Ascoli Piceno - On the second Saturday of July and on the first Sunday of August, the city of Ascoli Piceno goes back to its glorious past (6 centuries ago) to celebrate the grandeur and opulence of the free municipality and its Patron Saint Emidio. If you visit Ascoli during these days it is like having a marvellous dream. It has been celebrating since1955 so that now Ascoli Piceno is appreciated and renowned all over Italy.