Giro 2014 | Stage 8, Mount Carpegna, Le Marche | 2014 Giro D’Italia Route To Honour Marco Pantani

The route of the 2014 Giro d’Italia will pay tribute to Marco Pantani with three climbs in his honour, according to a report in Tuttosport on Tuesday. Ten years on from his tragic death, the Giro is set to visit Pantani’s favourite training climb, Monte Carpegna, and will also feature summit finishes at the sites […]

Le Marche Accommodation: Valle del Metauro, Montemaggiore al Metauro

Although submerged in the green hills that flank the Metauro River Valley, The Metauro Valley Country House is the ideal place for people who love to live a period of rest marked by quality and naturalness, an oasis of tranquility and well-being ready to welcome you all over the year. Born from the renovation of […]

Lake Michigan Shore: A trip to Italy leads tourists to traipse for truffles

Truffles aren’t grown. They are found. So when our hosts from the Italian Tourism Bureau promised us a truffle hunt, the entire group was excited about the adventure. We were only briefed that we’d need to wear the proper footwear—preferably boots we didn’t mind getting muddy–and that we’d be traveling to the village of Acqualagna. […]

Acqualagna: Magical land of the truffle

In Acqualagna, the saying goes that “it’s truffles year round”. The prized black winter truffle and the black summer truffle, the ‘little white’ spring truffle and especially, the white fall truffle, give this little inland Marche town its unique distinguishing feature: it is THE place for truffles. Food is at once history, tradition and art. […]