Itineraries and routes
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The Alta Murgia itinerary is a route through history, nature and the peasant culture, well-balanced in the territory which has been protected by the founding of a National Park in this area.
Following this itinerary you can visit: Bitritto, Sannicandro di Bari, Cassano Murge, Santeramo in Colle, Altamura, Gravina in Puglia, Poggiorsini, Spinazzola, Minervino Murge, Palo del Colle, Modugno.
Citta Aperte 2011
Anche quest'anno una ricca opportunità per i viaggiatori che vorranno scoprire il nostro territorio apprezzando le bellezze della Terra di Bari e i sapori della sua cucina.
A legend about Polignano a Mare associates the origin of this town to the figure of Gaius Marius. The Roman condottiero was sailing the Adriatic Sea looking for a landing place with the help of his hawk (called U’ castarille). Suddenly, the hawk alighted on a cliff overlooking the sea. According to the legend, the town was founded there. The image of the hawk is printed on the coat of arms of Polignano a Mare.
La via dei Trulli
The SS100 road in the province of Bari slopes gently down to valley of Itria to the traces of the old towns rich in traditions and history.
You can visit: Valenzano, Adelfia, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Gioia del Colle, Noci, Alberobello, Locorotondo, Putignano, Turi, Sammichele di Bari, Casamassima.
Mare e grotte
From Bari you can reach Brindisi crossing the SS16 (E55) along the Adriatic coast. You can admire a blue sea and little bays, ancient watch-tower, Trulli and fortified farms surrounded by typical dry-stone walls, all marks of ancient farming communities.
You can visit: Mola di Bari, Polignano a Mare, Monopoli, Castellana Grotte, Conversano, Rutigliano, Noicattaro, Capurso, Triggiano.
Polignano a mare, won for the third consecutive year the blue flag. The prestigious award was presented in Rome at the headquarters of the Lazio region to the Federation for Environmental Education (Fee) in collaboration with the consortium bacteria worn. As well is know blue flag awards not only the clean sea, but also the ecological services such as recycling, cycle paths and accessibility for all.
Terre della Storia
The area to the North of Bari is significantly different to the south; the coastline, the architecture and customs tell different stories and these stories can best be appreciated following the main roads of the region: two parallel main roads and a provincial road, that connect the coast to the inland areas, and which, along with the motorway, guarantee a speedy and safe journey.
You can visit: Bitonto, Ruvo di Puglia, Corato, Andria, Canosa di Puglia, Barletta, Trani, Bisceglie, Molfetta e Giovinazzo.