Top things to do

Museum in Vasto & Around

Palazzo d'Avalos

The Renaissance Palazzo d’Avalos houses four museums: the Museo Archeologico (adult/reduced €3/1.50), with its eclectic collection of ancient bronzes, glasswork and paintings; the Pinacoteca Comunale (€4/2), featuri…
Italian in Vasto & Around

Sunrise Agri Food

This friendly, slightly brash little place offers swoonworthy sea views and delicious home cooking, with seafood particularly recommended (and apt, with the Adriatic spread out before you). The frittura mista (mixed…
Park in Vasto & Around

Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci

The Riserva Naturale di Punta Aderci is a 285-hectare area of unspoilt, rocky coastline north of Vasto. Sheltering both farms and woodland, the eponymous Punta Aderci promontory juts into the Adriatic, with views in…
Cathedral in Vasto & Around

Cattedrale di San Giuseppe

The facade is a lovely low-key example of 13th-century Romanesque architecture; the rest of the building was destroyed in 1566 when the city was sacked by the Turks, and later rebuilt.