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Villages of the Murge Plateau where time stands still

An exclusive holiday at Canosa di Puglia, in Apulia, in the Barletta-Andria-Trani district, will allow you to admire the Villages of the Murge Plateau where time stands still, and some of the most beautiful and interesting places in Apulia.

Canosa di Puglia

Positioned on the plateau of the Murge, Canosa di Puglia, in the Barletta-Andria-Trani province, is considered one of the principal archeological centres of Apulia.

According to the legend it was founded by Diomede, Homer’s hero described in the Iliad. In 318 BC it became allied by the Romans, accommodating them even after the defeat in Canne.


Canosa Cathedral

Canosa di Puglia contains an interesting and varied artistic, cultural, architectural and historical heritage, as exemplified by the magnificent San Sabino Cathedral, the construction of which was initiated by the head of the Longobards in the 9th Century. Nearby you can find the Mausoleo di Boemondo I d’Antiochia, from 1111. Of particolar interest are the Tombs, funerary structures used by the Dauni and also in the Roman era. There is also the Castle, erected where the acropolis rose. The Arco di Traiano, however, dates back to the Roman time.

Minervino Murge

An exclusive holiday at Cefalicchio Farm, which can be found in Canosa di Puglia, in Apulia, in the Barletta-Andria-Trani province, will allow you to admire Minervino Murge, which can also be found in the Barletta-Andria-Trani province and which, as have testified numerous visitors, has origins which date back a good two thousand years before Christ. It was subsequently colonie by the Romans.

Grotta di San Michele Altare

Minervino Murge Grotta di San Michele

Among the wonderful things on offer in this pleasant pugliese town, there is the Cattedrale di Assunta of medieval origin. With a Baroqu facade, however, the Church of the Immaculate Conception dates back to 1794. Of particolar interest i salso the Grotta di San Michele, it’s mosst antique testimonial dating back to the year 1000.

The most splendid examples of military and civilian architecture can be found in the following:  The Castle from the 14th Century, the Torre quattrocentesca, il Faro votivo from 1932, and, in the historic centre, the alleged House of the Witches, where it has supposed to have been seen, in the second half of the 19th Century, Eusapia Palladino famous prophet who even the zars of Russia used to to visit.

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