a few kilometres along the Adriatic seafront from the bigger
town of Rimini, the resort has become a watchword for chic and
style but still offers great value for money for holidaymakers
on a budget.
spring and late summer the climate is perfect for training and
holiday activities without the more hectic activities of the
full summer season on the popular Adriatic Riviera.
a short drive or cycle ride can be found the delights of Italian
renaissance towns such as Urbino, and Ravenna, while San Marino
remains a big draw for all visitors to the area.
from the magnificent seafront, Riccione is in the Emilia Romagna
province of Italy that is renowned for its stunning scenery
and challenging terrain with delights around every corner.
connections to Riccione could not be easier with airports at
Rimini, Ancona and Bologna serving the region.
town is also on the main Adriatic mainline with train connections
to every major Italian city, while coming by car it is conveniently
close to the motorway network linking the north and south of
and regional bus services are excellent while car hire is inexpensive.
the multi-sports athlete the main attractions are the climate,
the state of the art facilities at the Riccione Aquatic Centre,
which was base for the American team ahead of the 2009 World
Swimming Championships, and a municipal running track that is
used by elite athletes.
challenging terrain for organised cycling, excellent footpaths
for running with the warm and safe waters of the Adriatic for
open water swimming, all on your doorstep, Riccione is just
perfect for training and holidaymaking.