Must-see attractions in Valle d’Itria

  • Grotte di Castellana, Puglia, Italy.

    Grotte di Castellana

    Valle d’Itria

    These spectacular limestone caves, 40km southeast of Bari, are Italy's longest natural subterranean network. The interlinked galleries, first discovered…

  • Trullo Sovrano


    Trullo Sovrano dates in parts to the early 17th century­, and is Alberobello's only two-floor trullo. Built by a wealthy priest’s family, it’s now a small…

  • Rione Aia Piccola


    On the eastern side of Via Indipendenza is Rione Aia Piccola. This neighbourhood is much less commercialised than Rione Monti, with 400 trulli, many still…

  • Rione Monti


    Within the old town quarter of Rione Monti more than 1000 trulli cascade down the hillside, many of which are now souvenir shops. The area is surprisingly…

  • Museo Speleologico Franco Anelli

    Valle d’Itria

    This cave museum connected to the famous Grotte di Castellana exhibits geological specimens and delves deeply into the speleological world. It's named for…

  • Palazzo Ducale

    Martina Franca

    Built over an existing castle in 1668, this imposing baroque palace has had a multitude of functions over the years, and is now the office of the civic…

  • Cathedral


    Dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Ostuni's dramatic 15th-century cathedral has an unusual Gothic-Romanesque-Byzantine facade with a frilly…

  • Osservatorio Astronomico Sirio

    Valle d’Itria

    This observatory, connected to the Grotte di Castellana, has telescopes and solar filters that allow for maximum solar-system visibility. Guided visits in…

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