San Benedetto del Tronto e Grottammare
The lovely towns...
THE COLORS OF THE SEA
The colors are the protagonists of these two beautiful towns. The nature of San Benedetto del Tronto and Grottammare will enchant you.
The white and pink oleanders in bloom, the deep-green of the palms along the coast among the villas and chalets on the beach. In the beautiful season, the blue sea ripple gently on the horizon, reflecting the sun.
At dawn, along the shore, in the red, that passes through the rose, you can walk among the seagulls who call in flight or watch over the waves, perched on the rocks.
On warmer days, when the skin burns for the sun, you will relax yourselves in the shade of a pine forest, reading in the freshness of the trees, or refreshing with a healthy bike ride on the waterfront: the new bike paths connect Grottammare and St. Benedetto to the neighboring towns, stretch the beach, among the bars, bazaars and markets, with the silence of the sea.Through the streets of Grottammare's old groom, on the top of the hill, you can also reach the beautiful belvedere overlooking the coast and offer a unique panorama by the ancient medieval walls, and you can enjoy the romance of the places. ( visitgrottammare.it )
Nature was particularly benevolent with San Benedetto del Tronto and Grottammare, offering a landscape that is definitely perfect for all seasons, especially when it's sunny and hot because the cities take on an exotic look. In San Benedetto del Tronto, there are more than 7,000 palm trees that seem to embrace the air and the people around.The Riviera delle Palme has characterized by thirteen varieties of palms, and the most important is the "Mastodonte arboreo" with a circumference of 4.74 meters to the base, the largest palm in the world.
Walking around the 10 km of the promenade, one of the most beautiful and evocative of Italy, it's fully understood because this place is chosen as a holiday resort. These cities are unique realities in Europe.
WALKING ON THE WATERFRONT
If you love the sea, you will appreciate the long, golden sandy beach ideal for walking, playing, running and having fun for both young and old. The water is low with cliffs reachable by swimming from the coast. Do not forget that Grottammare and San Benedetto del Tronto have been awarded the Blue Flag Award by FEE since 1999.
They are ideal for lovers of the sea. Fresh, clean waters are ideal for moderating the heat of summer days. The coastline with palm trees and oleanders in bloom makes it all very impressive.The comfortable bicycle track along the San Benedetto del Tronto promenade passes next to 10 theme parks.
Let be enchanted by the colors and smells of aromatic plants, scents of these natural spaces on the sea where you can stare to admire the panorama or to access the beach.There is the arid garden (between chalet 92 and 93), pond water (between chalet 94 and 95), palm garden (between chalet 86 and 87), rose garden (between chalet 98 and 99), (Between chalet 84 and 85), the garden for children (chalet 71), the multisensory garden (between chalet 52 and 53), the countryside garden (between chalet 66 and 67), the garden of health (between Grant 75 and 76), citrus garden (between chalet 82 and 83). A real treat for the senses.
Not far from Grottammare's promenade, which allows you to enjoy an incredible naturalistic show.
San Benedetto and Grottammare are the starting point for exciting excursions: there are many villages, festivals and folklore events, parks, reserves and museums. The parks allow you to discover charming places immersed in nature. For the amazement of children and adults, the visit to the hypogeum complex of the Frasassi Caves is definitely an experience to do. The Caves represent one of the greatest and most fascinating suburbs in the world.
The Frasassi Caves are underground caves that are located to the north of the Piceno territory, originated to the effect of water and erosion on the karstic rocks.Since 1974 They are open to the public and are into the territory of Frasassi's Regional Nature Park Gola della Rossa.
The Caves are characterized by sculptures formed by limestone stratifications. The main characteristics of this natural phenomenon are stalagmites and stalactites, different form and size rocks, which are nowadays called with very special and symbolic names. The interior of the Caves has a temperature never exceeds 14 ° C and visitors are guided by artificial lighting, as natural light does not filter deeply.