Adriatic Coast in Abruzzo

The Adriatic coast is dotted with resort towns, blessed with wide sandy beaches and offering excellent resort facilities. In addition to the beach sites, the towns also have an upper inland historical area.

Tortoreto has a lido district and an interesting hilltop old town with a fortified medieval centre, the 1600s church of Sant’Agostino, and the church of Santa Maria della Misericordia, with splendid 13th-century frescoes.

Giulianova is an historic town in the province of Teramo, in Abruzzo, with a population of about 24,000, successful in business and tourism, ranking among the most popular seaside resorts of the Adriatic coast.

Roseto degli Abruzzi and Montepagano
Also called the “Lido delle Rose”, this is one of Adriatic Abruzzo’s seven resorts, vaunting a European Blue Flag since 1999. Roseto has been a tourist destination since the early 1900s and is ideal for relaxing holidays by the sea, also offering sport and angling.

The town by the sea is modern, while nearby Montepagano is an ancient village with lovely views of the Adriatic and the surrounding hills. There several interesting buildings worth visiting here: the Lombard-Gothic belfry of Sant’Antimo, the parish church of SS. Annunziata, and the church of Santa Maria della Misericordia.