Things to see and do - Bari
Unmissable tourist sites
Bari Travel guide
Bari : Michelin's recommendations
Traces of the different periods that have shaped the history of Bari can be seen in its old town, which stands clustered on a promontory. The capital of the Puglia region, Bari is now an agricultural and industrial centre which owes its continued development to its major port activity.
Tourist attractions Bari : Things to see and do
Piazza S. - Nicola I - 25030 Bari
In the heart of the old town, the basilica, built between 1087 and 1197 to house the relics of Saint Nicolas, brought back by sailors from Bari, is one of the remarkable examples of Roman art in southern Italy. Its sober, powerful façade, sparsely de..
Piazza dell'Odegitria I - 25030 Bari
The cathedral's Roman architecture (12C) has been reworked several times. The aisles are prolonged by vaulted chapels in a half-cupola, like the apse. Not to be missed, in the left aisle, the copy of the Exultet, a precious manuscript of Byzantine or..
Piazza Federico II di Svevia I - 25030 Bari
Frederick II of Hohenstaufen (or of Souabe) reigned over the Puglia in the early 13C and raised the region to the height of its splendour. In 1233, he had this castle built on the former Byzantine and Norman buildings. The castle was reworked and rei..
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II N. 201 I - 70122 Bari
This Best Western Hotel is in Bari’s main street, with great bus connections to Bari Palese Airport and Bari Railway Station. The historic centre is a short walk away. Rooms at the Business Hotel are spacious and feature Wi-Fi access, air conditioni..
Via Abate Gimma 74 I - 70121 Bari
Right in Bari’s centre, Central Hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and a wall-mounted LCD TV with cable channels. Basilica of San Nicola and Bari Train Station are 700 metres away. Rooms are air conditioned and come with contemporary light-wo..
Via Francesco Lombardi 13 I - 70122 Bari
Palace Hotel is located on Bari's central Via Lombardi, close to the seafront. Rooms are unique and elegant, featuring a mix of period furnishings and contemporary art. The Palace's stunning Terrazza Murat restaurant serves exquisite international c..
via Villari 52 I - 70122 Bari
This rising star of the Bari restaurant scene employs young staff both in the kitchen and front of house. Their enthusiasm is evident in the brilliant, imaginative cuisine served here. Choose a table near the kitchen to watch the experts at work.
lungomare Nazario Sauro 7/9 I - 70121 Bari
via Putignani 11 I - 70121 Bari
Friendly and informal service, but also courteous in a central, modern establishment, frequented by both regulars and non-regulars; aromatic dishes inspired by Pugliese cuisine.
piazza Aldo Moro 4 I - 70122 Bari
corso Vittorio Emanuele 173 I - 70122 Bari
Wooden ceilings and paintings on the walls in the warm, elegant atmosphere of an establishment where you can choose between various traditional Pugliese dishes, with seafood specialities.
largo Chyurlia 12 I - 70122 Bari
Welcoming family-run establishment on the now-restored edges of the old town. Home cooking offering genuine and traditional local cuisine.