The area

The Marches (Le Marche); The area

Beach

Those who enjoy the sea, will be glad to have it nearby. After half an hour driving, you'll walk on the beach of Senigallia or take a swim in the Adriatic near the reserve of the Monte Conero. Nearby (15min), the lake of Cingoli offers you swimming facilities and waterfans will also appreciate the Aquapark Eldorado in Apiro.

Mountains

Close to us you will find the Monte San Vicino (1500m), a splendid place to take a walk. If you like it higher, we recommand you the Monti Sibillini, with tops of 2500m. In winter, this is also a beautiful winter-sports area.

Culture

The region the Marche has a wide variety of cultural cities; Urbino home town of the renaissance, Jesi native city of Frederik II, Tolentino with its marvellous frescos of saint Nikolas of Tolentino,...
Not to mention the musea, like the paper and filigranmuseum of Fabriano, the winelabel museum of Cupramontana, the national archeological museum of Ancona,...

Nature

The caves of Frasassi (Grotte di Frasassi) belong to the natural highlights of the region.
Besides, the Marches have a lot of reserves, amongst the Monte Conero, the Monti Sibillini and the Gola della Rossa e di Frasassi.

walking

A beautiful walk can be made to the eremo dei Frati Bianchi.
All kind of other paths lead you to wonderful places like the weir of Cingoli, the abbey of Val di Castre,...
Each saturday morning you can join for free a local guide to have a walk in the area of Cupramontana. See for details on the past hikes on the website of Cupra in camminata.

Biking

Our farm is situated in the reserve of the Colli Esino-San Vicino. Here, the organisation Leader II developed 20 mountain-bike tracks.

Wine and Food

Cupramontana is the centre of the Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, a delicous white wine. It organizes yearly one of the oldest grape-fairs of Italy. In Cupramontana, you can taste all kind of different wines of the Marche.
The kitchen of the Marches is sober but tasteful. You'll find brodetto, vincisgrassi, zuppa di ceci on most of the menus.
The foregoing is only a small reflection of all the sights.