Passionate and generous, Italy shows its visitors its many different faces. An emblematic country of culture, art and good cooking, it’s also a holiday destination par excellence for all those who are looking to relax in the sun, for active holidays by the sea or cultural excursions. From the Adriatic to Calabria, passing by the Gulf of Sorrento, from Sicily to Sardinia, you can find the same passion for life everywhere, the famous “dolce vita” which celebrates beauty and happiness.
Ideal seaside resorts for a successful stay as a family, a couple or with friends are waiting for you on the edge of the Adriatic. The hotels, which are often family-run, offer a warm welcome and the gently sloping beaches are popular with families with young children. Night-time entertainment is guaranteed in the many discos and bars along the beaches. The Adriatic also has a marvellous countryside inland with delicious cuisine and remarkable sites like Ravenna and San Marino.
Make sure you take a bike ride along the long, redesigned promenade in Rimini to experience the local flair. Then relax on the fine sandy beach or go for a drink in one of the many lively streets.
As far as cuisine is concerned: discover the delicacies of a piadine, THE classic regional dish, which you can enjoy savoury or sweet. Buon appetito!
For shopping, be amazed by the pretty boutiques of the famous Viale Ceccarini and treat yourself…
Note for families: treat yourself to a day of water and go down the slides in one of the region’s many water parks!
Visit the old centre of Rimini: take the Roman or Middle Ages itinerary and discover the many historical treasures of Federico Fellini’s native town.
Cross the 2,000-year-old bridge over the Tiber and admire the magnificent view of the Borgo de San Giuliano and the city park. At sunset, the bridge is bathed in a gentle golden light which makes it appear straight out of a fairy tale.
On no account miss: Ravenna, only 1 hour by road from Riccione. Its ravishing mosaics - famous worldwide - are staggeringly beautiful!
The Republic of San Marino, the third smallest state in Europe after the Vatican and Monaco, is certainly worth the trip. From there, you can not only take advantage of a wonderful view of the region, but you can also buy many articles there, tax-free…
The symbol of the town is the Augustine Arch, which dates back to 27 A.D. Travelling along the Corso d’Augusto, you reach the forum of the Roman town and then arrive at the bridge over the Tiber, which used to be the starting point of the Roman road Via Aemilia. Rimini is one of the most famous seaside resorts in Europe and is the tourist capital of the Adriatic. During the day, the long sandy beaches invite you to relax and enjoy a swim. For night owls, Rimini offers an extensive choice of bars, restaurants and discos.
Rimini airport is around 5 km away.
The main attraction of this seaside resort is its sandy beach around 6 km long and its pretty seafront promenade dotted with many bars, coffee shops and restaurants. The particularly abundant plants in the gardens and shaded paths have earned Riccione the name ‘Green Pearl of the Adriatic’. During the summer months, many diverse festivals guarantee days of holiday varieties.
Rimini airport is around 4 km away.
Gabicce is one of the most picturesque seaside towns on the Adriatic coast. The beaches are ideal for families with children and offer all the necessary services. The centre, with its restaurants and bars, is accessible on foot. Rimini airport is around 20 km away.
Beautiful seaside resort with 7 km of sandy beaches, Pesaro attracts thousands of visitors every year. A wide promenade and 12 km bike lane allow you to take maximum advantage of the strengths of this pretty part of the coastline. In the historic centre, don’t miss a visit to the Ducal Palace, the Cathedral, the Civic Museum, Gallery and the modest house where the great Gioachino Rossini was born in 1792. And if you’re a lover of Rossini, the famous Opera Festival featuring the great Italian composer takes place every year during August.
Rimini airport is around 36 km away.
Cattolica (25,000 inhabitants), with its 3 km long fine sandy beach is located in a large bay surrounded by verdant hills. It is the most southerly resort in the Romagne Riviera which, over the last few decades, has become more and more popular with families with children. There are many interesting places worth a detour in the immediate vicinity. The many cultural, folk and sports events, as well as the restaurants, discos and taverns guarantee an entertainmentsaining holiday.
Rimini airport is around 12 km away.
A small, old fishing village which has become a famous seaside resort. With its 7 km fine, light sandy beach, Bellaria is the ideal choice for family holidays. The modern town centre is reserved solely for pedestrians. You will find multitudes of boutiques, ice-cream parlours, pizzerias, restaurants, bars and nightclubs all along this pedestrian zone.
Rimini airport is around 18 km away.
Since antiquity, Cesenatico has been a fishing and trading town. Nowadays, it is famous for its fine sandy beaches which extend for 7 kilometres, but it has been able to retain the charm of its past. The port of Canale is the main attraction and it was renovated under the direction of Leonardo da Vinci himself. Its restaurants, pretty colourful streets and many shops add to the attraction of this beautiful holiday destination.
Rimini airport is around 29 km away.
You may already know Venice, but have you ever approached it from the sea? The boat tour of the lagoon is tranquil and very comfortable due to the shallow waters, and the visit to the city with its 3,000 little streets, 400 bridges and 150 charming canals, will leave you with unforgettable memories.
Coach journey to Chioggia with a stop for breakfast. Boarding in Chioggia for the crossing of the Venetian lagoon. After arriving on dry land, you have the choice of having a gondola tour (optional). Then free time in the city of doges. Return by boat across the lagoon to Chioggia. The journey continues by coach towards the Adriatic coast.
Included in the price: journey in a comfortable coach, services of a guide, return boat trip from Chioggia to Venice.
The excursions on offer, as well as their prices and times, may vary depending on the location of the hotel. Excursion prices are provided for information purposes only and may be subject to change. For more information and to book, please contact your local LuxairTours guide.
- In Rimini, LuxairTours is represented by a local tour operator which will meet you at the airport (‘meet & greet’) and is always contactable by telephone to respond to all your questions and comments. You will find all the details of the ‘meet & greet’ service in your travel documents.
- Tourist tax must be paid locally during your stay.