The coast of Marina di Massignano is characterized by golden sand mixed with pebbles and shells, a crystal clear sea, breakwater cliffs, a backdrop that descends gently towards the wide and low dunes supported by Mediterranean scrub behind.
The coast of Marina di Massignano, a coastal village not far from the historic center, winds for about two kilometers and is characterized by golden sand mixed with pebbles and shells, a crystal clear sea, breakwater cliffs, a backdrop that descends gently towards the wide and low dunes dotted with Mediterranean scrub behind.
Along the beach there are some concessions with bathing services, alternating with large stretches of free beach.
“Goletta Verde” has recently certified that the municipal waters are very clean, thanks to the poor anthropization and a greater depth than the neighboring beaches.
It is noteworthy that in the hills behind were found finds from the Picena and Roman times, including the remains of some villas, an aqueduct and a “daughter” for the production of bricks.
The name of the district, Montecantino, also suggests the presence of white marble buildings (candidus) overlooking the Adriatic.
More recently, a chart of the ‘300 testifies to the presence on site of a small landing place for boats, the northernmost of Cupra Marittima (under the current villa Vinci).
Instead, the construction of a fortified tower with anti-sbarcode function (Masignana tower in the documents of the time) dates back to 1572, a period of frequent Saracen naval raids, of which today remains the memory inside the municipal coat of arms.
Here are some points of interest that we suggest you to visit to continue to discover all the beauties of the territory of Massignano.
From the town as from several points of the surrounding countryside open to the eyes glimpses of wonderful beauty: the hills dotted with small villages stretch out like a rolling carpet between the blue of the Adriatic Sea and the Sibillini mountains, also known as “blue mountains”.
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