Macerata is a beautiful hilltop town located in the central Italian region of Marche. It is famous for its beautiful historic center, which is enclosed by ancient walls and dotted with picturesque piazzas and historic buildings.

One of the highlights of Macerata is the beautiful Sferisterio Arena, which is one of the most important outdoor opera venues in Italy. Another highlight is the Palazzo Buonaccorsi, which houses a beautiful art collection and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Other highlights of Macerata include the Piazza della Libertà, the Basilica di San Nicola, the Museo della Carrozza, and the beautiful Villa Potenza.

For more information on Macerata and its many attractions, visit the official website of the Macerata Tourist Office at:

Highlights of Macerata:

  1. Sferisterio Arena -
  2. Palazzo Buonaccorsi -
  3. Piazza della Libertà -
  4. Basilica di San Nicola -
  5. Museo della Carrozza -

Directions to Macerata:

By Car: Macerata is located about 40 km from the Ancona airport and can be reached by car in about 30 minutes. From Rome, take the A1 highway to Orte, then take the E45 highway towards Perugia and continue on to the SS77 to Macerata.

By Plane: The nearest airport to Macerata is Ancona Falconara Airport (AOI), which is served by several major airlines. From the airport, you can take a taxi or rent a car to reach Macerata. Alternatively, you can take a train from the airport to Macerata, which takes about 2 hours.