and rivers trim the gentle hills of Le Marche.
They often create beautiful and sparkling ponds and lakes where the
beauty around is reflected.
Marche rivers are often poor in water and their course is a short
They anyway enclose stunning natural sceneries before flowing into the
blue Adriatic Sea.
Conca, Metauro, Cesano wash the woody Pesaro county.
Downwards Misa, Esino, Musone run parallel to each other in the Ancona
county followed by Potenza and Chienti (Macerata county). Tenna, Aso,
Tronto wash the Ascoli area in their run to the sea.
river has its own legend that narrates its origin. They are carved in
the rocks that see the endless flowing of the rivers.
Lake (Lago di Pilato) is the only natural lake in Le Marche. It is a
real beauty and has a high naturalistic value.
lays in fact 1940 above sea level protected by the imposing rocks of
Mount Vettore. A unique kind of crustacean lives in the limpid waters of
the lake: Chirocephalus Marchesonii.
have much modified Le Marche landscape. Artificial lakes are now
perfectly set in the natural environment.
resorts such as Fiastra Lake (Lago di Fiastra), Caccamo, Mercatale,
Castreccioni lakes are now provided to offer leisure activities and
sports to tourists.
Lake was instead formed by a landslide. It is beautifully set among the
Gola Rossa scenery, 300m above sea level.
lakes set in the fabulous mountains and hills of Le Marche and small
rivers that run through Le Marche contributes to shape the land and to
preserve dialects and traditions of small settlements.