Gabicce mare is one of the most beautiful and appreciated by tourists: it is located in the Marche, right on the border with Emilia-Romagna and is ideal for relaxing holidays both alone and with children! So let’s find out how to spend your holidays in Gabicce Mare!
The beach of Gabicce Mare
Gabicce mare rises on the Baia degli Angeli, a small bay in the last coastal segment of the Gulf of Rimini: a suggestive view, the clear sea and nature all around create a mix from the perfect elements for days in absolute tranquility.
First of all one of the most appreciated features of the country is the sea: the beach extends for about two kilometers and is characterized for the most part by fine sand and shallow even if there are some parts of the shoreline gravel and deep.
Elected blue flag since 1987, Gabicce Mare is the perfect destination also for families with children, thanks to the present and careful supervision of the staff, for a safe bath. There is the possibility to choose between a free beach and several bathing establishments but in any case Gabicce Mare guarantees exceptional reception services, including the parking for strollers, , nursery cabins, wristbands in addition to many other activities, including animation and areas dedicated to those who love to read.
For those looking for tranquility and is fascinated by the thousand colors of nature is definitely recommended a visit to the beach of Vallugola, located in a beautiful natural cove part of the Natural Park of Monte San Bartolo: the crystal clear water and the beach with the stones create a glimpse all to admire.
What to see and do in Gabicce Mare
Gabicce Mare has a lot to offer even the most demanding tourists: for those who prefer outdoor activities it is definitely recommended to visit the Parco del Monte San Bartolo, or a protected area where you can admire the flora and fauna including the hornbeam, the sea flax, many different orchids but also foxes, roe deer as well as different birds of prey.
A very frequent activity is to do “birdwatching”: armed with binoculars, listen carefully and observe the different birds that inhabit the park, being careful not to disturb the local fauna in any case. The park is also perfect for hiking or walking the many itineraries on a mountain bike.
For a cultural visit instead Gabicce Mare offers some historical churches: the Parish Church of Maria Santissima Immacolata, right in the center and the Church of Santa Maria Annunziata located in the Ponte Tavollo area. For boaters Gabicce mare offers a small port, where there are a pier and a lighthouse very characteristic.
Also in Gabicce Mare there are many events: the town is known for being home to the International Cycling Week, seven days in April to discover the brands and its breathtaking views with food and wine stops to taste the typical products. In June there is also the Disco Diva, or the Disco music festival: DJ sets, live music and international concerts animate Gabicce Mare in summer. In the same month there is also the Gusto Polis, a market exhibition where you can find many typical products and you can not only buy them but also taste them.
Visit the surroundings of Gabicce Mare
Close to the small bay of Gabicce Mare, it rises on a small promontory Gabicce Monte: the village is famous above all for the panoramic view and some beautiful places to visit, including the Church of Sant’Ermete, the Coppo Path that starts from the center and arrives at the sea, where there is a source called “Fonte del Coppo”, where a water known for its beneficial properties flows.
Children will certainly appreciate a visit to the Aquarium of Cattolica, easily reachable in a few minutes by car: an underwater trip to discover more than 100 tanks where you can see turtles, jellyfish, sharks and penguins, a must for those visiting the area.
If you have a holiday of several days, you must visit Pesaro, about 14 kilometers from Gabicce Mare: a lovely town on the border with Emilia Romagna, here you can find sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.
The city, founded by the ancient Romans, is rich in history and culture but also attentive to the environment: first of all it is a “bike friendly” place, there is the Bicipolitana, or a subway on the surface, with bike paths and bicycles that runs throughout the city with several marked lines.
For lovers of archeology, in Pesaro there are the early Christian mosaics of the Duomo and the Domus of Via dell’Abbondanza in the historic center, or the remains of an ancient and precious mansion. Other places to visit are Moscow Palace, where the Civic Museums of Pesaro and the People’s Square with the famous fountain and the Ducal Palace dating back to the Renaissance are located.
What to eat and where to sleep in Marche
Marche are also famous for their culinary specialties: from vincisgrassi to olives all’ascolana, from Maccheroncini di Campofilone to Ciauscolo to finish with the desserts Castagnole, your palate will be delighted with the typical products.
Finally, if you are looking for places to stay, it is easy to find luxury hotels, family friendly and equipped with all the comforts, b & b or smaller apartments cheaper: for those looking for a different experience there are several places where you can sleep in shelters or in innovative places completely eco-sustainable, for a full and absolute respect of nature.
Cover image: Hotel Romantico