Nature, history, sea and culture are the keys to the success of Cervia, an ancient resort overlooking the Adriatic Sea which is able to attract large numbers of tourists all the year round.
Cervia is easily accessible by both car and public means of transport and the modern and varied tourist services it offers are able to suit even visitors' most demanding requirements. Apart from well-organized accommodation facilities and beautiful beaches, which characterize other famous resorts of the Adriatic Coast, the city also boasts plenty of cultural activities and events which are aimed at combining ancient traditions with contemporary artistic expressions.
History and nature merge in pleasant harmony in Cervia, giving all those flocking here all the year round even for just a weekend the possibility to discover the thousand facets of the city. Crossing the ancient streets of salt, which are still flanked by the former salters' houses, it is possible to reach the Salt Warehouses, two fascinating buildings which are now the seat of the Salt Museum and host interesting displays dedicated to both artistic and cultural events. A guided tour to Cervia's Salt Pans gives tourists the possibility to enjoy outstanding natural landscapes and admire rare species of animals while taking part in exciting excursions. Open all year round, the park achieves utmost splendour in spring and summer. Those flocking to Cervia on the occasion of Easter holidays or the spring long weekends of April 25, May 1 and June 2 won't miss the opportunity to visit the Park and discover one of the most important naturalistic heritages in Italy.
In summer, Cervia's beach and ancient pinewood forest liven up and offer both young people and families the possibility to enjoy absorbing activities, shows and cultural events. They can spend relaxing days on the beach or at the nearby Spa Establishment or take part in challenging sports tournaments and entertainment activities arranged by local bathing establishments, thus enjoying pleasant holidays here without running the risk of getting bored. Young people who visit Cervia in summer to take advantage of interesting last minute offers will also have the opportunity to run wild at night in the numerous discos the city boasts, visit the most glamorous clubs of the sea front and attend amazing beach parties which are held here almost every evening and especially on August 1.
Even in winter, tourists will be spoilt for choice; walking down the streets of the old town, they will reach the glamorous shops and boutiques of the central tree-lined avenues which during Christmas holidays are brightly decorated and lit by multi-coloured bulbs. The possibility to enjoy breathtaking views over the winter sea and to taste traditional local specialities attracts large numbers of tourists who flock here on the occasion of All Hallow's Day long holiday or New Year's Day.