Discover Cervia, the old city of salt

Not only beaches, but also culture and history: discover Cervia, the old city of salt

Cervia’s old town centre has plenty of places and monuments to discover. When you stay at Hotel Al Faro, overlooking the city’s marina on the canal, you’ll be just a few minutes walk from everything that is worth visiting.

Magazzini del Sale

For example, Magazzini del Sale, the two buildings once used to process and store salt, Cervia’s “white gold”, are certainly worth a visit. Overtime, Magazzino Torre and Magazzino Darsena have become the symbol of the town and its marina on the canal, a commercial waterway essential to the life of the old town. Today, Magazzino Torre hosts the Salt Museum, or MUSA, which makes use of multimedia tours, audio, video, images, and plastic models to recreate the history, culture, and traditions of the salt pits.

Nearby, the Tower of San Michele was built between 1689 and 1691 on the behest of Count Michelangelo Maffei to defend the old town from pirate attacks.

Cervia’s Thermal Baths, to regenerate body and mind

If you are after a totally relaxing experience, Cervia’s Thermal Baths are the perfect destination. You’ll find them just a few minutes from Hotel Al Faro. The water at Cervia’s Thermal Baths is rich with mineral and organic substances that help rehabilitation and relaxation and are beneficial to the body.

Personalised packages and wellness weekends can be booked all year round to make the most of the therapeutic effects of mud baths and spring pools. Comfortable and convenient, Hotel Al Faro is the perfect base for anyone interested in this kind of experience.

Mirabilandia amusement park: fun and entertainment for the whole family

Just a few minutes drive from Cervia, Mirabilandia is the largest amusement park in Italy. It offers shows, performances and attractions for the whole family to enjoy.

The attractions that deserve a mention include its renowned roller coaster, Sierra Tonante. If you enjoy a thrill and are not afraid of heights, Niagara, with its 27 metre water drop, is perfect for you. The latest addition, Katun, will really get your adrenaline running. The roller coaster has a loop of death and reaches 110 Km/h. Mirabilandia is fun also for younger children who can enjoy its panoramic wheels and colourful above-ground trains that cross the park.

When you stay at Hotel Al Faro you have access to special discounts to visit Mirabilandia and try its attractions.