Putignano

Among parade floats, taralli ( baked salty biscuits) and shopping

Putignano is one of the districts of theMurge best known and loved for its Carnival, its parade floats and its rural landscape.
The second of February, the day of the Candelora, the Bear Feast is celebrated in the streets of the town which come to life under the curious eyes of the crowd.
Springtime is an explosion of colors in the nearby countryside, where in the past the Peceuti originated, an ancient population that in the Middle Ages left its power in the hands of the Catholic.
The typical production of taralli ( baked salty biscuits) and other baked goods, fill the shops of the old town centre.
The outstanding architecture of the churches Saint Philip , Saint Mary La Greca and Saint Mary of Constantinople and especially the Dome dedicated to the Apostle Saint Peter.