Gatteo Mare is located in the province of Forlì-Cesena, in Emilia-Romagna, near Cesenatico and Rimini. The village is located on the coast of the Adriatic Sea and is a popular holiday resort on the Adriatic coast, crossed by the mouth of the river Rubicone.
The best time to stay in Gatteo a Mare is certainly in the summer. During the summer season, in fact, the old town is closed to traffic and you can easily walk, shop, go to the beach and relax.
Moreover, the numerous hotels and bathing establishments make Gatteo Mare a very rich country of entertainment.
In the small and charming town center you can go to Liberty Square, the main square of Gatteo a Mare, where the main events of life and festivity take place in the town.
Inside the square there is also the Church of Sant’Antonio da Padova, the church of the hamlet. In the “Giulio Cesare” waterfront takes place every year in the summer the so-called “Festa Romana”, which recalls the famous passage of Julius Caesar in the locality.
For those who appreciate hiking or cycling, a pedestrian bridge has recently been built on the mouth of the Rubicone, which connects Gatteo a Mare with the cycle path of Savignano a Mare, so you can take longer routes in complete tranquility.
Also worthy of mention is the famous musician Secondo Casadei, born in Sant’Angelo di Gatteo, author of over a thousand pieces of Romagna folklore, including the timeless “Romagna mia (1954)”.
Finally in Gatteo a Mare you can visit, along via Matteotti, the “Amarcord” museum, where you can see vintage cars and motorcycles starting from the 40s and in excellent condition.