Marche walking holiday between Mounts and sea

This stretch of coastline offers visitors the best of both worlds: basking at pristine white rock beaches or hiking coastal trails completely immersed in nature. At 572 metres, the mountain provides travellers amazing views of picturesque limestone cliffs that contrast strikingly with the deep blues of the Adriatic Sea. On this eco-friendly walking tour led by a local naturalist you will experience the natural beauty of this stunning area up close, and familiarize yourself with its native species, both plants and wildlife, as well as the unique sites and ancient villages dotting the coastline.
* Duration: 4 days
* Starts: Ancona, Italy
* Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours




This stretch of coastline offers visitors the best of both worlds: basking at pristine white rock beaches or hiking coastal trails completely immersed in nature. At 572 metres, the mountain provides travellers amazing views of picturesque limestone cliffs that contrast strikingly with the deep blues of the Adriatic Sea. On this eco-friendly walking tour led by a local naturalist you will experience the natural beauty of this stunning area up close, and familiarize yourself with its native species, both plants and wildlife, as well as the unique sites and ancient villages dotting the coastline.

Day 1: Sirolo – Conero Riviera

Arrival in Sirolo, a beautiful medieval town situated between the green of the mountain and the blue sea, is considered ” the pearl of the Adriatic”. The scenario is the one of the Conero Riviera, at the foot of a mountain that rises suddenly overlooking the sea, with white pebble beaches and azure sea. After settling on a farmhouse /guesthouse, free time for a visit before dinner at leisure and overnight.

Day 2: Trekking to Natural Park of Gola della Rossa e di Frasassi

After breakfast, ready for a full-day guided walking itinerary from Pierosara to the Gola di Frasassi and the Gola della Rossa awaits you. On this beautiful trek you may sight a golden eagle or wolf, and will visit the Cave of Frasassi which houses the hermitage of Infra Saxa and small temple of Valadier. Enjoy the view of the Gorge of Frassis through the curious Foro degli Occhialoni and from atop Mount Murano where you will reach the Cave of Vernino. Finally, visit the quaint village of Serra San Quirico and the Cave of Frasassi, home to the famous Nativity Scene of Genga.

Accommodation, dinner at leisure and overnight in your B&B.

 Day 3: Trekking on Conero Natural Park & Wine Tasting

After breakfast, departure for Mount Conero where you and your guide will hike from the former convent of the Camaldoli monks up to the beach of Sassi Neri (Black Rocks), one of the most beautiful stretches of the Adriatic coast. The trail passes through perfumed Mediterrenean brush where you can taste the native Corbezzolo fruits and admire the many hues of the mountain’s indigenous plants such as Lentisco and Cisto.

For the grand finale you will visit the fascinating Caves of Camerano, a mysterious underground village whose ancient tunnels reveal epic tales, and enjoy a tasting of regional Rosso Conero wines in the cellar. Accommodation, dinner at leisure and overnight in your B&B.

Day 4: Departure

Breakfast. Check out. Private transfer to Ancona airport and departure.