Riccione is one of the Italy's most famous seaside resorts. It is located in the east cost of Italy. It is close to Rimini which is a roman city and where you can find many ancient sightseeing like Tiberio bridge and August arch. Riccione is located in Emilia Romagna which is the most famous Italian region for exporting food in all the world (for instance Parmesan cheese, Parma ham, ragu bolognese). Riccione is also popular for the nightlife, there are many amazing restaurants, pubs and bars facing the sea.
Riccione is near (just 1 Km) to the Rimini international airport (RMI). There are cheap ryanair flights to get to Rimini airport. Busses run the 7km from the airport to the train station in the centre of the town. Some cheaper airlines go to Forli Airport (FRL), which is around 64 km from Riccione.
The A14, a six-lane motorway known as the autostrada del mare runs away to the north.
Most hotels are within walking distance of the beach and the centre, but if you want to take a trip along the coast or inland, buses run regularly from the train station and are frequent and cheap.
There are several interesting point to see in Riccione:
Historic place: - the holiday house of Benito Mussolini - the Angolani's Castle
- Oltremare a new theme park
- Aquafan a water park . Entry 24 EUR.
As many touristic places that face the sea, is it possible to spend time on the fine sand, practice all kind of water sport, but the best feature of Riccione is the night life, there are a lot of clubs where to meet new people, dance and drink some of the best are: - Cocoricò (Riccione Alta), according to DJ Magazine, the best disco in Italy and one of the best in Europe - Pascha (Riccione Alta) a very trendy disco - Beach Cafè (Marano) on the beach - Mojito (Marano) on the beach - Prince (Riccione Alta)
Riccione has also several hotels with packets for cyclists, services typically include full-board with breakfast, afternoon pastabuffe and dinner, cycling guides and tours, maps, bicycle hires etc. Cycling seasons are mostly on April-May on the spring, and September-October in the autumn. The cycling routes are mostly on the hills and mountains, with some flat ones along the coast.
The best place to do fashion shopping in Riccione is Viale Ceccarini, you can find the best brands (D&G, Armani, Diesel, ...)
There are a lot of good restaurants that worth a visit in Riccione some of the best are:
Il Casale (Riccione Alta) Da Fino Beach Cafè Da Gher Azzurra
For the best Pizza: Hops Canasta Trampolines Diana
The whole town is geared towards tourists, so there are bars and nightclubs everywhere. Once the sun goes down, the streets of Riccione come alive with lights, colour and noise as the sunbathers of the day become the revellers of the evening.
- Viscount Hotel Riccione – Via Viale Carlo Goldoni, 10, Cap 47838 Riccione RN, Italy . Telephone +39 05416 41533. Wide range of rooms to book with air conditioning, balcony, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, television, free wi-fi internet. Rates: Single €30-€60; Double €60-€120.