Termoli e la Bandiera BluThe city’s tourism and resort type is primarily cultural. The major tourist and cultural attractions of the city are: Architectures, Borgo Antico, the Swabian castle located at the entrance of the same, the Basilica (which contains the relics of Saint Timothy and Saint Low), trebuchets (fishing tools spread on Adriatic coast from Termoli up at Ancona) situated close to the village, and the Madonna Long (a shrine located in the hinterland termolese pilgrimage the Tuesday after Easter Sunday); between events, the best known are the feast of St. Basso (patron saint of the city, along with St. Timothy, the religious festival takes place December 5 as the popular one on 3 and 4 August), the Fish Festival (every last delicious appointment Sunday in August allows many tourists and citizens to enjoy freshly caught fish) and the Fire of the Castle (night of August).
With regard to seaside tourism, Termoli has increased every year in summer tourists and today is one of the most popular seaside resorts of the central Adriatic, in fact it is estimated that in the summer its total population reaches 100,000. The coast is divided into two coasts termolese: The first North and South (Beach of St. Anthony, Lungomare Cristoforo Colombo) is the most popular, more than 10 km long and fifty yards wide, characterized by the beautiful view of the Old Country which you can enjoy at every point. The south coast (beach in Rio Vivo) is ideal for those who enjoy water sports, due to its nature of the bay, which limits the height of the waves and the beach over 150 meters wide. There are 30 bathing beaches, 6 of which on the south coast; the hotel capacity of the city is 1415 per 622 beds in 20 rooms divided between hotels and guest-houses, 30% of which are 4-star (Source: Autonomous Tourist Board of Termoli, November 2009).
The accommodation facilities in the city and the clear waters of the Adriatic have allowed the town to earn as many as 17 Blue Flags of Europe in the years: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, and 2003 to 2013.