Gargano National Park, Province of Foggia, Italy
Gargano National Park
Covering more than 120,000 hectares, the Gargano National Park is well worth exploring, with its ancient forests and islands bathed in crystal-clear waters.
Mattinata, Province of Foggia, Italy
In the heart of the Gargano National Park, Mattinata sits on two hillsides, surrounded by olive groves and forests, and bathed by the Adriatic Sea. This is a land of cliffs and orchids, with some 83 species of the splendid flower growing in the area.
Monte Sant'Angelo, Province of Foggia, Italy
The Shrine of San Michele Arcangelo
The Sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since June 2011, is located in the heart of Monte Sant'Angelo. The Sanctuary is a precious evidence of Lombard art in Italy. It is one of the world's most celebrated holy places dedicated to the Archangel Michael, it stands on high ground on what was once the Via Sacra Langobardorum.
Rocchetta Sant'Antonio, Province of Foggia, Italy
The pearl of Daunia, a beautiful village located on a hill, in the province of Foggia, overlooks Puglia, Campania and Basilicata from a strategic position.
Centro Visite Atisale, Margherita di Savoia, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Margherita di Savoia Saltpans
The largest saltpans in Italy, and one of the most extensive in the entire Mediterranean basin, it's made up of a vast expanse of still water divided into pools for the production of sea salt.
Castel del Monte, Andria, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Castel del Monte
This fascinating castle built by Frederick II is a masterpiece of medieval architecture, a symbol of Puglia and, since 1996, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Colosso, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Barletta, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
The imposing byzantine-style Colossus of Barletta, made of bronze, stands a few steps away from the Basilica del Santa Sepolcro.
Palazzo della Marra - Pinacoteca De Nittis, Via Cialdini, 74, Barletta, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Giuseppe De Nittis Gallery
The collection of works by Giuseppe De Nittis from Barletta, who lived during the nineteenth century and worked as an artist in France in connection with famous artists such as Degas, Manet, Morisot and Caillebotte, is now in the Giuseppe De Nittis Municipal Art gallery inside the baroque building, Palazzo Marra on level 2, while on the first level works from the 800s are exhibited.
Castello Svevo, Piazza Castello, Barletta, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Swabian Castle of Barletta
Built by the Normans and redesigned over the centuries by the Swabians, Angevins and Aragonese, Barletta Castle is a treasure-trove of history and culture.
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Nicholas the Pilgrim, Piazza Duomo, Trani, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Cathedral of San Nicola Pellegrino
Trani's iconic Cathedral, mirrored in the water of the Adriatic Sea, is one of the most beautiful examples of Puglia's Romanesque architecture.
Castello di Trani, Piazza Manfredi Re, Trani, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
The Castle of Trani
One of Southern Italy's Swabian castles, the Castle of Trani was the place where Manfred of Sicily (son of Frederick II) celebrated his wedding to Helena Angelina Doukaina.
Casale di Zappino, Bisceglie, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Casale Zappino, from "Sappinus" a medieval Latin word indicating a species of pine, is one of most suggestive farmstead of Bisceglie.
In the farmstead there is still the medieval church and the wall enclosure.
Dolmen La Chianca, Bisceglie, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Dolmen La Chianca
The Dolmen La Chianca, in Bisceglie, is regarded as one of the most important in Europe for its size and beautiful form. It is an important well-preserved funerary monument, that can be admired in Lama Santa Croce, surrounded by the countryside.
Church of Saint Peter Apostle, Piazza Duomo, Bisceglie, Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Italy
Bisceglie Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral. Peter II of Trani began to build the cathedral in 1073, which he dedicated to his namesake, Saint Peter. Building was completed in 1295.
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, Largo Cattedrale, Ruvo di Puglia, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta
In the heart of Ruvo's historic centre, the Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is an important treasure trove of art housing valuable historical artefacts.
Località San Silvestro SP107, 70054 Giovinazzo
Dolmen of San Silvestro
The Dolmen of San Silvestro, surrounded by the green countryside of Giovinazzo, is a tomb with the form of a tunnel, made of monoliths dating back to the Bronze Age.
Norman-Swabian Castle, Piazza Federico II di Svevia, Bari, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Bari's Norman-Swabian Castle
The Castle was originally built by the Normans in the 12th century, but was later destroyed in 1156. Frederick II it rebuilt between 1233 and 1240, transforming it into one of the region's most interesting fortresses, mainly thanks to its strategic position. A fascinating example of medieval construction, it also retains elements that were added in successive extensions.
Basilica San Nicola, Largo Abate Elia, Bari, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Pontifical Basilica of San Nicola
A stunning example of Puglia's Romanesque architecture, the Pontifical Basilica of San Nicola in Bari is one of southern Italy's major pilgrimage destinations and a symbol of the union between East and West.
Teatro Petruzzelli, Corso Cavour, Bari, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
The most prestigious cultural building in Bari and Puglia, the Teatro Petruzzelli is Italy's fourth biggest theatre and the largest private theatre in Europe.
Polignano a Mare, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Polignano a Mare
Known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic", Polignano a Mare is the ideal place to plunge into uncontaminated waters and explore a picturesque historic centre by the sea.
Monopoli, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Lovely beaches and an old town centre full of art and history make Monopoli one of the most beautiful towns on the Adriatic coast.
Palazzo Baldassarre - Museo dell'Uomo di Altamura, Via Baldassarre Fratelli, Altamura, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Preserved inside karst sinkholes in the territory of Upper Murgia, are the remains of an intact human skeleton dating back to the Paleolithic.
Via Antonio Meucci, 10, Gravina in Puglia, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Underground World - Gravina
The town centre of Gravina in Puglia has a hidden part: under the inhabited area, there is a well-kept underground world, with tunnels, cellars, stone churches, granaries, seventeenth century ovens.
PARCO NAZIONALE DELL ' ALTA MURGIA, Gravina in Puglia, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Alta Murgia National Park
The Alta Murgia National Park is the last example of Mediterranean steppe and contains drystone buildings, fortified masserie (farmsteads) and the magic of Castel del Monte.
Alberobello, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Trulli - Alberobello
An expanse of trulli (traditional drystone huts) gives Alberobello its unique, inimitable skyline, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Valle d'Itria, Martina Franca, Province of Taranto, Italy
Trulli (traditional drystone huts) enclosed by vineyards and olive groves stretch as far as the eye can see - this is the authentic side of the Itria Valley.
In the heart of Itria Valley lie fascinating villages like Alberobello, Locorotondo, Martina Franca and Cisternino.
Parco Archeologico di Egnazia, Fasano, BR, Italy
Egnazia Archaeological Park
The Egnazia Archaeological Park is a wonderful site full of extraordinary artefacts from the Messapian and Roman eras.
Putignano, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy
Carnival of Putignano
Putignano, an agricultural centre with several karst caves, is the hometown of the most ancient Carnival in Europe, an event which draws the attention of many people thanks to the wonderful floats.
Zoosafari, Via dello ZooSafari, Fasano, BR, Italy
In the heart of Itria Valley there is the biggest zoo of Italy (about 200 different animal species). The park is surrounded by 140 hectares of Olive trees, a perfect combination of nature and fun for the joy of adults and children.