San Ginesio self-catering holiday rentals are set in Italy’s Le Marche region, a part of the country famous for its rural beauty and beautiful medieval hill-top towns. It’s a great place to discover Italy’s renaissance culture, with various churches in small towns throughout the region boasting fantastic art from the 15th and 16th Centuries.
The town around self-catering holiday apartments in San Ginesio is lovely. Firstly, there are wonderful views here of the Sibillini Mountains, which lie to the west of the town. The central square is very attractive and is home to the collegiate church, which boasts a Gothic brick facade. In the interior you’ll be able to visit the crypt, which features frescoes by the Renaissance artist Lorenzo Salimbeni. Elsewhere you’ll be able to explore the streets of this charming medieval town, with its Romanesque churches and imposing defensive walls. These walls still have slits in place for archers and are accessible via walkways. You could also head for the civic museum here to find yet more art from the Renaissance period. A little way north of holiday accommodation in San Ginesio is the picturesque town of Tolentino. A highlight here is the magnificent Basilica, which contains what are considered some of the most impressive pieces of medieval art in the region, dating to the 1300s. You could also visit Parisani-Bezzo palace, which is where Pope Pius VI signed treaty of Tolentino in the late-18th Century after Napoleon invaded the Papal States. Just outside Tolentino, to the east, is the Castello della Rancia, a castle that was established in the 14th Century on the site of a former abbey. It has a long and fascinating history, having witnessed numerous conflicts, and today is open to the public.
If you’d liek to spend a day at the beach during your holiday at San Ginesio holiday rentals then the resort of Civitanova Marche is only 45 minutes to the east. It’s an attractive upscale resort based around a working fishing village. The best beaches are located towards the south of the town.
On holiday at San Ginesio self-catering apartments you’ll encounter a Mediterranean climate, with highs that reach the upper 20s in summer, peaking at just below 30 in July. Winter temperatures are usually mild, but can drop close to freezing at times due to the high ground.
Ancona Airport (AOI) is around an hour to the northeast of San Ginesio holiday rentals. If you’re travelling from the UK then you can get to this destination with Ryanair from London Stansted (STD).