The undisputed protagonist, in Fermo and its surroundings, is the sea.
The city offers visitors and tourists splendid stretches of coast, precious stretches of golden sand on one side and large stretches of smooth white pebbles on the other: Lido di Fermo, Lido di San Tommaso and Casabianca are natural offshoots of Fermo hill that , together with Marina Palmense, lying under the large panoramic terraces of Torre di Palme, offer sun, beaches, relaxation and fun.
Along Fermo coast there are the best tourist villages, spacious and rich in greenery, harmoniously inserted in the context of a luxuriant and colorful nature. The many varieties of hotels, from the smallest family-run to the most advanced and equipped, constitute a complete tourist offer where each guest can enjoy the romantic sunrises over the sea, the rhythmic flow of the waves, the joyful beach life or the long and relaxing walks on the shoreline. The promenade is also dotted with welcoming beach resorts, where you can spend both relaxing days with the family among the umbrellas and fun evenings with friends. The beaches of Lido di Fermo, Casabianca and Marina Palmense have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag in recent years.
Lido di Fermo: a tailor-made beach for the whole family
Why is the sea in Fermo the perfect place for a holiday? Simply because it manages to please everyone. Its Blue Flag locations guarantee a clean sea and first-rate services. If you are a lover of comfort, you cannot help but fall in love with the promenade of fine sand where chalets and large stretches of free beach alternate, its free parking spaces, hotels and restaurants, the many services designed especially for families such as green areas equipped with games for the little ones or the wide stroller-proof sidewalks.
Marina Palmense: your easy holiday
Do you feel the call of your wild spirit? Marina Palmense is the place for you. An uncontaminated stretch of pebble beach where you can practice kitesurfing and windsurfing. The campsites offer the opportunity to experience a backpacking holiday a stone’s throw from the sea, away from the hustle and bustle, caressed by the wind and lulled by the sound of the waves. Walk towards Torre di Palme and the forest of Cugnolo where you can go hiking surrounded by nature. Are you a bike lover? Get on the saddle and visit the many villages that slowly climb from the coast up to the Sibillini mountains.
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Engaging during the day, overwhelming at night
Being in an enchanting place is not enough. You must live it! During the day you can fill your holiday in many ways: from activities organized by the beach resorts to strolls along the seafront or by bike along the comfortable cycle paths that connect the cities along the Riviera, from sports on the beach such as fitness and beach volleyball to music under the beach umbrella. And when the evening arrives, experience the nightlife by the sea with the evenings organized by the beach resorts, the markets and the shows or let yourself be overwhelmed by a myriad of events along the coast and in the city.
The Middle Ages as protagonist
The Calvalcata dell’Assunta is the oldest historical reenactment in Italy. You can’t miss it!
On 15 August the ten districts of Fermo compete for the coveted Palio in the Horse Race in a thrilling race in the city center. In the previous days, between medieval games, shows by musicians and flag-wavers and Hostarie in Piazza del Popolo, the city relives ancient glories that culminate in the historical processions in costume on the day of 15 August and on the previous night.
Art and culture a stone’s throw from the sea
Do you love the sea but want to enrich your holiday with that little bit more? Fermo is the ideal place! Its treasures await you a few kilometers from the coast: stroll through the historic center in search of unmissable views until you reach the magnificent Piazza del Popolo, visit the Roman Cisterns, among the largest in the world, let yourself be surprised by the breathtaking view of the Girfalco Park, enter the eighteenth-century Teatro dell’Aquila or the museums, discover an infinity of pearls of art and architecture.
Good food and famous brands
A real holiday cannot be separated from good food. Enjoy the unmistakable Ciauscolo, the vincisgrassi and the Campofilone tagliatelle, the inevitable mixed fried breaded meat, stuffed olives, vegetables and creams. Or savor excellent dishes based on fresh fish and the delicious fried squids accompanied by Falerio and Rosso Piceno wines.
Are you fashion addicted? Fermo and its surroundings are home to the major brands in the world in the field of footwear and accessories. So why not indulge in an intriguing shopping tour in the main fashion and traditional artisan outlets?
Torre di Palme
A jewel overlooking the Adriatic
Torre di Palme is part of the exclusive club of the most beautiful villages in Italy. A proud medieval castle perched on a rocky outcrop towards the expanse of the sea. Favorite by many vacationers who know how to appreciate its charm, it offers incomparable urban views; the narrow streets, clasped among the terracotta facades of the houses in bloom with geraniums, frame sweeping views of the sea and the surrounding hills.