Nature and sport
The fabulous castles of Arcevia. 3-hours tour
This itinerary will take us to charming old villages which are immersed in the natural landscape of Marche: the castles of Arcevia. We will start with the hill-perched Montale, built in the 13th century, and continue towards Piticchio. Here, we will stroll in the narrow alleys of this little castle and enjoy the beautiful views on the surrounding valleys. We will continue our tour towards Palazzo, a castle immersed in the dense woods of Mount Caudino. We will then reach Loretello which is the most ancient amongst the castles and one of the best examples of defensive architecture in Marche. Finally, we will ride across scenic roads before we end the excursion.
Minimum age: 10 years old.
Minimum age for driving: 21 years old.
Meeting and departure point: Barbara (AN), Via F.lli Kennedy 8/d.
The fee includes: Vespa excursion as program with tour leader assistant, helmet, fuel, road, assistance, third party liability insurance.
The fee doesn't include: tips, personal expenses and anything not expressly indicated in the item "the fee includes".
Half day (duration approx. 3 hours) departure 09:30 and 15:30:
Vespa occupied by 2 people: €150,00
Vespa for single use: €100,00
Deposit: security deposit €500,00 to be paid by credit card.
Possibility of a 7-hours tour of the fabulous castles of Arcevia.
This itinerary will take us to charming fortified villages which date back to medieval times and are immersed in the natural landscape of Marche: the castles of Arcevia. We will start with the hill-perched Montale, built in the 13thcentury, and continue towards Piticchio. Here, we will stroll in the narrow alleys of this little castle and enjoy the beautiful views on the surrounding valleys. We will continue our tour towards Palazzo, a castle immersed in the dense woods of Mount Caudino. We will then reach Loretello which is the most ancient amongst the castles and one of the best examples of defensive architecture in the Marche region. The next stop will be Nidastore, the northernmost castle where we will have time for lunch. In the afternoon, we will reach Arcevia, a village that overlooks the Appennines Mountains and all the castles and from where you will enjoy wonderful views. We will then arrive to Avacelli, a castle with close links to the Templar Knights before ending our trip with the picturesque castle of Castiglioni, where master works of renaissance artists are preserved in the two local churches.
Full day (duration approx. 7 hours) departure 09:30:
Vespa occupied by 2 people: €200,00
Vespa for single use: €130,00
Deposit: security deposit €500,00 to be paid by credit card.
Motorcycle: concession and condition of use
To participate in the tour/excursion, Raritalia will give the concession of use of a motorcycle «Vespa Piaggio 125 primavera».
The excursion will be carried out with an assistant/tourleader. It should be noted that the use of the vespa by the customer is strictly bound to the planned itinerary and the operational instructions that will be given by the assistant/tourleader appointed by Raritalia. The customer must not deviate from the instructions received from the assistant (e.g.routetofollow,scheduledstopsetc.); failing this will lead to the immediate seizure of the vespa by our tour leader.
Requirements: The concession of use of the Vespa is contingent upon the following:
A)to beat least 21 years old;
B)to possess a driving license type A1 or B and at least 2 years of driving experience with cars or scooters;
C)An international driving license maybe required for citizens of countries outside the European Union.
Changes in the Program's Schedule: the itinerary maybe modified for organizational purposes and/or weather conditions with out compromising the overall quality of the program. The excursion can be canceled and refunded before departure in the event that the weather forecast is such that it does not allow to carry out the excursion safely. The decision to cancel the excursion is at the sole discretion of the tour leader.
Vespa delivery procedure: participants must reach the meeting point 30 minutes before departure to carry out the following operations:
1. Little driving skills verification test
2. Sign the contract for the concession of use of the vespa
3. Depositvia credit card
4. Delivery of the Vespa 125cc and helmet/s
To take possession of the Vespa you need: Passport or national identity card, Driver license, Credit card for € 500,00 deposit
Raritalia wants to provides customers with a fun and safe experience.
In order to participate in the excursion as a driver, it is essential to have experience in driving a scooter and to avoid being in a condition of inability to drive. Therefore, we invite you to keep the following in mind before booking the excursion: The concession of use of the Vespa is subject to the fact that the driver must be familiar and have experience in driving a motorcycle. In the 30 minutes prior to departure, Raritalia will carry out a little test to verify that the participant has sufficient driving skills and is not in a clear state of inability to drive.
By booking the excursion, the customer declares to have experience in driving the scooter and agrees to under go the test for the verification of his /her driving skills and ability to drive. If the verification test reveals an insufficient driving ability or a condition of inability to drive (at the sole discretion of our tour leader), Raritalia has the right to terminate the contract due to non-compliance with the commitments and contractual conditions by the Customer.
Cancellation will result in a penalty equal to 50% of the total price of the excursion. The remaining 50% will be refunded with in two working days with the same method used by the Customer to make the payment.
In light of the above, we invite customers to book ONLY IF THEY HAVE EXPERIENCE IN DRIVING A SCOOTER (regardless possessing the qualifying titles).
Cancellation charges in case of cancellation by the participant:
-14 days or more prior departure no penalty;
-from 13 days until 7 days prior departure 25%;
-from 6 days until 4 days prior departure 50%;
-from 3 days until 1 day prior departure 75;
-no show 100%.
The service is active from 08/05 to 07/10 2023.
Points of interest: Countryside, Panoramas, Rural Landscape, Santa Maria Goretti, Corinaldo, Sunset.
End of excursion
Length: 11 km.
Difference in altitude: about 350 m.
Transport: own vehicles
Water points along the route: absent
Excursion fee: € 15 (environmental guide service)
Discounted fee: 10 € (up to 14 years)
The excursion is aimed at a limited number of people and will be confirmed upon reaching a minimum number of participants. The program may be subject to variations.
The excursion will be carried out in compliance with the Covid-19 regulations in force.