An attentive tourist, who is looking for aplace that combines landscape attractionsand historic and artistic vestiges, a traditionalhospitality, a palatable cuisine as well asan environment immersed in greenness andsilence, can not do anything but go up toSerrapetrona. A pleasant village in the inlandof Macerata's area, at nearly 500 aboves.l. and with around 1000 inhabitants, whosename means castle of the feudal lord Petroneplaced to secure (serrare), built to fastenand safeguard a valley. In any case, whoeverenters the village notices that the hectic andnoisy world we live in is left behind, andslips inevitably into the past. It is an extremelypleasant, nearly physical feeling, thatintensifies in the very moment you becomeconscious of the surrounding silence, a silencemany people have forgotten.
The visitIFrom the old Castle ancient houses expand toward the keeps tightened by the castle doors of the first wall belt. Inside the small churches are precious paintings, statues, Gothic wooden and silver crosses, frescoes from various eras, the altarpieces and the valiant polyptych by Lorenzo D’alessandro and “Crucifixion” by Giovanni Antonio Angel; the ancient “fonte delle Conce” that still flow out low mineral waters; the “Museum of Humankind” with tools used by ancient peasant tradition. A bygone atmosphere that intensifies the pleasures of the food and of the famous sparkling wines “Vernaccia di Serrapetrona D.O.C.G.”.
Do not missExhibition “La conquista del cielo”.
Comune di Serrapetrona
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