holidays all around: sea, mountains, parks, countryside.
If Italy is the garden of Europe, our coast and its hinterland are still the happy island. Located in the center of Italy, in the countryside, Abruzzo finds its gently sloping hills to the Adriatic Sea.
An ideal destination for your holidays, Abruzzo offers everything which can be desire: sea, golden beaches, wide and sandy, a wide promenade and nice, nightlife with many opportunities for fun, but also villages in the countryside, large parks, nature reserves and the peaks of the Apennine landscapes.
Between visits inevitable in the Province of Teramo, there are:
City art of incomparable beauty situated at north of the province of Teramo, within the National Park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga. The resort, set in the prestigious club of "The Villages beautiful in Italy, "is famous for its historic fort, one of the most impressive in Italy (over 25,000 sqm. surface), which overlooks the entire country.
The small town, located at the foot of the Mountains Shirt (2,564 m.) And Prena (2,561 m.), In the National Park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga, is famous for ART POTTERY, already known in pre-Roman times. Many masterpieces of majolica made ??by artists are exhibited in Castelli important museums in the world.
ancient city Art lies at the foot of the "Mountain of Flowers" in the National Park of Gran Sasso-Monti della Laga. The historic center showing very valuable monuments such as the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria in Platea (XIV c.), The Houses of Parliament or Palace Farnese (fourteenth or fifteenth century.), The church of San Francesco (XIII c.), With magnificent portal, the church of St. John the Baptist (XI cent.), the Scala Santa, in which there are treasures of extraordinary value. The former convent of St. Francis host the National Archaeological Museum, one of the most important in Abruzzo, where they are exposed precious finds from the protohistoric necropolis of Campovalano. In the same locality Campovalano is the ancient and picturesque church of St. Peter.
And 'one of the most ancient city Italian and one of the most major cities Art of Abruzzo. Among the numerous valuable monuments preserved within the walls of the pre-Roman Hatria (or Hadria) Piceno, which boasts of having given its name to the Adriatic Sea and the birthplace of the emperor's family Elio Adriano, stands the majestic Basilica -Co-Cathedral "St. Assumption "(XIII cent.), With its imposing bell tower of 55 m. The Cathedral, National Monument since 1899 and symbol of the city Duke, is one of the few churches in the world to have a Holy Door is considered one of the oldest churches beautiful south-central Italy.
At the Pinetese southern territory, along the scenic stretch of coastline between Pineto and Silvi where, for the extraordinary natural importance, it is was recently (April 2010) established the Marine Protected Area "Torre del Cerrano", stands majestically, the iconic Torre di Cerrano, lookout tower of the sixteenth century and a symbol of the mid-north coast of Abruzzo.
The walled medieval town of Castelbasso, a small pearl in the municipal area of the medieval Castellalto, is located on a scenic hill a few kilometers from the coast. The tiny center of rare beauty, is famous for the many summer events and exhibitions of a high standard offering to the multitude of tourists that go to visit him.
The Natural Reserve of the "GGole del Salinello" (so it is called the narrow canyon with sheer walls carved by the river Salinello between the mountain and the mountain of Campli dei Fiori), the National Park of Gran Sasso-Monti della Laga, is including in large part on the territory of Civitella del Tronto is one of the most spectacular wild and the entire territory of Abruzzo. At the entrance of the Gorge is the prehistoric cave hermitage of Sant 'Angelo.
The resort Isola del Gran Sasso, as well as for its natural beauty, it is famous for the presence of a few hundred meters from the historic center, the Shrine of St. Gabriel, "the saint of youth" and Patron of Abruzzo. The Temple, founded by St. Francis of Assisi in 1215, is one of the most Sanctuaries visited in the world.
Of ancient origins, the city art that the Romans called Interamnia Praetuttianorum has an old town full of beautiful monuments such as the Roman theater (first century. BC.), which could accommodate about 3,000 spectators, the remains of the Roman Amphitheatre (first century. d. BC), the magnificent cathedral of Saint Berard (XII-XIV c.), with magnificent portal of 1332, the church of S. Antonio (XIII c.), the Episcopal Palace (XIV c.), the medieval Town Hall , the church of St. Augustine (XIV c.), the church of the Capuchins, the home of Melatino (XIV c.). There are also some noble palaces of great dramatic effect (Palazzo Delphic especially, but also the castle Della Monica, the Provincial Government Building, the Palace Castles and others).
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