“historic towns and villages” tour
This itinerary takes you around the Valdaso’s historic towns (some of Italy’s prettiest) with their medieval atmospheres along roads travelled by horse drawn carts over 500 years ago.
The Historic Towns tour is a journey through time which gives you the chance to relive the thrill of travelling through enchanted places. Medieval towns whose great town walls will welcome you in, breath-taking views: breathe in the atmosphere and mysteries of over 500 years of history.
You won’t be riding a steed but a flame red VESPA® and the thrill is guaranteed. As you enter those ancient, majestic gates it’ll feel like you’re travelling back in time.
With our Road Book you can relax and enjoy every instant of this unforgettable experience!
The itinerary winds its way through the hills of the Aso valley, passing through some of the world’s most famous medieval towns and UNESCO heritage sites. These are just some of them.
1 - TORRE DI PALME
Very close to the coast, its views are breathtaking. It dates back as far as the 11th century…
2 - lapedona
A grand total of seven churches for fewer than 1200 residents, a small historic town contained within the walls of an ancient castle…
4 - MORESCO
Moresco Castle is part of the Borghi Più Belli d’Italia (Italy’s Prettiest Towns) association. It is located on the peak of a hill overlooking the Aso valley beneath it. From here the views over Mts. Conero and Gran Sasso are spectacular…
5 - MONTERUBBIANO
Touring Club Italiano Bandiera Arancione (orange flag) winner, it is one of the Fermo hinterland’s gems. Packed with works of art and ancient traditions to be discovered, it dominates the Aso valley…
6 - PETRITOLI
Its origins date back to the year 1000. A long history has led to a wealth of art and architecture gems as well as magnificent romantic views which have earned it the name of “wedding town”, as it attracts couples from all over the world.