National Parks

Discover the National Parks of Marche with Italian villas


The Monti Sibillini National Park is 70 thousand hectares of incredibly valuable natural space. You will find these extraordinary grounds located in the provinces of Ascoli Piceno, the Fermo, Macerata in the Marche region in the province of Umbria Perugio. The name of the mountain range harks back to legends of yore, which are sure to inspire your holidays self-catering Italy. Allegedly these very mountains were home to great prophetess Sibyl, where knights and those in positions of power would come to seek her otherworldly advice.

Mountains and Italian villas in Marche

The highest peak of the mountain range Sibillini is Monte Vettore at 2476 metres. The ascent begins with the climb to 1550 metres at Forca di Presta, and then you continue over the ridge to Monte Vettore. Enchanting nature also provides the Conero National Park with a 572 metre high peninsula near Ancona. Here, the rocky coastline, lush Mediterranean vegetation, romantic paths, exciting fauna, plus badgers, martens, peregrine falcons and kingfishers amongst others make this ascent well worth your time. If you seek adrenaline with your altitude, rent country cottages or holiday homes Italy near one of the famous alpine ski resorts of Marche.

Activity or relaxation – Italy villas

Explore the natural wonders of these parks at your own pace and schedule whilst renting holiday lettings Italy in the Marche region. You may want a more energetic experience, opting for the 120 kilometre trekking route around the Sibillini over nine days. Conversely, you may enjoy sticking to the lowlands and the beaches at a more casual, relaxed rhythm. If you have a canine companion who would enjoy coming with you, simply look for dog friendly cottages in the Marche region and you will be well on your way.

Holiday villas in Italy for nature lovers

Parco Naturale del Monte San Bartolo extends over 1600 hectares and connects the Marche region with Romagna. The highest peaks are at about 200 metres and Italy villas near here are a must for forest holidays and wildlife. Many migratory birds can be observed here along with beautiful woods with paths and magnificent sea views. If self-catering Italy in May, you will see the flowering gorse enveloping the landscape in bright yellow, which is offset by the bright blue sky and sea. Archaeological finds are also scattered around – including the ancient Roman road, Flaminia, and remains of ancient Greek ports.