Alberobello (104)
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41° 9′ N, 17° 4′ E


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.


Map: Apulia
Map: Apulia

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Alberobello (154)
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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

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Map: Alberobello
Castellana Caves (5)
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Castellana Caves
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The Castellana Caves (Grotte di Castellana) are a karst cave system located in the municipality of Castellana Grotte, in the Metropolitan City of Bari, …

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Map: Castellana Caves
Giovinazzo (83)
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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 …

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Map: Giovinazzo
Lecce (190) Duomo
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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

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Map: Lecce
Loccorotondo (38)
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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 …

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Map: Loccorotondo
Monte Sant’Angelo (181)
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Monte Sant’Angelo
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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

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Map: Monte Sant’Angelo
Oria (159)
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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 …

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Map: Oria
Ostuni (655)
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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 …

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Map: Ostuni
Peschici (190)
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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, …

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Map: Peschici
Polignano a Mare (203)
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Polignano a Mare
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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 …

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Map: Polignano a Mare
Putignano (62)
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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

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Map: Putignano
Ruvo di Puglia (7)
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Ruvo di Puglia
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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 …

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Map: Ruvo di Puglia
Trani (506)
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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

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Map: Trani
Vico del Gargano (338)
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Vico del Gargano
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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 …

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Map: Vico del Gargano
Vieste (45)
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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

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Map: Vieste