Ascoli Piceno: Towers, Travertine and Olives (August/September 2021)

Ascoli Piceno: Towers, Travertine and Olives With Renaissance palazzi, art-festooned churches, more towers than San Gimignano and a piazza heralded as one of Italy’s most beautiful, Ascoli Piceno lacks nothing, except for crowds. The provincial city in southern Le Marche may be little-known, but its travertine splendor and aura of elegance make a big, eye-popping first impression. The well-preserved centro…

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