Tourists who arrive by ferry to Vieste are landing on a medieval city with unspoiled nature, graphical sites and places and blue flag awarded beaches!
Visitors who are travelling to the destination Vieste are definitely going to have plenty of things to do in this stunning place which also belongs to the Gargano National Park, automatically meaning that its rich nature is protected. Starting from the Old Town, its graphical narrow streets are very pleasant for strolling especially in the evenings offering a romantic atmosphere. There are numerous eating places, bars and shops in the town’s center where you can enjoy the Italian cuisine, a good wine or do some shopping of souvenirs to remind you the beauty of the place. Make sure you visit the Monastery Chiesa di San Francesco along with the dominating Norman-Swabian Castle which provides a dazzling view over the promontory and its always a good place for taking pictures.
Furthermore, the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta followed by the city’s square Piazzeta Petrone are the next sites of your exploration. Going to the beaches which are Vieste’s gems, there are plenty of choices. Exceptionally colored sand combined with amazingly clear blue waters and white limestone cliffs make the scenery breathtaking. Vieste also called the Gargano’s Pearl is known not only for its awarded with blue flag beaches but as well as for its famous “Pizzomunno”, the huge monolith at the castle’s beach. The myth says it was once a boy in love turned into stone by mermaids.
Vieste is located on the easternmost side of middle Italy and has a population of around 14.000 inhabitants. Ferry routes Vieste occur from and to Tremiti especially in summer months.