|Piazza del Popolo - the heart of Ascoli Piceno|
|View of Sibillini hills from Piazza del Popolo|
|Palazzo dei Capitani|
|View of Loggia dei Mercanti from Palazzo dei Capitani|
Our friend Stefano suggested that we have a caffe corretto all’anisetta in the adjacent building, the famous Caffè Anisetta Meletti.Anisetta is a sweet, delicious aniseed-flavoured liqueur. It gave us a warm feeling as we sat beneath the frescoed porticoes with elegant arches and watched the action in the square. The service was very attentive, but not intrusive. This Café has been featured in many films, commercials and photo shoots.
|Caffe Anisetta Meletti - Piazza del Popolo|
|Caffe corretto all'anisetta|
|A scene from 'I Delfini' (1960) |
Left to right: Anna-Maria Ferrero, Gerard Blain, Claudia Cardinale
|Tabletops in Caffe Meletti|
|Interior of Chiesa di San Francesco|
|Takeaway 'Olive all'Ascolana'|
I hope that between this and my previous post, I’ve given you enough reasons to take a day trip to amazing Ascoli Piceno.