Abruzzo boasts a coastline dotted with small pearls to be discovered, among which stands out the village Martinsicuro. Let’s get to know him better!
In the heart of Edenica Val Vibrata rises Martinsicuro, a village bordering Monteprandone and San Benedetto del Tronto to to the north, with Colonnella to the west and the Adriatic to the east.
How to get to Martinsicuro? The village can be reached by car (motorway towards Pescara from the south and towards Ancona from the north), by train (stopping at the station of San Benedetto del Tronto or Alba Adriatica and continuing by bus) or by plane (airport of Pescara).
It can be considered a maritime village in all respects because it combines the testimonies of the past, the promenade and the beaches.
Martinsicuro is a perfect destination throughout the year because it enjoys winters that are never too rigid and summers caressed by the sea breeze.
What to see in Martinsicuro?
Most people know Martinsicuro for its sandy beaches and crystal clear water, but in reality it hides a center to be discovered.
Those who visit Martinsicuro can not miss the Tower of Charles V, an ancient place of defense of the coast became the nucleus around which the entire village was built.
The monumental complex dating back to the sixteenth century is not only suggestive outside, whereas inside it houses a museum where the archaeological finds found in the Colle Marzio area are preserved.
You should also visit the church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus which, although less ancient than the Tower, preserves inside a suggestive apse by Giuseppe Pauri. At the exit you can see the stately building Villa Bernabei.
Martinsicuro: sea and beaches
How is the sea in Martinsicuro? The seaside village conquers everyone with its sandy coastline and clear and crystalline turquoise waters.
The coast is dotted with areas with free beaches and areas with beaches and well-served beaches where you can find all kinds of comfort. There is also fun.
By day, walking along the promenade, you can lose yourself among palm trees and shops and/ or relax in one of the kiosks. In the evening the area hosts events, aperitifs with sea view and evenings with music.
During the day you can also visit an area that houses two dunes and a particularly interesting vegetation.
Where to stay in Martinsicuro: hotels, camping and other solutions
Relaxation, sea and fun: Martinsicuro is the ideal destination for families, couples and young people looking for a complete holiday.
Visitors have at their disposal various solutions to stay at Martinsicuro: hotel, bed and breakfast, camping, holiday homes, residences and farmhouses.
What to do on holiday in Martinsicuro?
Martinsicuro is the perfect choice for water sports thanks to its clear and shallow waters and for exploring part of the coast with long bike rides overlooking the sea.
The beaches are characterized by shallows that decrease in degrees and become perfect for swimming or relaxing in the water for practicing water sports.
Lovers of cycling can explore the stretch of the interregional bike path “Green Adriatic Corridor” that runs along the coast offering breathtaking views.
What to eat in Martinsicuro
The journey to the discovery of Martinsicuro also passes by the gastronomy characterized by authenticity, quality of products and territoriality.
A Martinsicuro live together two souls, that of fish from the Adriatic and that of the regional hinterland.
You can not leave the village without having tasted the seafood, fish broth, the first based on local fish and shellfish, the grilled capitone and the baked sardines if you love the delights of the sea and the mallets, the arrosticini and the ndocca ‘ndocca if you prefer the products of the earth.
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