Monthly Archives: September 2012

Villa Urania Museum, Pescara

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The Museum Villa Urania is located in central Pescara, not far from the railway station, in Piave street 139. It is set in a villa in Liberty style, wherein there are kept about 140 pieces of valuable majolica from Castelli …

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Blue shark

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The blue shark (Prionace glauca) is a shark of the Carcharhinidae family. It can reach a length of 4 m and a weight of 200 kg, though in the Adriatic there are usually smaller sized specimens. It has a hydrodynamic …

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Roman Theatre, Chieti

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The Roman Theatre of Chieti is situated on the corner of via Generale Pianell and via di Porta Napoli, near the Civitella district. Its ruins date back to I century AD. The theatre was partially included in the later urban …

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Farnese winery, Ortona

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The Farnese winery took its name from the nobleman Ottavio Farnese from Ortona who, in 1582, married Margaret of Austria, daughter of Charles V. Margaret wanted to improve the wine production in her Ortona vineyards. Later on, the local farmers …

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Silvi pine grove

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The Silvi pine grove, along with the far longer pine grove in Pineto, is located on Teramo coast between the Cerrano stream (Silvi) and Cerrano Tower (Pineto), in the Tower of Cerrano Marine Protected Area. In addition to cute small …

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Fireworks on the Sea, Francavilla al Mare

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The Fireworks on the Sea are set in Francavilla al Mare on 18th August for the patronal feast of St. Franco. They illuminate the summer night sky, the sea and the beach around the wharf in front of Piazza Sirena …

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