Cattolica Travel Guide

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Cattolica Beach

Cattolica Beach

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Built in a small bay, Cattolica is favoured by a mild climate perfect for a relaxing holiday.

The ancient origin of its port is testified by the paleontological site on the bottom of the sea.

Fishing is still one of the most important activities here. In summer, as part of a village folk festival with music and fireworks, tradition is renewed with Fish Rustida (grilled fish) prepared by the fishermen and served to visitors.

The Deep-sea-fishing Championship and the Windsurf-day are sports events which indicate the vitality of this resort that has made the sea the main attraction. Great fun for children and families, as this seaside resort is small and full of amusements, squares where a lot of shows take place every day, from the square of musical fountains to musical concerts, up to free dance lessons.

The Aquarium with sharks is the main attractive of the theme-park Le Navi. Here is the list of most themeparks on the Riviera.

The Festival of Flowers turns the town into a colourful garden to announce the official opening of the Tourist Season.

Near Cattolica you can find famous art cities like Urbino, Ravenna, Rimini and the Republic of San Marino, rich of shopping centers, factory outlets and a great panorama from the hills to the Adriatic Coast.

Cattolica's Teatro della Regina (Theatre of the Queen), designed by Pier Luigi Cervellati in 1984 as a traditional horseshoe-shaped Italian theatre, features two rows of boxes and a wide gallery which can host up to 700 people, as well as a large Foyer which is often the venue for conferences and congresses. This elegant, multipurpose facility is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and boasts a perfect acoustics, thus standing out as the ideal facility to host different kinds of representations and important music shows.

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