Thanks to its location, La Casa di Dora offers the opportunity for both cultural and sports activities. Within a short drive, in Tolentino, visitors can enjoy spa and avail themselves of tennis courts and gyms. In summer, by reaching the Adriatic coast, guests can enjoy the blue beach. In the Sibylline mountains they can go on excursions in summer and go skiing in winter. In the vicinity there are other villages full of history, traditions and art masterpieces.
Here are some neighboring countries and their artistic beauty: Loreto Santuario e basilica della Madonna, Recanati citta di Giacomo Leopardi, Tolentino Basilica di San Nicola e castello della Rancia, Urbino citta rinascimentale patria di Raffaello, Urbisaglia con i resti romani, Macerata con l’Arena Sferisterio e le opere liriche, Camerino città ducale ed universitaria, Caldarola Castello e palazzo Pallotta con affrechi del De Magistris, Belforte Polittico del Boccati.
Our hills are full of agricultural traditions and produce a lot of unique and quality products, which are still homemade according to traditions.
Cheese and pork are home-produced; “Ciauscolo” is quite famous. “Coroncina” is a high-quality extra-virgin olive oil with an artichoke taste. The cakes are the ones we have been taught by our grannies. In our farmhouse you will find the following selected specialities. Wines, Vernaccia di Serrapetrona (sweet fizz wine), Verdicchio di Matelica (dry white wine). Liquors, Varnelli (wine distillate with an anise taste), Amaro Sibilla, Cold pork meat Salame “Ciauscolo”. Cheese, Fresh ricotta (soft white unsalted cheese), Pecorino Cheese. Season cakes, Cicerchiata scroccafusi (Carnival cakes), Pizza e ciambella di Pasqua (Easter cakes), Pane nociato (walnut cake), Torrone Bettacchi (nougat). Other specialities, Honey, Olive oil “Coroncina” (PDO)