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Mount San Vicino offers the excursionist the possibility of using a series of paths which have been recently traced by CAI and which touch the most characteristic areas of the mountain right up to join the paths around the Gola della Rossa Park – Frasassi Caves.

- PARTICIPANTS IN FESTIVAL, TASTERS OF TYPICAL LOCAL PRODUCTS, RESEARCHERS OF NATURAL PRODUCTS The annual Folk Festival and the festival of polenta in Apiro, the festival of local pecorino cheese in Frontale, the festival of roast pork in S. Isidoro, are some examples of initiatives in surrounding villages. In the area there are many farms that produce well-known wine, honey, salami products, and with the chance of visiting an artisan brewery and taste the beer. Also, in various seasons of the year it is possible to find “fruits” of the mountain (mushrooms, chestnuts, blackberries, berries, asparagus, hazelnuts), which, thanks to the large room in Lupus In Fabula is used as a convivial meeting place where one can cook and eat them in.

- APPRECIATORS OF CULTURE AND ARTISTIC BEAUTY The river basin of The Esino is the largest in the Marche region, and after The Metauro is the richest in monasteries: 19 fine examples can be found there. The military and civil architecture in the territory around San Vicino is also of great importantance.

- SPORT/OUTDOOR TRAINING AND PURSUITS The top of Monte San Vicino is used as a launch pad for hang-gliders; all areas offer many trails used by various sports associations for their activities (downhill mountain biking, cycling, quad biking, hiking, canoeing, etc.).There are many opportunities to have guided tours on horseback, which starting from the horse riding school of Pian dell’Elmo ride up to the popular Frasassi Caves. For those who love water, there are two wonderful water parks nearby: Eldorado in Apiro and the Parco Verde Azzurro in San Faustino Cingoli, which are open from June to September. For those who enjoy fishing, hiking, sunbathing - even with a pedal boat or canoe – there is Lake Castreccioni. It is also possible to reach the beach of Senigallia or Porto Recanati, which are only 30/40 minutes away by car. Pian dell’ Elmo is also, for many schools, the base for educational and recreational

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