Historical events and fun opportunities in the Riviera
Festivals and fun in your holiday in the Riviera
From San Benedetto del Tronto is easy to move along the Riviera to spend evenings of music and fun in local restaurants, pubs or nightclubs. Many young people can stay in San Benedetto del Tronto stop on the day because of its long beach and in the night they never get bored.
The traditional carnival of Offida
Some important moments in the life of the Riviera delle Palme are mainly related to the Carnival of Offida. In the heart of Offida takes place every year, according to a ritual established by tradition, the Carnival Town, mainly characterized by the expression "Lu Bov Fint"(thefake bull) held on Friday and the phantasmagoric parade of fat "Velurd" (bundles of reeds) which mark the end of Carnival on Mardi Gras day.
The Horse of Fire at Ripatransone
Another important event is characterized by the Fire Horse of Ripatransone. On the evening of the Octave of Easter, today as in the seventeenth century, the silhouette of a horse, with choking explosions of light, firing, rockets and pinwheels, fireworks, run between the people, firing the city streets recalling the 'joyful farewell to Ripa by the master of fires, called there to celebrate the arrival of the statue of the Madonna di San Giovanni in 1622.