Tortoreto is a charming town overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Until the sixties was a center devoted only to the fishing has also changed his vocation to become a tourist destination attractive and welcoming. To summarize the tourist offer groped you might like this: five kilometers of fine beaches, clear waters, boardwalk decorated with palm trees and pine trees, bike path that connects to nearby centers, summer markets, cultural events, food festivals, aquapark Ondablu and sports facilities.
A privileged nature where you can rejuvenate yourself spending your vacation at sea in absolute serenity.
The village is divided into two distinct fractions, Tortoreto Lido - Adriatic Sea - and Tortoreto Alto - on a hillside overlooking the Adriatic Sea.
The territory develops between the towns of Giulianova, south, and Alba Adriatica, north, east meets west and the Adriatic Sea is bordered by lush green hills on which stand 12 municipalities that have established the Union of Municipalities of the Val Vibrata (www.unionecomunivalvibrata.it) including Corropoli, Sant'Omero, Nereto, Colonnella, Torano Nuovo, Controguerra, Civitella del Tronto, the Sant'Egidio Vibrata, and Ancaster, in addition to the coastal towns of Martinsicuro and Alba Adriatica.
It has a very close relationship with the sea under the dual economic and cultural. The deepest roots of this connection lie in maritime tradition, tortoretani anglers specialize in fishing for clams, paparazze in dialect, and night fishing with lights. Waking up at dawn on the beach is also popular with anglers returning from fishing trip, or see their boats returning to port Giulianova. On the other hand paparazze are the undisputed stars of the festival of clams (see event calendar), organized and managed by the fishermen, held in August. The tourist vocation represents the other side of her bond with the sea, our town has earned its visitors who promoted the first town in Abruzzo for number of appearances during the summer months. The beach is fine and golden colored with a gently sloping bottom and no rocks, which make it particularly suitable for family holidays. The beach is wide with over 30 beaches and bathing establishments that organize sports activities and entertainment. The waterfront is spread over four kilometers decorated with palms, pine trees and gardens and is crossed by a bicycle, the Green Adriatic corridor, connecting the coasts of Tortoreto, Giulianova and Alba Adriatica. To embellish the promenade, the elegance of its street furniture with many houses in art nouveau style, the fountain of the Siren, a symbol of the town, playgrounds for children and the monument to the fishermen, erected in memory of fishermen lost at sea. All these elements have allowed Tortoreto to get the blue flag of Europe in 1992 and 1998 to 2009. This is an award given to the coastal resorts which meet European criteria for the evaluation of the quality of the waters, beaches and tourist services.
The village ocated in the hills 250 meters above sea level, its location makes it a privileged vantage point. From the Belvedere, a natural terrace to the east, you can enjoy a unique view that allows you to embrace the look, the coast between the rivers Tronto and Tordino. The old town is surrounded by ancient walls and consists of a dense cluster of rue, alleys, squares, arches and towers where the dominant color is the red brick of clay. During the Middle Ages the area was a stronghold of Tortoreto Norman Baron of the Palio, which takes place in August, is the commemoration of that historical period and represents the marriage of Baron Robert of Tortoreto of Acquaviva of Atri, who was appointed overlord during the Frederick II, and the Forasteria Brunforte Mogliano (see events calendar). While a walk in the cool tranquility of the village can see the remains of the more recent past: the clock tower, the church of Santa Maria della Misericordia with frescoes by Giacomo Bonfini, a pupil of Pietro Vannucci, Perugino, and the church Baptism of St. Augustine with St. Augustine, by Mattia Preti.
Beyond the relaxation between the sea and beach, it offers a lot in terms of fun, here we propose some activities you can do with your family and friends while on holiday on the Adriatic coast of Teramo. We invite you to visit the section 'calendar events', each municipality sets up its summer program with a cultural and gastronomic events that allow visitors to learn about local products and local crafts.
Tennis club is a modern tennis club with 8 tennis courts including 4 clay courts and 4 synthetic, a multipurpose field with artificial grass, a sports hall, and reception services. During its 30 year history, the club has hosted ten national championships in women's series B and today provides instructors of tennis and beach tennis and won the Italian championship over 50 and men over 45 in 2008 and 2002 nc - via Napoli 8, Tortoreto Lido (TE) - 0861.787282 - www.tennistortoreto.com
Ondablu Waterpark is a water park which covers an area of 12,000 square meters with games and water slides for adults and children: twist, kamikaze, river, blue hole, wave pool and foam. The park also offers restaurant service, free shuttle bus (which goes along the seafront of Tortoreto), boarding kennels, large green area for relaxation and much more. The ideal place to spend a day of absolute joy, Ondablu the waterpark is open daily from 10 am to 18:30 - road 8, Tortoreto Lido (TE) - www.acquaparkondablu.it
The natural oasis "Le Sorgenti" in Tortoreto vessel is located within a protected area that acts as a natural environment for the staging of migratory birds and for the establishment of native fauna and flora of the Mediterranean. The oasis is home to water birds (herons, cormorants, black-tailed godwit, plovers, shovelers, etc..), Diurnal and nocturnal raptors (owls, kestrels, buzzards, owls, etc..) And hedgehogs, moles, weasels, deer and weasels - fraction Fontanelle , Tortoreto Lido (TE) - www.oasiparcotortoreto.it
Tortoreto train goes, a transport service that makes the tour of the waterfront in the historic center of Tortoreto Tortoreto with a train wheel, starting at 9.30 am every day and at festivals, folk events and exhibitions. Upon arrival in the center of Tortoreto you will have a guide that will show you the beauty of art, architecture and landscape. And 'Reservations recommended - Muracche district, 147 - Tortoreto (TE) - and 327.823500 329.3687039 - www.treninova.com
Giocolandia near Tortoreto is an indoor playground of 2,000 square meters that houses soccer fields, trampolines, inflatable slides, corner bay, game room, pizza and fast food. The Farm allows you to combine fun and learning through the hall of the ancient crafts, butterfly house, the animated nativity art, the presence of goats, rabbits, geese and peacocks, chickens and other small ornamental friends - via Bompadre - Giulianova (TE) - 085.8001827 - www.parcogiochilafattoria.it
The yellow track kart track, Tarquini managed by brothers (Gabriel former Formula 1), has 30 go-karts, night lighting and detection system travel time to allow the creation of hilarious competition between friends. During the summer, the rink is open from early afternoon until 2 am. Prices range from 10 € to 20 € babykart of the two-seater karts - Via Galileo Galilei 481, highway 16, Giulianova (TE) - www.pistagialla.it
The yacht club, is the meeting point for those who want to share the experience and passion for the sea. In collaboration with the instructors of the Italian Sailing Federation, the club organizes sailing courses (basic, advanced and high seas), windsurfing, swimming (inward) and sub that meet all the needs of learning, from amateur to professional - waterfront Marconi South, Alba Adriatica (TE) - www.circolonauticoalbaadriatica.it