Beach of San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo’s beach is located north of Vieste’s town centre. It’s 1500 meters in lenght and 100 meters in width.…

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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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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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La Salata Graveyard

This palaeo-Christian graveyard dating from the 4th to 6th centuries AD is 9km out of town. Inside the cave, tier…

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Scialara (Pizzomunno) beach

Scialara’s beach is the main one in Vieste. It’s located at the bottom of the chalky rock where the old…

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Trabuccos

A trabucco is a massive construction built from wood, which consists of a platform anchored to the rock by large…

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The Watchtowers

Due to the constant threat of raids by Saracen pirates, the construction of a series of  Watchtowers (in visual contact)…

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Scialmarino’s bay

Scialmarino’s bay is located 5km from Vieste, going towards Peschici, close to Santa Maria di Merino’s sanctuary. Is’t a golden…

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Molinella

Molinella’s beach is located halfway between Vieste and Santa Maria di Merino. It has sandy bottom, shallow waters and it’s…

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