Located at the Adriatic shore, Bari is the main city of Puglia region. It is the second most significant economic centre in South Italy after Naples; nevertheless there are no big industrial enterprises there. Commercial, transport and tourism sectors are in the centre of city’s economy. Puglia region is the largest producer of agricultural goods in Italy (olive oil and wine mainly). Fish industry is also well developed.

The international airport in the city is named after Pope John Paul II – Karol Wojtyła. The direct flights from Sofia to Bari provide passengers with the opportunity to see the beauty of the city that is known among Bulgarian tourists mainly as a stop on the Igoumentisa – Bari ferry route. The city is charming and it definitely has a lot to offer to keen adventurers.