Cattolica has a sandy beach, and offers many beach facilities, especially for kids and family.
You can reach the establishments going from I Maggio square - where you find the fountain - towards Riccione, crossing a pedestrian area linked to hotels and forbidden to cars, in order to be safer for children and family.
Beach in Cattolica are safe, ok, but they are also the best place to spend your holidays: restaurants with outdoor facilities, bar, clubs and entertainment for kids and adults too.
Amongst Cattolica beaches you can find many handicap accessibility beaches, pet friendly beaches and also free beaches.
- Free Beach "Zona Darsena", close to Galluzzi square, beach facilities: showers, wc and lifeguard.
- Free Beach "Zona I Maggio", facing Hotel Kursaal, in front of I Maggio square. Lifeguard guaranteed
- Free Beach "Zona Ventena", at the end of Viale Carducci, near the mouth of Ventena river. You can find wc, showers and lifeguard.
Cattolica Aquarium is the main attraction of the city, no wonders it becomes the city touristic symbol. It's the biggest Aquarium of the Adriatic coast, a pride for the whole Romagna!
Over 100 display tanks and pools! You can choose one of the different exciting route to discover the story of Planet Earth and its evolution.
But you can't miss the real attractions of Cattolica Aquarium: take a swim in the shark tank, take a close look of the Piranha e touch with your hand turtles and other animals. Many shows and exhibitions are arranged for entertainment throughout the year.
Many Hotels offer special discount prices for entering the Aquarium, included in accomodation fees
Individual price are: 19€ for adults, 14€ for children over 1 metre in height up to 11 years old. For children up to 1 metre admission is free.
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Clubs and shopping
Cattolica is a kid- and family-friendly resort, but it doesn't forget the big ones! You can find plenty of clubs, restaurants and bars where having fun.
Having fun right on the beach is the new trend! Spending your time eating and dancing en plein air, with a cocktail in one hand and the feet in the sand.
This is what you have to do to be cool, according to the most famous clubs of Cattolica, such as Malindi Beach Caffè and Bikini Beach.
Don't miss Diffusione Tessile, an outlet offering discounted brand goods. www.diffusionetessile.it
Have you seen the beautiful sea and enjoyed the beach facilities of Cattolica? Now it's time to head to inlands. Cattolica boasts a gorgeous and fascinating inland, lively burghs and towns.
The Conca valley is the best place for people loving take a walk or to hike. Along the main route you can find ancient burghs, and tasty restaurants where you can enjoy the typical food of Romagna!