We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
1 389
All photos (1 389)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Piazza del Popolo, Ascoli Piceno, Italy
+39 0736 2981
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Ascoli Piceno
from US$46,10
More Info
from US$25,90
More Info
Reviews (1 874)
Filter reviews
150 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful square watching the world people watch san francesco church late afternoon shops and restaurants buildings surrounding cup of coffee fries beautiful renaissance locals and tourists fried olives olive ascolane cafe meletti piazza town
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 150 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Some locals said this piazza is the most beautiful in Italy. They may be right. On one end is the Chiesa di San Francisco, it is a broad expanse of marble and old world elegance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank UpstateExplorer
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Beautiful Renaissance piazza. We spent hours sitting at Cafe Meletti, watching the world of Ascoli Piceno go by.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JDW952
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This place is a must see if you go to Ascoli Piceno. This is one of the finest squares in the whole of Le Marche region. It’s good for just sitting in a cafe and watching the world go by. It’s remarkably quiet during September...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BigMushy
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Local people and local life strongly present. During Easter time hardly any other than Italian tourist.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jyrki M
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Even late at night this place is as safe as awesome. We had some Anisetta and then visited the city. It is a magic place, where you can hang out whatever hour of the day (Maybe not when it is really hot) and the indigenous...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JackGueri
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Walking or staying sitted in the Piazza del Popolo in Ascoli is as more than 1000 years ago are inside my and your heart. The San Francesco Church face but also the buidings with the laces on top and the space of the Piazza, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ricbonvi
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Piazza del Popolo is really a jewel, featuring the Popolo palace and a lot of other historical buildings and a great church. Do stop by at night, where the lights give full justice to this historical masterpiece

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Absolutely charming. I loved sitting back with a cappuccino and watching life in this beautiful city. Whether it was watching an elderly man in a suit jacket and tie ride his bicycle by me or watching a family with little kids kick a soccer ball....More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank ghostoftiltowhirl
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The piazza in the heart of Ascoli is very much the nerve centre of the town and buzzing with locals and tourists alike. Enclosed by beautiful buildings including the Palazzo dei Capitani, the Loggia dei Mercanti, the church of San Francesco and the Palace with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anuj_Mithani
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This translates to the people’s square. It’s a lovely square with some lovely buildings. It mainly has Café’s and restaurants, including the Café Meletti. We found it a really nice place to get a drink, eat fried olives and watch the world go by. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MattYeo2
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Residenza dei Capitani
49 reviews
.07 km away
Hotel Palazzo dei Mercanti
1 322 reviews
.10 km away
Palazzo Guiderocchi
521 reviews
.11 km away
Albergo Sant'Emidio
418 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 244 nearby restaurants
180 Gradi
182 reviews
.02 km away
204 reviews
.05 km away
Caffe Meletti
1 929 reviews
.02 km away
Pizzeria Ascolana SNC
65 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 90 nearby attractions
Palazzo dei Capitani del Popolo
165 reviews
.02 km away
Piazza Arringo
333 reviews
.17 km away
Chiesa di San Francesco (Ascoli Piceno)
172 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Piazza del Popolo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines