San Quirico as
San Quirico ancient town centre is the perfect background for the evocation
of the most appreciated biblical scene : Nativity.
The mediaeval village is perfect thanks to the magic and unpretentious
The alleys, rising and descending street of the town centre and all the
brick buildings remind the Holy Land.
Being aware of it the City Council together with the local parish and of
some volunteers organize two characteristic and interesting events:
“Mostra Cento presepi (one hundred presepi on show in the building once
occupied by the hospital) and the more charming “Presepio sotto le
the events are known in Le Marche as “Presepio Village”.
Village begins on 22nd December every
year. Christman Carols,
sang in the famous and charming Sant Elena Abbey, provide the music to the
1988 thousands of presepi have been brought to Serra San Quirico from all over the county to drag
the past back to light.
They are characterized by the accuracy in showing the “traditional
activities", the habits and professions of the people of the time that
have been handed down for 2.000 years.
and handcrafted statues reproduce the most typical pastoral life. They are
the result of craftsmen ability and research. There couldn’t be better
setting than the arches of Le Copertelle.
di Serra San Quirico
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