Beautiful medieval village between the green of the mountain and the blue sea is considered "the pearl of the Adriatic", a valuable treasure chest of art set in a breathtaking landscape.
On the territory of Ancona, inhabited since prehistoric times, spread from the ninth to the third century. a. C. the Picene (interesting remains at the archaeological site "I PINI"), which happens Roman rule.
To A.D. 560 probably dates back to the etymology of the city name, originating from Sirius, leader in the wake of Belisario, who is attributed with this territory after the victory over the Goths. In the Middle Ages to defend themselves from the incursions of barbarians and pirates, Sirolo acquires its identity as a fortress, with half-timbered system of roads, alleys and towers.
Fief of the Counts Cortesi (XI cent.), Noble Franco-Germanic origin, is sold in 1225 in Ancona; Cortesi the same as early as in 1038 donated to the Benedictine abbey on top of the mountain, now the Church of San Pietro and the surrounding soil . Impregnable castle later became property of the Papal States under the domination of which are founded the churches of San Nicolò and Rosario. Notable three villas, all private and can only be visited from outside.
The inhabitants (approximately 3,200), respectful custodians of the traditions and historical and natural values of their territory, from time welcome the tourists with a number of valuable initiatives, including the seasons of the two theaters: the historical Cortesi and the atmospheric air theater ' open "Alle Cave." Symbol of the country is the bass (the “branzino”): a fish that inhabit the clear waters.
Wild beaches, rugged cliffs, caves, white rocks covered with pine forests that overlook of transparent and deep waters, Sirolo makes it the ideal destination for those in search of unspoilt nature. The country, sunny and windy, placed between a sea full of fish and rolling hills planted with wheat, grapes and olives, green is protected on the north by the Conero promontory. From the terrace of the square we appreciate the strong character of a landscape made of stone with sudden openings.