Smell is one of the senses we mostly use in our relationships with surrounding world: smell (together with sight) is the first and most immediate perception we have every time we come into contact with a person or an environment. We propose an itinerary among historical gardens, botanical gardens, shops of master perfumers, to discover both natural and artificial perfumes, essences and smells that in every situation guide our vision of the world and of ourselves.
1 DAY MONTECASSIANO
Arrival at the hotel in the afternoon. Check in and welcome cocktail. Meeting with the guide and sightseeing of the medieval village of Montecassiano, included in the circuit of "The most beautiful villages in Italy". Time at disposal for relaxing. Free dinner and overnight
2 DAY PORTO POTENZA PICENA / CIVITANOVA MARCHE
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Porto Potenza and sightseeing of the city center and the historic Gardens of Villa Buonaccorsi: built in the 16th century and known above all for its Garden Park, known in Italy and in the world as a unique example of a beautifully preserved Italian garden. Afterwards, transfer to Civitanova Marche and free lunch. In the afternoon, meeting with the “Perfumer of soul”, who will lead you on an olfactory-sensorial journey, searching the essence of each person's soul. At the end sightseeing of Civitanova Marche, both the seaside village, the first garrison of the city, and the upper village on the hill. Return to hotel. Time at disposal. Free dinner and overnight
3 DAY TREIA / CAMERINO
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Treia and visit of Villa Spada or Villa della Quiete: a splendid neoclassical villa, projected by architect Giuseppe Valadier, completely surrounded by walls, with Italian-style gardens, vegetable gardens, large wooded areas inside. At the end sightseeing of Treia. Transfer to Castelraimondo and visit the Castle and the Rose Garden of Rocca d'Ajello. Transfer to Camerino and free lunch. In the afternoon, urban trekking of Camerino with a stop at the Botanical Garden. Final stop at a lavender garden in Camerino. Return to the hotel. Free dinner and overnight.
4 DAY MACERATA
Breakfast in the hotel. Morning transfer to Macerata and visit of Villa Lauri: projected by architect Ireneo Aleandri, the villa has a scenographic entrance with two masonry portals bearing the inscriptions "Villa" and "Lauri", on either side of a large gate that opens onto a long avenue tree-lined. Then guided sightseeing of Macerata: the Sferisterio, the Lauro Rossi theater, Palazzo Buonaccorsi, the Mozzi-Borgetti library. Return to the hotel and check out. Departure