Museum of the Sea, Pescara

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The Museum of the Sea, named after the veterinary Guglielmo Pepe, is located on Riverside Paolucci in Pescara, opposite the Sea Bridge. It is open every day from 8.30 to 12.30, and from 15.30 to 17.30 only on Tuesdays and …

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Charter flights Pescara Moscow

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From June 14 to September 13, 2014 a charter flight with 180 seats will connect the Abruzzo international airport to Moscow each week for a total of 24 flights. The initiative is undoubtedly commendable and allows Russian tourists to know …

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Flight from Pescara

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A few days after signing the armistice with the Anglo-American forces, the King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele III, fled from Rome at dawn on September 9, 1943 with Queen Elena, Prince Umberto and some General Staff officers, including Marshal Badoglio, …

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Fortress of Pescara

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In 1510 Charles V ordered the construction of the imposing fortress of Pescara. In 1566, the fortress resisted the assault of 105 Ottoman galleys under the command of Pialy Pasha in the so-called Battle of Pescara. In 1707 it was …

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Bombings of Pescara

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When in the hot early afternoon of 31st August 1943, during WWII, the citizens of Pescara heard the roar of American B-24 bombers, they looked up to the sky to admire the aerial formation and no one imagined that bombings, …

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Oasis of the Kentish Plover, Pescara

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At the end of May, thanks to WWF Abruzzo and the Coast Guard of Pescara, the oasis of the Kentish plover was established, including the dunes of the Madonnina beach, by the north pier of the port of Pescara and …

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