Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Bari

Bari, a typical maritime and market city, is the capital of the Apulia region and the second biggest city in the south of Italy. The city developed industrially in the second half of the twentieth century and now boasts an important trade fair, the largest in the south. Tourists visit Bari for its historic buildings, artwork and fascinating town centre, as well as for the beaches which surround the area.


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La Città Vecchia (The Old City)

The extraordinary Old City largely consists of narrow and winding streets, making it a charming place to stroll around. You will find all the important medieval monuments, such as the Swabian castle and many churches, including the Cathedral of San Sabino and the Basilica of San Nicola. When the hunger kicks in there are plenty of bars and restaurants to head for where to enjoy some yummy food!
Adresse: La Città Vecchia, Bari

Il Castello Normanno-Svevo (The Norman Swabian Castle)

This building was originated by Roger II (1139) and destroyed at least twice by the people of Bari, in protest again the tyranny of the Normans. Finally, Frederick II rebuilt it, almost completely, between 1233 and 1240 and thanks to him, today, we can enjoy a visit to this important piece of history.
Adresse: Piazza Federico II di Svevia 2, Bari
Telefon: +39 333 917 578 9
Åpningstider: Monday & Wednesday - Sunday 8:30 - 18:30.

Basilica Di San Nicola

This stunning, white-limestone church was constructed between 1087 and 1197 and has always held the remains of San Nicola (who is also known as Santa Klaus). It is both a Catholic and an Orthodox church and, partly for this reason, it is a place of annual pilgrimage for many people from all over the world.
Adresse: Corso Cavour 53, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 573 711 1
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 7:00 - 20:30. Sunday 7:00 - 22:00.

Cattedrale Di San Sabino

Named in honour of Bishop San Sabino, Cattedrale Di San Sabino is the main church in Bari. It was originally built in Byzantine style in the 11th century but was destroyed in 1156 and thereafter it was rebuilt in Romanesque form, in 1170. The cathedral is currently one of the most important attractions in town: definitely a must-see!
Adresse: Piazza Odegitria, Bari

Castel Del Monte

Located 70 kilometres from the centre of Bari, this unique medieval manor house stands on top of a hill in the Apulian Murgia, 540 metres above sea level and 18 kilometres from Andria. It was built by Frederick II between 1229 and 1249 and is today a national monument and one of the best preserved medieval castles in Southern Italy. In 1996 Castel Del Monte was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Adresse: Andria, Bari
Telefon: +39 088 356 999 7
Åpningstider: October 1st - March 31st: 9:00 - 18:30. April 1st - September 30th: 10:15 - 19:45.

Grotte Di Castellana (Caves of Castellana)

This series of grottoes (40 kilometres southeast of Bari) are the biggest ones in Italy. They are 3 kilometres long and 71 meters deep, and include long underground passages and deep caves covered with hundreds of stalactites and stalagmites formed over thousands of years by water erosion of the calcareous rock.
Adresse: Piazzale Anelli, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 499 822 1


Alberobello is located 60 kilometres away from the centre of Bari and it's undoubtedly one of the most picturesque towns in the world, as it consists entirely of tiny Trulli houses. You will definitely fall in love with this peculiar, magical spot, so make sure to pay it a visit!
Adresse: Alberobello

Orto Botanico (Botanical Gardens)

Take a walk in the beautiful Botanical Gardens, a living museum operated by the University of Bari. The garden was established in 1955 and contains a greenhouse and a herbarium with about 40,000 specimens. Here you can enjoy amazing collections of flowers and plants like orchidaceous, aizoaceae and Italian flora like grindelia robusta.
Adresse: Via Orabona 4, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 501 864 3


This is a fun waterpark for the whole family with great and welcoming staff. There are three pools: one for younger children, one with a wave generator and a large pool with different types of pool slides. Around the pools there are relaxing areas with chairs where you can stay in the shadow if it gets too warm. With all the swimming activities you might feel hungry or thirst soon, but do not worry there is a restaurant and café onsite.
Adresse: Prolung di Via Caldarola 6, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 546 129 1
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 9:30 - 18:00.

Velo Service

With Velo Service you can get to know the city by bike. This is a fun way to discover the town with an expert guide who takes you to the most typical and charming places, or maybe, you could also choose the best bike and plan your own tour to explore the city! There is a third alternative, you can visit the heart of Bari in a comfortable and modern Rickshaw. The guide will take you to the most important places, telling you stories and anecdotes about the town and its people.
Adresse: Strada Vallisa 81, Bari
Telefon: +39 389 620 735 3


Only a short train ride away lies the lovely picturesque fishing port called Trani. On this great excursion trip you can enjoy the beautiful harbour, take a walk along the beach or visit the stunning cathedral. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés to choose from that serve lovely food. This charming town is well worth a visit!
Adresse: Trani

The Waterfront

It is highly recommended to take a walk along the beautiful waterfront for a nice overview of the city. While you are walking, take a minute and admire the skyline of the city with the bell tower of the Cathedral and the shape of the Basilica of San Nicola. Moreover, if you like to exercise, this is an ideal place to go running.
Adresse: Lungomare Nazario Sauro, Bari

Adrenalin Zone

For pure adrenaline, you can head the Adrenalin Zone adventure park, an urban acrobatic park where you can easily spend some hours. The park is full of fun and challenging activities for adults, teens and children. With nearly 100 different steps and pathways, your balance and determination will definitely be tested. But do not worry; instructors are ready to provide all necessary help!
Adresse: Via Francesco De Blasio 1, Bari
Telefon: +39 0331 600 719 2

Altamura Cathedral

Altamura Cathedral was founded by Emperor Frederick II of Swabia in 1232. This is an important symbol of the town history and one of the four Palatine cathedrals of Puglia (the others are San Nicola in Bari, Barletta Cathedral, and Acquaviva Cathedral). The Cathedral has gone through major changes and is today an interesting tourist attraction.
Adresse: Piazza Duomo, Bari

Teatro Petruzzelli

At the Teatro Petruzzelli you can see operas and ballets: this is a good place to go if you enjoy classics such as Mozart, Verdi and Bellini. Remember to check the website for upcoming shows and choose among the countless options!
Adresse: Corso Cavour 12, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 975 281 0

Scavi di Egnazia Museum

If you want to visit a museum that is typically Italian, you should check the Scavi di Egnazia Museum. These stunning ruins are divided in three parts, necropolis, city and acropolis: come here and experience the spectacular historical heritage of this area.
Adresse: Strada Provinciale Savelletri Capitolo, Fasano
Telefon: +39 080 482 905 6

Ristorante Ai Due Ghiottoni

You can try a variety of vegetables and fish cooked according to the best local cuisine. Recommended choices are the “risotto ai due ghiottoni’ with spinach, cream, ham and parmesan cheese and oven-cooked salted bass fish. Moreover, there is a good selection of local, national and international wines.
Adresse: Via Putignani 11/B, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 523 224 0
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 12:00 - 15:30 & 19:00 - 0:00.

Ristorante PerBacco

Located in the heart of Bari, only a few step from the sea, Ristorante Perbacco is an elegant place where you can eat traditional Mediterranean cuisine, which are all prepared with quality ingredients. Pick a glass of wine that will complement your dinner perfectly from the extensive wine list that will even satisfy the most refined palates.
Adresse: Via Francesco Saverio Abbrescia 99, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 558 856 3
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 13:00 - 14:30 & 20:00 - 23:30. Saturday 20:00 - 0:00.

Al Sorso Preferito

At this restaurant, located in an old building in the city centre, you will have the unmissable chance to try local cuisine such as “orecchiette alle fave” (typical homemade pasta with broad beans) or with cicoria (chicory) or cime di rape and cavatelli (another kind of pugliese homemade pasta) with seafood sauce!
Adresse: Via Vito Nicola De Nicolò 42, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 523 574 7
Åpningstider: Tuesday - Sunday 12:00 - 15:30 & 20:00 - 0:00.

Pizzeria Enzo e Ciro

This is the most celebrated pizzeria in Bari: the furniture is a bit shabby, but the pizza is simply great and the other dishes are definitely worth it as well. Do not forget to book a table because Pizzeria Enzo e Ciro is always packed!
Adresse: Via imbriani 79, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 554 153 5
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 19:00 - 1:00.

Le Véronique Hahnemann

This pizzeria has moved from the city centre to the suburbs and this is definitely a good choice because of the availability of parking and the place is huge - with plenty of tables outside and inside. Not to be missed: hors d’oeuvre (Barese ham, olives and bruschetta) and, obviously, the delicious pizza.
Adresse: Via S. F. Hahnnemann 4, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 546 182 2
Åpningstider: Tuesday - Friday & Sunday 12:15 - 14:45 & 19:30 - 0:00. Saturday 19:30 - 1:00.

Ristorante Bacco

If you like fresh fish and shellfish, head over to this Italian restaurant. Ristorante Bacco is highly recommended due to its impeccable service and, of course, for the tasty food which is prepared with great love and care. Everything looks, smells and tastes divine.
Adresse: Piazza Marina 30, Barletta
Telefon: +39 088 333 461 6
Åpningstider: Tuesday 20:30 - 23:00. Wednesday - Saturday 13:00 - 15:00 & 20:30 - 23:00. Sunday 13:00 - 15:00.


Shodai, the first Japanese restaurant in Bari, is very popular among locals and tourists alike. Here you can enjoy Asian classics like sushi, vegetable tempura, salmon sashimi and noodle dishes. Everything is prepared with professionalism and fantasy and served by a friendly staff. Also, the restaurant has a modern interior with black-and-red colour scheme.
Adresse: Piazza Giuseppe Massari 23, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 528 358 9


Terranima is a restaurant with a relaxing atmosphere and offers an enjoyable meal with good selection of authentic flavours of Puglia. On the menu you will find freshly prepared dishes like grilled fish, fresh pasta and vegetarian food. The prices are also pretty reasonable for the quality you will get. All you need to do is to enjoy a good wine with your delicious food.
Adresse: Via Putignani 213/215, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 521 972 5
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 15:00 & 19:00 - 23:00. Sunday 12:00 - 15:00.

Ristorante Casablanca

This restaurant with a menu offering pizzas, fish and seafood is beautifully located by the sea. Here you can have a romantic dinner in a unique atmosphere and, at the same time, admire the fascinating coastline. Plus, in the summertime you could enjoy your tasty food on the outside terrace and watch the lovely sunset.
Adresse: Lungomare Ugo Lorusso, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 530 127 6
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 12:45 - 15:00 & 20:00 - 11:00.

Ristorante Giannino

Ristorante Giannino is an upscale restaurant with great service and where food is always freshly cooked. Their true speciality is fish, prepared according to your wishes: this restaurant might be a little more expensive, but the high quality cannot be disputed.
Adresse: Via Giacomo Leopardi 38, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 543 044 8

La Uascezze

La Uascezze is located in the heart of the Old Town. It can be hard to find but is really worth the search. Here you can enjoy authentic local food in a nice atmosphere and at a good price and to accompany your food you can have a fine glass of wine or a beer: the whole experience will not be disappointing!
Adresse: Vico S. Agostino 2-4, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 523 602 3
Åpningstider: Monday - Sunday 20:00 - midnight

Caffé Borghese

This is one of the oldest cafés in Bari and it can be found close to the Castello Svevo. It is highly recommended as a place to sit down with a cappuccino and a brioche, or an aperitivo and at the same time soaking up the atmosphere of the city.
Adresse: Corso Vittorio Emanuele 122, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 524 215 6

Mozart Café

This centrally located café is one of the most popular gathering venues not only for its location, but also for the deliciousness of every item offered. Come here with a couple of friends during a rainy afternoon and treat yourself with a dessert and a cup of hot chocolate or an herbal tea!
Adresse: Via Melo 139, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 524 501 5
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 7:30 - 20:30.

Caffè Vergnano

Caffè Vergnano, a café chain with several locations across the world and in Bari there are three café stores. Start your day with a tasty breakfast or just pop by for a cup of strong coffee and relax in a young, cosmopolitan yet warm atmosphere. From the menu, you can pick wraps, sandwiches, stuffed omelettes, Genoese cakes (sponge cake) and appetizers to complement your hot beverage.
Adresse: Via Amendola 128, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 558 658 6
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 7:00 - 20:00.


At Martinucci the craft of producing confectionery is taken seriously, and that is what you can see and taste when trying their traditional cakes, chocolates and gelato. The shop is located near the ocean, perfect to get a gelato to-go and enjoy a walk along the coastline.
Adresse: Piazza Mercantile 80, Bari
Åpningstider: Daily 8am–1am

Demode Club

A musical and cultural centre, Demode Club is a spacious venue where to enjoy concerts with national and international artists, including well-known and newcomers but also a place where to dance your shoes off to music like rock, hip hop and 90s. The Demode Club is a good place to have fun with friends and get to know new people that shares your taste in music!
Adresse: Via Dei Cedri 14, Bari
Telefon: +39 339 736 000 6

Taverna del Maltese

In this cosy tavern you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the afternoon or have a beer or a glass of fine wine in the evening, while some relaxing acoustic music is being played live. This place gets pretty crowded, so get ready for some fun hustle and bustle in a dimly lighted bar!
Adresse: Via Comenico Nicolai 67, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 524 457 7

La Parrilla de Juan

La Parrilla de Juan is a bar decorated in a pure Mexican style, with wooden chairs and red napkins. A good place to hang out with friends and to try the best Mojito you will find in town and if you are feeling hungry, they serve some tasty Mexican food too. It all can be enjoyed in a pretty lively ambience.
Adresse: Piazza Mercantile 21, Bari
Telefon: +39 331 616 488 0
Åpningstider: Tuesday - Sunday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am

Joy's Pub

Like in many other destinations, the Irish have also found their way to Bari. This place is famous for its hospitality and warm ambience, as well as for the quality of the drinks that makes it a good place to stop by for a beer after a long day of sightseeing.
Adresse: Corso Sidney Sonnino 118D, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 554 285 4
Åpningstider: Monday - Thursday 18:30 - 2:00. Friday & Saturday 18:30 - 3:00. Sunday 18:00 - 2:00.


This centrally located small bar is very popular despite its size since, as Italians say, "It´s in the tiny bottle that you'll find good wine". Come here and try one of their spirits while listening to live music or having a look at the art exhibitions that are often held here!
Adresse: Viale Salandra 8/A, Bari
Telefon: +39 328 817 868 8
Åpningstider: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 21:00 - 3:00. Wednesday 21:00 - 2:30. Saturday 21:15 - 3:00.

La Ciclatera

La Ciclatera shines with a cosy tavern ambience and multiple choices of different mixed drinks, wines and cocktails. Very special and a must try here are the chocolate shots or cocktails: they taste like a sweet dessert but still have that light kick of alcohol.
Adresse: Corte Colagualano 36, Bari
Telefon: +39 333 373 515 5
Åpningstider: Monday & Wednesday - Sunday 19:00 - 1:00.


Next to a fusion cuisine restaurant Mezcla is a great address for drinks and fun until late at night. A global range of wines as well as a list of cocktails to choose from and a small but beautifully furnished space make it a perfect place to while away the evening.
Adresse: Via Giuseppe Bozzi 53, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 698 211 3
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 15:00 & 19:30 - 2:00. Sunday 19:30 - 2:00.

The Stuart, Scottish Pub

The atmosphere of a Scottish pub, paired with beers on tab, mixed drinks, cocktails, occasional live acts and live sports make this place inviting for anyone looking for a place to relax, drink and chat. If you are hungry, the pub also serves burgers, fish & chips and other dishes.
Adresse: Via Dalmazia 173, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 809 627 9
Åpningstider: Monday - Friday 11:30 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 1:00. Saturday & Sunday 18:00 - 1:00.

Opus Pistorum

The bar's interior is an eclectic combination of motifs, including elements of the esoteric and oriental. Apart from the unique interior, the music, drinks and welcoming staff are sure to make your night.
Adresse: Via Re Manfredi 17, Bari
Telefon: +39 338 888 8577
Åpningstider: Tue–Sun 7pm–3am

Via Sparano

If you want to find Italian fashion clothing, bags, shoes and accessories you should head over to one of the most famous shopping streets in Bari, the via Sparano, also claimed to be the most important shopping street in the city. Stroll along this street and discover some elegant boutiques with well-known brands like Valentino, Gucci, Max Mara and Marina Rinaldi. There are also more affordable shops located here like Zara, Benetton and Maglieria Glenfield.
Adresse: Via Sparano, Bari

Corso Cavour and via Manzoni

Other shopping areas that deserves a visit is Corso Cavour and via Manzoni. Corso Cavour is a large, beautiful street that leads down to the water, and it is dotted with several fashion stores including many lovely cafés where you can take a break with brioche and cappuccino!
Adresse: Corso Cavour, Bari

Via Napoli Market

The market held in via Napoli, open on Monday mornings, is a great place for second-hand clothes, shoes, textiles and craft items. So, if you are a vintage-lover or a person who enjoys the chaotic, but authentic atmosphere of the markets, you should definitely check it out!
Adresse: Via Napoli, Bari
Åpningstider: Monday mornings

My Tea Cup

At My Tea Cup you can find cool, retro and unique items ranging from colourful umbrellas to chunky necklaces including fashion clothes, shoes, bags and home decoration. If you are all about individualism and a vintage lifestyle, you will most certainly find something here!
Adresse: Via Dante 45, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 207 133 4

Okay Baby

Been in business since 1935, Okay Baby is a family-run company, located in the Old Town and is frequently visited by tourist and locals. The store is a kind of a bazaar where you will find pretty much everything like: toys, household, stationery, cosmetics, beach items, gift items, bags and much more.
Adresse: Corso G. Mazzini 59, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 574 374 9
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 13:00 & 15:00 - 20:00.


Italians love accessories and so does the rest of the fashion world. When visiting Italy, you are bound to leave with a piece of jewellery or a watch. At Bulgari you have a magnificent collection to choose from and in Bari there are four authorized retailers: one of them is named Mario Mossa S.R.L.
Adresse: Via Sparano da Bari 44, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 521 883 5


Coccinelle, another Italian brand, founded in 1978 in the city of Parma, has gradually become popular worldwide thanks to its beautiful bags and accessories, a brand that pays attention to details. This store is perfect if you want to revel in scarves, accessories, bags and shoes!
Adresse: Via Sparano 12/14, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 572 796 1


Sisley has three outlets in Bari and offers a wide range of clothing for both women and men. The Sisley story started in Paris 1968 and has, today, 850 outlets over the whole world! One of the outlets is situated on Bari’s main shopping street - Via Sparano.
Adresse: Via Sparano, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 521 200 6

Raffaella Calzature

Raffaella Calzature is another interesting spot to visit for Italian design: here it is all about shoes, so pay it a visit and fall in love with the elegance and style of every pair of shoes, high heels or sneakers! There are quality shoes for both men and women.
Adresse: Via Stefano Jacini 32, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 502 094 7
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 13:00 & 16:30 - 20:30. Sunday 9:00 - 20:00.

Bari International Airport

Bari International Airport is located around 10 kilometres from the city centre and it serves several major airlines, low cost companies included. From the city centre you can reach the airport in several ways, so just choose the one that suits you best: -With the bus 16 (run by Bari transport company AMTAB) it will take around 45 minutes to city centre, but this is definitely the cheapest option (around 1,50 €), departing every 40/50 minutes. -Travelling on the shuttle you will save 15 minutes and cost around 4 €. -Taking the taxi, is the most comfortable option, but also the most expensive (around 25 €). You will find taxis outside the arrivals area. - Car rental is another option. You will find several car rental companies at the airport like Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Win Rent and Autoservizi Maggiore.
Adresse: Bari International Airport, Bari
Telefon: +39 80 580 020 0

Public Transport

The city of Bari is easy to walk around, but every corner of the city is still well connected by the company AMTAB (Azienda Mobilità e Trasporti di Bari), so have a look at the website below to check the buses' schedule. You can buy your tickets at every "Tabacchini" around the town. There are different ticket types to choose from, one-hour ticket, the daily ticket or the weekly ticket.
Adresse: Viale Jacobini, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 539 311 1 / +39 080 539 311 1


Bari’s main taxi companies are: Radio Taxi Bari +39 080 534 666 6 Nuova CO.TA.BA. +39 080 554 333 3


There are several post offices scattered all over the city and symbolised by yellow and blue signs, while mailboxes are usually red. Get your stamps directly at the Post Office or at "Tabacchini", small shops selling bus tickets and newspapers. Post Office:
Adresse: Via Marchese di Montrone 49, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 576 091 1


Bari’s chemists are usually open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 13:00 and from 16:30 to 20:00, but they have different opening hours during nights and weekends. Pharmacies are usually characterised by bright, green signs. Farmacia Noya Della Dott.Ssa Angela Noya:
Adresse: Via Napoli 140, Bari
Telefon: +39 080 533 557 8
Åpningstider: Monday - Saturday 8:30 - 13:00 & 16:30 - 20:00.


Country code: +39 Area code: 080