e Urbino (PU), in the region of Marche in central Italy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Ducale di Urbino and Museo Pio IX. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello di Gradara and Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista. Venture out of the city with trips to Bagni Blasco119 (in Senigallia) and Casa Natale di Raffaello (in Urbino). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno N. 20 Peppino and get outside with Bagni Zona 26.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Gradara trip itinerary planner.

Milan to Gradara is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Gradara are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Loreto.

Things to do in Gradara

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Urbino, Senigallia, Gabicce Mare
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Gradara ©
Castello di Gradara
Palazzo Ducale di Urbino ©
Palazzo Ducale di Urbino
Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista ©
Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista

2
nights
Loreto

Loreto ©
Loreto, a hill town, is a comune of the Italian province of Ancona, in the Marche and most commonly known as the seat of the Basilica della Santa Casa, a popular Catholic pilgrimage site.LocationLoreto is located 127m above sea level on the right bank of the Musone river and 22km by rail south-southeast of Ancona; like many places in the Marche, it provides good views from the Apennines to the Adriatic.Main sightsThe city's main monuments occupy the four sides of the piazza: the college of the Jesuits; the Palazzo Comunale (formerly the Palazzo Apostolico), designed by Bramante, that houses an art gallery with works of Lorenzo Lotto, Vouet and Annibale Carracci as well as a collection of maiolica, and the Shrine of the Holy House (Santuario della Santa Casa). Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario Della Santa Casa and Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano. Let the collections at Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono and Casa Leopardi capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Loreto: Cantina Di Ruscio (in Campofilone), Grottammare Borgo Antico (in Grottammare) and Grotte di Frasassi (in Genga). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Sassi Neri and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Popolo.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Loreto day trip planning website.

Drive from Gradara to Loreto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Loreto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Loreto

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Fabriano, Lungomare San Benedetto del Tronto, Piazza del Popolo, Spiaggia dei Sassi Neri, Cantina Di Ruscio
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Della Santa Casa ©
Santuario Della Santa Casa
Casa Leopardi ©
Casa Leopardi
Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano ©
Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano