Beautiful town in the province of Chieti, Vasto enchants with a charm of yesteryear. Overlooking the gulf of Trabocchi, it has ancient origins and collects the remains of three thousand years of civilization, testified by ancient towers, fortifications, churches and palaces. There are still visible traces of the Roman amphitheatre, the remains of the cisterns of Saint Chiara, the ancient thermal baths dating back to the II-III century AD, where precious mosaic floors representing the god Neptune and other marine scenes have been found.
The small and characteristic medieval town of Casalbordino, in the province of Chieti, is located on a hill at 201 metres above sea level. between the rivers Osento and Sinello, a short distance from the Adriatic coast and a few kilometres from Vasto. The historic centre preserves a tower, which is part of the medieval walls, and the eighteenth-century church of San Salvatore. In the main square dedicated to Umberto I stands the imposing civic tower, inaugurated in 1901.
In the province of Chieti, in the heart of the Costa dei Trabocchi, Torino di Sangro is a quiet seaside resort with a coastline of about six kilometres evenly divided between the sandy beach of "Le Morge" and the pebble beach of "Costa Verde". Its beautiful seafront promenade is ideal for long walks. The town has hotels, campsites, B&Bs and holiday farms located not far from the sea.
Lying on gentle hills overlooking the Adriatic Sea, Fossacesia is in the province of Chieti, in the heart of the Costa dei Trabocchi. Its territory develops north of the mouth of the river Sangro, where the coast is particularly jagged with bays and inlets alternating beaches of pebbles and sandy beaches. A rich Mediterranean vegetation is a frame, dotted with broom and sea fennel, with orange groves and olive groves that almost reach the sea.
Along the Costa dei trabocchi, between Ortona and Fossacesia, San Vito Chietino dominates the Adriatic Sea. The town, defined by D'Annunzio as "the country of the brooms", rises on a rocky spur and from its balconies you can enjoy a wide panorama that ranges from Majella to Gargano, and than to the Tremiti Islands. The village, perched overlooking the sea, tells its medieval past with the remains of the defensive walls and its beautiful churches.
A city fair of culture and sea, home to eclectic artists, Ortona is also one of the most popular seaside resorts on the coast. Its long coastline, after a first stretch of wide and sandy beach to the north (Foro, Lido Riccio and Lido dei Saraceni), changes its appearance and becomes a succession of inlets, bays, cliffs and promontories overlooking the sea with a rich Mediterranean vegetation. Here begins the evocative and peculiar "Costa dei Trabocchi" that extends to Vasto. Accommodation is good with modern hotels, campsites and B&Bs.
Francavilla al Mare is a delightful seaside resort, famous since the second half of the 19th century. Located in the province of Chieti, the town offers a wide range of entertainment and recreation options, with a good accommodation capacity. Ideal destination for families looking for quiet and well-equipped beaches, for young people who love sports activities and nightlife and for those who want a relaxing holiday with all the services at their fingertips.
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.
Where is: it is the most southerly seaside resort of Teramo coast, just a few kilometers from the border with Pescara province. It can be reached by the highway A14 in close proximity of the exit Pescara Nord/Città S.Angelo and headed toward North along the Main Road 16.
Beautiful town of the Abruzzo Riviera, Pineto owes its name to the luxuriant and lush pinewoods that line the sea for more than four kilometers and embellish the picturesque landscape of the hills of Teramo. The historic pine forest was planted in 1926 by Commendator Luigi Corrado Filiani on state-owned land held under concession in the territory of "Villa Filiani", a hamlet in the municipality of Mutignano. Villa Filiani changed its name to Pineto, in honor of the famous poem by Gabriele D'Annunzio "La pioggia nel Pineto".