The construction of the Lungomare di San Benedetto del Tronto began in the 1930s "on a project by the engineer Luigi Onorati.
The redevelopment project of the nascent tourist city also included the construction of the Rotonda and public gardens and a series of structures , including some tennis courts and a meeting place for dancing (the Palazzina Azzurra).
In the 1960s, the Lungomare was joined with that of Porto d'Ascoli and a belt rose along its entire length of hotels and chalets destined to accommodate the growing flow of tourists.
About 5 km long, the Lungomare di San Benedetto del Tronto has been enriched over the years by palm trees, small maritime pines, hedges and various exotic plants, from a track cycle path and a wide promenade.
Between 2005 and 2007, the south promenade between the Rotonda di Porto d'Ascoli (Piazza Salvo D'Acquisto) and the "Campo Europa" underwent a substantial restyling on a project by arch. Davarpanah Farnush. The pedestrian area and the cycle path are expanded, the lighting and flooring renewed, enriched with palm trees and pines that make this stretch of promenade of rare beauty even more exotic.
10 thematic gardens are also created, enriched with plants details, small ponds and fountains, plays of water and lights, furnished with benches and armchairs in order to offer the visitor a visual and olfactory observation point of these splendid gardens.
Some gardens also host games such as the Garden of Children or themed objects such as the farm wagon of the Country Garden.
Multisensory Garden - Among the concessions nos. 52 and 53
Two splendid flowerbeds of remontant roses separate the multisensory garden from the cycle path. Near the drinking water fountain, a Philadelphus or Angel Flower overlooks the fragrant Lavender.
Country Garden - Among the concessions nos. 66 and 67
The harmony of this small patch of land is the same that characterizes many old farmers, the area is divided by the cycle path by two flower beds, the one to the north is composed of Ornamental sage with red and purple flowers and Hibiscus, while the one to the south has pink remontant roses at the ends and dwarf pomegranates and three hibiscus shrubs in the center.
Children's Garden - Concession n. 71
The two flower beds that separate the large garden from the cycle path are made up of grasses, interspersed in the middle by the purple-flowered Tulbaghia. Close to the waterfall, you can admire three orders of palm trees with Cycas at the bottom, Humilis in the middle and a Yucca at the top, buthia yatai is nearby but slightly shifted towards the sea.
Giardino della Salute - Between concessions nn. 75 and 76
In the flowerbeds that separate this garden from the cycle path there are prostrate Rosemary, Sage, Mint and Lavender.
Citrus Garden - Among the concessions nos. 82 and n. 83
Citrus fruits, like many other fruits, also came from the East. The parent species is the Poncirus trifoliata, easily recognizable on the left of the entrance to the garden, thanks to its large thorns and a twisted habit.
Mediterranean Garden - Among the concessions nos. 84 and 85
This is the most representative garden of the Piceno climate, the essences are those typical of the Mediterranean scrub. The flowerbed that separates it from the cycle path to the south is made up of dwarf Pitosforo mixed with Santolina followed by Lentisk, in the one to the north we still find the Lentisk but also prostrate Rosemary, Lavender, Phillirea, there are also some examples of dwarf pomegranate.
Palm Garden - Among the concessions nos. 86 and 87
The large garden that symbolizes the coast is separated from the cycle path by a beautiful hedge of green, red and variegated Phormium, the resulting surprise effect reveals various palm trees.
Arid Garden - Among the concessions nos. 92 and 93
The desert environment is harmonized here by several rock gardens containing succulents and succulent plants that store respectively in the leaves and trunks, the water necessary for their needs.
Wet Garden - Among the concessions nos. 94 and 95
In the flowerbeds that separate the garden from the cycle path we have several grasses among which the Miscanthus zebrino stands out with the characteristic yellow zebra stripes on the green leaves and which is also positioned close to the pond , other noteworthy grasses are the Pennisetum with its soft spikes and the Phalaris arundinacea a variegated reed.
The Rose Garden - Among the concessions nos. 98 and 99
Close to the entrance to the area on the south side there are Rose Carter D'Or with yellow flowers, approaching the entrance we find the pure pink of Rosa Pascali positioned at semicircle that delimits a group of red roses called La Sevillana which have the characteristic of being re-flowering, that is to say that they bloom again after May several times instead of just once, around May-June.
The detailed description of the gardens and ornamental plants can be found at this address: Theme Gardens Details