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Pescara Travel Guide, Italy

Pescara Travel Guide – Geography and Climate

This Pescara travel guide will help you discover what this small city has to offer, from the fashionable resort services to the local cuisine and attractions. Pescara was formed in 1926 by joining the small villages in the area and it later developed into the Province of Pescara. It is located in the Abruzzo region, on the Adriatic coast. It is washed by the river Aterno-Pescara that forms beautiful sceneries and also gives the city an economical boost. This river has turned the area into an inhabited one since 1600 BC and its wide extensive flow has also transformed the coastal area into a large one with clear sandy beaches. The climate in Pescara is typically Mediterranean with Adriatic specificity: the humidity level is high all year round, the summers are very hot and the winters are rainy. The average temperature ranges from 7 degrees in January to 25 degrees in July.

Pescara Travel Guide – The Beach Resort

As a resort, Pescara mostly offers sober family services and it is visited by tourists from both Italy and Europe. The population of the city itself is 123.000 but the coastal area is very tranquil and clean. It has a coastal line of 20 kilometers and the beaches are of very high quality. You can hire umbrellas and deckchairs for a daily fee. There are also many lifeguards who keep the atmosphere safe and the bathing conditions offered by the Adriatic Sea are of an exceptional level. Pescara travel guide informs you that the city also has some of the best seafood restaurants in Italy where the products are always fresh. Being a modern creation, the city lacks historical sites, but it compensates through its exceptional shopping and restaurant services.

Pescara Travel Guide – Local Characteristics

You’ll enjoy some quality Italian pizza or eat a delicious ice cream at one of the many traditional Gellaterias in town. At night, there are many stylish open air discos with good prices and exceptional services, while during the day you can take a walk through the very busy shopping district. This hosts many fashionable boutiques and is located on Corso Umberto, the main commercial street in the city.

There also some important faculties and a business district, but the main income source for the city definitely lies in the touristic services it offers. The city of Pescara is also famous for its summer jazz festival, Pescara Jazz, which takes place every year and has been declared one of the best of its kind. The closest city found in Italy is Ancona and the capital Rome is located at 155 kilometers to the west.

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