Relish the sunlit beaches and cool breeze of the Adriatic Sea with a car hire in Pescara. Mostly known as being the biggest city in the Aruzzo region, this seaport is full of surprises and things to see and do. Saunter at your own pace through the town and beaches, and discover lively culinary hotspots, cafes and bars. The Museo delle genti d'Abruzzo is an ethnographic Museum and interesting for both adults and children. A day trip to La Bella Dormentata mountain range will only take forty minutes in your rental car. Here you will find natural beauty similar to that of national parks in the western United States. Within Abruzzo's parks lie some of Italy's most spectacular ancient hill towns.
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Traffic can be quite heavy in Pescara but like any other city, it will become much busier during peak hours and holiday season. The main roads leading to other cities are well-maintained but may become busy, depending on the amount of traffic travelling to and from the city. With a car hire in Pescara it is possible to travel through the mountain roads, which are generally less congested. Driving is on the right-side of the road and for more information about driving in Italy, please visit our Italy driving guide.
There are many parking lots found throughout the city of Pescara. Parking on the streets is displayed with lines marking the parking spots and there are three kinds of parking. If the spaces are marked with yellow lines, they are reserved for special categories, such as policemen or doctors. If they are marked with white lines, parking is free, but there may be a time limit. If they are marked by blue lines, you will need to pay for the parking and a ticket dispenser will be in the vicinity. You will need to buy a ticket for the amount of time you want to stay, and display it on your dashboard.
Pescara lies on the Adriatic coast at the mouth of the Aterno-Pescara River and is the capital of the province of Pescara. The city has a borderline Mediterranean and humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cool winters. Due to he fact it has only one summer month with less than 40 millimetres of rainfall, the city cannot be solely classified as Mediterranean.
Getting around Pescara is very easy. Trenitalia is the main train operator and provides many daily services to Rome and Ancona. Public buses are available throughout the city and many ferry services leave from the port. It is even possible to catch a ferry from Pescara to Dubrovnik or Split if you are interested in visiting other countries on your holiday.