Grand Hotel Don Juan


The Hotel

Giulianova Lido is the Spa area of one of the villages of the Italian Adriatic best prepared for enjoyment and the Grand Hotel Don Juan is probably the classic reference destiny. On the beach and surrounded by gardens we can go from the lawn onto the sand, where an impeccable row of deck chairs and parasols offers an atmosphere of superior quality unlike other overcrowded areas of the European Mediterranean. The hotel is modern and has all the services and is perfect for traveling with your couple or family. Out of swimming season it is perfect for enjoying walks along the kilometers of beachfront and to discover the Abruzzo region which has beautiful inland villages. We love breakfast time on the terrace, with views over the sea, the swimming pool and the gardens. It is also lovely going for a beautiful walk in the historical village center.


Accesibility

All of the hotel is Wheel chair accessible, and on the beach it has a water tricycle to offer its clients with reduced mobility. In the hotel there are 4 rooms with bathrooms adapted to wheel chairs. Signage in Braille and relief by NATIVE-PUNTODIS around the hotel, multi-language door hangers in Braille, etc.


What to do?

 Activities

Everything the beach permits, which one could say is the best on this piece of coast with 13.000 square metre sof sand reserved for the hotel on which the parasols and the palm trees brought from Brasil, which create a very exotic atmosphere. A stoll though the old part of Giulianova is a usual entertainment. Discovering the region either by car or bus to the main surrounding towns

 Places To Visit

Madonna dello Splendore sanctuary, Historic Giulianova town center, Il Belvedere and the port. San Flaviano Duomo, magnificent Renaissance construction. Santa Maria di Mar church X-XIth century. Piazza della Libertá. L´Aquila ( regions capital),with its Museo Nationale d´Abruzzo Teramo, Abruzzos nature park, Sulmona and its Museo Cívico. Picturesque villages such as Loreto Aprutino, Penne and Lanciano.

 Books

- The road to the city. Natalia Ginzburg. Henry Holt and Company. 1990. 32€.
- The Duke of the Abruzzi An Explorer's Life by Michael Shandrick & Mirella Tenderini. The Mountaineers Books. 1997. 12€.


Gastronomy

 Cuisine

The hotel’s restaurant is devoted to typical Abruzzo cooking always using fresh market products, good vegetables and fresh fish from the fish market. The chitarra Spaghetti, the Timballo alla teramana, the Porcetta or the Agnello al forno con patate. The restaurant offers a very sustancial daily menú.

 Typical Products

Olive oil, Montepilciano and Trebbiano d´Abruzzo wines, cheese, tradicional pasta, cold cuts, preserves or dried wild mushrooms. Sulmona pasties. Castelli ceramics. Taranta Peligna blankets. Copper bowls. In the Teramo area, leather craftsmanship like bags and belts. Typical l´Alquila saddles and riding whips.


Get directions 

From Rome 296 km
From Naples 307 km
From the Giulianova Lido-Piazzela Roma train station to the hotel, only 1,7 km. by foot 20 minutes. By taxi for 5€. In public transport, bus from the seaside promenade (Lungomare Zara).


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