A charming commune in southern Italy, Fasano is blessed with a historic core home to ancient town walls, cobbled alleys and small piazzas. Fasano places you close to the Adriatic Sea and an expansive nature park while also providing an animal safari park and nearby water park.
Things to do in Fasano
Are you visiting Fasano with your family? Treat the whole gang to a drive-through safari at Zoosafari Fasanolandia, where you can observe African lions, Asian elephants, bongo, fallow deer and water buffalo. The park also includes animals shows and rides, including dolphin performances and dodgem cars. Alternatively, drive a little further to Acquapark Egnazia for twisting water slides, a lazy river and a wave pool.
If you’re interested in the region’s history, visit the Museo Archeologico Di Egnazia to see fascinating archaeological exhibits, including ruins, ceramics, hieroglyphs and statues. Combine it with a visit to the Museo della Casa alla Fasanese, a notable art museum with one-of-a-kind drawings, paintings and sculptures.
Those needing a day at the beach shouldn’t pass up a visit to Lido Le Macchie, a popular beach with umbrellaed loungers, crystalline water and soft golden sand. It’s a short drive from a number of other alluring beaches, including Lido Millennium and Spiaggia. Alternatively, visit Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo, an expansive parkland with waterfront sand dunes and centuries-old olive groves.
Spend some time exploring the centre of Fasano, where you can catch a local show at the Teatro J. F. Kennedy or Teatro Sociale. Browse Italian fashion at Cupertino before sipping on wine at BAR Fiocco di Neve.
Getting around Fasano
Fasano is just under one hour’s drive from Bari International Airport-Karol Wojtyla, connected via buses and trains. You can easily explore the town centre on foot or use taxis, buses or a hire car to venture further afield.