The multimedia museum Marco Pantani is located near the railway station of Cesenatico and covers an area of ??over 300 square meters. Strongly supported by Pantani family, supported by the Municipality of Cesenatico and realized thanks to Marco Pantani Foundation, the museum keeps alive the memory of the glorious cycling races carried out by the “Pirata”, through his racing bikes and a lot of photographic material.
The exhibition space has been divided into three areas, which correspond to the names of the mountains gained by this champion by bicycle, which made ??him famous all over the world: Mortirolo, Alp D`Huez, Bocchetta.
The Mortirolo hall will introduce you to the man, the athlete and the artist hiding behind the ”Pirata”, through the used bikes customized with which he has completed its largest exploits, the shirts of the teams for which he ran, helmets, trophies and lots of pictures.
The Alp d`Huez hall focuses on the Pantani writer and devoting more space to the original writings of the champion and an art gallery containing over 20 paintings made ??by him. Inside the hall also a cinema with 50 seats to watch the videos of Pantani, browse photo albums that cover the entire career of this champion and press reviews of the major Italian and European newspapers.
In the Bocchetta hall, located on the outdoor terrace, you could visit one of the many thematic exhibitions staged at the moment.
At the end of your stay in Cesenatico if you want to take home a memory, in addition to the Nove Colli ranking, you can buy in the shop of the Pantani museum some clothing and gadgets.
In this way you will contribute indirectly to support the many organizations in charge the reception and care of children, persons with mental health and motion problems, which the same Marco Pantani helped each year by donating sums of money.
“Sometimes we close our eyes because we don’t like the reality ... But if we stop to communicate, we’ll be no longer able to enjoy our lives and to write our history”. (marcopantanifun