The town of the “100 Towers”
THE WONDERS OF THE HISTORICAL TOWN CENTRE
Location is everything.
The Hotel Sant’Emidio, 3 stars hotel, is only 50mt from Piazza Arringo and a short stroll away from Piazza del Popolo, one of the most beautiful Piazzas in Italy.
You will be able to discover the incredibal beauty of Ascoli Piceno historical centre by foot.
Ascoli Piceno is the town of travertine as most of the its monuments and historical buildings are made of this material; founded by the Piceni during the iron age, it’s a place full of history, art and culture.
We will be more than happy to book for you tickets to the best museums or offer you the best guides to discover the masterpieces of our beautiful town.
Ascoli Piceno is also known as the “Town of 100 towers” as in medieval age the richest families used ot build towers to show their wealth and also as military protection.
Today Ascoli still has 50 of these towers; some of them are in their original condition, others have been incorportated in new buildings or are now part of churches.