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Storia comune di Trani provincia di Barletta-Andria-Trani

According to the legend , Trani was founded by Tirreno, a mythological figure. According to the history the town probably dates back to the prehistory, but there are reliable proofs that it was founded by Romans in III century and that was called “Trana” or “Tranae” that means basin for fishing, referring to its port. After the Roman Empire collapse it was under Byzantines and during the middle age it became very important thanks to its port. In 1063 the Count of Trani wrote the Maritime Statues, one of the most ancient maritime codes. Its best moment took place with Frederick II and in 1586 it became chief city of Bari’s land. After a period of decline with Anjous and Aragones it perked up with Bourbons. Nowadays is a very vivid commercial and cultural centre and it’s part of “Slow city”, the International Network of Good Living Cities. 



Informazioni turistiche comune di Trani provincia di Barletta-Andria-Trani

Trani is one of the three chief towns of the new BAT province set up on 2004, with Andria and Barletta. It stands on a plain territory and it overlooks on the Adriatic Sea where it’s placed its port, one of the most appreciate for sailing activities. Fishing and agriculture are the most important activities. In the alleyways of the old town there is the whole historical and cultural heritage, two synagogues and lots of monuments whose important ones are the Cathedral and the Frederick II Castle, very attractive because both are immediately close to the sea. Furthermore Trani is a very important legal center and a vivid nightlife district.






Aree di interesse turistico del comune di Trani


Monumenti, musei, chiese, parchi naturali, castelli e attrazioni da vedere in comune di Trani

Cattedrale

Il Castello Svevo

Torre dell'orologio

Siti di interesse culturale

Museo Diocesano


Appuntamenti, eventi, manifestazioni e sagre comune di Trani provincia di Barletta-Andria-Trani

Trani's Scene
Ti presento Yuri - Una domenica spaziale

Patronal Feast of the Cross Column
St Antonio Feast
Festa della Madonna del Carmine
Festa dei Santi Medici Cosma e Damiano

Natale
Si aprono le feste con la Novena dedicata all'Immacolata, che si celebra solennemente nella...

St Nicola Pellegrino Feast
Antiques Show
Since 1991 every year in May, organized by the cultural Traninostra, Antique Show is held in a...

Dialoghi di Trani

The medieval week
Feast of St. Anne
Settimana della Cultura Ebraica

Tranifilmfestival

Settimana della Cultura

Emilio Tadini: "quello che rimane"

Lo splendore dei supplizi

Newsounds2groove - Rassegna musicale Sopra le Righe

Regina di quadri 8 edizione

I dialoghi di Trani

Tif-Trani International Festival

7^ Galleria dell'arte della cerimonia

l'Amorhouse Club presenta guest dj Alvaro Smart

I colori del nero - Kochise

l'Amorhouse Labs presents guest djs the Deepshakerz@pelledocaprivè Trani

Live con Saverio Tasca e i Vibeguitar 4et

Il panvinesco, la cartellata e i dolci tipici tranesi

Amorhouse Labs presents guest dj Nicola Amoruso

2^ edizione di Apulia Plein Air

Artissima - IX Edizione

fabrizio Bosso Fours Friends in Bari

Fast Animals and Slow Kids in concerto

Lampara club #naturalmentetecnologica

La dolce disfida

I mitici anni 60

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