Hotels in Ascoli Piceno

    Ascoli Piceno Details

    The province of Ascoli Piceno is located in the central Italian region of the Marche. The capital city, Ascoli Piceno, is roughly about 25 kilometers from the Adriatic Sea and is flanked by hills and mountains, including the Montagna dellAscensione, the Colle San Marco, and the Montagna dei Fiori. The rich natural landscape is also evident in the fact that the province is surrounded by two natural parks, the Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini and the Parco Nazionale dei Monti della Laga. The province boasts historical and cultural wealth as well; indeed, the capital city is known throughout Europe for its Quintana, a medieval historical festival where locals dress in traditional costumes for parades and jousting. You can also check out the town of Acquasanta Terme, famous for the healing properties of its thermal waters that are rich in sulfur. If youre in the Marche for a weekend, Ascoli Piceno may be a great spot to visit.