Michetti Circle, Francavilla al Mare

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In early 1880, an artistic and cultural association made up of young intellectuals from Abruzzo was created in Francavilla al Mare by Francesco Paolo Michetti. These prominent people met at a former Franciscan convent, which Michetti bought from the Municipality, …

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Michetti Convent, Francavilla al Mare

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The Michetti Convent, also known as the Michetti circle or D’Annunzio circle is located in Francavilla al Mare, adjacent to the church of Santa Maria del Gesù. Built by the Franciscan Friars Minor around 1430 outside the town walls, it …

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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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Wharf, Francavilla al Mare

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The wharf is located in Francavilla al Mare in front of Palazzo Sirena. Erected in the 60s, it is a perfect destination for romantic strolls and to enjoy the fireworks on the sea during the patronal feast on August 18. …

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Bus 1, Francavilla al Mare

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The following shedule shows the route and timetable of bus number 1 from Pescara to Francavilla al Mare (Foro is the river between Francavilla al Mare and Ortona). The bus no 1 goes past Pescara Central Station, Pescara University, Aurum …

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Francesco Paolo Michetti

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The painter and photographer Francesco Paolo Michetti (Tocco da Casauria, 4th August 1851 – Francavilla al Mare, 5th March 1929) links his name to its home town Tocco da Casauria and Francavilla al Mare, whereto he moved in ‘80s of …

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