Harsh mountains and long coastlines offer an ideal holiday for every kind of tourist. There are many resorts which are becoming increasingly popular. Montesilvano, Silvi, Roseto, Pineto, Giulianova, Alba, Tortoreto, Pescara, Francavilla, Ortona, Vasto. Inland are health and mountain resorts of Roccaraso and Ovindoli. A region rich in folklore, with so many traditions and the remnants of ancient rites. The most important towns are L’Aquila with its fountain with 99 spouts, its beautiful churches. From the Gran Sasso, 2914 meters a.s.l. with Campo Imperatore you can enjoy a unique view. Scanno, with its beautiful costumes, Lake and craft work; Sulmona, the birthplace of Ovid and the leading producer of sugared almonds; Chieti, between the sea and the Majell; Pescasseroli, in the heart of the National Park with so much precious wildlife; Pescara, the most modern town of all, the birthplace of D’Annuzio; Termo, with its 13th century cathedral and Roman Theatre. Local dishes include maccheroni alla chitarra, sgrippelle, and lamb, to be eaten with the typical Cerasuolo and Trebbiano wines.