This pearl on the Adriatic stands out for being a suggestive village, with a typical historical center with Apulian characteristics, as well as having a marina with a lively nightlife and many beautiful equipped and swimming beaches. The walk in the village will not be limited within the historic center and will also space the streets of modern Giovinazzo to discover valuable sacred contexts and art.
Giovinazzo Scevenàzze (in the local dialect), it is certain that already existed in the IV century B.C. Legend has it that it was Perseus, son of Jupiter, to establish 'Jovis Natio': Giovinazzo, in Puglia Region.
It was (Natiolum), a small center in the roman age, perhaps erected on the ruins of the Netium peuceta razed to the ground during the Punic wars. During the first millennium was only a village of fishermen, sailors and merchants. In 1257 Manfredi donated it to the relative Jordan launches. Subsequently it passed under the dominion of the Aragon (from 1369 to 1461). Pass under the Spanish dominion, Carlo V sold to Ferdinando Di Capua, duke of Termoli. Passed to the Gonzaga, was sold to Nicolò Judge Caracciolo, prince of Cellamare in 1651. The principles Judge were past masters of Giovinazzo and Terlizzi until, died in 1770, the last heir, Donna Eleonora Judge, the fief of Giovinazzo and Terlizzi was donated to the Royal Court and as a result of Francesco I of Bourbon King of Naples, until the abolition in 1806 of feudalism.
The Arch of Trajan, by the Emperor that he would reinforce the defensive walls of the city, is one of the ancient doors of the village: has two ogival arches on capitals governed by four columns milestones of the via Traiana (but not passed from this center). Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II from the characteristic trapezoidal shape, at the center of which stands the monumental fountain of the Tritons, built by Tommaso Piscitelli in 1933.
Village of Giovinazzo The Municipality of Giovinazzo Province of Bari Region Puglia
Giovinazzo, in Puglia, Bari area, is a village in all respects, with the historic center directly on the sea. History, art and nature meet here. Genuine devotions, ancient maritime culture, a dolmen and also a great painter like Lotto. Summer is now a memory but Giovinazzo is always beautiful and interesting.
Land where the mistral has played to draw the faces of houses perched on the coasts, where people over the centuries have worked the la...
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Apulia is considered one of the most popular regions in which to spend a holiday, not only for its scenic beauty and historical-artistic heritage but also for its food and wine. There is no dish in Bari and its province that does not delight the palate of lucky patrons with focaccia, braciole, the famous orecchiette alle cime di rape, mussels and the very tasty Spaghetti all'Assassina.