In Bari – Apulia’s capital city – they say: “If Paris was by the sea, it would be like a small Bari”. Presumption or arrogance? No, just pride (for which these people are famous, apart from their strong sense of humour). The pride of living in a city that successfully blends art and deep historic roots with a very modern spirit of business enterprise. Traditionally the “land’s end” that bridged Italy with the worlds of Greece and the Middle East, Bari enjoyed its “golden age” during medieval times. This guide leads you in a fifteen days visit to Apulia, starting from Ortona a Mare and going through Vasto, Campobasso, Lucera, Foggia, Troia, Melfi, Potenza, Gravina, Matera, Taranto, Gallipoli, Otranto, Lecce, Brindisi, Alberobello with its trulli, Bari, Barletta, Trani, Castel del Monte, the Gargano peninsula, Termoli, to end up again in Ortona al Mare. It includes photos and descriptions of the attractions, as well as travel info. It includes info on food of Apulia.