|Comune di Porto Recanati|
Skyline from castle tower
|• Total||17 km2 (7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|• Density||720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. John the Baptist|
|Saint day||August 29|
Porto Recanati is home to a large number of family-run restaurants and shops that cater to the tourism industry that Porto Recanati has a reputation for. Porto Recanati serves a spring-summer tourist town for Italians, with a beach and an annual Aeronautica Militare Airshow.
The Castello Svevo (Swabian Castle), built during the 13th through 15th centuries as a rampart against Barbary pirate strikes, is home to the Municipal Art Gallery, that in nine rooms collects paintings, mainly from 1850 to the early 20th century, by Gino Severini, Filippo De Pisis, Ottone Rosai, Vittorio Corcos, Giovanni Fattori, Domenico Morelli, Giovanni Costa and Silvestro Lega.
Porto Recanati's restaurants offer a large selection of locally caught seafood including Lobster, Sea Bass and Calamari. A local specialty is the Brodetto di Porto Recanati, a traditional fisherman's dish. The town also boasts a large fish market located on the outskirts of town.
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