Ascoli Piceno is nicknamed also town of Travertino, for the material used in the costruction of the buildings of the historical center. To visit Piazza of Popolo, Piazza Arringo, San Emidio, the Romaniche churches and numerous museums. In the course of the year the numerous events develope: the Quintana, the Carnevale Ascolano, a rich theatrical season and a tradional market of the antique business. The craftsmanship is well-known for the capable craftsmen maiolicari while, in the kitchen, distinguish the "coratella of agnello" and the "olive ripiene of the ascolana". To the boundaries of the province with Umbria admire the Monte Vettore and the Catena of Sibillini, with the table-land of Castelluccio of Norcia and Forca Canapine, supplied with installations of gone back and suitable to the tripper. These zones are also known, whether in Italy or in Europe, from the impassiones of the free flight with deltaplano and parapendio. The wonderful littoral is extended from the right of Chienti to the left side of Tronto, from Porto Sant'Elpidio, ancient seafaring village today big industrial center, to Porto of Ascoli, notes bathing locality. The coast is down and covered from fine and homogenous sand with bathing and tourist stations, rich of story and of art like Pedaso, Cupramarittima, Grottammare and San Benedetto of Tronto, known, this last, like the Riviera of the Palme.