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This town has 6 1/2 miles of seaside promenade, wide sandy beaches and a large number of bathing stations.
Unfortunately it was heavily bombed during WW II; 80 per cent of the city being distroyed.
It hosts interesting sights such as the Cathedral of S.Cetteo, the home of Gabriele D'Annunzio, the Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo (with ethnographic and historical collections), the Palazzo del Governo and the Museo Ittico, dedicated to the history and methods of fishing.
For an excursion you may take the splendid seaside drive that links Francavilla through the Pescara pinewood to the important resort of Montesilvano.