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1. Bisceglie: 2-Hour Private Tour
During this 2-hour private tour, explore the pretty town of Bisceglie with your guide. Starting from the historic center, you will visit Saint Peter Apostle of 1073 A.D. in Romanesque Apulian style with relics inside of the Saint martyrs Mauro, Sergio and Pantaleone. The tour will continue in the historical center with a visit of some of the most important noble palaces such as Frisari Palace and Tupputi Palace and the Church of Sant'Adoeno, also of Romanesque style and built in the same year as the cathedral. The tour will end at the 27 meter high tower and the ruins of the Swabian Angevin Castle
2. Trani Walking Tour
Situated in a geographical strategic position, Trani has always been a cultural and economic center of Apulia, and it is for such prestige that Trani has been called "Apulia's Pearl". After meeting the guide at the meeting point, you'll take a stroll in the historical center. This quarter has been made precious by artistic buildings belonging to every age and every style, bestowed with winding roads according to typical medieval urban planning. You'll be surprised at every corner with a small church or the remains of a synagogue. After visiting the cathedral and the Swabian castle the guide will leave you near the harbor, a gorgeous and exciting place where you can find several cafes and shops.
3. From Bari: 5-Day Puglia and Basilicata Tour
Day 1, Bari Street Food Tour After arriving independently to Bari, meet with your guide at 6 PM at the Swabian Castle for a walking street food tour. Visit Orecchiette Street where typical pasta is made by the local ladies, the Cathedral of San Sabino, and the imposing Basilica of San Nicola. Throughout the tour, taste the famous sgagliozze, tasty pieces of fried polenta, and focaccia. At the end of the day, check-in at the Palace Hotel or similar. Enjoy a free evening to explore at your own leisure. Day 2: Castel del Monte to Trani Your second day will begin as you meet your driver and guide before departing for Castel del Monte to one of the most mysterious and fascinating castles in Southern Italy. After some free time, check-in at the Palazzo Paciotti (or similar). Get ready to discover Trani, which is known as the "Slow City" and the "Pea...
4. Trani Walking Tour
Join this guided tour of the beautiful town of Trani, often called the pearl of the Adriatic sea and a city known for its 19th century architecture and medieval art. The tour begins with a visit to the Swabian-Angevin-Aragonese castle built by Frederick II of Swabia on the Adriatic Sea. From the castle, the tour continues to the magnificent Cathedral of Trani, one of the most beautiful and evocative Romanesque-style cathedrals in Apulia, which stands towering over the sea. After enjoying the beauty of the cathedral, visit the medieval Jewish quarter, built in all-white stone, as well as two synagogues along the way: the Scola Nova and the Scola Grande. The tour ends with a leisurely walk along the tourist port in old town.
5. From Matera: Day Trip to Trani and Castel del Monte
Enjoy the historic port town of Trani and UNESCO-listed Castel del Monte in one day. Explore 2 of Puglia's most alluring sights with a convenient transfer from Matera via a comfortable minivan. Tuck into an Apulian lunch at a local farmhouse. Meet your driver in the center of Matera and leave for imperial Apulia. After an hour-long drive, arrive in Trani, the "Pearl of the Adriatic Sea". Catch beautiful views over the Adriatic Sea and the Italian coast. Be led by your local tour guide to Trani Castle and the seafront Cathedral. Visit the ancient Jewish quarter with its Synagogues and a maze of small alleyways. After the walking tour, hop on board the minivan to continue to a typical farmhouse in the Alta Murgia National Park. Taste the Apulian cuisine during a delicious light lunch. In the afternoon, reach the UNESCO site of Castel del Monte. Admire enchanting views from over 500 mete...
6. Lecce: Solo Travelers and Couples Puglia and Matera Tour
Day 1: Lecce Your first day will begin with your independent arrival in Lecce. Once there you will check-in to your accommodation in the historic center for 2 nights. Day 2: Lecce After breakfast, you'll meet with your tour guide at Piazza Sant'Oronzo. From there you'll start to discover Lecce, which is one of the most fascinating and elegant cities in southern Italy. The streets of the historic center here host wonderful palaces and churches built in a Baroque style. Day 3: Monopoli and Alberobello Following breakfast and check-out from your accommodation, you will depart for Monopoli by train. After checking in to your accommodation in the historic center, you will have free time for lunch before you transfer by minivan towards Alberobello, a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1996. The town boasts the highest concentration of Trulli, t...
7. Bari: Private Trani and Andria Oil-and-Wine Tour
Meet your driver in the center of Bari, from where you depart towards Trani. Considered "the pearl of the Adriatic Sea", stroll along its charismatic streets whilst admiring the famous Apulian Romanesque cathedral on the sea. Following that, encounter the Swabian castle, which was built by Emperor Frederick II in 1233. The historic center also houses the Jewish Quarter, La Giudecca, and two 12th-century synagogues. Following your sightseeing, visit a cellar to taste some authentic wines obtained from local vines. You then reach an oil mill at which you can learn the method to obtain extra-virgin olive oil, with tastings of some oils included. You then travel to Andria to walk through the alleys of the historic center with your guide. Your tour later results at the Confetti Museum, the location in which this typical sweet has been produced for generations. Whilst there, learn the histor...
8. Bari: 6-Day UNESCO Wonders of Puglia and Matera Tour
Day 1, Friday: Bari Street Food Tour After arriving independently to Bari, meet with your guide at 6 PM at the Swabian Castle for a walking street food tour. Visit Orecchiette Street where typical pasta is made by the local ladies, the Cathedral of San Sabino, and the imposing Basilica of San Nicola. Throughout the tour, taste the famous sgagliozze, tasty pieces of fried polenta, and focaccia. At the end of the day, check-in at the Palace Hotel or similar. Enjoy a free evening to explore at your own pace. Day 2, Saturday: Monte Sant'Angelo to Trani Following breakfast, at 9 AM, depart for Monte Sant’Angelo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to the evocative Basilica cave consecrated to San Michele Arcangelo. Free time to enjoy the medieval village. Later, arrive to Trani, where you will check-in to the hotel Palazzo Paciotti. Enjoy a free eve...
9. From Bari: Private Trani and Castel del Monte Tour
Your day begins as you meet your driver who will accompany you on an exciting one-day discovery tour from Bari. In Trani you will travel with your guide to discover this fascinating city, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic Sea". You can admire the Swabian Castle from the outside, as well as its beautiful and majestic cathedral on the sea which was built in an Apulian-Romanesque style. From there you will enter the historic center of Giudecca, where an ancient 12th-century synagogue is located. You will then arrive to the port, where you can admire the typical fish boats and see the freshly caught fish for sale. Your guide will then accompany you to the meeting point from where you'll leave towards an oil mill where you can taste some excellent local extra-virgin olive oil. Finally, you will arrive to Castel del Monte. Built by Emperor Frederick II, this UNESCO-listed castle is one of ...
10. Castel del Monte Tour with transfer from Trani
After pick-up from the Trani Central Station, head to Castel del Monte, the most visited monument in Puglia on a private tour. The castle was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The Castel del Monte was built in 1240 by Federico II and sits atop a prominent hill in Alta Murgia National Park. The castle has a wonderful view of the surrounding landscape stretching all the way to the sea. Marvel at the castle's unique octagonal shape with eight towers and eight sides. A licensed tour guide will show you the castle and tell you about its incredible history. Learn about Federico II's fascinating life and his extravagant personality. Discover hidden aspects of life in the Italian Middle Ages and the many mysteries that remain about the Castel del Monte.
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