Category: Old town

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 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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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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Chianca Amara

Close to the Cathedral, there is a rock called “La Chianca Amara” (the bitter rock), monument to human cruelty. On…

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