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Agriturismo Vecchio Gelso

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Agriturismo Vecchio Gelso
Contrada Casali 11
63020 Ortezzano (AP)

Contact: Simone
Tel/Fax: +39 0734 779348
Email: info@vecchiogelso.com
Website: http://www.vecchiogelso.com
Drive through Ortezzano, just a kilometre more and you will see a wooden sign post sunflower shaped that much resembles one of those toys children often have. You will see the reserved parking area and opposite the beautiful country house surrounded by nature.

The mulberry trees overlooks the yard and all the green areas will delight you. Hollow tree trunks filled with red geranium vases, several species of trees, bushes and a lot of vases characterize the garden of the Agriturismo. A playing area for children has been set up in the core of the garden. There is a small merry-go-round, seesaws and the big wooden sunflower (and wooden bee) that can be seen from the road. There are a lot of other games for children, even a small football court.

It is possible to have a mini-bus with air conditioning to and from the airport on request. It can also be used to go around sightseeing. The villages around Ortezzano are famous for different kinds of art crafts that are definitely worth seeing. Montottone, for example, is famous for its ceramics, Offida for the “A tombolo lace”.

Agriturismo Vecchio Gelso
Ortezzano (Ascoli Piceno)


Vecchio Gelso is provided with all comforts that make enjoyable and pleasant a stay in the countryside. It is furthermore not far from small hamlets such as Ortezzano (800habitants). 

The owners will make you feel welcome and you will have a lot of fun in the swimming pool or in the snooker room.

The Agriturismo is composed of two farmhouses. The first that anciently was manly a stable is now occupied by a restaurant, open to everyone. 

The characteristic ceiling with wood beams and the fire place make the atmosphere perfect to taste the ancient flavours of Le Marche cuisine: Tagliatelle al sugo di papera, gnocchi di patate, oca arrosto, “Vincisgrassi”, the most typical main course ever!

“Naturally we also serve "i rigatò de lo vatteSimone tells us. This is a dish that is closely linked to the rural tradition. 

This particular pasta also called “moccolotti(short pasta), was anciently made with goose sauce and was the lunch of the farmers that were harvesting. The expression “de lo vatte”, reminds of the harvesting of wheat (battitura).

The eight bedrooms on two floors are carefully furnished in arte povera style. The beds are all in wrought-iron with decorated ovals. All the bedrooms have en-suite bathroom with shower, air conditioning, television, frigo bar and independent central heating.

There is also a beautiful apartment (40sqm) that can be either used by two people or four just adding a double bedroom. The veranda opens on the countryside and has views as far as the town of Montottone.

The Sibillini Mountains are just 20km off. It is absolutely worth driving to Ascoli Piceno (40km) where a lot of historical festivals are held in August. 

An other place to see is Fermo and its cathedral in the main square “Piazzale del Girfalco”. Macerata is slightly more distant but if you enjoy the Opera a night at the Sferisterio would be a beautiful reward for the drive.

If you just want to rest during the hot summer afternoons and you don’t even want to drive to the seaside (20km off) you can enjoy the big swimming pool (14x6). 

At Il Vecchio Gelso you will also find sun umbrellas, lawn chairs, shower and changing room. If you do not happen to be there in summer, do not worry, the swimming pool water is always kept at 26/28degrees Celsius.





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Agriturismo Vecchio Gelso

Contrada Casali, 11

63020 Ortezzano (AP)

tel/fax: +39 0734.779348

Mob: +39 340.3556894

contact: Simone




For any details please contact directly Simone 
at his mobile
+39 340.3556894

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