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Highlights in Pescara
- 20 km long sandy beach
- Free summer concerts at three locations
- Boat trips to the sea
- Aquariums in the Museo Ittico Meraviglie del Mare
- Jazz Festival "Pescara Jazz" in July
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Vacation rentals in Pescara
Pescara, situated directly on the sea, offers you a range of vacation rentals with Adriatic views, from which you only need a few steps to the beach and the historic centre. Such an apartment is usually equipped with a terrace or a garden. There is also the possibility of renting a vacation rental with pool.
Holidays in Pescara
Location and orientation
Pescara is a city in Italy located in the region of Abruzzo and the province of Pescara. It is located at the mouth of the Pescara into the Adriatic Sea. Nearest places are Chieti, San Giovanni Teatino and Spoltore. The provincial capital Rome is about 208 kilometres away from Pescara. By the way, Pescara has its own airport, which is approached by some budget airlines. Pescara can be reached by boat from Rome as well as from Split, Stari Grad and the island of Hvar in Croatia.
Things to know
Pescara is visited by spa guests all year round. In summer, the city with its more than 20 kilometres of sandy beaches is the ideal place for bathing and relaxing holidays. Boat trips are offered especially in August by the fishermen in the village, for whom during this time there is a ban on fishing in the Adriatic Sea.
A famous personality of Pescara is the writer Gabriele D´Annunzio, who was born here in 1863 and whose birthplace can still be visited today.
Top 3 travel tips
The city of Pescara organizes several concerts every year, which can be attended free of charge. The venues for the summer concerts are the Station del Mare on the beach not far from the harbour, Piazza Salotto, which means "living room space", and Piazza della Rinascita.2. Learn all about life in and around the sea
A very interesting museum in Pescara is the Museo Ittico Meraviglie del Mare, located north of the fishing port. In the museum there are some aquariums with fish and plants of the Adriatic. Furthermore different fossils and skeletons from the sea are shown.3. Visit the city festivals and festivals on holiday
Every year at the beginning of August, Pescara hosts a big fishing festival at the harbour and off the coast, where you can enjoy a lot of music as well as numerous culinary specialities from the sea. Another event worth mentioning in Pescara is the Jazz Festival "Pescara Jazz" in July, where musical greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Keith Jarrett, Bob Dylan and Paco de Lucía have already shown their skills.