Urban trek at Manfredonia

Discovering Manfredonia: walking in the heart of the city.
A dense network of ancient streets surrounded by churches, historical monuments and old crafts workshops. You come down to the old lighthouse pier, now a symbol of the history and marine tradition of Manfredonia.

Technical description:
Simple route and suitable for everyone, recommended in every season.
The track does not have any difficulties and there are many dining areas (bars, restaurants).

Points of interest

MANFREDONIA'S CATHEDRAL
MANFREDONIA'S CATHEDRAL

It’s dedicated to St. Lorenzo Maiorano, patron saint of the city. Inside the Cathedral there are the relics of the saint and the icon of Our Lady of Siponto. The Cathedral was completed in 1270 but the Turks destroyed it in 1620. It was rebuilt in 1700 on the ruins of the ancient Angevin temple.

DELLI GUANTI PALACE
DELLI GUANTI PALACE

This palace was the residence, in 1432, of the Teutonic Knights of St.Leonard. After more than three centuries came to the family of the Marquis Delli Guanti. Today is a beautiful example of late baroque style. Inside there is a lovely courtyard with stairs leading to the porch.

MANFREDONIA'S LIGHTHOUSE
MANFREDONIA'S LIGHTHOUSE

A lighthouse, but also a museum. The lighthouse of Manfredonia is in fact open to visitors. To get to the top you climb a characteristic spiral staircase (90 steps). The effort will be rewarded with a beautiful view. Symbol of Manfredonia history and navy tradition, the lighthouse underwent the bombings of the Second World War: during its reconstruction was preserved the original top of the structure demolished during the war.

MANFREDONIA'S CASTLE
MANFREDONIA'S CASTLE

The majestic Swabian-Angevin-Aragonese Castle has its roots in 1200 but it is the result of transformations, extensions and architectural restoration of more than three centuries. It houses the National Archaeological Museum of Manfredonia.

Where to buy, where to eat, where to sleep, where to go

Cicli Spano
Cicli Spano

Bicycles’ sale and repair in Manfredonia. Cycling sportswear shop.Headquarters of the cycling sport group.Products:Brands: Scott bicycles, Shimano components, CampagnoloClothing: Castelli, Scott, Sportful, Santini, Northwave

La Bottega del Vino
La Bottega del Vino

In 2007 three close friends connected by their passion and experience gained in the world of wine, started a project: "Officina del Vino" (Wine Workshop).Our challenge was to build the first winery in Dauno territory (Puglia), with a clear goal:...

Photo Tour Puglia
Photo Tour Puglia

Art, culture and nature are just some of the reasons to visit Puglia, in a surprising journey to discover a territory that speaks a new language, made of emotions. Thus was born Puglia Photo Tour: a photo-trip with professional photographers and...

Coppolarossa
Coppolarossa

The restaurant "CoppolaRossa", since 1983, is a family restaurant with delicious food. Its aim is to value products exclusively from Gargano.Chef Tonino Coppolarossa offers everyday new recipes of the traditional cuisine.General price list:It...

Seashell Restaurant Bar Cafè
Seashell Restaurant Bar Cafè

Located within the marina "Marina del Gargano", it offers traditional fish and meat dishes and an extraordinary pizza, with various types of dough.The atmosphere is elegant and refined, we also offer services for celebrations and events of all kinds.

Pizzeria Re Manfredi
Pizzeria Re Manfredi

Re Manfredi cafeteria, pizzeria and hors d'oeuvre tray, is a refined local in Manfredonia.Located a few meters from the sea, the place shows off ‘sailor’ colors, who make the customer feel like on board a big ship. Courtesy and kindness do...

Cafè des Artistes
Cafè des Artistes

The Café des Artistes is located in one of the most exciting places of Manfredonia, “Pertugio del Monaco”, a perfect combination of art, history and nature.The Cafè has an established experience in public services such as cafeteria, ice...

Copacabana Hotel Design
Copacabana Hotel Design

Architecture and design, even if are extraordinary creative qualities, are not enough to describe the great soul of the Copacabana Hotel Design.It is founded on a warmth welcoming, with a smiling and helpful staff, always ready to 'cuddle' their...

Hotel Menta e Rosmarino
Hotel Menta e Rosmarino

Located at 650 meters above sea level, the hotel is in the high part of Manfredonia, fraction "Ruggiano". The structure is suitable for those who prefer quiet rural areas, a few kilometers from Gargano’s most representative places: the sea, the...

Regiohotel Manfredi
Regiohotel Manfredi

The Manfredi Regiohotel is located in a quiet area very close to the town of Manfredonia and a few kilometers from Gargano’s main points of interest, for activities and excursions: the Umbra Forest, with its shady dirt paths, the charming...

Hotel ristorante Roma
Hotel ristorante Roma

Hotel with restaurant in the historic center of San Ferdinando di Puglia. Renovated in 2009, the property features comfortable rooms, the hotel perfectly combines the traditional cuisine of the restaurant with the hotel’s modern furnishing.Its...

La Dolce Vista
La Dolce Vista

In the heart of the old town of Manfredonia, with a romantic seaview, you will find the charming residence "La Dolce Vista".In a historic building, overlooking the picturesque port of Manfredonia - a cheerful and typically Puglian town - this...

Casa Manfredi
Casa Manfredi

Casa Manfredi was born as a result of the restyling of a portion of Cafarelli Palace, located in the center of Manfredonia.The body of the building has a eighteenth century setting, with some nice shelves under the balconies and a singular...

B&B Stella Marina
B&B Stella Marina

It is located in an ancient manor farm in Manfredonia dating back to the early '900. The architecture signs of the time are still visible inside and outside the structure.The farm is composed of a lower floor, with the restaurant, and an upper...

Il Mulino, azienda agricola
Il Mulino, azienda agricola

The B&BRaffaele and Sabina have turned their passion and love for animals into work, giving life to the rural farm "Il Mulino".In 2014 they decided, with their four children, to open the doors of their farm to those who share their same passion...

Camping Lido Tellina
Camping Lido Tellina

A green oasis, by the sea of Manfredonia. Surrounded by nature, with long white beaches and undulating dunes that add a wild and unspoiled atmosphere to your relax and fun holiday.Services:- Private beach, with umbrellas and sun beds, windsurf...

Camping Lido Salpi
Camping Lido Salpi

The camp is open all year. It covers an area of around 10,000 square meters and it has a spacious green area, tent and camper pitches separated by trees, 3 groups of toilet facilities (full comfort), camper service, market, bar pizzeria,...

Oasi Lago Salso SPA
Oasi Lago Salso SPA

Lake Salso is a coastal wetland area in the Gulf of Manfredonia, which is part of the Gargano National Park, consisting of large artificial basins and tanks realized during the Tavoliere’s Land Reform reclamation.The 1,040 hectares area is part...

GAL DaunOfantino
GAL DaunOfantino

The GAL DaunOfantino is a limited liability Company, formed by the Municipalities Consortium of the area, associations and organizations operating in the territory and private entities. Its main tasks are to ensure information to the population...

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Technical data

City of departure: Manfredonia

Departure: Manfredonia

City of arrival: Manfredonia

Arrival: Manfredonia

Length (Km): 2

Difficulty: hiking

Discipline: Hike

Type of Itinerary: Short routes - Half day

Difference in height (m): 36

Difference in downhill (m): 35

Highest point (m): 16

Lowest point (m): 1

Duration (h.): 2

Cities crossed

Manfredonia (FG)