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Medieval Center Apartment Near Beach

Vasto Marina beach (5 mins by car/bus, 25 mins walk)
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26 reviews
Vasto Marina beach (5 mins by car/bus, 25 mins walk)
Lounge area facing the porch.
View of the Historical center
lounge area
Kitchen/dining area
lounge area with double sprung sofa-bed (separated from bedroom by a curtain)
Bedroom area of apartment
King size bed
wardrobes in dressing area
Wet room under  Medieval vaulted ceiling
Wet room shower under the Medieval  brick vaulted ceiling in the apartment
bidet under Medieval brick vaulted ceiling in wet room
Pavement cafe where you can sit with a coffee or aperativo (5 mins walk)
Beach at Punta Penna nature reserve in Vasto
Local produce in the farmers market (10 mins walk)
Trabocco beach (15 mins walk down steps or 5 mins by car)
Local speciality, Brodetto, made with fresh fish, olive oil and tomatoes-with a bottle of Prosecco!
How about lunch on this trabocco? walking distance from the apartment, Fantastic!
Roman ruins under the Medieval town (2 mins walk)
Trabocco beach (15 mins walk/5 mins by car) or go to the next Trabocco which is a restaurant
The main Piazza (4 mins walk)
Vasto town festa San Michele held in September
Panoramic walkway in the Historical Center of Vasto (7 mins walk)
Vasto park, a great place for a picnic (8 mins walk)
Castle in the center of town (5 mins walk)
Garden in Palazzo DAvalos (5 mins walk)
One of the many pavement cafes where you can sit and people watch (4 mins walk)
Vasto historical center at Christmas
Local produce.
Local produce market 8 minutes walk from the apartment
The Tremiti Islands only 50 minutes away
Hire a boat in the Tremiti and go snorkeling in the clear blue water
Vasto Marina beach at night
Outside porch area of apartment where you can sit with a drink!
Ferragosto fireworks on the beach in August
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Vasto, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo

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*wifi internet is available in the apartment up to 4GB provided free*

Located directly in the historical city center of Vasto on the Adriatic coast of Italy, this large and spacious 70 sq.m. open plan apartment (monolocale) is located on the ground floor of a typical medieval town house, with opening windows to the front aspect, vaulted ceilings and antique brickwork.

It has a romantic intimate feel, with Art Deco style furniture, silk and brocade soft furnishings, and plenty of space to relax and unwind. Recently restored and refurbished for 2014 The lounge area has a double sprung sofa-bed and an extra sofa (seating for 4), a tv with a large range of DVD's and w...
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About the Owner, Judith P
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 39 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 51 reviews and 2 properties
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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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago for a stay in July 2017

For the second year running we returned to Vasto this time staying in Judy and Jame's Medieval Apartment. The apartment has everything you need it is very spacious and naturally cool,a delight to come back to after a day on the beach. Vasto has everything you need for a great holiday the apartment is central to the town for the...

Management response:

Thank you for doing this review! I am really pleased you liked my Medieval apartment just as much as my Casa in Piazza that you stayed in last year. The apartment has 3 foot thick walls and vaulted ceilings and does not have direct sun coming through the windows as the houses are all built facing each other in narrow...


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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 6, 2017 for a stay in May 2017
person found this review helpful

We had a great time again at this well equipped, spotless apartment right in the historical centre of Vasto. Last time we were here was in August a few years ago so it was nice to come and see earlier in the season. Comfy bed and modern bathroom. A few steps from the many restaurants and cafes and the buzz...

Management response:

Thank you so much for doing us this great review! It was really good to see you again, and we are really happy that you love Vasto and our properties just as much as we do! We give all our guests an information brochure on Vasto with what to see and do in the area, and we're glad you enjoyed...


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Vasto, Italy
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 for a stay in March 2017
person found this review helpful

We booked this location for a little side trip through Italy. The owners, Judy and James had everything ready and got us to the most wonderful little apartment in the very center of the town. It was very clean and well appointed with everything we could have asked for. There were restaurants all around as well as cafes, shopping and...

Management response:

Thank you for this great review! I am so glad you and your friend loved my apartment and apprecciated it's location in the middle of the historical center. I do hope that when she comes to visit again, you will choose my apartment. Regards, Judy and James


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  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
4 guests maximum €100 refundable deposit is required on arrival which will be returned on departure (less any breakages) on inspection of the house and return of the...
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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 3 nights
Jul 14, 2017 -
Jul 31, 2017
Peak Season
5 nights
Aug 1, 2017 -
Sep 5, 2017
Peak Season
7 nights
Sep 6, 2017 -
Oct 12, 2017
Late Summer
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars 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: $0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note all prices include the following -Towels (changed weekly) Bed linen (changed weekly) Final cleaning costs and Welcome pack.

Supplement of 10 Euro total for beach towels, one towel per guest per stay. Up to a maximum of 4 towels.

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

IMPORTANT: €100 security deposit is required on arrival for breakages, and will be refunded on departure. (less any costs for breakages)
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About the neighborhood
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 apartment. 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... 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: Abruzzo International Airport (50 minutes): 46.6 mi
Railway: Vasto San Salvo station (10 mins): 4.3 mi
Ferry: Termoli for ferries to Tremiti Isalnds (35 mins): 19.9 mi
Vasto is 50 minutes by road from Pescara airport, which has flights from England, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Norway and the Netherlands and also from other parts of Italy. Taxi's may be hired both at the airport and in Vasto. I can arrange a taxi transfer from Pescara airport in advance on request. The cost of this is approx €80 one way. Car hire is also available from Pescara airport from Hertz , Europcar, Avis, Maggiore, Auto Europa, Sixt and Budget Targarent .The drive from the airport is easy once on the Autostada SS16, just one long straight road until you reach the Vasto Nord turnoff which takes you straight into Vasto. Car hire is also available here in Vasto after arrival should you decide to explore further afield. International flights which arrive in either Rome Fiu... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.4 mi.
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