Top 10 things to do in Le Marche

Loreto, Marche, province of Ancona. Panoramic view of the residence of the Basilica della Santa Casa, a popular pilgrimage site for Catholics at sunset

Looking for things to do in Le Marche? Jane Keightley talks us through her top 10 Le Marche attractions… Although not as popular with tourists as neighbouring Tuscany and Umbria, Le Marche is blessed with beautiful hill towns as far as the eye can see. With the soaring peaks of the Sibillini Mountains on one […]

Homes in Le Marche

Urbino in Le Marche, Italy

Garden-like countryside and a gleaming coast make this central Italian region a perennial favourite, says Fleur Kinson… Photos by Getty Images   Set between the sparkling Adriatic and the majestic Apennines, Le Marche enjoys a splendid position. So much about this region seems well-placed and well-proportioned; there are just enough hills, just enough towns and […]

Le Marche regional property guide

Fleur Kinson explores the property potential of this diverse Italian region, so you can find the destination that suits you perfectly… Introduction Le Marche lies on the eastern side of Italy, east of Umbria, between majestic mountains and inviting sea. The region is split into five provinces: Pesaro-Urbino, Ancona, Macerata, Ascoli Piceno and the recently […]

Homes in Le Marche

Ripatransone in Le Marche, Italy

This central Italian gem still offers much lower-priced property than neighbouring Tuscany and Umbria. Its unspoilt landscapes and easy-going lifestyle are hard not to fall in love with, says Fleur Kinson   Goldilocks knew that perfection often lies not at the extremes but in the middle. For many homebuyers, central Italy is neither ‘too north’ […]

Residence Serafini, Le Marche

Spacious apartment in a beautiful location on the edge of the village of Piobbico in the region of Le Marche with beautiful views of Monte Nerone. Part of the small scale Podere complex with 34 apartments spread over 5 casali. Communal swimming pool and garage, First floor: living room, kitchen, two large bedrooms and tower […]

Gorgeous stone house, Le Marche

Completely restored and modernised in 2004 this unique stone two bedroom house is located down a short road 3km outside the sought-after town of Sant’ Angelo in Pontano. The house is charming; set in a very private location, with wonderful views, and yet not isolated. Built over three floors into the hillside, it nestles into […]

Casa al modo tuo… your house, your way!

Whatever your needs, Kevin Gibney of brings us an essential guide to buying your perfect Italian property How do you find the perfect property? It’s a question that has been posed hundreds of times to property expert Kevin Gibney of Le Marche estate agency And now he guides Italia! readers along the road […]

Our life in Le Marche

Hertfordshire-based Carole and David Montrose own a three-bedroom country house a few miles from Ascoli Piceno in southern Le Marche. They try to spend all of the school holidays there with their daughters Mandy and Jessica (pictured above),and rent the house to visitors at other times of the year. What drew them to Le Marche? “David […]

Homes in: Le Marche

This serenely beautiful region burst onto the foreign-buyer scene less than twenty years ago and swiftly became a favourite. It’s still one of the most coveted rural property spots in the country, says Fleur Kinson On the map, Le Marche forms the shapely calf muscle of the Italian leg. So it seems rather fitting that […]

Viewpoint: Urbino, Le Marche

A recent snowfall accentuates the beauty of the walled city of Urbino, Le Marche. The World Heritage site is within easy reach of two lesser-known ski resorts… Most ski enthusiasts will be heading for the slopes of the Italian Alps or the Dolomites this winter, but those aren’t the only places you’ll find snow in […]