Bari, Italy - Firebird City Guides

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Bari, Italy

Bari is a historic Italian city set on the shores of the Adriatic Sea and is noted for its well-preserved old town called Citta Vecchia or Bari Vecchia.

The city is home to many historic sights such as the San Nicola Basilica which dates all the way back to the 11th century and is considered as one of the main places for religious pilgrimage in the region.

Another place worthy of checking out during a trip to Bari, Italy is the old castle called Castello Svevo. This Norman castle was first built in the late 1130s and has managed to make it to our days in its historic appearance.

Here are the city highlights of Bari that are not to miss:

  • La Citta Vecchia old town
  • Normanno-Svevo Castle
  • San Sabino Cathedral
  • San Nicola Basilica
What is more, Bari is also the capital of the Puglia region and an important Italian port city.

The local dishes to try here are the cavatelli and orecchiette pasta, stuffed peppers and polenta fritters.

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12 days

7 cities

1 country

Rome | Vatican City | Bari | Naples | Sorrento | Matera | Albrobello

Discover the treasures of Southern Italy from Rome to ancient towns of Bari, Alberobello and Matera, and continue to the colorful Amalfi Coast, Naples and Pompeii. With the guided city tours and a wine tasting, your tour of Italy is going to be phenomenal.

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19 days

10 cities

3 countries

Rome | Vatican City | Naples | Sorrento | Matera | Albrobello | Dubrovnik | Zagreb | Zadar | Ljubljana

Treat yourself to an all-embracing 19-day tour of the main highlights from Italy's Rome to Croatia's Zagreb. See the best of Italy's capital, the famous Amalfi Coast, and Apulia region and then hop on a ferry to Croatia to see more of the sunny parts of Europe.
E.g., Aug 18 2018