The name of Focara was added to a commonly spreaded Italian name Fiorenzuola, which means flourishing, due to the tradition of lighting fires to signal to mariners.
|the bell tower|
It is a Roman settlement that has always had a strategic role due to its location, built between the X and XII centuries along with the castles of Casteldimezzo, Gradara and Granarola, was part of the defensive system in the border area between the Church of Ravenna and that of Pesaro and then, among the Malatesta possessions of Rimini and of Pesaro. In the XII century was built the church of St. Andrew, of which remains only the bell tower, in the church were present works of fine workmanship, but a violent earthquake in August 1916 destroyed it.
In the charming village there are architectural relics of the past, interesting the main door of the village is where there are the verses of Dante's Divina Comedia (Inferno, canto XXVIII) describing a dark betrayal that happened off in this sea.
|passage to the beach, no signal directs you just a blue sea|
|a door knob|
|the beach in the winter|
|timetable of the bus to the beach|