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Pescara

Area: 34 km2 | Population: 119297 | Elevation: 4 above sea level
Pescara has the following hamlets: San Silvestro Colle And it Is 68 km from L'Aquila

Why Pescara?

A seaside destination with a cultural, historical, artistic and landscape proposal of great interest
It is lapped by the Mare Adriatico

Visit Pescara - Tourism and travel tips for your vacation or weekend.

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Are you planning your vacation in Pescara, Italy? Are you looking for all the touristic information on Pescara? On Visit Italy you find tourist guides written by the editorial staff and travel experiences of travellers who, like you, have chosen Pescara as a destination for a trip or for their holidays. Discover Pescara top travel tips with Visititaly's suggestions, recommendations, travel advice and all things to know about Pescara.

Visit Pescara with the eyes of Gabriele D'Annunzio

Gabriele D'Annunzio was born on March 12, 1896 in the beautiful Pescara; he was a poet and one of the most important intellectuals in Italy, and not only of the century. An Eclectic and controversial personality, he embodied the ideal of the decadent, narcissistic, hedonistic, sensual, and superhuman artist, living a life over the top. His birthplace is now a museum on Corso Manthonè in the Pescara area that still has retained its characteristics as a small fishing village. The house consists of nine halls, containing antique furniture and objects of the writer and his family. Interesting are the educational panels that report news on the poet's family, enriched by references to literature and photography.  In the house of the poet the countries and places of Abruzzo that D'Annunzio has treated in his literary works and the artists who have been linked with feelings of deep friendship, as the painter Francesco Paolo Michetti and components of the Cenacle of Francavilla, are also illustrated. Each room is illustrated with a caption that repeats those pieces of "Night" in which the poet recalls with words full of feeling the environments, the objects and people dear to him. Also in Pescara, do not miss a visit to Government House, which houses "The Daughter of Jorio”, a grand canvas by Francesco Paolo Michetti, which inspired the eponymous play by D'Annunzio. Walking around it is impossible not to notice the artistic beauty that inspired the poet such as the Cathedral of St. Cetteo, built in the 1930s, in addition to the sacred relics of the saint, an invaluable work of Guercino of the XVII century, and the Basilica of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, erected in the eighteenth century neoclassical style, which preserves valuable works of local artists. Visit Francavilla to cross the Pinewood remembered by D’Annunzio: next to the shore by fishing boats crossing the green Adriatic, on the beach which once went by the herds that migrate seasonally to Puglia (described in the poem September). Impossible not to mention the old and beautiful sea port of Pescara, starting from the city centre with its coast, a succession of stunning beaches overlooking the sea, which is blue as the sky with which merges horizon. 

City of Pescara the Capital of Pescara Province

According to the 2007 census Pescara is the most populated city in the Abruzzo region of Italy. This city is located on the coast of Adriatic Sea. Aterno-Pescara River meets the sea where this city is located. Pescara port is one of the most important ports in Italy. Also, its airport is one of the most important airports. During the summer, the city becomes a popular destination for tourists. As it is located on Adriatic Sea it has a shore line of over 20 kilometers making it an ideal seaside resort. The city has a Mediterranean climate. It has summers that are hot and dry. The winters are rainy and cold. The average temperature for the year is 7C. However, the air is humid throughout the year. There are a few places of interest in this city for a tourist to visit. One is the house in which the Italian poet Gabriele D'Annunzio was born. He was born in 1863 and the building was refurbished in 1930s. Cathedral of St. Cetteus is another attraction you will find in this city. There is also the museum that carries evidence of the 4,000 year old history of people in Abruzzo. Every year during the month of July Pescara holds its jazz festival which is an international event. Started in 1969 it is one of the most important festivals dedicated to jazz music in Europe. Pescara along with Chiety houses the G. d' Annunzio University that has its school of medicine, economics, foreign languages and architecture. Also it offers courses on science. Pescara is connected to other Italian cities with highways and with rail. Pescara centrale railway station is the largest in the Abruzzo region. It is also has one of the largest railway stations in Europe. Railway connects the city with most other cities in Italy.

Selvi The Town with a Mareena and a Medieval Area

Silvi (11,8Km)
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Silvi Marina, an ancient town directly on the sea

Silvi Marina (12,3Km)
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Chiety the Capital of Chiety Province of Abruzzo Region

Chieti (13,2Km)
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Loreto Aprutino a Town with Lots of Archeological Monuments

Loreto Aprutino (19,5Km)
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Visit Pineto in Italy for a Memorable Beach Holiday

Pineto (20,2Km)
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Accommodation

HOTEL ALBA - >Pescara

HOTEL ALBA

Pescara

HOTEL BELLARIVA - >Pescara

HOTEL BELLARIVA

Pescara

HOTEL ESPLANADE - >Pescara

HOTEL ESPLANADE

Pescara

HOTEL AMBRA PALACE - >Pescara

HOTEL AMBRA PALACE

Pescara

HOTEL CARLTON - >Pescara

HOTEL CARLTON

Pescara

Bed & Breakfast Burlini Maria - >Pescara

Bed & Breakfast Burlini Maria

Pescara

Castello Chiola Hotel - >Loreto Aprutino

Castello Chiola Hotel

Loreto Aprutino (18 Km)

Castello Chiola is pleased to welcome you in its comfortable and sophisticated atmosphere. The rooms are situated on three floors and they are extremely meticulous in detail and all different from each other but still conserving the same style and furniture.

B&B Resort La Valle - >Rosciano

B&B Resort La Valle

Rosciano (21 Km)

In the heart of the hills of Pescara, in a beautiful valley with breathtaking views of the Gran Sasso and Majella, the B & B Resort La Valle is a reference point for those travelers who are looking for the charm of a place, its colors and flavors with a five star service. Breakfast, with local products, will be served by the pool. Among the services offered are massages and natural treatments, relaxing country walks, guided tours of local wine cellars, excursions to the Majella National Park.

Agriturismo Le Cicale - >Spoltore

Agriturismo Le Cicale

Spoltore (5 Km)

HOTEL CITY - >Montesilvano

HOTEL CITY

Montesilvano (7 Km)

HOTEL ARIMINUM - >Montesilvano

HOTEL ARIMINUM

Montesilvano (7 Km)

HOTEL ANTAGOS - >Montesilvano

HOTEL ANTAGOS

Montesilvano (7 Km)

Hotel Giardino Dei Principi - >Citta'Sant'Angelo

Hotel Giardino Dei Principi

Citta'Sant'Angelo (9 Km)

Agriturismo la Collina delle Rose - >Manoppello

Agriturismo la Collina delle Rose

Manoppello (26 Km)

VILLA PARDI - >Manoppello

VILLA PARDI

Manoppello (26 Km)

Sea

Spiaggia Pepito Beach - >Pescara

Spiaggia Pepito Beach

Pescara

Spiaggia Saturno Beach Club lungomare - >Pescara

Spiaggia Saturno Beach Club lungomare

Pescara

Spiaggia Stella d'Oro - >Pescara

Spiaggia Stella d'Oro

Pescara

New Orsa Maggiore Sud - >Pescara

New Orsa Maggiore Sud

Pescara

Rivadoro - >Pescara

Rivadoro

Pescara

Sole Luna - >Pescara

Sole Luna

Pescara

Stella d'Oro - >Pescara

Stella d'Oro

Pescara

Ammiraglia Beach Club - >Pescara

Ammiraglia Beach Club

Pescara

Beach Club Niki - >Pescara

Beach Club Niki

Pescara

Hawaii - >Pescara

Hawaii

Pescara

Hai Bin - >Pescara

Hai Bin

Pescara

4 Vele - >Pescara

4 Vele

Pescara

Medusa - >Pescara

Medusa

Pescara

Coralba  - >Pescara

Coralba

Pescara

Circolo della Vela - >Pescara

Circolo della Vela

Pescara

Lido delle Sirene Beach Resort - >Pescara

Lido delle Sirene Beach Resort

Pescara

Lido Aurora  - >Pescara

Lido Aurora

Pescara

Lido Apollo - >Pescara

Lido Apollo

Pescara

Il Pirata - >Pescara

Il Pirata

Pescara

Lido Il Corallo - >Pescara

Lido Il Corallo

Pescara

Admiral - Yacht Charter - >Pescara

Admiral - Yacht Charter

Pescara

Spiaggia Shanghai - >Pescara

Spiaggia Shanghai

Pescara

Spiaggia Smeraldo - >Montesilvano

Spiaggia Smeraldo

Montesilvano (5 Km)

Spiaggia di Pineto - >Pineto

Spiaggia di Pineto

Pineto (20 Km)

Lido Delle Rose - >Francavilla al Mare

Lido Delle Rose

Francavilla al Mare (7 Km)

Lido è nata una stella - >Francavilla al Mare

Lido è nata una stella

Francavilla al Mare (6 Km)

Lido Ristorante Nautilus - >Francavilla al Mare

Lido Ristorante Nautilus

Francavilla al Mare (4 Km)

Lido Venus - >Francavilla al Mare

Lido Venus

Francavilla al Mare (5 Km)

Miami Beach - >Ortona

Miami Beach

Ortona (26 Km)

Pianeta Mare - >Francavilla al Mare

Pianeta Mare

Francavilla al Mare (10 Km)

Onda Verde - >Montesilvano

Onda Verde

Montesilvano (6 Km)

Stella del mare - >Francavilla al Mare

Stella del mare

Francavilla al Mare (7 Km)

Sabbia D'Oro - Bau Beach - >Francavilla al Mare

Sabbia D'Oro - Bau Beach

Francavilla al Mare (6 Km)

Drago Verde Sand e Food - >Francavilla al Mare

Drago Verde Sand e Food

Francavilla al Mare (6 Km)

Il Faro - >Francavilla al Mare

Il Faro

Francavilla al Mare (7 Km)

Il Gufo - >Ortona

Il Gufo

Ortona (16 Km)

Kailua Beach - >Francavilla al Mare

Kailua Beach

Francavilla al Mare (9 Km)

Le Tre Palme - >Montesilvano

Le Tre Palme

Montesilvano (4 Km)

Lido Albatros - >Francavilla al Mare

Lido Albatros

Francavilla al Mare (4 Km)

Lido Azzurra - >Montesilvano

Lido Azzurra

Montesilvano (6 Km)

Mirage - >Silvi

Mirage

Silvi (10 Km)

El Pareso  - >Francavilla al Mare

El Pareso

Francavilla al Mare (5 Km)

Marco's Beach - >Pineto

Marco's Beach

Pineto (395 Km)

Lido i Due Fratelli - >Pineto

Lido i Due Fratelli

Pineto (20 Km)

Albatros - >Silvi

Albatros

Silvi (12 Km)

Onda Marina - >Silvi

Onda Marina

Silvi (12 Km)

Las Vegas - >Silvi

Las Vegas

Silvi (14 Km)

Spiaggia Skipper di Freschi Giuliano - >Silvi

Spiaggia Skipper di Freschi Giuliano

Silvi (10 Km)

Spiaggia Poseidon di Recht Ingrid e C SB - >Silvi

Spiaggia Poseidon di Recht Ingrid e C SB

Silvi (16 Km)

Spiaggia Naturista - >Ortona

Spiaggia Naturista

Ortona (18 Km)

Spiaggia Summertime - >Francavilla al Mare

Spiaggia Summertime

Francavilla al Mare (10 Km)

Spiaggia Stab Balneare - >Francavilla al Mare

Spiaggia Stab Balneare

Francavilla al Mare (7 Km)

Spiaggia Stella del Mare - >Francavilla al Mare

Spiaggia Stella del Mare

Francavilla al Mare (7 Km)

Spiaggia Vela Bianca - >Francavilla al Mare

Spiaggia Vela Bianca

Francavilla al Mare (5 Km)

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Aeroporto Internazionale d’Abruzzo

Pescara

Comune di Pescara

Pescara

A.R.T. Assessorato Regionale al Turismo

Pescara

Porto Turistico Marina di Pescara

Pescara

E.P.T. Ente Provinciale per il Turismo

Pescara

RM Ciampino G.B.Pastine

Pescara

Porto di Pescara

Pescara

A.P.S.T. Amministrazione Provinciale Settore Turismo

Pescara

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni E di Accoglienza Turistica

Pescara

Amm.Ne Prov. Settore Turismo

Pescara

Comune di Ari

Ari (20 Km)

Comune di Miglianico

Miglianico (13 Km)

Comune di Casalincontrada

Casalincontrada (20 Km)

Comune di Chieti

Chieti (13 Km)

Comune di Giuliano Teatino

Giuliano Teatino (20 Km)

Comune di San Giovanni Teatino

San Giovanni Teatino (5 Km)

Comune di Torrevecchia Teatina

Torrevecchia Teatina (9 Km)

Comune di Cappelle sul Tavo

Cappelle sul Tavo (9 Km)

Comune di Cepagatti

Cepagatti (14 Km)

Comune di Citta' Sant'Angelo

Citta'Sant'Angelo (13 Km)

Comune di Elice

Elice (21 Km)

Comune di Loreto Aprutino

Loreto Aprutino (19 Km)

Comune di Montesilvano

Montesilvano (8 Km)

Comune di Moscufo

Moscufo (16 Km)

Comune di Pineto

Pineto (20 Km)

Comune di Silvi

Silvi (20 Km)

Comune di Fonte

Fonte (416 Km)

Pro Loco San Camillo De Lellis

Bucchianico (18 Km)

Comune di Pianella

Pianella (16 Km)

Comune di Spoltore

Spoltore (6 Km)

Comune di Tollo

Tollo (16 Km)

Comune di Ortona

Ortona (20 Km)

Comune di Ripa Teatina

Ripa Teatina (12 Km)

Comune di Francavilla al Mare

Francavilla al Mare (8 Km)

Comune di Collecorvino

Collecorvino (16 Km)

Comune di Rosciano

Rosciano (21 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni E di Accoglienza Turistica

Pineto (20 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni E di Accoglienza Turistica

Ortona (20 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni E di Accoglienza Turistica

Montesilvano (7 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni E di Accoglienza Turistica

Chieti (14 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni E di Accoglienza Turistica

Francavilla al Mare (8 Km)

Amm.Ne Prov. Settore Turismo

Chieti (13 Km)

Comune di Villamagna

Villamagna (15 Km)

Comune di Canosa Sannita

Canosa Sannita (20 Km)

Comune di Vacri

Vacri (19 Km)

Comune di San Martino sulla Marrucina

Chieti (4 Km)

Pro Loco

Collecorvino (16 Km)

Pro Loco

Torrevecchia Teatina (9 Km)

Comunità Montana Maielletta zona P

Chieti (12 Km)

Associazione Terra Cruda

Chieti (12 Km)

Comune di Picciano

Picciano (18 Km)

Comune di Bucchianico

Bucchianico (18 Km)

A.P.S.T. Amministrazione Proviniciale Settore Turismo

Chieti (13 Km)

A.A.S. Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno

Francavilla al Mare (8 Km)

Porto Ortona

Ortona (20 Km)

Porto di ortona

Ortona (20 Km)

A.S.T. Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno e Turismo

Ortona (20 Km)

E.P.T. Ente Provinciale per il Turismo

Chieti (14 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni e di Accoglienza Turistica

Ortona (20 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni e di Accoglienza Turistica

Pineto (21 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni e di Accoglienza Turistica

Montesilvano (7 Km)

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni e di Accoglienza Turistica

Francavilla al Mare (8 Km)

Destinations nearby

Silvi

It is 13,5 Km away - about 22 minutes

Chieti

It is 17,2 Km away - about 20 minutes

Moscufo

It is 18,6 Km away - about 19 minutes

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