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Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

Piazza del Popolo, 63100 Ascoli Piceno AP, Italy

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About Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

Piazza del Popolo is a well-known Renaissance- style square in the city of Ascoli Piceno. It owes its name to the Palazzo dei Capitani del Popolo, one of the main historical buildings which, with its medieval crenelated tower, occupies the central part of the western side.  Its importance is also demonstrated by the fact that it is the scene of events linked to the two most important and famous city events: the Carnival and the Quintana, as well as the main musical and theatrical performances.



Attractions near Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

Monte Vettore24.75km from Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

Monte Vettore is a mountain of the Apennines. It is the highest peak of the Sibillini massif. It was one of the best trekking routes in this area and a famous tourist attraction. It is also one of the places where you can find a lot of varieties of flora and fauna.

Gola dell'Infernaccio25.25km from Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

The gorges of the Infernaccio are natural gorges carved by the Tenna river between Monte Priora and Monte Sibilla, in the Sibillini Mountains. Included in the municipal area of Montefortino, in the Sibillini National Park, they are among the most evocative gorges of the Umbrian-Marche Apennines.  A very popular destination for excursions and tourist walks, probably one of the most popular in the Sibillini Mountains, thanks to a relatively simple access route and almost within everyone's reach.

Lago di Pilato25.51km from Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

The Pilates Lake is a lake mountain deep sea, located in a glacial cirque, on Mount Carrier, in massive and in the Sibillini Mountains National Park at an altitude of 1,941 m above sea level, belongs to the municipality of Montemonaco, province of Ascoli Piceno, in the Marche. Known and often referred to as " the lake with glasses " due to the shape of its complementary and communicating reservoirs in the periods of the greater presence of water.

Eremo di San Leonardo al Volubrio25.55km from Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

The hermitage of San Leonardo al Volubrio is an ancient monastery built in the heart of the Gole dell'Infernaccio, on the Sibillini Mountains in the municipality of Montefortino, in the Province of Fermo, in the Marche region.  Today only a small church remains of the original structure, rebuilt on the pre-existing remains by the Capuchin friar Armando Lavini, better known as Father Pietro, who, starting from the 1970s, undertook the renovation work alone and with inadequate equipment.

Shrine Church of the Madonna of Ambro - Montefortino - Fermo - Italy25.78km from Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

The sanctuary of the Madonna del Lambro is a religious building of Marian worship, located in the municipality of Montefortino, in the Sibillini Mountains. It is the second most important sanctuary in the Marches, preceded only by that of Loreto.  The sanctuary rises along the course of the Ambro torrent, at an altitude of 683 meters above sea level, dominated by the high rocky walls of the Sibillini Mountains: towards the north rise the rocks of Balzo Rosso.

Monte Sibilla26.05km from Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, AP

The Monte Sibilla is a mountain relief in the group Apennines of Sibillini. It takes its name from the Apennine Sibyl, the mythical inhabitant of the cave of the same name, which for centuries veils the height of an aura of legend and mystery. Administratively it is located in the municipality of Montemonaco and partly in that of Montefortino, respectively belonging to the provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Fermo, the whole territory is located in the Sibillini National Park. On the mountain, there

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Marche is a central region of Italy on the east coast composed of rolling hills and fertile plains at the base of the Apennine mountains. It is bordered by Umbria in the west, Emilia-Romagna to the north, and Abruzzo to the south.