Alberobello (154)

Apulia1,189 photos

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Apulia is a region of Italy in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea to the south-east, and the Strait of Otranto and Gulf of Taranto in the south. Its southernmost portion, known as Salento peninsula, forms a high heel on the “boot” of Italy. The region comprises 19,345 km², and its population is about 4.1 million. It is bordered by the other Italian regions of Molise to the north, Campania to the west, and Basilicata to the south-west. It neighbours Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, and Montenegro, across the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, respectively. The region extends as far north as Monte Gargano. Its capital city is Bari.

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Alberobello89 photos

Alberobello (154)
AlberobelloApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 46′ 55″ N, 17° 14′ 13″ E

Alberobello (literally “beautiful tree”) is a small town in the province of Bari, in Puglia. It is famous for its unique trulli constructions. The Trulli of Alberobello are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list since 1996. A first… [Read more]

Castellana Caves6 photos

Castellana Caves (5)
Castellana CavesApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 52′ 32″ N, 17° 8′ 59″ E

The Castellana Caves (Grotte di Castellana) are a karst cave system located in the municipality of Castellana Grotte, in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia. The caves, discovered in 1938 by the speleologist Franco Anelli. The Caves of Castellana[Read more]

Giovinazzo41 photos

Giovinazzo (83)
GiovinazzoApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 11′ 19″ N, 16° 40′ 20″ E

Giovinazzo, a port situated on the Adriatic Coast in the region of Apulia, lies 18 km of the provincial capital of Bari, and is adjacent to the city of Molfetta. [Read more]

Lecce130 photos

Lecce (190) Duomo
LecceApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 21′ 7″ N, 18° 10′ 9″ E

Lecce is a historic city in southern Italy (on the Greek site of Messapi) and was an important centre of the Roman Empire. It is the main city of the Salentine Peninsula, a sub-peninsula at the heel of the Italian Peninsula and is over 2,000 years… [Read more]

Loccorotondo78 photos

Loccorotondo (38)
LoccorotondoApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 45′ 11″ N, 17° 19′ 46″ E

Locorotondo, in the Province of Bari, is known for its wines and for its round historical centre, from which derives its name, meaning “Round place”. It is located in south-east Murgia, deep in the Itria Valley, dotted with white trulli. The site… [Read more]

Monte Sant’Angelo141 photos

Monte Sant’Angelo (189)
Monte Sant’AngeloApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 42′ 21″ N, 15° 57′ 19″ E

Monte Sant’Angelo is a town in Puglia, about 15 km north of Manfredonia, on the southern slopes of Monte Gargano. Between 1081 and 1103, Monte Sant’Angelo was the capital of a large Norman dominion under the control of Count Henry, who was a vassal… [Read more]

Oria47 photos

Oria (159)
OriaApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 29′ 53″ N, 17° 38′ 30″ E

Oria, a town in the Apulia region, was founded by the Messapians sometime after the abortive siege of the Sicanian city Camicus. Between 217 and 84 BC the city was minting its own coins. The coins often feature Iapagus, the Iapygian national hero. [Read more]

Ostuni178 photos

Ostuni (655)
OstuniApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 44′ 3″ N, 17° 34′ 42″ E

Ostuni, with its citadel build on the top of a hill, is still fortified with the ancient walls. It is reputed as an architectural jewel, and is commonly referred to “The White Town” (“La Città Bianca”, in Italian) for its white walls and its… [Read more]

Peschici85 photos

Peschici (190)
PeschiciApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 56′ 52″ N, 16° 0′ 46″ E

Peschici is a village in the region Puglia and is part of the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. Peschici is situated on the north-eastern coast of Gargano promontory, 9 km east of San Menaio, 14 km from Rodi Garganico, and 19 km west of Vieste. The town… [Read more]

Polignano a Mare85 photos

Polignano a Mare (203)
Polignano a MareApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 59′ 49″ N, 17° 13′ 3″ E

Polignano a Mare is an Italian town in the Apulia, located on the Adriatic Sea. The area was settled since prehistoric times, as shown by archaeological excavations in the locality of Santa Barbara. It is believed that it is the site of the ancient… [Read more]

Putignano58 photos

Putignano (61)
PutignanoApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 50′ 58″ N, 17° 7′ 22″ E

Putignano is a town and municipality in the province of Bari well known for its carnival (See also Carnevale di Venezia 2007 and Carnevale di Venezia 2011). [Read more]

Ruvo di Puglia18 photos

Ruvo di Puglia (7)
Ruvo di PugliaApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 7′ 1″ N, 16° 29′ 10″ E

Ruvo di Puglia is a town in the province of Bari, Puglia, essentially devoted to agriculture, wine and olive growing. The Co-Cathedral is an example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. The façade has three portals and numerous decorations,… [Read more]

Trani114 photos

Trani (506)
TraniApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 16′ 56″ N, 16° 25′ 2″ E

Trani is a seaport of Apulia, southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, in the new Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, and 40 km West-Northwest of Bari. Trani has lost its old city walls and bastions, but the 13th century fort has been extensively… [Read more]

Vico del Gargano88 photos

Vico del Gargano (338)
Vico del GarganoApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 53′ 47″ N, 15° 57′ 18″ E

Vico del Gargano is a village in the region Puglia and is part of the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. Vico del Gargano is also famous for the number of churches and chapels. There are about thirteen of them in total. Many are very simple in design… [Read more]

Vieste31 photos

Vieste (45)
ViesteApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 52′ 56″ N, 16° 10′ 57″ E

Vieste is a village in the region Puglia and is part of the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. The town is bordered by Mattinata, Monte Sant’Angelo, Peschici and Vico del Gargano. [Read more]

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Roman Forum (162)
Roman ForumRome - Lazio - Italy

Italy, officially Repubblica Italiana, is a country located partly on the European Continent and partly on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and on the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its… [Read more]

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