Category: Points of interest

Old Town Centre of Vieste

Vieste’s old town centre, or “Vieste Vecchia”, rises up on a cliff above the sea, from the Castle’s beach to…

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Punta San Francesco

Exploring the old town centre, one can’t miss Punta San Francesco. The small peninsula is found at the end of…

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the Pizzomunno and its legend

The "Pizzomunno" is a large white rock monolith over 25mt tall, located at beginning of the Scialara Beach, the first…

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Bay and Arc of San Felice

A little green paradise, San Felice’s bay offers a small, lovely beach with a sandy, shallow sea bottom. Adding to…

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Marina Piccola

Marina Piccola is a bay in the center of Vieste. It has been for many centuries the true port of…

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The Sea Caves and Vieste by boat

You can visit the sea caves scattered along the coast of the Gargano. The sea caves are natural tunnels dug…

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Umbra Forest

Natural Reserve since 1977, the Foresta Umbra (Shade Forest) takes its name from the dense network of branches and leaves…

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The Cathedral of Vieste

Vieste’s Cathedral (Basilica) rises on the high side of the medieval village. Built in the second half of the XI…

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Merino’s Sanctuary

The tradition has it that on the Scialmarino beach was found a wooden statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which…

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The Castle of Vieste

Vieste’s Castle is found at the town’s highest point, overhanging the sea. Built by Frederick II in 1242 as a…

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