Spot with Dustin Hoffmann
The Region of "Marche" and the City of "Ascoli Piceno" represent an enchanting experience that captures the senses and thouches the hearts of all those who, once or once again, come for a visit.
The "Hotel Gioli" is located right in the city centre of Ascoli Piceno, surrounded by fascinating elements of history and culture, and one step away from white sand seaside and sensual hills. We would like to present You the Region of Marche brand new ad, starring Dustin Hoffman, that was filmed primarily in the City of Ascoli Piceno, and in particular from the stage of our "Ventidio Basso" Theatre. Please, enjoy the video at the following link, posted by one of the most respected UK newspapers: (www.telegraph.co.uk/)
"Paradise" on AARP (the American Association of Retired Persons)
A report published by the AARP (the American Association of Retired Persons), titled "Paradise Found", which awards the Region of Marche as one of the 10 Best Places to Retire Abroad(www.aarp.org)
The AARP is a non-profit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives. It publishes the world's largest-circulation magazine, with more than 47 million readers, and it is a leader in working internationally with governmental and nongovernmental organizations to exchange ideas and find solutions to aging concerns worldwide(www.aarp.org/about-aarp/)
The Region of Marche has been chosen for its lovely vineyards, snow-capped mountains, and splendid beaches, and because visitors "will get more pristine beauty for their money in Le Marche than anywhere else in central Italy". You may read the full report at: (www.aarp.org/home-garden).
The "Corriere della Sera" in August 19, 2010 has dedicated a large article titled: "The New Florida? The Marche".(www.corriere.it/cronache)
Ascoli on "USA TODAY"
On the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the national unity of Italy the "travel" section of USA TODAY TRAVEL has identified 10 of the most fascinating destinations outside the tourist circuit in Italy and Ascoli Piceno is one of these. Ascoli on "USA TODAY" in March 12, 2011: (www.travel.usatoday.com)
101 Unusual Places in Italy
"101 Unusual Places in Italy where to go at least once in a lifetime" is the title of the book by Joseph Ortolano, who for many years has devoted himself to journalism tourism. There is, in fact, an 'that keeps Italy "silent" its treasures, made of unusual destinations, just celebrated the traditional tour guides and yet beautiful and charming, to be discovered slowly, savoring the colors and smells, tastes, squares and streets, landscapes and works of art. Have conversations in Ascoli Piceno has a charm that even the famous philosopher Jean Paul Sartre was not able to resist. (101 Luoghi Insoliti in Italia.pdf)
The Cope of Pope Nicholas IV & Jean Pierpont Morgan
On the website of the New York Times is possible to download an article published in 1904 about the history of the stealing of the "Cope of Pope Nicholas IV", a work that was stolen from the Cathedral's treasure of Ascoli Piceno,following the exhibition of the cope in London, and prior to the donation by the famous American banker Jean Pierpont Morgan. Interesting considerations are expressed about the opportunity 'or not to return the work, from the artistic point of view and of criminal law. Web site: (www.nytimes/piviale.pdf)
Sibillini Mountains on Lonely Planet
We invite you to discover the beauty surrounding our territory, which lies right in the middle of the Italian peninsula, you can set your exploration towards (at the very least) 3 Regions and 1 Capital City… The famous tour guide Lonely Planet vaunts the great beauty of Sibillini Mountains. (Lonely Planet Asia Unsung Italy Mar-Apr11.pdf)
Click on the links below and be projected into these dreamlands and please liaise with us for further info and for assistance in planning your journey!
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EXPO 2015 Milano
In April 2011, by The "Aula Magna of the Università Politecnica delle Marche", a protocol arrangement has been signed which lets the Province of Ascoli Piceno to participate to EXPO 2015, that will occur in Milan from May to October 2015 . The Province of Ascoli Piceno is the first province of the Region Marche to draw up this agreement and it will be present at this extraordinary "Universal Exposition" where about 21 – 29 million of visitors are calculated.
"Marche" on Traveller - Condè Nast May 2011
The second special issue of "Traveller - Condè Nast" is dedicated to the Italian Regions and unveils the beauty of the Region of "Marche". Browse this issue and let yourself being inspired by the unique combination of landscapes and cultural profile of our Region! (Traveller May 2011.pdf)
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