Le Marche Festas & Events - Le Marche hosts 'festas' or outdoor celebrations, games, concerts and dancing most weekends from spring to Christmas. During the summer these also occur on most weekdays as neighbouring villages compete in throwing the best party. The common theme is a Marche festa that allows the visitor to sample local produce, food and wines. For detailed information on the numerous events visit the tourist office, the Marche tourism site, look for roadside posters, or buy the Corriere Proposte in the local tabacchi newsagents.
Hiking, Walking and outdoor pursuits in Le Marche, Italy - To get a proper feel for Le Marche you should try hiking off the beaten track and immersing yourself on an italian walking holiday in the heart of Le Marche's stunning countryside. There are a range of maps available, especially and the whole area is dissected by networks of hiking trails and old mule tracks; which are well marked on the maps (one for the Monti Azzuri and another for the Sibillini Mountains National Park that open the whole area up for independent walking holidays. Sarnano and the area nearby is a good base for walking, has marked circular walks and some accommodations offer maps and itineraries. The dramatic landscape, with a highest peak of 2500metres, flower filled plateaux and the rolling hills below, offer an ideal location for walking holidays, cycling holidays, bird watching, photography, drawing and painting.
The Sibillini National Park has organised tours and treks throughout the spring, summer and autumn months and has numerous predefined itineries for walking and cycling available. There is parascending (http://www.limanhouse.com...), white water rafting (http://www.raftingumbria....) and extreme sports (http://www.umbriaoutdoor.it/) on offer nearby and two of Italy’s most stunning gorge walks and mountain lakes with beaches and trattorias.
Outlet shopping in Le Marche, Italy If you fancy picking up some bargains on your travels to Italy, Le Marche is home to many factory outlets that enable buyers to access alla moda high fashions at ludicruously cheap prices.