Took a long time driving round to find this site to find that they are doing it up so it is not open at the moment,even though the sign outside clearly states that it is open. I am sure it would have been great if...More
We almost didn't find out about this interesting piece of history. The museum we wanted to visit was closed so while drivin back to our hotel we saw a traffic sign for canne and decided to go for it. We were not dissapointed. Free for...More
The site is kinda hard to reach, lost in the beautiful Puglia's land: atop of an hill relics of medieval/roman Cannae await you to walk into. There's a museum where volunteers will guide you thru, but IMHO is the view from the monumental column (of...More
The hill behind the museum has been occupied since Magna Grecia, so the ruins on top span the period from then until the Middle Ages. From the top you can see the river in the valley to the north. Beyond the river is the site...More
This is worth a visit, the site had marvelous views and wonderful ancient ruins, has a great museum, but unfortunately in the museum there are no translation in english. But there are (despite earlier review) mentions of the battle of Hannibal in 216BC, and pictures...More
It is obvious that people who visit this remote spot are there to see the place where in 216 BC Hannibal inflicted the largest defeat ever on a Roman army. However, when you arrive at the spot there isn’t any indication where you can find...More
We visited the Canne della Battaglia today. If you are using a GPS it should be recorded as a historical landmark rather than a destination. There is a small information centre with exhibits and entry was free to the site even though the signs outside...More
They discovered this Roman site only about decade ago and not all is uncovered. Not very promoted and not many visitors. Good oportunity to move to encient times in peace. Well worth a visit.