A History to tell.

Federicus Festival 2018: "Li Affanni"

From April 28th to May 1st

Altamura (BA) - Italy

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THE FEDERICUS MIDDLE AGES FESTIVAL

Federicus is a whole city going to sleep in the 21st centrury and waking up in the Middle Age. Federicus is a large historical reenactment in honour of the Emperor Frederick II, founder of the city. The old town of Altamura goes back in time for 4 intense days of events....  [Discover More]

The celebrations of Federicus, secular patron of Altamura

Histori is mixed with legend: Frederick II, founder of Altamura, has become the secular patron of the town, becoming the center of ancient popular tales

History, Events and traditional food: a great Festival

Federicus is History, Heritage, Culture, Fun and Food; hundreds of entertainement events and street stands where to discover regional excellence and traditional products

Fun and Beauty: Altamura and the Alta Murgia National Park

Altamura is bread, rural folklore, the extraordinary landscapes of the Alta Murgia and ancient history: here are the dinosaurs footprints, fossils and thousands-years-old city walls

FEDERICUS 2017 IN NUMBERS

4

days
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400.000

visitors
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2.000

middle-age dressed participants
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200

shops and stands
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GALLERY 2017

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Event Schedule

The schedule of Federicus 2018 will be available soon. Follow us on our social media to get the last update and news on Federicus

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How to reach Altamura

Altamura, "Lioness of Apulia". It is possible to reach us in a short time from Matera or Bari and the Karol Wojtyła international Airport

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What to visit

Altamura and the Alta Murgia offer historical beauties and breathtaking natural landscapes. It is possible to walk on theme itineraries in the Alta Murgia National Park or visit the monuments in the Old Town of Altamura during the days of Federicus

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Local Tranportations and Parking
Urban transportations will be empowered during the festival, in order to guarantee mobility around the city. Moreover, there will be parking areas for cars, buses and caravans. Additional information will be released during the next weeks [Follow us on Facebook]
Hospitality and Accommodation in Altamura

There is a number of  hotels and B&Bs to stay in during the Festival. We will alsp provide information on hospitality areas, caravan parking and other services in the following weeks.

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