5 Hotels in Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Ascoli city, compact in the medieval territory, has many reasons of interest: not only the unquestionable beauty of its more celebre public square, but medieval ends, noble architectures and masterpieces of art in the rich museums.
Few cities can stir such powerful and long-lasting emotions as Ascoli Piceno for its well-preserved buildings, its charming narrow streets, its famous monuments and the towers that dot the cityscape making Ascoli Piceno a unique town in the Marches region.
Every year on the first August sunday, the typical "Giostra della Quintana" take place celebrating a renaissance old game in honor of San Emidio, the town patron.
The Quintana opposes knights to the shape of Saracino, a joust against a backdrop of figures in costume.
Not just knights but also flag-wavers and lovely ladies representing the ideal portrayal of pomp and tradition of the past times.
We suggest you to visit: Palazzo Comunale, which incorporates two medieval palce buildings, the Arrigo and City Hall, both joined during the seventeenth century - Piazza del Popolo, the city's square renowned as the drawing room, that is the perfect place to take a stroll and meet friends - the numerous elegant medieval buildings.
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Longitude:13° 81' 0'' E (13.575278)