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Life-size crib scenes Cesenatico

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Cesenatico is famed for its floating nativity scene, but a couple of streets away from the Porto Canale, in Piazza Conserve, there’s another life-size nativity scene worth visiting. There was also mulled wine (vin brulĂ© ) on offer to warm us up!

Cesenatico at sunset in winter

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Cesenatico on a crisp winter evening is beautiful, with the lights reflecting on the Porto Canale, plus the various christmas market festivities going on.

The Giro d’Italia set to return to Pantani’s Cesenatico in 2010

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Reports appeared in local papers this week that the annual Giro d’Italia, one of the most prestigious cycling competitions in the world, is set to include, for the first time since 1999, a stop in Cesenatico,  near Rimini – hometown to arguably Italy’s most famous cyclist, the late Marco Pantani (nicknamed il pirata – the […]

Fuoco al mito – a lesson in fire, tradition, and Parmesan cheese

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

I’m kicking myself for missing the ‘fuoco al mito’ event on Rimini’s beachfront at the start of july, organised by Un Mare di Sapori ( also on facebook here). That’s the problem with spending the summer in Rimini – too many events and too little time! Luckily, though, the event is being repeated in nearby […]