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ARE YOU VISITING MACERATA ON FESTIVAL DAYS?

Make your stay in Macerata memorable!
Find out what’s on for a truly unique Sferisterio experience!

CONCERTS IN CANTINA

Music and wine tasting: an unforgettable experience in the picturesque setting of some of the best wineries of the Marche region.

In partnership with Istituto Marchigiano di Tutela Vini (Wine Institute of the Marche Region).

Six concerts held in six different wineries: a unique opportunity to meet new people while savouring some of the best wines of our region and immerse yourself in soft opera music.

APERITIFS ON THE BALCONY

Vertical tastings of D.O.C. (Denomination of Controlled Origin) wines in partnership with Istituto Marchigiano di Tutela Vini

The year was 1967. While the opera season was once again underway at the Arena Sferisterio, restoring it to its former glory of the years 1921 and 1922, the Marche region celebrated its first two D.O.C. wines: Verdicchio di Matelica and Rosso Conero. Fifty years later, the Arena Sferisterio opens its doors and makes a to toast to Music. In the marvellous setting of its balcony , glasses overflowing  with these two excellent wines are, in the words of the poet Leopardi, “watching endless spaces…”.

Vertical tastings available in Italian and English with a professional sommelier for groups of maximum 20 spectators.

ON PERFORMING WEEKENDS AT 7:00 pm
ARENA SFERISTERIO

THE SECRETS OF THE SFERISTERIO

Guided tour with the Friends of the Sferisterio Association

Uncover the history of the theatre and of Macerata backstage. Glimpse inside the dressing rooms and enjoy the buzz behind the scenes  before our performances. Walk through usually off-limit areas where Pavarotti and Nureyev waited before going onstage, and see the orchestra stalls from the perspective of the performers.

For groups of maximum 20 spectators.

ON PERFORMING WEEKENDS AT 6:00 pm
ARENA SFERISTERIO

DON'T-MISS ATTRACTIONS

The Arena Sferisterio, the Lauro Rossi Theatre, Palazzo Buonaccorsi with its Carriage Museum as well as ancient and modern art collections, Palazzo Ricci and 20th Century Italian Art, the Civic Tower with its planetary clock, and much more…

Arena Sferisterio

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Lauro Rossi

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BY COACH

FROM THE SOUTH: (Ascoli Piceno, San Benedetto del Tronto, Grottammare, etc.): Linee Start

FROM THE NORTH: (Rimini and Riccione up to Gabicce): Linee Bonelli Bus

BY CAR

APPROACHING FROM THE NORTH AND SOUTH:  
Take Motorway A14
Exit at Macerata/Civitanova Marche and head towards Macerata/Tolentino/Foligno
Take Highway SS7
Exit “Macerata Sud/Corridonia” and head towards Macerata city centre.

APPROACHING FROM THE WEST:
Take Highway SS77 and head towards Tolentino-Civitanova Marche
Exit at Macerata Ovest (West)/Sforzacosta.
Continue along highway SP77/Via Nazionale – Strada Provinciale Della Val Di Chienti
Head towards Macerata and then Macerata city centre.

BY TRAIN

FROM THE NORTH AND SOUTH:  
National trains go to Civitanova Marche. From there take a local train or Trenitalia bus to Macerata.

FROM THE WEST: 
National trains go to Fabriano (AN). From there take a local train or Trenitalia bus to Macerata.

BY PLANE

The nearest airport is Ancona – Falconara Airport (AN). The airport is directly connected to Ancona via Castelferretti train station. You can then reach Macerata by car or by train (see above).

BY TAXI

Night and day Macerata local taxi service – Tel. +39 0733 240353

“SFERISTERIO” car park is free on performing nights and open 24 hours!

Enjoy your stay in Macerata and treat yourself to a pre-theatre or after-show dinner. Our delicious regional dishes are all prepared especially for you. A delectable experience for all the senses!

Participating Bars and Restaurants:

I locali aderenti sono:

BAR FIRENZE Via Pescheria Vecchia, 4 – T. 0733/260293
CA’BAR ET Via Gramsci, 53 – T. 0733/471928
CAFFETTONE Corso Cairoli, 17 – T. 0733/270633
CAFFÈ VENANZETTI Via Gramsci, 21/23 – T. 0733/1711832
COSE DI TÈ Piazza della Libertà, 24 – T. 0733/232827
CENTRALE.EAT Piaggia della Libertà, 1/2 – T. 339/2749471
DI GUSTO ITALIANO Piazza Cesare Battisti, 4 – T. 0733/471443
DOPPIO ZERO Piaggia della Torre, 31 – T. 0733/264369
IL GHIOTTONE Via Gramsci, 30 – T. 0733/234219
IL PESCE E IL VINO Vicolo Ferrari, 18 – T. 0733/234016
IL POZZO Via Costa, 5 – T. 0733/232360
IL SORRISO Vicolo Sferisterio, 2 – T. 0733/232567 – 347/3772218
LA CAFFETTERIA Piazza Mazzini, 47 – T.333/7135571
LA PORCHETTERIA CENTRALE Piazza della Libertà, 11 – T. 333/7135494
LA VOLPE E L’UVA Via Berardi, 39 – T. 0733/237879 – 348/6617157
LORDBIO Piazza della Libertà, 16 – T. 0733/231661
OSTERIA IL QUARTINO Vicolo della Rota, 8 – T. 0733/1714979
OSTERIA DEI FIORI Via Rossi, 61 – T. 0733/260142 – 349/5239761
TRATTORIA DA EZIO Via Crescimbeni, 65 – T. 0733/232366 – 347/0184955
TRATTORIA DA ROSA Via Armaroli, 17 – T. 0733/260124
VERDE CAFFÈ C.so della Repubblica, 47 – T. 327/5989918
VOLVERÈ Via Santa Maria della Porta, 40 – T. 347/5775519
DA SECONDO Via Pescheria Vecchia, 6 – T. 0733/260912
OSTERIA AGNESE Via De Amicis, 1 – T. 0733/239898
DA SILVANO Piaggia della Torre, 14 – T. 0733/260216
IL CORTILE Via Tommaso Lauri, 15 – T. 0733/235051
PALACE Via Coltelli, 13 – T. 0733/264714
NICOLINA C.so Cairoli, 26 – T. 0733/239026

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