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Monte Sant'Angelo, Province of Foggia, Puglia, Italy

Situated on a high rock in the southern Gargano, overlooking the Tavoliere plateau and the Manfredonia Gulf.

It takes its name from the tradition that in 493 AD here Archangel Michael appeared in a grotto, and the nearby town of Siponto was able to defeat the barbarians. Bishop Maioranus therefore consecrated a church to St. Michael, which has become a pilgrimage site since then.
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Altitude: mt 796 a.s.l -- Population: ca. 15,000 inhabitants

What to see

Province of Foggia

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