12 days in Province of Bari Itinerary

12 days in Province of Bari Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Bari trip planner

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Bari
— 6 nights
Drive
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Locorotondo
— 5 nights
Drive to Brindisi Airport, Fly to Bucharest

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Bari

— 6 nights

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Take a break from the city and head to Lungomare Imperatore Augusto and Lama Monachile. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica San Nicola and Lungomare e Murat. Change things up with these side-trips from Bari: Polignano a Mare (Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, Costa Dei Trulli, &more) and Miragica - Terra di Giganti (in Molfetta). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Citta Vecchia - Bari, kick back and relax at Lido Sun Beach, contemplate the long history of Porta Baresana, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno Svevo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bari online sightseeing planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Bari is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Bari is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bari, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Locorotondo.

Things to do in Bari

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Locorotondo

— 5 nights
Locorotondo is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, with a population of about 14,000. Visit Porto Marzano Beach and Sabbiadoro Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro Storico Locorotondo and Centro Storico di Monopoli. Venture out of the city with trips to Grotte di Castellana (in Castellana Grotte) and Monopoli (Purple Beach, Torre Civica, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Grotta del Trullo, stop by Da Intini, and do a tasting at Damati.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Locorotondo online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bari to Locorotondo takes an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Locorotondo when traveling from Bari in August, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Locorotondo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Province of Bari travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Bari is the capital city of the Metropolitan City of Bari and of the Apulia region, on the Adriatic Sea, in Italy. It is the second most important economic centre of mainland Southern Italy after Naples, a port and university city, as well as the city of Saint Nicholas. The city itself has a population of about 326,799, over 116km2, while the urban area has 700,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan area has 1.3 million inhabitants.Bari is made up of four different urban sections. To the north is the closely built old town on the peninsula between two modern harbours, with the Basilica of Saint Nicholas, the Cathedral of San Sabino (1035–1171) and the Hohenstaufen Castle built for Frederick II, which is now also a major nightlife district. To the south is the Murat quarter (erected by Joachim Murat), the modern heart of the city, which is laid out on a rectangular grid-plan with a promenade on the sea and the major shopping district (the via Sparano and via Argiro).Modern residential zones surrounding the centre of Bari were built during the 1960s and 1970s replacing the old suburbs that had developed along roads splaying outwards from gates in the city walls. In addition, the outer suburbs developed rapidly during the 1990s. The city has a redeveloped airport named after Pope John Paul II, Karol Wojtyła Airport, with connections to several European cities.

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