Pescara is a small Italian city on the Adriatic coast, about 157 km south of Ancona. Like many Italian towns, it is famous for much of its medieval and Renaissance architecture, such as the Basilica of the Madonna dei Sette Dolori. The beaches are also a popular tourist draw for this town, which has access to both private and free beaches.
- Cathedral of Saint Cetteus
- Pescara University of Gabriele D’Annunzio
- Museum of the Abruzzi People
- Enjoy one of Pescara’s free beaches on the Adriatic Sea
- Hike in the Bella Dormentata Mountains
- Buy authentic Italian goods in the shopping district on Via Nicola Fabrizi
Pescara enjoys a Mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and dry and the temperatures often exceed 30°C in July and August. Most of the 683 mm of annual precipitation falls during the winter, when the nighttime lows rarely reach the freezing point.
Getting There & Around
You can fly directly into the Abruzzo Airport, just 10 minutes from Pescara, on Ryanair from London. Flights from JFK in New York and Toronto also arrive there on an irregular schedule. A train from Rome will get you into Pescara in about four hours.
This beach city is ideal for walking tours, especially in the areas reserved for pedestrians, which have good sidewalks. If you want to drive around, you should know from the start that parking is very limited here.
8 hotels in Pescara, IT
The BEST WESTERN Hotel Plaza Pescara with its stylish furnishings, comfortable accommodation and quality services is the ideal destination for a business stay and for holidays along the beautiful... More
Ambra Palace Hotel Pescara offers you all the expected facilities and comforts along with the added value of an attentive service. GeneralThis hotel offers well-equipped conference room that can... More
Facing the sea, this property is in a good location where you can experience a pleasant and unforgettable vacation. GeneralThe well-appointed meeting room is an ideal place for hosting any kind of... More
Offering a high-class service, Best Western Duca D'aosta Hotel Pescara is designed paying a particular attention to eco-compatibility. GeneralBest Western Duca d'Aosta comprises 5 halls with a... More
Offering quality amenities and friendly staff, Bella Pescara b&b is located in the heart of Pescara's city's commercial and tourist centre. This property has a friendly staff who would be pleased... More
Set just a stone's throw away from the beach, City Hotel Montesilvano makes for an ideal base for water sports lovers and vacationing couples looking to experience a vibrant sun, sand and sea... More