Riccione is not just about the beach!! A stunning countryside, sports excursions, theme and amusement parks, great eating and drinking experiences await.
Between earth and sky: a stroll in the countrysideHistory and culture lovers will find plenty to explore...
A few kilometers from the sea, nestled in the hills surrounding Riccione, a myriad of suggestive medieval villages await to be uncovered. We are certain that you’ll remain speechless watching the sea from the stunning fortress of Verucchio, the cradle of Villanovan civilization, or from the imposing Cathedral in San Leo, described as “the most beautiful village in Italy” by famous Italian writer Umberto Eco. You’ll think that time has stood still walking the narrow streets of Santarcangelo and Gradara, with the impressive castle where, as legend has it, the tragic love story of Paolo and Francesca took place in the XIII century.
Discover the beauty of the Castle of Montebello, enshrining the mysterious legend of Azzurrina, dating back to the XIV century; take a stroll down the quaint, narrow alleys of San Marino, the oldest Republic in the world, and take in some breathtaking views.