Enclosed by the ancient city walls, the old town offers a rich historical and architectural heritage just a few steps from the Adriatic Sea. Bisceglie is a lovely town on the Adriatic Sea, 20 km from Barletta and only 8 km from Trani. It has a rich historical and architectural heritage, which has made it an exceptional destination for tourists everywhere. The ancient walls of the Aragonesi period encircle the historical centre, in which evocative alleys and narrow streets, lead to the extraordinary Svevo Castle that, with its three magnificent towers, dominates the village from above. Here, there are ancient structures of great historical and cultural value, such as Palazzo Tupputi, the Abbey of Sant’Adoneo, the Church of Santa Margherita and the Romanesque Cathedral of San Pietro Apostolo which, with its unique forms, fills the Norman heart of the old city with lustre. Even outside the ancient city walls, Bisceglie is rich in churches, convents, palaces, villas and farmhouses and, in its countryside, it preserves in excellent condition the traces of a rich past that you can admire in the Frisian dolmen of Chianca and Albarosa and in the prehistoric finds of the Cave of Santa Croce. The coastline of Bisceglie is also considered one of the most beautiful stretches of coast in the area characterized by large beaches and coves such as Cala Pantano, a wetland with a small natural inlet, or the Caves of Ripalta, always very popular and known throughout the world for their unspoiled natural beauty.

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