Apulia is waiting for you to live different emotions all at once. With over 700 kilometers of coastline surrounded by clear blue sea rewarded by several blue flags; with the liveliness of the landscape, wild and rugged of the Murgia; with vast expanses of wheat in the Tavoliere and the villages perched on the rocks of Gargano, with its past crossed by thousands of land and sea routes, Apulia will give you history, memory, music and legend. Come in Apulia and they will be impressed, surprised and fascinated.
Castel del Monte
The origin of the building is placed officially in 1240, when Frederick II Hohenstaufen ordered by Riccardo Montefuscolo, Executioner of captains, which were prepared everything to build the castle near the church of Sancta Maria de Monte (now lost) . This date, however, is not accepted by all scholars, according to some, in fact, the construction of the castle on that date had already reached the roofs. Castel del Monte is a building of the XIII century built by Emperor Frederick II in Apulia, in the hamlet of the town of Andria, near Santa Maria del Monte 18 km from the city. It is located on a hill in the western chain of the Murge, 540 meters above sea level It has been listed as national monuments Italians in 1936 and in that of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1996.
Alberobello (Silva Arboris Belli in latino, Ajarubbèdde in dialetto alberobellese), è un comune italiano di 11.040 abitanti della provincia di Bari, in Puglia, al centro della Valle d’Itria e della Murgia dei trulli. Celebre per le sue caratteristiche abitazioni, chiamate trulli che, dal 1996, sono patrimonio dell’umanità dell’UNESCO.
Matera is the European Capital of Culture and the City of Rocks. The original town has developed from the natural caves carved into the rock and then molded into increasingly complex structures inside two large natural amphitheatres which are the Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano.
Castellana Grotte is an Italian town of 19,435 inhabitants located in the Murgia in the province of Bari, in Apulia. It is primarily known for karst caves of Castellana, one of the largest and most picturesque in Italy. The tour winds along a fascinating scenario for about 1 km is between caves and chasms names mythological or fantastic.
Ostuni, the white city
Ostuni is an Italian town of 32,279 inhabitants in the province of Brindisi in Apulia. Ostuni is also known as the White City, because of its quaint old town that was once entirely painted with white lime, today only partially. with Taranto and Santa Maria di Leuca, it is one of the ideal vertices of the Salento peninsula.
The Gargano is a subregion of Italy that coincides with the homonymous mountainous promontory that extends into the northern part of Apulia and corresponds to the eastern part of the province of Foggia. It is entirely surrounded by the Adriatic Sea, except to the west, where it borders the Tavoliere. It is the main tourist hub the Apulia Region.
Trani is an Italian town of 53,988 inhabitants, capital with Barletta and Andria of the province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, in Apulia. It is known art cities for the artistic and architectural treasures that recall a glorious past. Trani is also an important center court with jurisdiction over eleven municipalities.
Polignano a mare
Polignano a Mare is an Italian town of 17,797 inhabitants in the province of Bari, in Apulia. The oldest part of town lies on a rock overlooking the Adriatic Sea at 33 kilometers south of the capital. The country’s economy is mainly based on tourism, agriculture and fishing. Of particular interest its natural caves are.
Zoo Safari di Fasano
Zoo safari Fasanolandia of Fasano (BR) is the first zoo animal park in Italy and one of the largest in Europe for number of species present. In fact, it welcomes about 1,700 specimens of 200 different species in an area with Mediterranean extended for about 140 hectares. The park was opened by Angelo Lombardi, the famous ‘Pet friendly’. Later it also became an amusement park.