Ruvo di Puglia

Ruvo di Puglia

Ruvo di Puglia

Ruvo di Puglia is located 256 metres above sea level, less than 30 km away from Bari and near Terlizzi, surrounded by scented olive trees and vineyards.
The Imperator Frederik II had his hand in building the fascinating Romanesque cathedral, a real treasure trove in the city, which charms with its elegant form, with a sloping roof and the wonderful 12- rays rose window, on which there is a mysterious figure, probably the Imperator himself.
Via Vittorio Veneto is the main road of the historic centre: from here depart streets, embellished with Renaissance palaces, such as Palazzo Spada and Palazzo Jatta, which houses the National Archaeological Museum, where you can admire the famous vases of Ruvo.
Don’t miss the festivals for the celebration of the patron saints: this is an occasion to taste the “diavulàcce”, traditional sweets made with almond and chocolate, and to take part to the processione degli Ottosanti (Eight Saints’ procession), a night procession during the Holy Week, during which a statuary is carried by forty devotees.

Via Vittorio Veneto

Ruvo di Puglia

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