The Conero Bay
Oasis of pure beauty south of Ancona, along the Conero Riviera. A narrow strip of white pebbles plunges into the crystal-clear sea in which the brilliant white and unspoilt cliffs are reflected. You will immediately fall in love with Portonovo.
The beach, about two kilometres long, alternates between free stretches without services and bathing establishments where beach umbrellas and sunbeds can be rented for a more comfortable experience. The more adventurous, on the other hand, can enjoy long walks along the shoreline or diving and snorkelling in the turquoise waters. Reach Lago Grande and Lago Profondo, two brackish basins created from the mix of salt water from the sea with fresh water from the springs and the Ciresa stream.
Nature, but also history. Not far from the pier stands the Napoleonic Fort of Portonovo, erected in the early 19th century to defend the city of Ancona from raids. Today, it is home to a hotel and a restaurant. Continue to Torre di Guardia, or Torre De Bosis, a military outpost ordered by Pope Clement XI. Finally, the Church of Santa Maria di Portonovo will give you a splendid view of the sea.