Misano Adriatico is located on the Romagna Riviera south of Rimini and only 15 km from that famous centre of entertainment, Riccione. Misano is a pleasantly quiet holiday resort. However, it also offers visitors a good number of fashionable shops, and a choice of excellent 2 to 4-star hotels well suited to either families with children, lovers of sport or entertainment, or indeed anyone in search of peace and relaxation.
If you are travelling with children, you can be assured of their complete safety during your holiday in Misano Adriatico. The wide beaches, stretching for 3km, are excellently equipped, with bathing stations offering many services tailor-made for children.
The beach at Misano has been awarded the Blue Flag for the quality of its water and its facilities: an extra reason why you should consider spending your family holiday at this resort. We should also add that the local Amusement Parks are amongst the most famous in Europe!
Young people who choose a holiday in Misano Adriatico will also find hundreds of opportunities for fun. For example, on the beach there are lots of places to enjoy a pleasant game of beach-volleyball, perhaps at sunset, and also ping-pong, aerobics, aqua-gym and gymnastics, right beside the waves. In the evening, the beach provides the setting for a wide range of entertainment: dances, parties, fish grills, fun activities, fireworks and little markets.
Misano offers many opportunities for relaxation during your holiday. Sports enthusiasts should be sure not to miss the Moto GP at the Misano World Circuit. In addition, the local municipality provides a huge range of modern, well-equipped sports facilities, such as the “Rossini” Municipal Sports Centre. There is a large riding stable, a mini-golf course, a clay-pigeon range, a Go-Kart track, several football fields, and three different cycle routes through the local area.
There are also many attractions for visitors in the countryside near Misano, such as the “Grotte di Onferno” (Onferno caves) at Gemmano, and the Montebello natural oasis. The Camillucia nature park at Misano is a perfect place to enjoy excursions on foot or horseback, in close contact with the natural surroundings.
Misano is also in a strategic position for exploring historic sights, villages and ruins dating back to ancient times: San Leo, Gradara, and Verucchio, with their magnificent fortifications, provide just a few examples.
No less important is the fine gastronomic tradition which lives on in the typical inns and hotels of Misano. The town shares the passion for good eating that characterizes every place along the Romagna Riviera. The local cuisine includes specialities based on Adriatic fish, but also home-made pasta and delicious meat dishes accompanied by the traditional “piadina” (flat bread), and complemented by excellent local wines, such as the D.O.C. Sangiovese.