Situated on the Adriatic Sea with big sand beaches and, at the same time, edged by sweet hills, the town of Pesaro represents the ideal destination for a pleasant cycling route from the near Riccione. Less of 30 kilometres far from the “Green pearl”, the chief town of Marche region can be comfortably reach in a few more than an hour of bike and offer to the tourist a lot of interesting places to visit.
Like many other towns of the Adriatic Coast, Pesaro get a lot of testimonies of the presence of the Romans, that in 184 b.C. founded it as a colony on the lands of the ancient people of Picenes that dominated here during the iron-age. Archaeological excavations brought to the light in the last years important mosaics, both coloured that in white and black, of an ancient Roman house built in the first imperial age. More recent of the old Fortress erected in 1296 by Gianciotto Malatesta it is instead from medieval age the Costanza Fortress, built by Costanzo Sforza between 1474 and 1485 and representing the most important work of fortification of the city.
Pesaro is also famous to be the native town of the musician Gioachino Rossini, contended among here and Lugo of Romagna city of his father and where he studied music in the School of Malerbi brothers. To the composer of the Thievish Magpie and the Barber of Seville it has been entitled since 1855 the most important Theatre of the city. But Pesaro is also famous like the city where to taste the best fish brodetto, here proposed in a particularly tasting version.
But, above all, Pesaro and its territory are an ideal destination for people who love cycling, that here can quietly pedal along the coast, in the city or towards the hilly towns of the hinterland, within a few kilometres to easily come back to Riccione. Your Riccione Bike Hotel will suggest the best runs to bike towards Pesaro and its territory.