The city

What to See in Trani and the surrounding area

The B & B Travel & Living is located in Trani and is 11 km from Corato, so easy to reach if you want to visit Corato. To see in Corato: City Palace, Mattis Palace, Sepulcher of St. Magno, Dolmen of the Paladins.

Trani. Sea and sky are the backdrop to a white cathedral, with its three apses recalling the image of tapered organs, playing melodies of distant times: this is the fulcrum of Trani, the heart of the ancient city. Visitors still perceive beats, echoes of a past that are told through streets, squares, buildings and monuments. Being alert and listening, that is what you need to do to be able to rock, even if for only a few moments, the voice of a city that daily lives in its memories that belong to it.

The most famous buildings and monuments of Trani are: The Cathedral, one of the most impressive of Italy, was built in honor of St. Nicola Pilgrim, a Greek boy who died in Trani in the smell of holiness on June 2, 1094. The building was Started in the same year as the canonization of the saint in 1099, and was completed in 1143. Access within the church is possible through an open door on the south side. From here you can access the church of S. Maria, a long classroom divided into three aisles of twenty-two bare columns. Along the church from the church of S. Maria, a few steps lead down to the crypt of St. Nicola Pellegrino, designed in the 12th century and completed in 1142. Here is the presence of thin and tall Greek marble columns giving an impression of Really Byzantine levity.

Castello di trani Its fortification works, conducted by Filippo Cinardo, Conte di Conversano and Acquaviva, and by Stefano di Romualdo Carabarese, were completed in 1249, as is stated in an inscription on the north side, at the ancient gate to sea. The favorite mansion of Manfredi, Frederick II’s son, who celebrated his second wedding with the young “princess who came from the sea”, Elena d’Epirus, with the Angevins was subjected to further work, under the direction of Pierre d’Angicourt. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries it was damaged and added, which brought it to the present configuration. Charles V (XVI century) restored the south wing. At present the only Swabian nucleus belongs to the doorman with three corner towers and the curtain to the sea; The part in the direction of the city is characterized by the sixteenth century intervention.

The Jewelers’ Church Better known as the Temple of Templars, was built in the first half of the twelfth century in the courtyard of the Templar Hospital, to which it belonged until the order was abolished. It overlooks the harbor and is recognizable by the small apses, adorned with a refined window.


From Trani it is easy to reach nearby cities as rich as art, history, culture and entertainment. You can visit Andria, Bisceglie, Barletta, Molfetta. Especially at Molfetta you can visit the new Miragica playground for the fun of young and old!