ACOT (Cupra Hotels Association), born in 1994, is an association of hoteliers to ensure quality, professionalism and meet the different needs of the tourists. It offers accommodation facilities, residences, farm holidays, campsites, holiday villages, for about 3,000 beds. It also promotes the heritage of natural beauty, art and culture, food and wine of this corner of Piceno.
For those who wish to discover the Piceno in its most surprising aspects “Acot” proposes a series of themed trails where past and reality merge in harmony. Spend a holiday in Cupra Marittima in harmony and relaxation, and feel the love that this region nourishes for you.
Since 1997 Cupra Marittima gets a prestigious award the “European Blue Flag” by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), ensuring a perfect vacation for the family.
Cupra Marittima and its Archaeological Park with its roots in prehistoric times. The Piceni were the first to organize the country, shape the landscape, prefer the terraced hills protected from north winds to put their huts and the sanctuary of Dea Cupra reached a high position throughout the Piceno.
Cupra Marittima becomes a Roman colony, with the defeat of the Piceni, in 268 a. C. and the location that housed the port and the sanctuary of Dea Cupra, sees the rise of the Roman city CUPRA MARITIMA, which becomes the administrative centre, with an organization of city centre and the ager cuprensis is identified with the V Regio. The Archaeological Park is now recognized as of great scientific interest.
Cupra Marittima and its shells because this city has the largest permanent exhibition in Europe. The Worldwide Malacology exhibition and the Malacology Museum are open all year.
Cupra Marittima, the sea a few steps from the Sibillini Mountains, where, in a precious natural lake “Il Lago di Pilato”, lives the tiny crustacean “Chirocefalo del Marchesoni” very rare in Europe and with a reddish color.
Cupra Marittima and the many culinary excellence of the territory, such as “Le olive all’ascolana” and the “ciauscolo”, the “maccheroncini di Campofilone” fresh fish from the Adriatic sea, the olive oil of our hills, the wineries that produce wonderful local wines including the “Falerio”, the “Pecorino”, the “Passerina” and “Rosso Piceno”. There are many biological farms that make this land a continuous discovery.
Cupra Marittima and its old town, “Marano”, where you can admire other precious villages perched on hills, many of whom have obtained certificates of “Orange Flag” and “most beautiful villages in Italy”, the historical, cultural and natural beauty make this corner of the Marche, the ideal land for a holiday in harmony and relaxation.
Cupra Marittima just a few minutes from Ascoli Piceno, San Benedetto del Tronto and Grottammare, is waiting for you to live an unforgettable holiday.