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Vasto Centro Storico where the house is situated
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Vasto Centro Storico where the house is situated
Casa in Piazza
Vasto  beach 5 mins by car/bus or 25 mins walk
Bedroom with  balcony
Dining area with fireplace
Chairs and table in bedrrom
Large family Bathroom with original beamed wood ceiling
Bathroom with shower over bath
Single Sofa-beds in the lounge area
Trabocco beach 5 mins by car or 20 mins walk
Bar in Piazza (3 mins walk)
Piazza Rossetti
Trabocco beach (15 mins walk)
Vasto Park (2 mins walk)
Castle (4 mins walk)
Beach at Punta Penna nature reserve in Vasto
Panoramic town wall overlooking the Adriatic
Piazza Rossetti (3 mins walk)
Roman ruins by town wall (5 mins walk)
Palazzo gardens (3 mins walk)
Farmers market (2 mins walk)
How about lunch on this trabocco? fantastic!
Local speciality. Brodetto, a fresh fish stew, and a bottle of Prosecco of course!
Local produce market only 3 minutes walk from the house.
local dolce!
Street leading to house
Front of the house
Christmas in Vasto!
Christmas street light in the historical center of Vasto
Ferragosto fireworks on Vasto marina beach in August
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Vasto, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo

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'Casa in Piazza' is located in a residential, pedestrian only part of the historical center of Vasto, Abruzzo, Italy. Only a minutes walk from the many bars, restaurants and boutiques and main piazza. It's location is perfect for those wishing to immerse themselves in the local life and colour and experience 'REAL' Italy. The town is situated just above the Adriatic coast in the unspoilt region of Abruzzo. Vasto is easily accessible from Pescara Abruzzo airport in 50 minutes, or from Rome in 3 hours by direct air-conditioned coach. The house is within walking distance 15 mins (down steps) of the beach. Vasto marina beach (25 mins walk, or 5 mins by bus/car) has miles of golden sand where you can hire sun bed...
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Listing #HL324954
About the Owner
Judith P
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
A full information brochure is supplied in the apartment with details of recommended restaurants, a section on food and wine, what to see in and around town as well as details of the nature parks, Tremiti Islands, travel info and maps. We also supply a parking map detailing the free parking spaces, and the car parks in Vasto. This can be sent along with a pdf copy of our brochure before arrival. We meet and greet each and every guest on arrival in the main piazza and show them to the property. We give a small tour of the town on route and explain fully the workings of the town and property on arrival. We live close by so are available for advise and in case of emergency.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our first stay in Italy. The house is centrally located, yet it is still very quiet. I cooked at home most nights and used the excellent local produce. There are plenty of restaurants within easy walking distance too. I personally don't like...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Had a wonderful stay in beautiful Vasto and Judy and James’ casa in April. Judy and James are lovely hosts and very passionate in their knowledge and love of Vasto giving us lots of local information and tips. The house was perfect for 4 adults...More

Thank Stone70
Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Historical Center House Near Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review for us! We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay in our Casa in Piazza, and that you felt like a local! Vasto is a great place to get a taste...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We are just returning from a delightful week in Judy and James' casa in Vasto. The house is thoughtfully equipped and comfortable and located right in the heart of the old town - so within easy walking distance of lots of wonderful bars and restaurants....More

Thank Risottorules
Abruzzorentals, VR Owner at Historical Center House Near Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for this great review! We are really happy that you had such a great stay here in Vasto and enjoyed exploring the wonderful diverse region of Abruzzo. As you found out, unlike other Italian 'resorts' there really is no 'season'...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No children under 5 unless by prior arrangement. €100 refundable deposit required on arrival returnable on departure (less breakages) Please leave the house in the condition which...
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 5 nights
R 1 228
1 Jul 2018 -
25 Jul 2018
Peak Season
5 nights
R 1 666
R 11 663
26 Jul 2018 -
29 Jul 2018
2 nights
R 3 420
30 Jul 2018 -
9 Sep 2018
Peak season
5 nights
R 1 666
R 11 663
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • €100 damage deposit on arrival: R 0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include all bath towels and bed linen (changed weekly), final cleaning costs. and a welcome pack.

Up to 4GB wi-fi provided for each booking free of charge.

supplements: Air-conditioning on request payable on arrival €7 a day. (usually only needed July and August)

Beach towels on request, supplement of 10 Euro total, one towel per guest per stay up to maximum of 4 towels.

There is a returnable breakage deposit required on arrival of €100 which will be refunded on departure (less any breakages)

Arrivals are after 15:00 until 20:00. Late arrivals will only be accepted on prior arrangement and may incur a supplement. Departures are before 10:00. We try to be as flexible on this as possible to suit your travel arrangements depending on other bookings.
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About the neighbourhood
Vasto town is built on the Roman ruins of Histonium, and is a Medieval town with great charm and character. There is plenty to see and do in the town itself, churches and cathedrals, the Roman baths with mosaics, a Medieval Castle now housing a wine bar and restaurant, the lovely park with it's large duck pond and fountain and the Palace.There is also a running track, a tennis club, and indoor swimming pool and fitness club with gym, all within a few minutes walk of the house. If you are a foodie, then you will be in heaven in Vasto! Our local speciality is Brodetto alla Vastese, which is a fish stew, consisting of various types of locally caught fresh fish, prawns, langoustines, mussles, clams all cooked in local olive oil, garlic and tomato. Fresh fish is a speciality of Vasto as it... more
Getting around
Vasto -s.Salvo station has trains to Pescara and up and down the coast.
Local buses run around town, to the station, to the port and to Aqualand water park every 20 minutes and cost only €1 no matter how far the journey.
Coaches run from Vasto coach station direct to Rome, Naples and Bologna in 3 hours and cost around €15 one way.
Nearest airport is Pescara Abruzzo International airport 50 mins drive from Vasto
Rome is 3 hours and airports in Rome are around 4 hours.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Pescara airport (Ryanair): 75.0 km
Railway: Vasto-San Salvo (10 mins) : 7.0 km
Abruzzo International Airport in Pescara has flights from London Stansted, Germany, Norway, France, Netherlands and other parts of Italy. Flights run daily by Ryanair so therefore very affordable and convenient for a short city break or a 2 week summer holiday. I can arrange a taxi pick-up at Pescara airport if needed (advance notice required). Vasto is only 50 minutes from Pescara airport. You can hire a car at the airport if you wish to explore further afield, although one is not needed here in Vasto. You can also hire cars on arrival in Vasto if you wish. Vasto can be reached from flights into Rome, by getting a coach direct to Vasto in 3 hours at a cost of €14. I can supply more information on this after booking including a timetable if requested. Vasto-San Salvo station is only 10 m... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.7 km.
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