Excursions and Theme Parks
Gradara is an ancient fortified village located in the hinterland of the Marche-Romagna Riviera not far from Gabicce and the sea. The background is a pleasant hilly landscape. It is known for its historic Rocca Malatestiana which can be visited and contains, in addition to the armory, a torture room, a chapel and some rooms with original 15th and 16th century furniture.
The State of San Marino is the third smallest country in Europe and the oldest republic in the world. San Marino located on the flanks of Mount Titano has its own Mint, its own stamps, a football team and an army. Not to be missed are the three stupendous fortifications connected with walkways to the citadel below enclosed by a triple circle of walls. In any part of the territory, especially from the top of its mountain, you can enjoy a unique and unforgettable panorama, between the countryside of Emilia Romagna and the hills of the Marche and Montefeltro, up to the Adriatic Sea.
Place of worship and pilgrimages of millions of faithful since the Middle Ages, it contains within the imposing Basilica the most important relic of Christianity, the House inhabited by the Holy Family in Nazareth, the one in which Mary was born and that Jesus lived until the 30 years.
The Frasassi caves which are located within the Regional Natural Park of the Gola della Rossa and Frasassi, in the province of Ancona, represent with their 30 km of extension one of the most grandiose and fascinating underground routes in the world. They are underground karst caves whose discovery dates back to 1948. You can opt for a tourist itinerary, accessible to all, or experience the thrill of a speleological tour.
In the Val Marecchia, about 30 km from Rimini on a huge rocky boulder, reachable by a single road cut into the rock, stands San Leo. On the highest point of the rocky spur stands the Rocca, an impregnable fortress that was enlarged and adapted to a prison around 1600 with illustrious convicts such as the Count of Cagliostro and Felice Orsini. The panorama that can be enjoyed from San Leo is one of the most beautiful and characteristic of the region: the view sweeps over the surrounding mountains and along the Marecchia valley to the sea.
Located at 485 meters high, Urbino has maintained its nature as a center of art and culture over the centuries. Its Renaissance heart is the Palazzo Ducale, symbol of the city and now home to the National Gallery of the Marche which houses many masterpieces including paintings by Piero Della Francesca and Tiziano. Other points of interest are the Casa di Raffaello where the artist was born and where you can admire one of his youthful frescoes, as well as the fifteenth-century rooms and furnishings, the Cathedral, in neoclassical style, the University Palace, the church of San Domenico, San Francesco and San Sergio.
Aquarium of Cattolica
The largest aquarium in the Adriatic awaits you with over 100 display tanks and 2,500,000 liters of sea water containing 3000 specimens of 400 different species. The four paths of the Cattolica Aquarium will lead you into a sea of colors and fun: clown fish, turtles, jellyfish, chameleons, frogs, penguins and great bull sharks will help you to know the sea and love it.
Aquafan is rightly considered the No. 1 water park in Europe. Built in 1987 on the hill of Riccione, today it is a favorite destination for those - young and old - who want to experience emotions that go far beyond a simple water park. Aquafan is a pleasure trip capable of offering a real emotion to its public, through its fantastic slides (over 3 km long in total) and water games, its very pleasant green heritage, events, initiatives and many moments of involvement and animation.
Get on board and fly with us on the wings of adventure ... From the birth of the Earth, from the Oceans to the Adriatic Sea: Oltremare is a journey through Time and Space through adventurous paths and exciting encounters. A journey full of surprises, fun and discoveries !!!
Mirabilandia is simply the largest Italian amusement park. Located near Ravenna, it covers an area of 850.00 square meters. Mirabilandia offers hundreds of exciting entertainment and a series of attractions that make it a very popular destination throughout Europe. You can take a ride on the largest roller coaster in Europe or a trip to the impressive Ferris Wheel, immerse yourself in the futuristic atmospheres of Reset, Anno Zero and Mirabilandia Beach, the splendid tropical beach of the Park.
Italy in Miniature
Italia in Miniatura is the theme park dedicated to the Italian historical, architectural and cultural heritage, capable of merging fun with learning since 1970. Only here, in fact, in addition to experiencing great emotions, you can "travel" and even learn by walking among the 272 perfect scale reproductions of the architectural wonders of the beautiful country.
An ideal place for the whole family with over 30 attractions immersed in 150,000 square meters of greenery and engaging live shows; fantasy and imagination come together to give you a truly special day!