The village that grew up around the fortress was renamed Castro and subsequently Castroreale, because it was the favorite residence of King Frederick III of Aragon.
Milazzo, in Sicily, is placed between two gulfs, the Eponymous to the east and that of Patti, to the West.
The Arab-medieval village of Salemi is located in the Belice Valley, Sicily.
Venosa, in the Vulture-Melfese region, in Basilicata, is the home of the Latin poet Quintus Horace Flaccus.
The village of Cleto is located in Calabria on the hills in front of the Aeolian Islands.
Otranto, on the Adriatic coast of Salento, is the village most eastern Italy.
Carpino, a small agricultural center, is considered one of the most characteristic villages of the Gargano National Park.
Melfi, known for the Norman Swabian Castle, stands in the heart of the Vulture, a now extinct volcano.