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Culture of Apulia. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Santa Cesarea Terme The most interesting historical landmarks of the region are trulli, unusual houses with high conical roofs, which are considered unique attractions of world scale. Traditional houses differ not only with their unusual appearance, but also with a peculiar way of construction. Surprisingly, those dry masonry structures have remain intact for hundreds of years. Travelers can admire those bright national symbols in Alberobello.
1. The most comfortable and amazing way to explore the region is travelling by train. Routes pass through incredibly beautiful natural areas, so the usual trip can turn into a fascinating … Open
One of the most beautiful and interesting places from a historical point of view is the city of Bari. It has an amazing historic district with many buildings of different eras. There are some beautiful old churches and lovely St. Nicholas Cathedral designed in the Romanesque style; the latest holds a unique religious shrine, the relics of St. Nicholas, which were transferred to the cathedral immediately after its foundation.
Among many religious buildings of Bari, St. George's Church and the Cathedral of St. Sabino that is the epitome of the Gothic style are worth noting. The most ambitious and the most important historical landmark is Fort of Saint Anthony currently housing the large-scale museum. It represents an interesting collection of works of art by contemporary artists; the beautiful fort is one of the most important historical sites to the south of the country. Copyright
Puglia is ready to offer sea lovers a huge selection of beautiful beaches; there are parts of the coast for every taste. Monopoli is one of the most sought after holiday destinations. It has … Open
Hikers and fans of exciting excursions will certainly enjoy the picturesque town of Barletta with its scenic medieval streets. Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore with its incomparable nave in Romanesque style is the main landmark of the town.
Tour Emozionale There is a rather unusual excursion object that is incredibly popular among tourists in Castellana. We are speaking about unique karst caves with total length of about 3 kilometers. A walk through caves will be an unforgettable adventure for the whole family. In the immediate vicinity of Andria is another object of world scale. The beautiful Castel del Monte is visited annually by thousands of tourists. Construction of the castle took place in the mid-13th century; it has being built for 10 years. The castle has survived to this day and has lost nothing of its greatness.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Apulia and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Apulia and surroundings

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Public palaces near Apulia
♥   Palace 'Palazzo de Félice' Somma Vesuviana, 39.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Apulia
♥   Basilica di S. Martino, Martina Franca, 22.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Nicola, Castellaneta, 22.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di Maria SS. della Madia, Monopoli, 24.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale di S. Eustachio, Acquaviva delle Fonti, 24.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Chiesa S. Maria Asssunta, Polignano a Mare, 24.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di Santa Maria del Pozzo, Capurso, 31.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Cataldo, Taranto, 36.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Apulia and near

Le Grotte della Civita

From the series “Hotels Harmoniously Built into the Natural Landscape”
In the Italian town of Matera, rich in historical sites of the world, one of the most interesting and beautiful hotels in the world - Le Grotte della Civita. The Sassi caves, carved in the rocks, are considered to be one of the main tourist attractions of the city. Once upon a time some of the locals resided in a normal house. Today a part of the old caves is assigned to the hotel. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The Hilton Kyoto hotel will be attractive to a wide range of guests. Leisure travelers will appreciate the close proximity to famous attractions such as Heian and Yasaka Temples, the Kyoto Imperial Palace, and the scenic Gion Historical District. In a few minutes, guests can reach the metro stations, the path to the sights of interest will not take much time. Read this


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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Apulia

Culture guide to Apulia. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Apulia: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Apulia. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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