Selva Di Fasano

Info Selva di Fasano

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    131,72 Kmq


    Piazza Ciaia 23

Selva di Fasano, a beautiful holiday resort

At 400 metres above the sea-level, on the pre-murgia, halfway between the valle dei trulli and the sandy beaches of the coast road, the Selva di Fasano has represented a well-known holiday resort since the end of the 19th century.

During the summer, the territory offers coolness to many tourists, thanks to the presence of a partly intact woody vegetation with oak trees, pines and cypresses. The area is also embellished by elegant villas, some of which with very ancient origins.

The most representative is the Minareto, built in 1918 by the painter Damaso Bianchi, from Fasano, which perfectly mirrors the typical Moresque architecture: it has been donated by the family to the Regione Puglia to house conventions and art exhibitions. It is worth visiting the parish church called Trullo del Signore, because of the presence of typical cone-shaped domes which remind of the famous trulli, and the Casina Municipale.

In the 1960s the Casina was an important tourist attraction thanks to the numerous events here realized, with the most famous national and international singers and actors. In the neighbourhood it is possible to visit the Safari Zoo, which is one of the largest zoological parks in Italy and offers the possibility of admiring free animals, in wide spaces, through particular ways to be covered by car.

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Useful information for tourists

Useful information for tourists in Apulia

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  • How to reach Apulia:

    By plane

    Bari Airport: Karol Wojtyla. Brindisi Airport: Papola Casale. Foggia Airport: Gino Lisa

    By train

    Trenitalia links the main Italian cities of Apulia

    On highway

    A14 from Bologna through Foggia and Bari to Taranto

    A16 from Napoli; in Canosa it converges with A14.

Secular olive-groves with crooked trunks appearing as real natural sculptures.

Secular olive-groves

Symbol of the flora of the whole region is the olive tree, which characterizes the territory from the Tavoliere to the end of the Salento with immense fields.

Secular olive-groves

The olive trees with their beauty and charm, given by their secular crooked trunks, embody the history of Apulia thanks to their millenarian presence on the territory. They are the oldest and largest group of millenarian vegetal specimens in the world.

Self- vegetation and animal species in Apulia.

Horse of the Murgia

A huge number of biotopes of vegetable and animal species characterizes the region, even if only the 7% of the territory has been declared protected area. The Apulian self-vegetation is marked by woods, the Mediterranean maquis and the so-called ganga (rocky pasture).

Pink flamingos in the salt marshes of Margherita di Savoia

The region shows two national parks: the Gargano National Park with many areas and reserves and the lakes of Lesina and Varano, and the Alta Murgia National Park.