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The adriatic Riviera is not only the summer and the sea, but much, much more. A destination for great holidays in the winter and any time of the year, Cesenatico and the adriatic coast offers many events and events in all seasons.

From the Harbour to the Museum of the Marineria, from the Park of Levante the streets and the squares, Cesenatico is a cradle of history and tradition where you can find an ancient village of sailors.

To discover even in the winter with the many events and exhibitions during the holiday season dressed up in lights, decorations and colors that are the backdrop to Christmas markets, Santa Claus Village and the famous Crib of the Navy.

The Port Channel Leonardesco

The Canal Harbour is the place around which lies the historic town of Cesenatico, and branch off the streets the most beautiful and characteristic of the city. Created from an original drawing of Leonardo da Vinci, 1502, along the canal, you will find some of the most important monuments as piazza Pisacane, the nineteenth-century fish market and Piazza delle Conserve.

The museum of the Navy

Obligatory stop for anyone visiting Cesenatico, the Maritime Museum is the only one in Italy that in the normal exposure to the ground, and also adds a section to float, with eleven boats in the water and a boater with three boats that are kept operational to preserve and revive the ancient art of navigation.

Presepe della Marineria

The Presepe della Marineria is the only floating nativity scene in the world and has as a backdrop the Port Channel leonardesco. Hosted by the boats of the Maritime Museum, the first edition of the Presepe della Marineria was held in 1986 and consisting of 7 sculptures: today I hosted 50 life-size statues of wood, canvas, and wax, the same materials with which were built the traditional boats.

Cesenatico on the ice

From mid-November to mid-January, the big and the children can skate in two steps from the sea. In piazza Andrea Costa, available for two months for the lovers of this sport and for those who want to try for the first time, the ice skating rink of Cesenatico. Always present is also the dining “Hut on the sea”, where you can drink typical of the mountains, exceptionally also on the sand.

Christmas markets

From the beginning of December until the beginning of January every year along the Canal Harbour you play the Christmas Markets, illuminated by a thousand lights. Here you can purchase decorations, ornaments and craft products, but you can also taste typical products of the area. Colours, perfumes and atmosphere not to be missed.

Santa Claus Village

From mid-November until mid-January, well 25 thousand square metres of pure entertainment are in Cesenatico with the Santa Claus Village. Guests of Cesenatico will be Santa Claus with all his village. In the house of Santa Claus, and in the house of the letters, all the children will be able to write the traditional letter to you. Many also the events to discover such as the Portobello, Santa Street, and Performances On Ice.

The Levante park

The Park of Levante Cesenatico is the green lung of the city, two steps from the sea. With an area of 40 hectares, in it you can find pines, poplars, oaks, tamarisks and alders. The whole park is equipped with trails by bike or on foot and there are also two ponds with swans and ducks, two children's play areas, a picnic area and a summer bar.