The magic quadrate and the rebirth of Acquasanta

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Acquasanta Terme – Marche

Where it takes place

Paggese e Castel Del Luco

Meeting place

At the square of the Church of
San Lorenzo, Paggese


on foot


from2 to 4 hours


Culture, history and local traditions, meeting with locals, herbalists, food and wine, art, myths and legends

We are in the Marche, municipality of Acquasanta. The earthquake has passed and the institutions of the territory have charged Valeria to coordinate some members of the association “Mulattiere di Acquasanta” to give a new image of the rebirth of the city and to highlight the desire and commitment to a new life of all citizens.

This is a very important social action so come with all your determination to help Valeria in this task and promote the great resilience of the people of this wonderful land.


Valeria, Experiential Travel Operator

Hello, I’m Valeria, a tour guide, I love to discover life stories,  share emotions, and wonder with my guests. With me you will hear the stories of the inhabitants of Paggese and the incredible Castel di Luco, you will discover symbols of rebirth such as the magic square and you will collect herbs to make a candle that will rekindle the olfactory memory of a particular day lived together

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What we can do together

  • Meeting with Valeria, delivering the map, and introducing to the mission
  • Meeting with the locals who, together with their personal stories, tell us about the earthquake and the country’s rebirth
  • The route through Paggese, where locals immerse us in its history and culture and the particular ornamental aspects of the houses
  • We head towards Castel di Luco on an itinerary through nature and art where we will learn about the herbs and statues in travertine
  • At the Castle, we meet and interview Francis who immerses us in his history
  • With the help of an expert herbalist, we learn how to make candle burns essences with local herbs collected by us
  • Review of the work done, toast, and celebrations at the Castle with local products



Please Note

Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Please report any food allergies and/or intolerances.
The access to the Castle does not include lifts or ramps.

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