the sibillini national park is a ring of mountains over 2000metres, at its heart is the 'piano grande', an extensive, lush and fertile plain that is wonderful anytime of year but spectacular in springtime, when it is covered in wild flowers.
the adriatic coast
a 40minute drive away, the adriatic is our swimming pool, where the water is warm and a beautiful turquoise, there are many local bars and resturants for apertivos before returning to the house for dinner.
if you are interested in the built environment, architecture and material quality you will need to visit local towns such as Ascoli Piceno, Fermo and Loreto, an important place of Catholic pilgrimage.
draw & paint
the countryside around casa toto is an ever-changing dramatic, colourful, landscape, this is, together with the numerous hill-top towns where you will find many sculptures, irresistible to the artist within you.