Excursions in Milano Marittima
If you are in Milano Marittima, you have the opportunity to go on many excursions to discover the territory of great naturalistic interest and very fun for children as well.
Thanks to the uniqueness of the place, with its large beaches and the pine forest behind, you can go on nature excursions in the Cervia Natural Park and the Cervia Salt Pan, for those who love the sea there are opportunities for boat outings, and everyone should visit the nearby cities of Romagna, great depositories of a thousand-year history.
Let's discover together all the excursions that can be done from Milano Marittima.
PINE FOREST OF CERVIA AND MILANO MARITTIMA
The Pine Forest is a characteristic environment of Milano Marittima and Cervia. It divides the beach from the inhabited area, is a nature reserve, and is the kingdom of the maritime pine, an evergreen tree typical of the Mediterranean habitat.
Once you leave your vehicle in the large free parking area, you can reach the Thermal Path and take walks of about a couple of kilometers. Along the way, you find picnic areas, benches, and a "fitness trail" with equipment and exercises to stay in shape.
THE CERVIA SALT PAN VISITOR CENTER
The southern gateway of the Po Delta Regional Park, the Cervia Salt Pan is the northernmost salt pan in Italy and is known throughout our peninsula and the world for the production of its sweet salt, called in antiquity white gold!
The Cervia Salt Pan is a nature reserve and for this reason, it cannot be accessed independently but only accompanied by environmental guides present at the Visitor Center. During the opening season (March-November), a rich program of excursions allows tourists and the local population to visit this unique environment.
The seasonal program includes different types of excursions: on foot, by electric boat, by bicycle, by train, and by canoe.
All the information can be found in the section dedicated to the Saline of Cervia (salt pan).
Tel. 0544 973040
Excursions by Motorboat
New Ghibli: motorboat moored at the port of Cervia – side Milano Marittima. It operates daily excursions towards Rimini, Gabicce Mare, and Cesenatico.
You can go out to sea in search of dolphins, visit the methane platforms, or take a mini-cruise from Romagna to Marche up to the beaches of Gabicce.
On the website, you can find some out-of-schedule appointments that allow you to eat onboard the ship the typical Romagna seafood cuisine.
For information: Tel. 333 3454558 – www.motonavenewghibli.com
Motonave Rossana (today Motonave Ofelia): excursion for those who want to practice sport and “touristic” fishing. The departure is from the port of Cervia – side Milano Marittima.
In Milano Marittima, there is the Cervia Canoe Kayak Club, where you can rent canoes and choose guided excursions at sea or in the salt pan canal together with guides. The night visit (by reservation only) is a very special experience, recommended.
& It is accessible to the disabled and is located at via Jelenia Gora 8.
For information: Tel. 333 994 99 85
Ravenna, about 20 km from Milano Marittima, can be reached by train from Cervia – Milano Marittima station in a 20-minute journey, or by car. The city preserves a rich artistic heritage, here are 8 UNESCO World Heritage monuments. Among all, the most suggestive are the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and the Basilica of San Vitale. The city is worth visiting to admire the famous Byzantine mosaics, the tomb of Dante Alighieri, the historic Classense Library but also the many shops and typical workshops.
SANTARCANGELO DI ROMAGNA
Santarcangelo is located in the province of Rimini, just 30 km from Milano Marittima. It can be reached by car in about half an hour. This town in the Valmarecchia is pleasant to visit on foot because its historic center winds through picturesque streets and corners where there are no shortage of trattorias and restaurants serving Romagna cuisine. Land of the poet Tonino Guerra, among the things to see are the famous tuff caves underground and the Malatesta Fortress. There are numerous viewpoints from which to admire the entire Romagna coast from Gabicce to Cesenatico.
For information Tourist Office Santarcangelo: http://www.iatsantarcangelo.com/
The Ancient Ariminum, a port city of ancient Rome of great economic and strategic importance, is today the city of Rimini. Known to everyone as an international beach resort, it also preserves a rich artistic and archaeological heritage to discover. Among the most fascinating places to visit, the thousand-year-old Tiberius Bridge and the Surgeon's House - Domus Rimini, one of the oldest testimonies of Roman domus where a unique set of medical tools was found.
For information riminiturismo.it