Reisewege

Reisewege

   Partenza: Porta Bari Attraversare Porta Bari e immettersi su Corso Federico II di Svevia. Una volta raggiunta piazza Duomo, imboccare via M. Giannelli. Dopo qualche metro, sulla destra, troviamo l’antico Forno del Duomo. Tornare indietro fino a ritornare in Piazza Duomo. Di qui imboccare via Già Corte D’Appello. Proseguire diritto, poi svoltare sulla seconda […]

visitor info

Basic information

SEDE Sede Altamura Gal Terre di Murgia S.C.aR.L. Piazza Resistenza 5 70022 Altamura (Ba) Tel.  +39 080 310 62 52 Fax: +39 080 310 44 97 presso il Monastero del Soccorso visualizza la mappa Come Raggiuncerci Collegamento autostradale | By Motorway Autostrada (Motorway) A14 Bologna – Taranto Uscita (Exit) Corato -> (from) Corato (to) Altamura; (Km. […]

itineraries

Itineraries

   Starting point: Porta Bari Cross Porta Bari and get onto “Corso Federico II di Svevia”. Once you have reached Piazza Duomo, turn onto via M. Giannelli. After a few meters, on the right, you can see the ancient Bakery “del Duomo”. Go back to Piazza Duomo and turn onto via Già Corte D’Appello. Go […]

history and culture

CHURCH OF ALTAMURA

The construction of the cathedral was ordered by Frederic II in 1232. It would be dedicated to the Santa Maria Assunta (Assumption of Mary). It was also by the will of emperor Frederic II that the cathedral would not be subject to the order of the Catholic Church and amenable solely to the imperial law. […]

landscape and nature

LANDSCAPE AND CHARACTERISTICS

The landscape itself is not least the product of the long and constant presence of man. Emperors, peasants, shepherds and loggers left their traces, thus contributing in shaping one of the single most characteristic areas of the Mediterranean. The scene, however, is by no means static. The scenery is changing dramatically with the seasons. In […]

landscape and nature

PLACES OF INTEREST ALTAMURA

“Il Pulo”, a vast karstic dolina, is the result of the collapsing of a vast subterranean cavity and was shaped by steady erosion. It is located alongside the road to Quasano, at approximately 500m a.s.l. and about 6 km from the urban center of Altamura. This almost circular depression has a diameter of 500m, a […]

landscape and nature

THE LAND OF THE MASSERIA ALTAMURA

The “Masseria” (mansion, large farm house) is possibly the most characteristic amongst the agricultural structures of the Murgia area and Apulia. These farms are architectural structures but also an expression of the social history of the local peasants: they have gone through the history of foreign domination that has lasted for centuries in Apulia. One […]

landscape and nature

THE LAND OF THE MASSERIA SANTERAMO IN COLLE

Both emblematic and atypical, this masseria shows almost all architectonic elements of rural mansions of the 17th century. It is of special interest for bringing together a complex system of agricultural structures with an impressive main house and the nearby servants’ quarters. Its exteriors combine a rather elaborated defensive work with rich constructive ornaments. Another […]