Castellana Caves are a remarkable karst cave system located in Castellana Grotte, in the province of Bari. The Caves of Castellana open in south-eastern Murge, a limestone plateau dating back to the upper Cretaceous (ninety- one hundred million years ago) and rising 330 metres above sea level. The area of Castellana is characterized by limestone, a sedimentary rock composed largely of calcium carbonate, known as Limestone of Altamura.
Scavi di Egnazia Museum: if you want to visit a museum that is typically Italian you can visit the Scavi di Egnazia Museum. These ruins are divided in three parts, necropolis, city and acropolis.
Santa Maria di Leuca is a must see place. Make sure to climb to the top of its lighthouse and take in the beautiful view.
Castel del Monte, about 30 kilometers southwest of Trani, is one of Apulia’s top castles and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II in the 13th century, the castle is famous for its unique octagonal shape. It is stunning as it stands atop an isolated hill, allowing the castle to be seen from a long distance and providing a 360 degree view from the castle’s terrace.
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Bari is the second largest city of Southern Italy and the capital of the Apulia region, located on the Adriatic Sea.
Martina Franca, in the province of Taranto, with beautiful views on stunning Val d’Itria is located in the countryside, is perfect if you want a quiet space where to rest after your travels, maybe even staying in a trullo.
Alberobello is most famous for its trulli high concentration, the unique conical houses found in the countryside of central Apulia. This area has been declared UNESCO World Heritage. Alberobello’s south eastern quarter is lined with over 400 trulli.
Lecce is the most important Baroque city worldwide, with a stunning historical center.
Ostuni is called the White City not by chance: although a characteristic of the Region are indeed the pristine houses in many of its towns, Ostuni is bigger and more visible as it stands on top of a hill.