San Benedetto del Tronto, located between the river Tesino and the river Tronto in the southern coast of Marche, is an important and active fishing center and one of the greatest seaside resorts in the Middle Adriatic. Its long white sandy beach gently slopes into the sea, so its shallow water fits to younger and older swimmers.
The seafront promenade is marked by a rich vegetation, mainly palm trees that easily grow on the beach as well. Because of this peculiarity San Benedetto del Tronto is also called 'the Riviera of palme' (Palm trees Riviera)
San Benedetto del Tronto has got a great number of hotels, residences, apartments and B&Bs giving an availability of about 13 thousand beds. Sports facilities and tourist activity are related to the sea, such as a Marina and Yacht club.
San Benedetto del Tronto is the first tourist resort in the Region Marche, welcoming over 2 million people a year.
San Benedetto del Tronto is surrounded by green hills on the top of which lay important medieval villages. They are rich in art and history, interesting places to be visited.