8 days in Marche Itinerary

8 days in Marche Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Loreto
— 2 nights
2
Urbino
— 2 nights
3
Ascoli Piceno
— 3 nights

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). Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo Cinema a Pennello, thencontemplate the long history of Abbazia Cistercense Santa Maria di Chiaravalle di Fiastra, and then brush up on your military savvy at Rocca Medievale Di Offagna. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Presepe Benedetto XVI, examine the collection at Museo Internazionale della Fisarmonica, thenhead outdoors with Spiaggia di San Michele, and finally step into the grandiose world of Camminamenti di Ronda della Pontificia Basilica.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Loreto road trip app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Loreto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Loreto. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in Loreto hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Urbino.

Things to do in Loreto

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo Cinema a Pennello, Spiaggia di San Michele, Abbazia Cistercense Santa Maria di Chiaravalle di Fiastra, Rocca Medievale Di Offagna, Museo Internazionale della Fisarmonica
Highlights from your plan
Museo Cinema a Pennello ©
Museo Cinema a Pennello
Presepe Benedetto XVI ©
Presepe Benedetto XVI
Rocca Medievale Di Offagna ©
Rocca Medievale Di Offagna

2
nights
Urbino

Urbino ©
Urbino is a walled city in the Marche region of Italy, south-west of Pesaro, a World Heritage Site notable for a remarkable historical legacy of independent Renaissance culture, especially under the patronage of Federico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino from 1444 to 1482. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Morti, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Monastero di Fonte Avellana, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Guerrieri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia San Vincenzo al Furlo, examine the collection at Museo dei Bronzi Dorati della Citta di Pergola, thenstroll around Parco della Resistenza, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Furlo Pass.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Urbino day trip planning website.

Getting from Loreto to Urbino by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Urbino can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ascoli Piceno.

Things to do in Urbino

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiesa dei Morti, Abbazia San Vincenzo al Furlo, Monastero di Fonte Avellana, Museo dei Bronzi Dorati della Citta di Pergola, Azienda Agraria Guerrieri
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agraria Guerrieri ©
Azienda Agraria Guerrieri
Museo dei Bronzi Dorati della Citta di Pergola ©
Furlo Pass ©
Furlo Pass

3
nights
Ascoli Piceno

Ascoli Piceno ©
Home to more than 200 towers during the Middle Ages, Ascoli Piceno has one of the most beautiful main plazas in Italy.
On the 18th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria and then explore the striking landscape of Parco del Conero. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Gole dell’Infernaccio, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Popolo, and then examine the collection at Museo Malacologico.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ascoli Piceno route planner.

Traveling by car from Urbino to Ascoli Piceno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ascoli Piceno

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Parco del Conero, Gole dell’Infernaccio, Chiesa Santa Maria, Museo Malacologico, Piazza del Popolo
Highlights from your plan
Gole dell’Infernaccio ©
Gole dell’Infernaccio
Museo Malacologico ©
Museo Malacologico
Parco del Conero ©
Parco del Conero