Airport is located 15 Km from Bari city centre. Two bus services are available between airport and city centre: Tempesta-COTRAP shuttle link, with journey time of 30 minutes and cost of € 4,15 (www.autoservizitempesta.it
); AMTAB with journey time of about 45 minutes and cost of € 0,90 (www.amtab.it
). Taxis are available at the airport: journey time to the city is 20-25 minutes and cost is approximately €25,00-€30,00.
Pugliairbus connects Bari Airport with important tourist destinations like wonderful Gargano and Matera (world heritage and UNESCO site). Pugliairbus also connects Bari with Brindisi, Foggia and Lecce. Schedules, and tickets are available online at pugliairbus.aeroportidipuglia.it
Food and wineHere food lets you taste new emotions.
In Puglia food and wine provide a rich table of emotions. Golden olive oil, prized wines, homemade pasta and crunchy bread, along with typical cakes and jams are some of the treasures of a land with genuine and traditional surprises. Here, you can taste the delights and learn the secrets of the Mediterranean diet, famous all over the world for its exceptional properties. Simple ingredients, inviting aromas and intense tastes make Apulian cuisine one of the gems of the Italian food and drink scenario. Amongst the ancient farmhouses and restaurants of haute cuisine, you can choose itineraries of taste which gladden the body and the spirit. And on holiday it brings the colour back to your cheeks.
Art, History and ArchaeologyHere art and history leave deep emotions.
In Puglia art and culture tell emotional stories. Amongst Cathedrals, rupestral churches, palazzos and castles, the wealth of archaeological and artistic heritage reveals how this land has been a crossroads for people and cultures throughout the millennia. Prehistoric graffiti, evidence of Messapian settlements, Saracen towers and ancient rural dwellings are just some of the masterpieces left by a rich past of contaminations. Therefore, guided tours, exhibitions and special itineraries provide an emotional blend of everything that art and history have given the local region.
ReligionHere the spiritual places create strong emotions.
In Puglia the places of devotion tell of ancient emotions. Basilicas, Cathedrals and Sanctuaries are real places of worship, but they also bear witness to a long artistic itinerary influenced by dominations and feudal lords. Monte San Michele, San Giovanni Rotondo and the Byzantine Basilica of Bari are some of the fascinating pilgrimage destinations. And at the patrons festivals in the local towns and cities emotions ride high in the processions at sea and in the rites of tradition.
Nature and LandscapesHere Mother Nature is an explosion of emotions.
In Puglia nature is always a delightful discovery. Country life, country air and the colours of the land transmit sensations of serenity, harmony and peace for a relaxing holiday for mind and for body. From the national parks to the marine reserves, from the characteristic Trulli to the farmhouses, Puglia offers immersions in nature which surprise for the variety of landscapes like the Itria Valley and the Gargano. The age-old olive groves and the dry-stone walls draw charming pictures to be admired from nearby. Shades of green which offer serenity and peace.
WellnessHere being well is a real emotion.
In Puglia it is easy to have a relaxing holiday. The exclusive spa baths of Santa Cesarea, Torre Canne and Margherita di Savoia and the elegant resorts are the ideal places for spending relaxing days, taking care of yourself and surrounding yourself in peace and tranquillity. The beauty of the landscapes, the mild climate throughout the year and the possibility of plunging into the nature enrich the wellness itineraries and make a trip to this region a rewarding experience for the body and for the mind.