A modern port that is a melting pot of cultural flavor, the modern seaside port of Bari has much to offer adventurous travelers. The Roman, Greek and Ottoman influences have created an exciting mélange of architectural and culinary styles unique to the area. During your flight to Bari, enjoy Alitalia’s unparalleled cuisine, voted best in-flight meals for the last five years.
Bari is a rapidly growing metropolis set along the shores of the Adriatic Sea, though many of the city’s greatest wonders have been standing for hundreds of years. When you travel to Bari for the first time, be sure to visit the Basilica di San Nicola, resting place of the relics of St. Nicholas. From there, tour the mazelike streets of Bari Vecchia, the city’s cultural core and home to some of Bari’s most exciting nightlife. After visiting the old town pubs, the renowned Petruzzelli Theater is an incredible venue for an evening musical performance.
In addition to Bari’s awe-inspiring historical attractions, its location along the Adriatic coast makes it a swimmer’s paradise. Book your tickets to Bari for June or July to enjoy plenty of sunshine that perfectly complements a refreshing swim along Pane e Pomodoro beach, after a day spent exploring the timeless art galleries of Pinacoteca Provinciale di Bari.