The agritourism Coldipietra is situated at about twenty km from the skiing station in Sassotetto and Santa Maria Maddalena and is only sixty km from Civitanova Marche, the nearest town along Adriatic coast.
Towns worth visiting in the nearby: Fiastra with its beautiful lake, Sarnano which is renowned for its bath, Loreto with its famous sanctuary, Abbadia di Fiastra with the cloister of Cistercian monks, Macerata with its beautiful amphitheatre where the “Opera festival” takes place every year in summer and Camerino, an old university town
Places to visit: the butterflies garden where you can admire the beautiful butterflies, typical of the Sibillini Mountains; Caldarola Castle where old carriages and old furniture can be still admired, Montalto Castle, the suggestive Coldipietra fort, Fiastra lake with its naturalistic paths, the beautiful Frasassi Caves which are considered a marvellous spectacle.
Excursions: the Friars’ cave which is hollowed out in the rock on the bank of the river Fiastrone; the “Lame rosse” which are suggestive erosions in the rock; the “mulinaccio”,a former power plant, the Pilato lake, Castelluccio plains which are famous for its flowering and for its typical products such as lentil; the chamois museum and the “Carbonaie” museum at Cessapalombo
The job of charcoal burners was typical of the old social and economic system of the Sibillini Mountains and in these areas it is still possible to see the old houses where charcoal was produced. The museum is set at Simonelli Palace in Cessapalombo