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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Traffic is their biggest problem along with limited parking. Taxis are few, it is an easy city to walk around. There are pedestrian areas which are limited to traffic and good sidewalks. Just get in with a good pair of shoes and enjoy
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Traffic is their biggest problem along with limited parking. Taxis are few, it is an easy city to walk around. There are pedestrian areas which are limited to traffic and good sidewalks. Just get in with a good pair of shoes and enjoy. You can get allround with a bike very well.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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===By bus===
 
===By bus===
  
From Pescara Centre to Pescara Airport: coach n. 38 departing every 15 minutes from Pescara Railway Station. Single trip: 1,00 eur
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From Pescara Centre to Pescara Airport: coach n. 38 departing every 15 minutes from Pescara Railway Station.  
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Tickets allow you unlimited travel for 90 minutes: 1,00 eur
  
 
From Pescara Airport terminal to Pescara Centre: coach n. 38 departing every 15 minutes from the terminal. The first bus transfer from the airport at 06.00, the last bus transfer from the airport at 22.30.
 
From Pescara Airport terminal to Pescara Centre: coach n. 38 departing every 15 minutes from the terminal. The first bus transfer from the airport at 06.00, the last bus transfer from the airport at 22.30.
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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Pescara has the distinction of being a non stop party beach city. In summer days the core of the city is the coast. You can easily find clubs and discos just walking along the coast crowded with people. In winter days all nightlife moves from the coast to Corso Manthonè, the course of the old Pescara and now become the center of the nightlife of the city.
  
==See==
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With the exception of Corso Manthonè there are also discos in the hinterland. La Fabbrica (The Factory), one of the most fashonable place in Pescara, is situated next to the university (southeast of the stadium). In the same street there is also Cantina Accademia a dance & dinner club. Megà, placed in the characteristic building "Palazzo Quadrifoglio", is situated on the north bank of the river Pescara. Opposite to Megà, on south bank of the river, you can find Wake Up! another famous disco.
Small charming characteristic towns, open markets and local festivals in the nearby area are ideal for day trips to explore. And in the evenings, the beach cafes and the old town of Pescara Porto transform themselves into vibrant night spots.  
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The mountain range also known as "La Bella Dormentata" (The Sleeping Beauty) is 40 mins away and its extensive park system includes natural beauty akin to national parks in the western United States. Within Abruzzo's parks lie some of Italy's most beautiful ancient hill towns rivaling those of Tuscany and Umbria.
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In late night you can find locals which remain open untill the moring to take some food (pizza, croissants, flat unleavened bread) in stadium area.
  
==Do==
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==Clubs and discos==
enjoy the wonderful beaches. Free beaches are limited however the entire shoreline il dotted with "stabilimenti balneari" and ombrelloni, each with his own name and color scheme. You can dine, enjoy a pizza or caffe' in all of them. Red flags means no swimming...white flags you can enjoy the wonderful Adriatic sea
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Pescara has the distinction of being a non stop party beach city. In summer days the core of the city is the coast. You can easily find clubs and discos just walking along the coast crowded with people.The special ight to have fun is wednasday at [http://www.laprora.it La Prora],club disco and swimming pool, foam party. In winter days all nightlife moves from the coast to Corso Manthonè, the course of the old Pescara and now become the center of the nightlife of the city.
Mondays are market days in the area of the stadium. There is a classic open air market where everything can be had just walk through and enjoy
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With the exception of Corso Manthonè there are also discos in the hinterland. Cantina Accademia situated next to the university (southeast of the stadium)a dance & dinner club.
  
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In late night you can find locals which remain open untill the moring to take some food (pizza, croissants, flat unleavened bread) in stadium area.
  
*<do name="Dedalo center for contemporary art" alt="" address="contrada fornaca 28" directions="castiglione a casauria" phone="" url="http://www.centrodedalo.it" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Set in an environment that fosters creativity, positive energy and support, Dedalo center for contemporary art promotes various aspects of fine art including printmaking, painting and photography by providing classes and workshops as well as exhibits and artist exchanges. For information: colleenco@gmail.com</do>
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==Buy==
===Best places===
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The rectangle that it forms with Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Via Nicola Fabrizi encloses the main shopping district, where several of the best fashion shops are located.
  
* <eat name="stabilimento balneare la prora beach village" alt="Pescara" address="area giochi piscina campi da beach volley" directions="1km dal porto 2 dalla stazione ferroviaria" phone="085 297381" email="info@laprora.it" fax="" hours="" price="18€ pizza 35 pesce" url="http://www.laprora.it"></eat>Ristoranti [http://www.laprora.it]
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==See==
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Small charming characteristic towns, open markets and local festivals in the nearby area are ideal for day trips to explore. And in the evenings, the beach cafes and the old town of Pescara Porto transform themselves into vibrant night spots.  
  
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The mountain range also known as "La Bella Dormentata" (The Sleeping Beauty) is 40 mins away and its extensive park system includes natural beauty akin to national parks in the western United States. Within Abruzzo's parks lie some of Italy's most beautiful ancient hill towns rivaling those of Tuscany and Umbria.
  
* <drink name="Bzona" alt="Pescara" address="Lungomare matteotti 46" directions="8 min aeroporto Liberi" phone="3471181360" email="" fax="" hours="" price="15" url="http://www.laprora.it"></drink>
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==Do==
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enjoy the wonderful beaches. The entire shoreline il dotted with "stabilimenti balneari" and ombrelloni, each with his own name and color scheme. You can dine, enjoy a pizza or caffe' in all of them. Red flags means no swimming...white flags you can enjoy the wonderful Adriatic sea. Free beaches are limited but quite easy to find. Along the coast from Pescara Centre and the stadium you can find about 6 free beaches. Some of them are only 500 meters distant from each other. In Montesilvano (north of Pescara) and Francavilla (south) you can still find free beaches. Mondays are market days in the area of the stadium. There is a classic open air market where everything can be had just walk through and enjoy
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==Learn==
 
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*<sleep name="agriturismo Le Cicale" alt="" address="via vallemonte 12" directions="Spoltore (Pescara)" phone="3392757650" url="http://www.agriturismolecicale.com" checkin="15,00" checkout="10,00" price="25.00" lat="" long="">agriturismo in abruzzo a soli 7 km dal mare e dal Pescara centro, 5 km dall'aeroport e 30 km dal parco della Majella. Ospitalità in alloggi indipendenti immersi nella natura.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="agriturismo Le Cicale" alt="" address="via vallemonte 12" directions="Spoltore (Pescara)" phone="3392757650" url="http://www.agriturismolecicale.com" checkin="15,00" checkout="10,00" price="25.00" lat="" long="">agriturismo in abruzzo a soli 7 km dal mare e dal Pescara centro, 5 km dall'aeroport e 30 km dal parco della Majella. Ospitalità in alloggi indipendenti immersi nella natura.</sleep>
  
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*<sleep name="Award-winning Villa" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.abruzzo-villas.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Abruzzo Villa Rental on the Adriatic Coast with wonderful views, fresh air and close proximity to vast stretches of glorious beaches, great shopping, thrilling nightlife, nature reserve & ski slopes. Rates start at Euro 175 per night for entire 4 bedroom Villa. Villa has been designed to accommodate either a couple or a large group.</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Hotel Bella Pescara b&b" alt="0" address="via ortona,9  65122 Pescara (italy)" directions="city centre" phone="+393385847910" url="http://www.bellapescara.com" checkin="15" checkout="11" price=". Bella Pescara Hotels From €59" lat="42.46771" long="14.20974">Bella Pescara hotel b&b a newly refurbished boutique Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of Pescara’s city’s commercial and tourist centre,the rooms offer the most modern facilities & comforts combined with a homely feel and a personal touch</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Villa Immacolata" alt="" address="ada Comunale San Silvestro 340" directions="" phone="+39 085 4980031" email="info@hotelvillaimmacolata.it" fax="" url="http://www.villaimmacolata.it/" checkin="" checkout="" price="€55-200">This hotel is on top of the hill of San Silvestro in Pescara, in a beautiful park</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Villa Immacolata" alt="" address="ada Comunale San Silvestro 340" directions="" phone="+39 085 4980031" email="info@hotelvillaimmacolata.it" fax="" url="http://www.villaimmacolata.it/" checkin="" checkout="" price="€55-200">This hotel is on top of the hill of San Silvestro in Pescara, in a beautiful park</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Villa Adriatica" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.abruzzo-villas.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Sitting on a hill this charming very spacious four bedroom villa offers spectacular, panoramic views of the Adriatic Coast, mountains, cities and country side.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Hotel Bella Pescara b&b" alt="0" address="via ortona,9  65122 Pescara (italy)" directions="city centre" phone="+393385847910" url="http://www.bellapescara.com" checkin="15" checkout="11" price=".From €59" lat="42.46771" long="14.20974">Bella Pescara hotel b&b a newly refurbished boutique Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of Pescara’s city’s commercial and tourist centre,our rooms offer the most modern facilities & comforts combined with a homely feel and a personal touch</sleep>
 
  
 
==Contact==
 
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Go inland and explore the mountains and national parks, visit beautiful cities such as [[L'Aquila]], [[Sulmona]] and [[Scanno]] that are a beautiful train or bus ride away.
 
Go inland and explore the mountains and national parks, visit beautiful cities such as [[L'Aquila]], [[Sulmona]] and [[Scanno]] that are a beautiful train or bus ride away.
  
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[http://www.halanus.com Halanus] is a beutiful ,very chip and relaxing hotel.It is in the centre of Abruzzo and it has organized 4 special trips to visit lots places spending less time and money.
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Revision as of 07:24, 16 January 2013

Pescara is a city in Abruzzo. It is the most populous city of the region, as well as being an active industrial center (metal and mechanics, conciaria, refining of sulfur, petrochemical), agricultural market and port fishing boat. Located on the sea, it is a popular seaside resort.

Contents

Understand

Traffic is their biggest problem along with limited parking. Taxis are few, it is an easy city to walk around. There are pedestrian areas which are limited to traffic and good sidewalks. Just get in with a good pair of shoes and enjoy. You can get allround with a bike very well.

Get in

By plane

It is possible to fly from Brussels South (Charleroi) to Pescara using the Italian low-budget airline OnAir [1]

You can also fly Ryanair from London direct to Pescara Airport which is less than 10 minutes from the city. You can take direct flight from JFK and Toronto (on Air Transat) though with a limited schedule. Ryanair also flies from Oslo (Torp) every Saturday and Tuesday. It flies also from Frankfurt (Hahn) in Germany[2]

By train

The train from Rome takes about four hours but it is a spectacular route through the mountains, through towns such as Avezzano and Sulmona.

By car

You can drive to Pescara from Rome Ciampino Airport in about 1.5 hours. The drive is relatively free of traffic through the mountains, the view is excellent and there are lots of tunnels and bridges to cross.

By bus

From Pescara Centre to Pescara Airport: coach n. 38 departing every 15 minutes from Pescara Railway Station. Tickets allow you unlimited travel for 90 minutes: 1,00 eur

From Pescara Airport terminal to Pescara Centre: coach n. 38 departing every 15 minutes from the terminal. The first bus transfer from the airport at 06.00, the last bus transfer from the airport at 22.30.

Tickets sold at the automatic machine in the terminal arrivals area.

By boat

There are ferries in the summer connecting Pescara with Split and several islands in central Dalmatia including Hvar. Car ferries are run by Jadrolinija [3] and faster hyrdofoils by SNAV [4]. Ferries leave from the ferry terminal. There are daily regular services to Rome which takes around 2 hours to arrive.

Get around

Pescara has the distinction of being a non stop party beach city. In summer days the core of the city is the coast. You can easily find clubs and discos just walking along the coast crowded with people. In winter days all nightlife moves from the coast to Corso Manthonè, the course of the old Pescara and now become the center of the nightlife of the city.

With the exception of Corso Manthonè there are also discos in the hinterland. La Fabbrica (The Factory), one of the most fashonable place in Pescara, is situated next to the university (southeast of the stadium). In the same street there is also Cantina Accademia a dance & dinner club. Megà, placed in the characteristic building "Palazzo Quadrifoglio", is situated on the north bank of the river Pescara. Opposite to Megà, on south bank of the river, you can find Wake Up! another famous disco.

In late night you can find locals which remain open untill the moring to take some food (pizza, croissants, flat unleavened bread) in stadium area.

Clubs and discos

Pescara has the distinction of being a non stop party beach city. In summer days the core of the city is the coast. You can easily find clubs and discos just walking along the coast crowded with people.The special ight to have fun is wednasday at La Prora,club disco and swimming pool, foam party. In winter days all nightlife moves from the coast to Corso Manthonè, the course of the old Pescara and now become the center of the nightlife of the city.

With the exception of Corso Manthonè there are also discos in the hinterland. Cantina Accademia situated next to the university (southeast of the stadium)a dance & dinner club.

In late night you can find locals which remain open untill the moring to take some food (pizza, croissants, flat unleavened bread) in stadium area.

Buy

The rectangle that it forms with Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Via Nicola Fabrizi encloses the main shopping district, where several of the best fashion shops are located.

See

Small charming characteristic towns, open markets and local festivals in the nearby area are ideal for day trips to explore. And in the evenings, the beach cafes and the old town of Pescara Porto transform themselves into vibrant night spots.

The mountain range also known as "La Bella Dormentata" (The Sleeping Beauty) is 40 mins away and its extensive park system includes natural beauty akin to national parks in the western United States. Within Abruzzo's parks lie some of Italy's most beautiful ancient hill towns rivaling those of Tuscany and Umbria.

Do

enjoy the wonderful beaches. The entire shoreline il dotted with "stabilimenti balneari" and ombrelloni, each with his own name and color scheme. You can dine, enjoy a pizza or caffe' in all of them. Red flags means no swimming...white flags you can enjoy the wonderful Adriatic sea. Free beaches are limited but quite easy to find. Along the coast from Pescara Centre and the stadium you can find about 6 free beaches. Some of them are only 500 meters distant from each other. In Montesilvano (north of Pescara) and Francavilla (south) you can still find free beaches. Mondays are market days in the area of the stadium. There is a classic open air market where everything can be had just walk through and enjoy

Best places

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

  • agriturismo Le Cicale, via vallemonte 12 (Spoltore (Pescara)), 3392757650, [5]. checkin: 15,00; checkout: 10,00. agriturismo in abruzzo a soli 7 km dal mare e dal Pescara centro, 5 km dall'aeroport e 30 km dal parco della Majella. Ospitalità in alloggi indipendenti immersi nella natura. 25.00.
  • Award-winning Villa, [6]. Abruzzo Villa Rental on the Adriatic Coast with wonderful views, fresh air and close proximity to vast stretches of glorious beaches, great shopping, thrilling nightlife, nature reserve & ski slopes. Rates start at Euro 175 per night for entire 4 bedroom Villa. Villa has been designed to accommodate either a couple or a large group.
  • Hotel Bella Pescara b&b, via ortona,9 65122 Pescara (italy) (city centre), +393385847910, [7]. checkin: 15; checkout: 11. Bella Pescara hotel b&b a newly refurbished boutique Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of Pescara’s city’s commercial and tourist centre,the rooms offer the most modern facilities & comforts combined with a homely feel and a personal touch . Bella Pescara Hotels From €59. (42.46771,14.20974)
  • Villa Immacolata, ada Comunale San Silvestro 340, +39 085 4980031 (), [8]. This hotel is on top of the hill of San Silvestro in Pescara, in a beautiful park €55-200.

Contact

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Cope

Get out

Go inland and explore the mountains and national parks, visit beautiful cities such as L'Aquila, Sulmona and Scanno that are a beautiful train or bus ride away.

Halanus is a beutiful ,very chip and relaxing hotel.It is in the centre of Abruzzo and it has organized 4 special trips to visit lots places spending less time and money.

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