Cattolica Aquarium

The Cattolica Aquarium is a large theme park dedicated to the sea world, an area whose 110.000 m2 surface hosts marine species coming from all corners, looked after with care and competence by the Aquarium staff. Inside, it is possible to undertake a journey to discover mysterious and curious creatures which populate the earth’s seas up to the Pacific Ocean.

The goal of the Cattolica Aquarium is show visitors the beauty of marine nature trying to educate them on the importance of the conservation and protection of both the environment and its inhabitants. The tanks at Cattolica Aquarium are split into a number of sections, each one dedicated to various animal species that do not jut belong to the marine environment.

Blue Section: Cattolica Aquarium’s main section, including more than 100 tanks hosting sharks, penguins, tritons, jelly fish and other sea dwellers. The species you will find in this exhibition area come from every sea and ocean.

Yellow Section: the section dedicated to creatures populating the waterways such as otters and caimans.

Green Section: the section dedicated to reptiles is home to snakes, insects, chameleons and exotic species.

Violet Section: the section dedicated to deep sea dwellers is home to hundreds of mysterious fish ranging from the 8-centimeter-long pigmy shark to the 13-meter-long giant squid.


2018 Opening Hours and Days of the Aquarium of Cattolica:
From March 24th to June 30th: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
From July 1st to August 27th: 10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
From 27th August to 16th September and on 23rd, 24th, 29th and 30th September: from 9:30 am to 4.30 pm
All weekends during October and from 31st October to 4th November: from 9:30 am to 4.30 pm
All Sundays during November: from 9:30 am to 4.30 pm
2nd, 7th, 8th, 16th, 23rd December and from 26th December to 6th January: from 9:30 am to 4.30 pm

Aquarium of Cattolica Ticket Prices:
Adults: €20
Children (above 1m in height to 11 years old): €16
Children (up to 1m in height): free
Over 65 – Disabled – Military: €16
Non self-sufficient disabled person: free
Person accompanying non self-sufficient disabled person: €16

Info line & Reservations:
Booking Office tel 0541 837.1 (Switchboard)
Cattolica Aquarium - Piazzale delle Nazioni 1/A - 47841 Cattolica


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