Archeological Park of Monte Sannace

Sammichele di Bari, Italy

The Monte Sannace Archaeological Park is home to one of the most important indigenous sites of the pre-Roman Peucetian tribe. The settlement has offered up archaeological evidence dating across a vast period stretching from the Iron Age to the early Roman Empire. The site flourished between the 6th and 3rd centuries BC, and in particular during the Hellenistic Age. In the second half of the 4th century BC, Monte Sannace was enclosed with defensive walls that divided the settlement between acropolis and town on the plain to the west. The archaeological value of the site is complemented by its landscape, which offers visitors the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the Murge.



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Founded: 6th century BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Italy


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Silvia D. (10 months ago)
Discovered by accident. It is a rather large archaeological site, the visit of which must be combined with that of the Museum located in the castle of Gioia del Colle, rich in truly remarkable finds. I recommend the naturalistic itinerary, which goes through almond trees and enchanting landscapes. Very well represented, with didactic signs along the entire route and botanical cards. Free admission but you need a green pass.
Casarano Nicla (11 months ago)
Visit it! It's worth it, we have valuable assets and we don't value them.
Bartolomeo Vurchio (13 months ago)
Beautiful experience led by Dr. Archaeologist Vavalle Federico who illustrated in a very clear and very understandable way by the children of the summer camp of Le Meraviglie di Oz playroom in Noicattaro
Giovanna Todisco (2 years ago)
Home sweet home
Joseph Franzò (7 years ago)
great site
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