Visit a wonderful village in the middle of southern Italy. Stroll through the quaint streets, discover the history of the typical houses of the place and their strange shape and stop to admire wonderful views.
You will leave the centre of Rome in the early morning to start this advanture in the South of Italy.Bari is a city located on the south eastern coast of Italy facing the Adriatic see and opposite Dubrovnik in Croatia. With a population of 320,400 it serves as the second largest economic centre of the southern region of Italy behind Naples. The old town centre of Bari is nestled around the harbour and the wider residential and business area spreads out from this point into the mainland.In early years, Bari was part of the Roman Empire and served as a major gateway to the Adriatic Sea, as time progressed its importance continued and the cities ownership changed hands many times during incidents such as the Siege of Bari in 1071 and the Bari Civil War in 1117. As a coastal city with access to many shipping routes, Bari has a varied economy that includes the agricultural and textile conversion industry, clothing and of course the large port.The old town of Bari provides a fantastic display of historical architecture, important buildings such as the Castel Svevo, whilst the modern town hosts some fine museums and shopping streets. The combination of old and new is ever apparent in this wonderful coastal city.