Abruzzo’s coastline stretches for 125km from the border with the Marche region down to the seaside resort of Vasto. The main resort on the Abruzzo coast is Pescara, also the nearest town to Abruzzo’s airport, where low-cost flights from the UK touch down. Outside the summer months, it makes a good base for excursions to the atmospheric medieval villages of Loreto Aprutino and Atri, with the appealing  town of Chieti, home to a superb archeological museum, being the next stop along the coast.

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