Italy·November 10 - 19 2022

Le Marche...Kathy's way

Our Raffaello tour, redesigned and tailored for Kathy Corley & friends



Enjoy Le Marche, one of the most secretly kept regions of Italy. Culture, food and amazing experiences to make you understand why we are so proud of being part of this region and why we love promoting it.


Private Tour

Private Tour

You will be traveling with your group of friends only. We will not pair you with anyone else so to keep the tour private, safe and exclusive.

Top Quality Hotels

Top Quality Hotels

We have chosen the best hotels for every moment of the tour. And a wonderful villa too.

Amazing culinary experiences

Amazing culinary experiences

Great food is not an option when visiting Italy. That is why we have included meals and food experiences at the greatest restaurants.






10 November - Welcome to Italy

Land in Rome (or reach the airport if already in Italy) and meet us to start this amazing adventure in the wonderful Marche region.

2h30m of driving and we will be in the area of Ascoli Piceno where we will have an amazing welcome lunch in a typical local restaurant before proceeding to the hotel located in the heart of the so called "city of travertine", Ascoli Piceno.

Relax in your room and enjoy your first night at leisure.

Overnight: Ascoli Piceno - Palazzo dei Mercanti



11 November - Let's start exploring

With our private minibus, reach the town of Acquaviva Picena, famous for its amazing medieval fortress and the museum of the "paglia" (straw).

Return to Ascoli Piceno at lunch time, have a little break and enjoy the city with our guide. At night, you will have dinner in one of our favorite restaurants in town.

Overnight: Ascoli Piceno - Palazzo dei Mercanti



12 November - Off to Offida

Known for its great wines, this town will impress you with its amazing buildings and the church of Santa Maria della Rocca (Saint Mary of the Rock), standing on the edge of the hill the town was built on.

After lunch, return to Ascoli Piceno and enjoy a free afternoon.

Dinner at leisure.

Overnight: Ascoli Piceno - Palazzo dei Mercanti



13 November - Clocks and corks

As we leave Ascoli Piceno we will start our way North and head to Macerata, a city in the heart of the Appennino with elegant buildings, a magnificent clock tower and a wonderful museum (Palazzo Buonaccorsi). Proceed to a wonderful winery for a wine tasting accompanied by local food. Then, arrive at beautiful Villa Olivo, an amazing property where time stops and life starts.

Overnight: Civitanova Alta - Villa Olivo Estate



14 November - Yoga and relax at the villa

Although you are on vacation, we believe you need a day off to relax and regenerate your mental and physical energy.

Enjoy a morning Yoga class for one hour before having breakfast and relaxing at the villa. And if there is anything you need, we are always there for you and so is our private minivan.

Overnight: Civitanova Alta - Villa Olivo Estate



15 November - Olive oil, family lunch and the world

It's time to explore Fermo, where you will admire the amazing globe from the 1713 (that's why Australia is missing!) and the Aquila theatre.

After a private guided tour, we will proceed to a family owned farm where they will make us taste their olive oil and serve a delicious lunch.

To end the day we will visit the Tod's Outlet, where you will find the finest shoes and clothes from one of the most popular Italian brands. Did you know that Tod's sponsored the cleaning of the Colossuem in 2012?

In the area you also find other outlet shops from other important designers.

Overnight: Civitanova Alta - Villa Olivo Estate



16 November - Frasassi and the wonders of Le Marche, the caves

Discover how amazing this land is also underground. Frasassi's caves will amaze you with its beautiful stalagmites and stalactites and the color of the water. Enjoy this tour and a light lunch with wine tasting in the vicinities before heading to Senigallia.

Overnight: Senigallia - Hotel Raffaello



17 November - Beautifully independent: San Marino

You last day in this fantastic region. On this day trip we will show you the beautiful independent Republic of San Marino. After a short guided tour, lunch will take place in a panoramic restaurant for you to enjoy the unique views that this city can offer. In the afternoon, proceed to Urbino, the birthplace of the amazing Italian artist Raffaello Sanzio. His hands have given shape to several masterpieces we have nowadays in Rome and many other cities. And we are proud to show you where he was from, Urbino!

Overnight: Senigallia - Hotel Raffaello



18 November - Arrivederci Marche, ciao Roma

It's the end of our time in this wonderful region. We are now heading to Rome for our last night and a farewell dinner in one of our selected restaurants.

Overnight: Rome - Eitch Hotel Borromini


DAY 10

19 November - Alla prossima!

It is time to wake up and go back to reality! The vacation is over and you are now heading back home with a suitcase full of souvenirs, a camera full of pictures and a heart full of memories.

Thank you for having traveled with us, we look forward to having you with us again in Italy!

You'll Be Staying Here

Palazzo dei Mercanti

Palazzo dei Mercanti

Modern and cozy in an historical building in the heart of Ascoli Piceno. Recently renovated, it also has a wonderful underground SPA.

Address: Corso Trento e Trieste, 35, 63100 Ascoli Piceno AP
Phone: +39 0736 256 044

Villa Olivo

Villa Olivo

One of the most beautiful and peaceful places in central Italy. Villa Olivo is a place to rest, regenerate and enjoy the sounds of nature surrounding you while being close to the major attractions of the area.

Address: No 2 Contrada Castelletta, Str. Pisciarelle, 62012 Civitanova Alta MC
Phone: +44 752 512 37 37

Hotel Raffaello

Hotel Raffaello

Modern, friendly and in the heart of beautiful Senigallia. Hotel Raffaello takes the name from the most important artist of the region, Raffaello Sanzio. The perfect hotel for business, tourism or a quick visit to this amazing town.

Address: Via Filippo Corridoni, 3, 60019 Senigallia AN
Phone: +39 0717927623

Eitch Borromini Hotel

Eitch Borromini Hotel

One of our favorite hotels in the eternal city. Located right on Piazza Navona, the hotel used to be Palazzo Pamphilj, also residence of Pope Innocent X (born Giovanni Battista Pamphilj 1574 - 1655).
Its breakfast is probably one of those experiences you will never forget: located on one of the top floors of the building, you will be able to touch the church of St. Agnes in Agone while enjoying your coffee and admiring Piazza Navona and the beauties of Rome.

Address: Via di Santa Maria dell'Anima, 30, 00186 Roma RM
Phone: +39 06 686 1425

Le Marche...Kathy's way

Italy· November 10 - 19 2022· 9 nights