The Regional Nature Reserve Oasis WWF Calanchi di Atri is located not far from the historical center and is an area that extends for about 600 hectares and presents one of the most fascinating forms of the Adriatic hilly landscape: the famous calanchi,
Abruzzo owes its reputation as the “Green Region of Europe” to the presence of 3 National Parks, a Regional Park, numerous nature reserves and protected areas: together they make up 36% of its territory.
In addition to the priceless natural heritage, the Abruzzo Parks offer a wealth and variety of historical and cultural routes
Just a few kilometres from Silvi, it is possible to visit the protected area of the Lavino Park, which takes its name from the naturalistic element that most characterises it, namely the sulphurous waters of the river of the same name, in which dissolved sulphates are present that give the small lakes
The dynamic city of Pescara, the most populous city of Abruzzo, is only 12km far from Silvi Marina and can be easily reached in about 10 minutes by means of 2 bus lines and frequent regional trains.
The first stop is Corso Umberto, which will lead you from the main station to the beach, where you will be welcomed by the fountain “Nave” by Basilio Cascella.
About 40 km from Silvi begins the picturesque Costa dei Trabocchi – old fishing machines on stilts – which territorially corresponds to the stretch of coast in the province of Chieti.
The ancient village of Castelli, a few kilometres from SILVI MARINA, in the Mavone valley, perched between the Rio and Leomogna torrents, under Mount Camicia, at the foot of the Gran Sasso massif, constitutes one of the most precious pearls of the province of Teramo, not only for the amenity of the place for its monuments and historical memories, but also and above all for its rich artistic heritage that lives and thrives thanks to the industriousness of many artisans who for centuries have handed down, from father to son, the skills and secrets of majolica.
The ancient city of Atri dominate the Teraman hills just above Silvi. Rich in history and monuments of great artistic value, it is the ideal destination for a cultural and food stroll. Among the many places of interest are the Co-cathedral Basilica of SS. Maria Assunta.
On the southern border of Silvi you will find Città Sant’Angelo, belonging to the club of the ‘Most Beautiful Villages in Italy’ and ranked by the illustrious US magazine Forbes as ‘one of the 10 best places in the world to live’. It is also a wine and oil city. The town is purely hilly with a small strip of land that reaches the coast dividing Silvi from Montesilvano.