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Active Holidays on Gran Sasso Mountain

Gran Sasso Mountain is located near Pescara. It has picturesque slopes and 3 peaks. Its height is 2912 meters. The tunnel was created in 1984. It passes through rock. It connects the Adriatic coast with Rome. Another 2 tunnels were made at the end of the XX century. Specialists of the state laboratory conduct various experiments in one of them.
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 … Open
You can visit the natural attraction in any season of the year. You will have the opportunity to choose a suitable type of outdoor activity. If you come here in the summer, you can take several walking routes. You will admire the beauty of the mountain landscape. You can also go rock climbing. You will have the opportunity to ski and snowboard on the slopes during the winter months.

Visit the Lama Bianca Nature Reserve

The Lama Bianca Nature Reserve is located in the vicinity of the city. It was opened in 1987. Its territory covers an area of 1400 hectares. All sorts of plants grow there. Numerous different animals live on the territory of the reserve. For example, you can take a bike ride or walk along the many paths and trails. They are set among beech trees and pines. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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 … Open
You will have the opportunity to get to the picturesque valley of the Valle dell' Orta through the reserve, regardless of your chosen travel option. You can also reach the foot of the high mountain of Monte Amaro. You will admire wild peonies, fire lilies, and Alpine Edelweiss. You can also see several species of birds, roe deer, brown bear, deer, Abruzzo chamois, and even the Apennine wolf.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Tours on the Ponte Del Mare Bridge

The cable-stayed bridge del Mare was built in Pescara in 2009. It was built by the architect V. Pichler. The bridge is located at a height of 14.5 meters from the ground between the Northern and southern embankments of the river of the same name. It is considered the largest in the entire country. A 4-meter-wide bike path is equipped there. There is also a pedestrian path here. Its width is 3 meters. They are both curved due to the unusual construction of the structure. Its supports are equipped with electric lighting. It is activated in the evening hours. You will have the opportunity to take a fascinating walk across the bridge to enjoy the amazing view of the city's port. You can drive on the bike path with a length of 465 meters. You will cover 400 meters on foot.
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 … Open

Beaches of Pescara

The beach season lasts in the city from the last days of May to September. You can get to the public city beach from the main street of Corso Umberto I. You can swim in the sea waves, sunbathe, play sports, ride a jet ski, and go for a walk or bike ride along the fine sand beach. You can also visit other beautiful beaches around Pescara. For example, there are dunes and beautiful vegetation on Roseto. A boat trip across the Adriatic Sea is waiting for you on this beach. You can also go scuba diving there.
Ponte del mare

Bus Tour of the City

You may be interested in taking a bus tour of the hilly area. You can take the bus near Piazza Della Repubblica. It follows route 4 or 5. You can go in a north-westerly direction towards the train station and bus station. This part of Pescara is built on hills. You can enjoy the panorama of the city and see how the local population lives. If you take the bus number 2, you will be able to ride along the coast.
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 … Open

Climb the Walls of the Aragonese Castle

The town of Ortona is located 37 kilometers from Pescara. You can come here to see the local attractions. These include the Church of Santa Caterina, 3 monasteries, and a military museum. Personal belongings of fighters, maps, and weapons are stored there. You will also admire the Aragonese Castle. It was a magnificent structure in the past. Only the outer walls have survived to this day. You will have the opportunity to climb them and enjoy the sea.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Pescara and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Pescara
♥   Restaurant 'Jacaranda' Città Sant’ Angelo. Type - Country. 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Carmine' LORETO APRUTINO. Type - Seafood. 15.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Da Gilda' Brecciarola. Type - Cuisine from Abruzzo. 18.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bacucco d’Oro' MUTIGNANO. Type - Regional cuisine. 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Conchiglia d’Oro' Pineto. Type - Seafood. 20.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Pescara
♥   Castle 'Castello Aragonese' Ortona, 19.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello ducale di Crecchio' Crecchio, 20.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Gamberale' Gamberale, 20.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Palazzo De Felice' Rosciano, 21.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Penna' Castell’Azzara, 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Trains with this feature will have a bicycle label. Tourists get a bike ticket for their reservation. It is possible to purchase this bike ticket in a mobile app right before departure or use the traditional counter. International trains in Switzerland will also offer this service but the price may differ. Tourists who plan to travel with their bikes a lot may be interested in purchasing an annual bike pass with 25 reservations worth CHF 50. Read this

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Walk through hidden local streets, sneak to a small cafe, breathe and enjoy Pescara from inside. Stay out from the beaten track during your city weekend, discover the soul of Pescara as a real travel gourment. Follow our guide, take one of the exclusive services and spend your time in Pescara unforgettably and with a full passion!
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