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Address: | da Punta San Francesco a Castello Svevo, Vieste, Italy

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You can wander the narrow lanes at your leisure, plenty of bars, restaurants and shops, and not over touristy.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
David B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can wander the narrow lanes at your leisure, plenty of bars, restaurants and shops, and not over touristy.

Thank David B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I would not recommend spending a long time here. It is nice just to walk around and discover the city, but not to stay for multiple nights.

1 Thank Nadine H
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

On a headland of bleached white cliffs stands the ancient village of Vieste. It is literally surrounded by the azure Adriatic, and literally sparkles in the sun. The old town is cluttered and charming with endless shops and restaurants. There is no vehicular access to the Storico, and precious little parking nearby. If you stay on the beach, an attractive... More 

3 Thank Mike K
Hampshire, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

There are plenty of really lovely old town centres in southern Italy but this one rivals the best It clings on to the promontory blessing it with wonderful views A must visit with many good restaurants as well

2 Thank Mike48
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We took a stroll around the old town of Vieste in September 2016 and enjoyed walking the quaint old streets and taking in the views over the Agean sea. It's worth the climb up to the castle area for the view but sadly it seems you cannot go inside the castle. The cathedral is the only other historic building at... More 

4 Thank Maltesers1
Martina Franca, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

You can enter the old town by walking up hill past the cathedral and into a maze of narrow streets and alley ways, there are lots of restaurants, bars and gelaterias along with numerous gift shops and craft shops selling hand made leather goods and jewelry. There are lots of views over the city roofs and out to sea. A... More 

2 Thank HampshireBirdman
Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great spot, lovely old town. Just wounder around the narrow street and enjoy, stop for a drink or have a meal, just fab.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A great night in this amazong old town. Ogni vicolo è suggestivo. Castle , church , old town and shops , all that you need is here. Figata pazzesca.

Thank Marco C
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The old town of Vieste is nothing less than lovely. You will find many small streets and nice piazza's filled with nice restaurants and small (and tasty!) shops! There are beautiful views over the Adriatic Sea.

2 Thank MarschaNetherlands
Mortsel, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The old town was very beautiful. It seems like every step you make there was a great photograph to be taken! Not very touristic and very clean. Plenty of good restaurants to choose from. The food in Viëste is just fantastic!

Thank Yves_Hermans-BELGIUM

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