Conversano, City of Art by the unexpected charm, between Murgia and the Adriatic Sea, between the countryside of olive groves and vineyards, in one of the most beautiful regions of Italy, Puglia.
Conversano ideal place for a holiday of culture, sea and traditions.
Walking through the narrow streets of the historic heart chianca you can relive the ancient and evocative of when the Counts Acquaviva d'Aragona, gentlemen of the county between the fifteenth and sixteenth century, governed the city, the ancient Cupersanum, enriching it with real masterpieces.
Conciliation Square, renamed Largo Court, with its impressive castle built by the Normans, and historic residence of the Counts, which today houses the Municipal Art Gallery with paintings executed in 600 by Finoglio dedicated to the Gerusalemme Liberata of Tasso, a few steps the Cathedral Basilica Romanesque stone with typical gabled façade, built between the eleventh and twelfth centuries, the Benedictine Monastery with the church and cloisters (seventeenth century and medieval) ruled by the powerful abbesses Mitrate nuns.
Do not miss the churches of St. Cosmas and St. Mary of the island with beautiful cloisters.