Riccione is a city in Emilia-Romagna.



Riccione is one of the Italy's most famous seaside resorts. It is on the east cost of Italy, close to Rimini in the region of Emilia Romagna, which is famous for its food (for instance Parmesan cheese, Parma ham, ragu bolognese). Riccione is also popular for its nightlife. There are many amazing restaurants, pubs and bars facing the sea.

Get in


By plane


Riccione is near (just 1 km) to the Rimini international airport (RMI IATA). 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 IATA), which is around 64 km from Riccione.

By train


There is a train line that runs up and down the coast from Riccione, to Rimini in the north and Ancona in the south, via any number of smaller resort towns.

By car


The A14, a six-lane motorway known as the autostrada del mare runs away to the north.

Get around


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.

Historic places: - the holiday house of Benito Mussolini - the Angolani's Castle

Fun places:

  • 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 you can meet new people, dance and drink. Some of the best are:

  • Pascha (Riccione Alta) a very trendy disco
  • Beach Cafè (Marano) on the beach
  • Mojito (Marano) on the beach
  • Prince (Riccione Alta)

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.



Go next


Rimini, which contains lots of Roman relics like the Bridge of Tiberius and Arch of Augustus.

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