Friday, August 1

Eating Your Way Through Le Marche! August 2008

Agosto - August, the end of summer yet the festivities continue & so does our series!

August 2008


Pesaro dulcis in centro - Wednesday to Friday
Evening shopping, concerts, exhibitions, entertainment for kids, creative workshops, food tastings, guided tours, culture walks, lectures & more.

Cinema sotto le stelle - Cinema under the stars
Starting at 9pm

Regional summer truffle festival, gastronomic specialties a
ll day in Piazza Mattei

The triumph of the black truffle, convention, truffle market, gastronomic stands, arts & crafts, wine tastings, music, dancing & live entertainment in the old center

Gabicce Mare
Mercatino di prodotti naturali - Thursday & Sunday at 8:30pm
Natural products market at Gabicce Monte, Piazza Valbruna

Macerata Feltria
Mostra mercato di preziosi d'epoca - 1st weekend, Thursday - Sunday
Antiques market, jewellery, ornaments, lamps, lace, carpets, artists, muscians, gastronomic specialties, fashion show, vintage cars & motorcycles and more! Starts at 6:00pm

Meractino del feudatario - 1st & 2nd Tuesday
Feudal market, evening time market of almost antiques, curiosities, collector's items, gastronomy, Renaissance costume procession, musical attractions and artistic exhibitions. Starting at 6pm in the old center.

Fagiolata in Piazza
Bean soup in the town's main square at 8pm

I sapori del castello - 1st weekend
Dishes from the past, cellars, crafts, choral & instrumental concerts, live entertainment & fireworks display. Starting at 6pm

Festa del mare - 1st weekend
Sea festival in the harbor area

Polenta festival - over the grill - taste of local food & products starting at 4pm

Sagra del Tartufo - 2nd Saturday
Truffle festival at 4pm

Giuoco dell'oca - 2nd Sunday
Historic revival with procession in costume and battles between the local districts - starting at 4pm

Palio dei Comuni - 2nd Sunday
Inter-district feud and ancient games

Local district festival, tastes from the past in Pianello di Cagli

Sagra del bostregno - 14th & 15th
Bostregno festival - a local specialty in the afternoon in the old center

Belforte All'Isauro
Tombolone e ballo in piazza - 14th & 15th
Open air bingo & dancing in the town's main square

Borgo Pace
Sagra della Panzanella - 14th & 15th
Festival of panzanella - local bread

Orciano di Pesaro
The antique market of San Rocco, XIX century market with inns, merchants, minstrels, music, gastronomy & more - staring at 4pm in the old center

Festival of the wild boar starting in the afternoon in San Crescentino

Crayfish from the river festival

Le Rocche crossbow tournament, gastronomic stands starting in the afternoon in the old center.
(San Leo)
San Leo
AlchimiaAlchimie - All day on the 26th
This event is a tribute to Giuseppe Balsamo, better known as Count Cagliostro a famous figure in the Masonic circles of the 18th century, who was imprisoned into the fortress of San Leo and died there on the 26th of August 1795. Live entertainment in the old center with lectures, dinner and a spectacular fireworks display from the fortress.

Ancoragosto - last Friday
End of summer festival at 10:00pm

Borgo Pace
Festa della patata rossa - last weekend
Red potato festival in Piazza del Pino

Of course there are tons more festivities, these are specifically for the Pesaro-Urbino area - all within an hour of our Agriturismo/farmhouse making for the perfect day trip into the Le Marche hill towns!

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