The medieval village of Penna San Giovanni is a 5-minute drive from Villa Pilotti. It is at an altitude of approximately 620 meters. This picturesque village with beautiful streets and narrow alleyways, has a supermarket, a butcher, a restaurant and a bar.

Walking in Penna san Giovanni

A walking map is available for a tour through the village, eventually reaching the highest point in the village. It takes you along paths and stairs and to an altitude of almost 700 meters. At this peak, you are rewarded with a breathtaking view of Le Marche and the Sibillini mountains. This tour is definitely worth it!!


For our younger visitors, there is a playground available in the beautiful park. Children can explore their play, and you can relax on a bench and enjoy the view and tranquility of this special village.

Italian wines, cool drinks and delicious local delicacies, are available at the bar/terrace which becomes very lively in summer.


Pizzeria Ristorante Vecchi Sapori, is a highly recommended local pizzeria with an outside terrace available in the summer months. It is renowned for its delicious pizzas and other local Italian dishes.

Penna San Giovanni is a wonderful village… where opportunities exist to explore, enjoy and discover the regional Italian culture of this unique area.