Giovinazzo is a delightful medieval village, located less than 20km from Bari towards Molfetta on the Adriatic Sea, with a little harbour typical of the area and imposing coastline fortifications.
Trajan’s Arch offers an elegant welcome to the ancient centre which features the Palazzo del Marchese di Rende, the 16th century Palazzo Saraceno (now the offices of the Municipality), the Church of St. Dominic and the Church of the Holy Spirit with its trullo shaped domes.
The splendid Fountain of the Tritons dominates Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, the centre of city life along with Piazza Costantinopoli. Beyond the arches of Via Cattedrale, stands the Romanesque Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, which houses a Byzantine icon of the Madonna of Corsignano, the patron saint celebrated for the entire month of August.
The coast offers clean beaches and a lively nightlife. Not far from the residential area, the Dolmen of St. Sylvester can be found on the coast of Murgia.