Thanks to its position, with the beach, a valley behind, and two beautiful hills overlooking the sea, Pesaro developed a great sporting tradition .
Birthplace of well known sports champions (Valentino Rossi, Filippo Magnini, Massimo Ambrosini, Gianni Morbidelli), Pesaro has facilities capable of hosting major sport events both for professionals and amateurs. Cycling, motorcycling, basketball, swimming, football, tennis, rugby, volleyball and sailing: Pesaro has sport facilities capable of responding to all needs throughout the year. The city also has one of the finest sports arenas in Italy: the Adriatic Arena. It seats up to 10,000 spectators in an area of ​​12,000 square meters. It is an ideal venue for concerts, sporting events, public shows, conventions and last but not least, it is also the home court of Pesaro Victoria Libertas basketball.
Because of its geography, Pesaro has also been named “bicycle city” and “the two wheels city”. A regular stop of The Giro D’Italia cycling competition for some years now, The town can boast 80 km of cycling paths connecting the city center and the sea side to the outskirts, fostering substainable mobility and improving the quality of life.