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The area
Treasures of art and history
Cathedrals, Churches and Monasteries
Palaces and Stately Homes
Archaeological Sites
Wildlife areas
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Treasures of art and history
From prehistoric settlements to the Middle Ages, from cathedrals and villages to castles. It is wonderful to explore and discover traces and imprints still in living memory that are closely linked to history and its intriguing mysteries. Stories and legends are interwoven with the monuments of Puglia Imperiale and made permanent by the arches and façades and the brilliance of the rose-coloured stone which envelopes the visitor in an unusual atmosphere. The various ages of history are imprinted on the monuments of Puglia Imperiale like chapters of a great book; a real-life museum in which the discovery of ancient and modern landscapes, archaeology, architecture and paths make for an unforgettable experience.
Castel del Monte is the starting point of a themed walk through the fascinating Swabian Castle of Trani and Barletta.
Cathedrals, Churches and Monasteries CATHEDRALS, CHURCHES AND MONASTERIES
Undoubtedly, the indisputed richness of this land, the jewel in Puglia Imperiale's crown: appealing, exciting and captivating.
Through them, the glorious past of this area and its history and foreign dominations live on.
From the Antiquarium in Canne to the Confetto Museum, an innovative conception of our relationship with history and tradition.
Palaces and Stately Homes PALACES AND STATELY HOMES
The ancient splendour still lives on among the modern offices, museums and galleries.
The large quantity of archaeological finds discovered in the Puglia Imperiale area proves that this region has been inhabited since the 18th century BC.
Wildlife areas WILDLIFE AREAS
They evoke an ancestral atmosphere, almost as though they were untouched by time and man.
The charm of the natural environment blends perfectly with that of the white villages which sit on the seashores or on top of the hills crowned by tall, elegant bell towers.
Puglia Imperiale, going for a walk in Frederick's lands
Puglia Imperiale, going for a walk in Frederick's lands
These itineraries are our proposal for tours, visits and adventures  in the archaeological sites of the Puglia Imperiale area. The pleasure of the discovery is  endless. It passes through the famous Dolmen in Bisceglie and Corato, the Neolithic, Daunian and Peucetian villages, and the San Ferdinando and Trinitapoli hypogea. Difficult not to be spellbound by the battle of Canne (theatre of the  triumph of Hannibal against the Roman), and Canosa, (Caput Regionis  in the Imperial Age)...
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