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Outdoor holidays

A holiday at the sea to commune with nature

Walking on the seashore, doing open-air sports, going on excursions by bike or on foot, staying in a campsite. Camping is ideal for families with children and groups of friends, who are looking for both weekend getaways and long exploration trips without giving up comfort and convenience: the town boasts 4 high quality campsites providing all facilities and comforts, situated closed to or near the sea and well connected with public means of transport.

 

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In the territory nearby a land that speaks about its fascinating history and tradition through ancient hamlets and castles, but also of natural landscapes whose sceneries change colours following seasons’ marking time. From the Marecchia valley to the Conca valley, the two most important valleys in this area, passing through woody ridges, climbing cliffs, places for canoeing in the territory marked by the river Marecchia, or discovering more gentle slopes, meadows, vineyards, woody hills, chestnut woods in the places where the river Conca flows.

 

At the border with the region Marche, the natural park of the crags Simone and Simoncello and the mount Carpegna: trails for all skill levels lead the tourist to discover the undergrowth and the wildlife of the natural park. The panorama on the surrounding valley is breath-taking from Cippo: in this place the memorial stone to the victims of the War and the monument to the great road racing cyclist Marco Pantani.

 

Driving a few kilometres to the south, the natural park of the mount San Bartolo: hills sloping down to the sea disclose varied landscapes with short sandy beaches between headlands, while the territory towards the countryside is more gentle and characterized by rural sceneries.

 

 

History...

The name (in local pronunciation Arcaton) comes from the Greek and Byzantine occupation dated back to the sixth century AD: "Archeion" is the name of a plant, the burr, which still grows spontaneously in some areas of the beach now occupied by the bathing establishments but which was once abundant on the desert shore of Riccione.

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