Alba Adriatica is considered one of the most renowned seaside resorts on the Abruzzo coast, with a large sandy coastline and a bicycle track running parallel to the coast allowing pedaling for more than 20 km.
Alba Adriatica is a renowned and hospitable tourist location situated in the north of Abruzzo Region better known as The Silver Beach, i.e. "Spiaggia d'argento" famous for its 3 km of fine sand which in a gentle slope stretches for 100 meters into the sea.
The sea is characterized by sandy and shallow shoals and in 2001 it was awarded a prize by The blue Flag of Europe Programme which rewards and highlights the cleanest and best organized beaches as far as safety and services are concerned.
But Alba Adriatica is not just the sea – it is an ideal place both for those who wish to have a quiet and relaxing holiday and for those who prefer a more active and dynamic vacation time. People visiting Alba Adriatica will find kilometres of cyclable roads, walking routes and pleasant promenades among the palms and pine trees where you can go walking, jogging or simply meet with other people.
There's also a variety of modern shopping centres and sport facilities: tennis courts, soccer fields, windsurfing, water-skiing and equestrian facilities, gyms, and beach entertainment, discos, pubs, arcades, nice little street markets, private Italian-style beach resorts with live music.
It goes without saying that we cannot leave out the cultural and gastronomic aspects: it is during numerous local events that Alba Adriatica and its surroundings become a paradise for those who love the authentic taste of the typical Abruzzese cuisine and culture.