Montesilvano, close to Pescara, is a town with a strong tourist vocation linked above all to summer bathing. The coast is dotted with hotels, many of them high level and equipped with numerous entertainment services. The greatest concentration is in the northern part of the Marina, which is why it is known as the "Great Hotels" area. The resort is also equipped to host important national and international conferences, thanks to the presence of a large and equipped conference halls. The old town centre is perched on an enchanting hill with a beautiful view of the sea. Outside the town centre, it is worth visiting the Church of the Madonna della Neve, dating from the 12th century. The interior contains an ancient fresco of the Virgin on the throne with the Child sitting in her womb. In the centre of Montesilvano Colle you find Palazzo Delfico with its Baroque structure and great value, with typical seventeenth-century ornaments and a large noble coat of arms. On the bank of the village that turns towards the sea, in Piazza Umberto I, there is the Church of San Michele Arcangelo, founded in the twelfth century and repeatedly modified in appearance. The original plan preserves the plant with side buttresses, typical of the Middle Ages, and a Romanesque portal on the left. The Train Museum, which is accessible free of charge, exhibits three locomotives (including steam engines), some freight wagons from the 20's and 30's and other vehicles of historical interest. Montesilvano has numerous restaurants and chalets, a multi-screen cinema and a cycle path that runs along the entire seafront promenade and that connects to the south with the cycle path of Pescara.
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