Cupra Marittima

Cupra Marittima is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ascoli Piceno in the Italian region Marche, located about 70 km southeast of Ancona and about 30 km northeast of Ascoli Piceno. As of 1 January 2008, it had a population of 5,252 and an area of 17.2 km².

Cupra Marittima borders the following municipalities: Grottammare, Ripatransone. Belongs to the district of the Riviera of the lower coast of the Marche. Primarily known as a seaside resort in continuous development since 1997 has received numerous awards including the European Blue Flag for cleanliness of the sea (the latest award is for the year 2011).

Behind the sea (the town proper), there are three hills: St. Andrew with the homonymousrock (recently restored), Marano with the medieval and incasato Boccabianca.

Cupra Marittima was a Roman colony and its name derives from "Goddess Cupra,"Piceno deities then became an object of worship by the Romans, as evidenced by thealtar to Athena at the center of the hole.

Web site comune di Cupra Marittima

Album: Cupra Marittima

1. Sant'Andrea's castle
2. Marano
3. Marano
4. The beach of Cupra Marittima
5. The bike's route
6. Marano
7. The principal square of Cupra Marittima
8. The Cupra Marittima's beach