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  • Fabriano

  • Assisi

  • Frasassi Caves

  • Gubbio

  • Loreto

  • Ancona

  • Perugia

  • Spoleto

  • Orvieto

  • Gradara

  • Urbino

  • Castelluccio di Norcia

  • Lago Trasimeno

Tours between Marche and Umbria

B&B Vetralla is in Fabriano, on the border between Marche and Umbria, two regions so beautiful and so different, rich in history, arts and stunning scenery. If you want to find out the best our land can offer check out some places that we are sure won’t delude you.
But if all you want is a real unforgettable experience we suggest you to let you lead by a tour guide. Send us a request by filling out the booking form for guided tour that you can find on the right side, we will find the most suitable tour guide and she will contact you to arrange with you your tour!

Suggested itineraries

Note: Distances reported are calculated considering B&B Vetralla as starting point  see map

Direzione Ancona

Fabriano 5 min / 5 km

The town of Fabriano born of a mediaeval town has a historical very interesting and characteristic. Among the most well-known points of interest stand out the Museum of Paper and Watermark and the Art Gallery where the collection is indicated by many, for breadth and quality of the works, as one of the most important of central Italy.

Grotte di Frasassi 20 min / 25 km

Grotte di Frasassi
Definitely one of the most beautiful attractions of the Marche region, the Grotte di Frasassi represent the universe of underground karst caves of Europe's largest.

Jesi 40 min / 55 km

City of art and history listed by UNESCO as a “model city“, Jesi is famous for being the birthplace of the Emperor Federico II and the musician Pergolesi and not least for its Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, white wine pale yellow, many times awarded in the most important international wine competitions.

Ancona 60 min / 80 km

Ancona is one of the largest natural harbors in the Adriatic, his elbow shape, hence its name, allows the Marche's capital being vantage point of sunrises and sunsets. The city tour starts from the historic and monumental site is on the Colle Guasco, where he was the Greek Acropolis and, today, the Cathedral of St. Ciriaco.

Offagna 60 min / 75 km

As in a medieval castle the heart of Offagna is wrapped around a wall that climbs the steep climbs up to his heart: the Rock. Built by Ancona in 1454-55 the Rock of Offagna is a remarkable example of military architecture. Today, it has hosted an exhibition of ancient weapons.

Osimo 60 min / 70 km

Surrounded by a wide belt of imposing walls, Osimo top of a hill overlooking the valleys of the Musone and the Aspio. A city with a rich past that its territory has seen alternating different populations, by Piceni to the Romans, the Goths to the Papal States. The city of Osimo has a double life that continues under ground in a maze of tunnels, shafts, steps carved in the sandstone.

Grotte di Camerano 60 min / 85 km

Grotte di Camerano
Camerano, a village nestled in the rolling hills and harmonious in the Conero Riviera ideal environment in which the Rosso Conero wine finds its best expression. Beneath the streets of Camerano it runs a network of tunnels knotted in a labyrinth of caves and niches dug into the sandstone, a real underground city with its fairytale atmosphere by creating an enchanted amazement in visitors.

Castelfidardo 60 min / 90 km

Castelfidardo is famous for its handmade accordion, a symbol of Italian music in the world. The International Accordion Museum housed in the Town Hall traces the history of this instrument and artisans through a precise re-enactment and a bit nostalgic.

Loreto 60 min / 100 km

Loreto is one of the most important and ancient places of pilgrimage of the Catholic world, famous for being the home of the Basilica of the Holy House of Mary of Nazareth that, according to tradition, was miraculously transported by angels in flight to Loreto.

Recanati 75 min / 85 km

Recanati is the ideal place to relax and enjoy peaceful days in the nature. The city was the birthplace and endless sources of inspiration to Giacomo Leopardi and tourists here can see the house of the poet, in which is housed the precious library Monaldo treated by his father, and his mother's house, the stately Palazzo Antici Mattei. The residences of the family are full of interesting ideas, but the entire Recanati refer to Leopardi and his works.


Gubbio 30 min / 35 km

Gubbio is considered by scholars and researchers the most beautiful medieval town in Umbria and the whole world, for architectural conservation of monuments testifying its glorious past.

Assisi 50 min / 50 km

Must-see on your trip between Umbria and Marche is the city of Assisi, one of the main holy cities of Christendom and continuous destination of pilgrims who want to see the places where San Francesco was born, she worked and died.

Foligno 50 min / 60 km

One of the most populous town of Umbria is here that preserves one of the few examples of fifteenth century painting realized, not in a church, but in a noble palace, Palazzo Trinci, frescoed by the great Gentile da Fabriano. A path in Foligno can be a real surprise, a city of art really be discovered.

Perugia 60 min / 65 km

Perugia, the enchanting city in Umbria, with its steep medieval streets, breathtaking views and many delicious specialties to taste, it can offer a lot to the visitor. The secret is to arm yourself with shoes because you walk in Perugia, and is on top of one of the many climbs that will conquer the heart of the city where you can not but be amazed and admire the famous Fontana Maggiore.

Città di Castello 60 min / 85 km

Città di Castello
Symbol of Citta di Castello is undoubtedly the group of bell making it instantly recognizable and which represent a kind of “summa” of his own historical events, strongly characterized by the contrast between the religious and civic power.

Spoleto 60 min / 80 km

Ancient capital of the Lombard dukes Spoleto will leave you breathless thanks to the richness of the historical and artistic city, witness of the different historical periods that saw her protagonist. In a postcard he addressed to his wife Herman Hesse wrote: “Spoleto is the most beautiful discovery I made in Italy, there is such a wealth of beauty almost unknown, of mountains, valleys, forests of oaks, monasteries, waterfalls!“

Todi 75 min / 100 km

Known as “the most livable city in the world” (but citizens prefer to say “ideal city”!), Todi is a mediaeval town with a unique beauty and elegance that stands atop a hill dominating the enchanting valley of the Tiber. Situated a few kilometers from Perugia and Orvieto, the town is limited in three rings of walls (Etruscan, Roman and medieval) that contain countless treasures.

Lago Trasimeno 75 min / 90 km

Lago Trasimeno
Nestled in the green hills of Umbria, Lake Trasimeno is the fourth of Italy by extension. On its banks are breathtakingly beautiful villages like Castiglione del Lago, Passignano, San Feliciano, Tuoro sul Trasimeno, Castel Rigone, but are no less fascinating villages further inland as the Etruscan Panicale Lisciano Niccone Piegaro.

Cascate delle Marmore 90 min / 110 km

Cascate delle Marmore
Marmore Falls is an artificial arrangement hydraulic due to the Romans. The spectacular leap of Marmore has inspired poets and artists of every era, from Virgil to Cicero in Byron.

Città della Pieve 90 min / 100 km

Città della Pieve
A charming medieval town, situated on a hill-shaped plateau between the rivers Nestor and Chiani, Città della Pieve dominates the Chiana Valley and Lake Trasimeno. Protected by the civic tower and surrounded by red walls erected at the beginning of the twelfth century to protect themselves from enemies, there are numerous civic and religious buildings.

Orvieto 120 min / 130 km

Orvieto, one of the oldest cities of Italy, owes its origins to the Etruscan civilization: the first settlements date back to the ninth century BC and they found inside the tufa caves formed in the bedrock upon which today rises the Umbrian town. Must-see the beautiful cathedral, a colorful example of Romanesque-Gothic architecture, rich in works of art, which holds within it the Sacred Body.

Macerata Direction

Matelica 25 min / 20 km

Matelica is remembered for the founder of ENI Enrico Mattei who lived here as a boy, but is still best known for Verdicchio, the famous white wine produced in this area acquires special accents for orientation from north to south of the valley, case unique in the Marche.

Camerino 45 min / 40 km

One of the main centers of the Marche to history and culture and home to an ancient University, Camerino had its splendor of the Renaissance city rich in arts and trades in the second half of the '400, by which time the family of Varano had close relationship with almost all lordships Italian, by the Medici to the Visconti and Sforza, the Montefeltro, the Malatesta and the Della Rovere.

San Severino Marche 45 min / 40 km

San Severino Marche
Center of exceptional artistic, historical and environmental and its picturesque medieval center overlooking the town. Very special People's Square which houses the magnificent structure of elliptical shape with raised platform and two fountains at the ends thereof.

Caldarola 60 min / 55 km

Land of art and castles, Caldarola amazes the visitor with the fairytale of its ancient manor from Guelph battlements and with its sophisticated urban layout that makes it a real jewel of architecture and urban century. Caldarola probably owes its name to the Latin term Calidarium with informing him that the room with the hot tub of the spas in the area.

Tolentino 60 min / 50 km

Tolentino as other cities of Marche encompasses the past and the present. In every corner of the world are renowned companies of its leather and leather goods, but has many other cultural and historic attractions that draw the attention of many visitors. In 1797 at Palazzo Parisani the treaty was signed between Napoleon and the Holy See. At the castle Rancia was fought in 1815, the battle between the Austrian troops and Joachim Murat, King of Naples, in the unhappy attempt to unify Italy.

Abbadia di Fiastra 60 min / 55 km

Abbadia di Fiastra
The Abbey of Santa Maria di Chiaravalle of Fiastra is one of the most distinguished and best-preserved Cistercian architecture in Italy, with his particular style of transition from Romanesque to Gothic. The delicate and spiritual beauty of the natural landscape, the rolling hills, the green plains and a lush forest form a stunning backdrop to this architectural jewel of the century XII.

Cingoli 60 min / 70 km

Also known as the balconde of Marche, Cingoli is definitely one of the most beautiful villages of the Marche, with a green landscape lines and the rolling hills, never harsh. The ideal place for those looking to explore the culture and traditions of the old country, but at the same time love peace.

Macerata 75 min / 70 km

Macerata is located in a panoramic position on a hill located between the valleys of Chienti and Potenza. The old town, surrounded by the old city walls amended several times, has considerable Renaissance and Baroque palaces, elegant squares, many churches of various eras, stately streets that alternate with narrow streets and museums interested. Its hallmark is the Sferisterio, nineteenth-century arena built for the game of football to the bracelet, now the seat of cultural events including an important opera season.

Castelluccio di Norcia 100 min / 85 km

Castelluccio di Norcia
Castelluccio is a village located in the National Park of the Sibillini Mountains at an altitude of 1,452 meters, on top of a hill, in the middle of a plateau divided into 3 levels: Pian Grande; Small and Pian Pian Lost. Between late May and early July of each year, these plans are transformed into a spectacle of nature called “La Fiorita“ of Castelluccio. Flowers bloom and 3 levels of exploding colors, with shades ranging from yellow to red ocher, purple to white. For example you can see lentils (characteristics and cultivated at Castelluccio), gentianellas, poppies, daffodils, violets, daffodils, purple eugeniae, clovers, shamrocks and many more.

Urbino Direction

Eremo di Fonte Avellana 45 min / 35 km

Eremo di Fonte Avellana
At the foot of Mount Catria in a valley surrounded by large beech stands the splendid complex Camaldolese Abbey of Santa Croce, mentioned by Dante nell'XXI canto of Paradise. Here from the original cells scattered around a chapel, were built in the eleventh century, several stone buildings including the cloister, the church crypt, the chapter room, the beautiful scriptorium, the monks' cells, the guest and the Library , noble and austere environments that gather around the massive bell tower and still host the Camaldolese monks.

Arcevia 40 min / 30 km

Arcevia on a hill surrounded by green and contact with nature, should the present form of its walls to Francesco Sforza, who had it fortified by Roberto da San Severino, with an efficient system of towers, ramparts and their trenches.

Ostra 50 min / 60 km

Ostra is considered one of the most significant centers for antiques and restoration, and this is evidenced by the fact that the city operates an old school of restoration of antique furniture, specializing in the fields of wood and iron. According to tradition, the town derives from the homonymous Roman city that once stood in the valley of the river Misa and that it was destroyed by the Visigoths 410 AD The long history of Ostra crossed the centuries has left the city with a rich artistic and cultural heritage.

Corinaldo 60 min / 65 km

Corinaldo, charming village named in 2007 the most beautiful village of Italy, was the birthplace of Saint Maria Goretti and still is a place untouched, surrounded by green hills.

Senigallia 60 min / 85 km
Urbino 75 min / 80 km

Urbino was one of the major centers of the Italian Renaissance, which still retains full architectural heritage, since 1998 the old town is a UNESCO World Heritage. With the striking façade of the majestic Palazzo Ducale, Urbino welcomes today as then everyone comes in the Renaissance city.

Pesaro 75 min / 130 km

Pesaro has ancient cultural traditions, an important historical and artistic heritage and is known especially for events of international fame as the Rossini Opera Festival, the festival every August brings to the stage masterpieces by Gioachino Rossini with singers and artists of international fame the International Festival of New Cinema, the film festival of countries and unknown authors who attracts every year in late June an audience of experts and enthusiasts.

Gradara 90 min / 140 km

Built on a hill 5 km from the coast, the castle of Gradara is a magnificent example of military architecture of the fourteenth century, with even the double wall provided with trenches of Ronda, towers for military defense with loopholes and battlements. Around the fort primitive, probably a tower house built in the twelfth century, the fortress was built by the Malatesta of which is the Gothic architecture in the courtyard of honor and the typical medieval defenses Piombanti.