Chiesa di San Pietro Martire
Torre degli Ercolani
The 40m-high tower located on Via dei Soderini, west of the Chiesa di San Pietro Martire, is the tallest of the town's medieval towers....
Chiesa di San Francesco
This beautiful church was started back in 1262 as homage to a visit from St Francis himself. In the left nave is a 15th-century wooden...
Gathered around a tree-shaded courtyard, the second-largest art gallery in Le Marche sits inside the 17th-century Palazzo Comunale . It...
From the elegant shade of the portico you can sip a coffee or a glass of the famous homemade anisette with olive all'ascolana as you...
Head upstairs for a convivial drink (drinks and wine €2 to €5) or a light dinner. But the main reason to come here is the takeaway olive...
Chiesa di San Pietro Martire information
Lonely Planet review
On Via delle Donne (Street of Women) is the 14th-century Chiesa di San Pietro Martire , dedicated to the saint who founded the Dominican community at Ascoli. The chunky Gothic structure houses the Reliquario della Santa Spina , containing what is said to be a thorn from Christ’s crown.