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CULTURE

Birthplace of D’Annunzio, Pescara is a city rich in culture, art and traditions. Every small road that crosses the Corso Principale of Pescara shows something precious to be discovered: the squares with the beautiful fountains, the ancient churches with their history, monuments and museums. A lively cultural center, Pescara is often home to important events even of international significance.

For those who are looking for a special vacation, inspired by the desire to learn and know, the 4-star G Hotel Pescara is the ideal place to stay.

NATIVE HOUSE OF GABRIELE D’ANNUNZIO

The native house of Gabriele D’Annunzio is located on the Manthoné street and still now it is furnished in the style and furnishings of the nineteenth century. Each room is illustrated by a passage of the Notturno, a collection of lyric prose written by the poet in 1916. It is possible to visit the study and the room of the poet and Antonio his brother, the room of Maria his aunt and the one of his parents. Clothes, family documents and letters written by the poet, are also shown.

MUSEUM OF THE ABRUZZO PEOPLE

The Museum of the Abruzzo people is located in the old town, where the history of the Abruzzo inhabitants, from the Paleolithic to the middle of the twentieth century, is told. You can see the traditional clothes of the shepherds, farmhouses, transhumance typical items, a dry stone hut and the colorful wedding dresses used in ancient times.

CATHEDRAL OF SAN CETTEO

The cathedral of San Cetteo, the most important church in Pescara, to which Gabriele D’Annunzio offered an economic contribution for its construction, is located in the heart of the historic center. Inside the Cathedral you can admire the tomb of Luisa De Benedictis D’Annunzio (mother of the poet) and an organ with golden pipes, considered one of the most beautiful of Abruzzo.

D’ANNUNZIO PINE FOREST

The D’Annunzio pine forest (previously called Pineta D’Avalos), is a natural reserve of centuries-old pines which extends for 53 hectares. The Pine Forest is subdivided in five areas; one area is privately owned while the other four are owned by the Municipality. The Pine Forest was one of the most loved places by D’Annunzio, to whom a 65-meter high obelisk and an open-air theater were dedicated.

AURUM

The palace was built in 1910 as a beach establishment for wealthy families. In the twenties the structure became a distillery, to produce the Aurum liqueur according to the idea of ​​Gabriele D’Annunzio and the Pomilio brothers. Due to the seventies crisis, the Aurum distillery moved and the building was abandoned until 2003, when it was restored and turned into a multifunctional center for exhibitions, concerts and cultural meetings with free admission. The structure is located within the D’Annunzio Pine Forest.

CASCELLA SHIP

The Cascella Ship, a ship sculpted from Carrara marble that the artist Pietro Cascella gave to the Municipality of Pescara, is located on the promenade of Pescara, near Largo Mediterraneo. The Ship is the main national monument and represents an ancient rowing boat to celebrate the maritime tradition of Pescara.

SEA MUSEUM

The Museo del Mare, a museum dedicated to the sea and to its relationship with man is located near the Ponte del Mare. Inside the museum, it is possible to admire cetacean skeletons, a collection of over 5,000 shells coming from all over the world, archaeological finds, a large fish section and various specimens of marine turtles. There are also vintage photographs and fishing equipment to document the relationship of the Pescara natives with the sea.

COAST OF THE TRABOCCHI (FISHING HUTS ON STILTS)

The Abruzzo coast stands out for the presence of special and historic fishing devices fastened to the rock, characterized by a light but solid architecture, able to withstand the weight of the fishing net and the stresses of marine storms. These fishing devices placed on stilt are the so-called Trabocchi, this is why the stretch of coast, between Vasto and San Vito Chietino, takes the name of the “Costa dei Trabocchi”.