Le Marche

Le Marche is rich in beauties—from gorgeous cities to startlingly blue water framed by fields of sunflowers to some of my favorite Italian wines.

Where to Stay: At Nascondiglio, visitors are treated to life in a vineyard, a pool with a stunning view, ready proximity to Ascoli Piceno (crazily low in tourists), and a gracious host in our friend, Dwight. Plus, it's the home of PS Winery.