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Cerignola is the largest agricultural center in the region and the third largest municipality in Italy by territorial extension after Rome and Ravenna. Located just under 100 meters above sea level, Cerignola overlooks the Ofanto valley where vineyards alternate with fields of olive trees and cereals.

The Terra Vecchia (old town) is a typical medieval urban complex, originally surrounded by walls, where the Mother Church of San Francesco is located. In the center, it is possible to visit the ancient Fosse Granarie (grain pits): 750 underground silos, the only and last testimony in the whole Tavoliere of the ancient practice of conserving wheat.

It is worth going out of town towards the Ofanto to visit the cliff of Ripalta with its sanctuary, Lake Capacciotti and the medieval complex of Torre Alemanna.