Castellana Grotte ( “Casteddóne” in Bari dialect) is an Italian town of 19,435 inhabitants in the province of Bari, in Puglia. Located on the plateau of the Murgia limestone of Trulli and Grotte, it is best known for the complex karst caves of Castellana. Castellana Caves are less than 500 meters from the village in south-eastern Murge to 330 m s.l.m., limestone plateau formed in the Upper Cretaceous about ninety – one hundred million years ago. The sightseeing tour runs along a charming setting for more than 1 km.