Appassionata’s Estate Giacomo Leopardi is located in the Italian hilltop village of Montefiore dell’Aso in Le Marche, Italy.
Voted one of Italy’s most beautiful villages, Montefiore dell’Aso is nestled peacefully in the Le Marche countryside, between the valleys of Aso and Menocchia. At 411 metres above sea level, this perfectly preserved medieval village is an ideal destination for a peaceful getaway, with panoramic views stretching from the Sibillini Mountains to the Adriatic Sea.
A ten minute walk from Estate Giacomo Leopardi, Montefiore dell’Aso has a well preserved historic centre. Many of the original fortifications of the town remain standing today with surrounding walls and towers dating back to the 15th and 16th century. A walk around the community will reveal some delightful architectural features, notably the Portale Della Pinnova and the Church of St Francis with its 14th century frescoes and beautiful cloisters. The beautiful piazza on the south side of the historic centre is home to a number of stylish bars and shops which reflect both the natural Italian flair of the country and its wonderful produce. See our Montefiore dell’Aso Gallery.
Proud of its farming community and their traditions, the area is famous for its truffles, wines and olive oil. With its own vineyard, olive groves and a newly planted truffle plantation, Estate Giacomo Leopardi is your very own slice of Italy. From wine tasting to truffle hunting, you can discover what really makes this civilized region famous.
Montefiore dell’Aso has an active “pro loco” responsible for organising festivals and other cultural events. These volunteers work hard throughout the year to ensure that there is always something exciting happening in the village. The Shrove Tuesday Carnival and the autumn fair in September are not to be missed!
Montefiore dell’Aso is ideally situated to ensure that you can experience the best of Le Marche’s culture, natural beauty and leisure pursuits, no matter where your interests lie. Whether it’s shopping in the local antique markets, spending an evening at an open-air opera concert, visiting the regions many museums and galleries or trying your hand at one of many sporting activities, there’s something for everyone.