Pescara is a large port city and a center of shipbuilding, textile industry and fishing. Besides this, the city is a well-known beach resort, so in summer there are always many tourists here. The total length of all beaches of Pescara estimates more than 10 km; absolutely all of them are perfectly equipped and offer numerous opportunities for relaxation and comfort.
The closer to the center of the city the beach is, the more entertainments are located near it. In the beach area you will always find several restaurants and cafes, children's center and sports equipment rentals. If you enjoy diving, remote beaches will suit you the most as there are no so many people there and the water is much cleaner.
Besides the relaxing rest on the beach vacationers can visit numerous excursions and discover main attractions of the city. In Pescara you will find numerous old buildings, the most popular of which are San Setteo Cathedral, the Government Palace and the house of Gabriele D'Annunzio. While making a walk on the streets of the city, you will see old churches and temples, the oldest one of which is the Church of the Holy Spirit and St. Andrew built in the 12th century.
Those tourists, who want to learn about the history of the city, should visit Delle Genti d `Abruzzo Museum, where they will see the collections of artifacts starting from ancient time and until the middle of the 20th century.
Pescara is also the location of International Jazz Festival, so every year in mid-July - late August this place is full of fans of jazz music from all countries of the world. The city will attract not only for music fans, but also lovers of Italian cuisine because local chefs create true miracles. You will be offered a large selection of dishes made of seafood in any restaurant of the city. Here you will also find restaurants specializing in Mexican, Japanese and Asian cuisine.