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About Ave Maria, Florida

Nestled in the heart of Collier County, Florida and east of I-75 and Naples, Ave Maria is a vibrant and growing Catholic community.  A community where children ride their bicycles to a parochial school and folks walk to the grocery store. Our beautiful iconic Church is located in the heart of Ave Maria, surrounded by the Piazza with quaint restaurants, offices, and unique shops. Ave Maria University is bustling with activity just across the street. Head west to visit the beautiful Gulf Coast Beaches or head east to the bright lights and big cities of Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.

Ave Maria is a growing Catholic Community that has attracted Catholics from all over the United States and the world.  Even if you do not live in Ave Maria consider visiting Ave Maria and you might be surprised as you will find many Catholic activities in and around the town.*

For more information about the Ave Maria Parish go visit the website here.

For more information about the town go here and here. 


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Local Information

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Things to do in Naples includes:

  • Naples Pier

  • Naples Botanical Garden

  • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

  • Lowdermilk Beach

  • Revs Institute

  • Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

  • Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

  • Clam Pass Park

  • Rookery Bay National Estuarine 

  • Bird Gardens of Naples

  • Third Street South

  • More Info

Nearby Destinations:

Hotel Swimming Pool


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Nearest Airports

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