Gemmano, an Italian Municipality of the Province of Rimini. Located at an altitude of 404 meters above sea level, it covers an area of 20 square kilometers. and has about 1,140 inhabitants. It is said that its name derives from "GEMMA in HAND", the legend tells of an Etruscan soldier killed by the Romans while he was wearing a ring to his girlfriend. Gemmano is the highest point of the Valle del Conca, a small village surrounded by nature, which dominates the view from the top, from where you can admire the hills that surround it, this is commonly called the "Balcony of the Adriatic". The Municipality of Gemmano includes the villages of Farneto, Marazzano, Onferno, Villa and Zollara. The emblem of the City depicts a hand holding a ring, arranged on three mountainous reliefs that represent the three castles: Gemmano, Marazzano, Onferno, of which today there are ruins that have been partially restored. Gemmano is located on the famous Gothic Line, for this reason it paid the consequences of the Second World War. Of the Castle of Gemmano little remains, like its restored walls. Unfortunately, the center of the village was completely razed to the ground, and much of its history was destroyed by bombing, September 1944. GOTHIC LINE, Gemmano was one of the most affected municipalities during the Second World War for this is nicknamed the Cassino of the Adriatic, the memory is always alive. Also because the country still bears the signs of the destruction of that battle lasted from 4 to 15 September 1944. The country offers the possibility of reconstructing the route of the Gothic Line, with excursions and specialized guides, the vision of documentaries and dedicated museums. Every year "memory" events are created to tell a historical background from those who actually lived it. Collaboration Text: Riccardo Cecchini, "Tourist Association Pro Loco Gemmano"