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The Rivieras

Le Riviere 
Vivere il mare

Marche Riviera offers a wide range of resorts : endless expanses of thin, golden sand and white pebbled beaches, rocks overlooking the clear sea and emerging here and there from the blue sea itself. Ports here are getting more and more equipped to better welcome tourists. 

The Marche coastline stretches over 180 km and offers such different sceneries that everybody can find the perfect place to stay. The sea that washes the Marche coastline has been often awarded of European recognitions for its clearness.

Rivera delle Colline” (Hilly Riviera) streches from Gabicce Mare. There the sandy seaside, be it broad or narrow, changes place with woods and river mouths. Families with children are there offered a safe sea to enjoy and be completely at ease. The area from the small Gulf of Gabicce and Pesaro is a Regional Park (Regional Park of Monte San Bartolo 1996) because of the small picturesque fishermen villages on the sea. Fano, Marotta and Senigallia have always been renowned sea-resorts. They are provided with all tourist comforts and high quality facilities. 

Going South the eye meet with the magnificent Monte Conero headland and the wonderful Riviera with its white pebbled beaches. The sun plays marvellous light-games on the multifaceted rock and the white beaches. The promontory is rich in natural caves, some of which reachable only by sea and others through paths spotted with scented brooms. Portonovo and Sirolo beaches are set, like jewels, among Mediterranean scrubs. They are perfect for those who want to be surrounded by untouched nature and to discover fascinating sea beds concealed by the sea. Southwards Numana (provided with an efficient tourist port) and Marcelli (rich in holiday resorts) offer broad and comfortable beaches.

Quiet pine forest characterize the area of Porto Recanati, Porto Potenza Picena and Civitanova Marche with its two ports (a tourist one and the other mainly used by fishermen ) that stand as an  evidence of the ancient relationship with the sea. The area South of Sant’Elpidio is called the “Verde Riviera Picena” (Green Riviera Picena) and no wonder! The pebbled beaches of Sant’ Elpidio and Lido di Fermo are in fact often enclosed by little woods , and so are the sandy shores of the refined Porto San Giorgio coastline and the white rocks of Pedaso. Nature enriches also fascinating sea resorts such as Cupramarittima, Grottammare and San Benedetto del Tronto whose extended palm groves have earned them the name of “Riviera delle Palme”.

All these different realities can offer visitors various but unique resorts. Clean water and stunning beaches can meet the desires of everyone.



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