Known for its busy port and commercial district, Bari is the second-largest city in southern Italy. Nestled on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, this ancient city predates the Roman Empire. Book your flight to Bari with Blue Air and arrive ready to explore this striking seaside metropolis.
Discover the ornate tomb of Bishop Elias at the Basilica di San Nicola, a majestic Romanesque church. Watch the sunlight dancing off the gold ceiling and explore the crypts. Then go to the Museo Nicolaiano and explore the basilica’s archives and ecclesiastical treasures. Next, go to the waterfront and stroll along next to the Muraglia Wall while you watch ferries dock and hear the waves lapping against the St. Nicholas wharf. Afterwards, stop by the Museo Archeologico di Santa Scolastica. Discover Bari’s ancient roots with interactive exhibits depicting its transformation from a Bronze Age village to a Byzantine town.
Bring your walking shoes and browse the shops along Via Sparano. Try on the latest Italian fashions. Find pottery and other handicrafts and some of the region’s finest wines and olive oils.
Known for its excellent operas and ballets, the Teatro Petruzzelli is Bari’s largest theatre. Watch Italian masterpieces, including La Traviata and Il Trovatore, or attend a classical concert.