In the Neighborhood

Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean.
Apulia has been a bridge to the Orient since the dawn of time. Given this very central position, it was a crossroad among different cultures and civilizations, becoming a crucial spot for the Italians as well as the whole Mediterranean history.
Ideally located between Bari and Brindisi airports, both about 60 km away, Don Ferrante constitutes the perfect base to discover this rich and interesting Region.

Some of the main sights are:

  • The spectacular caves of Castellana
  • The picturesque old town of Polignano a Mare perched over the sea
  • The fairytale like Unesco site of Alberobello with its characteristic white-washed conical-roofed houses
  • The mysterious Castel del Monte (Unesco site) build by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II around 1240
  • The white and elegant city of Ostuni
  • Bari, with its St Nicholas's Basilica and the Cathedral that are among southern Italy's most beautiful churches
  • Lecce, Apulia's baroque masterpiece
  • Grottaglie and its Pottery district