For “Historical Towns and Villlages of Italy”, PrimeItaly.com invite you to visit Matelica, in the Marches.
Matelica is a town with a rich archaeological heritage which preserves witnesses dating back to the Paleolithic, the Iron Age, and the Roman times.
Where to stay in Matelica (and in The Marches): (Accommodation in The Marches bookable online)
- Things to see in Matelica -
Town Theatre: vestiges of Roman baths dating back to the early of the Empire period.
The Piersanti Museum stores witnesses dating from the Paleolithic to the Roman period.
The Town Square: Enrico Mattei Square with Loggia degli Ottoni and the Fountain dating back to early17th century. The churches: Church of St Francesco , Church of Beata Mattia , Church of St Teresa; the Government Palace and the Ottoni Palace contain mosaic floors dating back from the 1st century to the 2nd century A.D.
Don’t miss to taste the Verdicchio wine, in the surroundings of Matelica is located a production area of one of the most appreciated wines of Italy. Verdicchio is a wine sweet, delicate with a fragrance of apple, with appearance light straw yellow colour with greenish reflections; it can be served with a fish dishes, pasta, as well as with cold starters and as a sparkling wine.