Piceno is a stage Wllere a whole worfd of art. culture, and entertainment are always on show: a pertect mix of sacred and profane accompanies the visrtor every month of the year.Popular religious events indude evocative representations of the Passion of Christ. Historicalre-enactments. contests and reconstructions that go backthrough the ages. Capturingvisitors in the enthralling atmospheres of camival rites and eclectic festivals. As further evidence of their quality of life, a number of towns and villages in Piceno can boast the Bandiera Arancione. The “orange ftag• awarded by the Touring Club Italiano tor inlandlocalities that meet criteria oftrue tourism excellence.