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Historical walking tour of Bari with food tasting

Capital of Puglia, Bari boasts the presence of the Basilica of St. Nicholas, an important example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. This church is included in the world where Catholic and Orthodox worship blend together. The Cathedral, both the Ferragese and Mercantile squares, the Ancient wall "the Wall", the Basilica of Saint Nicholas, the Cathedral, the Norman-Swabian Castle and walk down the alleys up to the "pasta" "street").During the walking tour you can stop at different locations such as: focaccia, taralli, gelato.Please note this is a private tour from your accommodation / pick-up point.If you choose the pick-up option from the port of Bari, we will reach the old town on foot.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Private guide Archaeological ruins of Cannae: Hannibal's victory over the Romans

Venture back to the days of gory Roman military battles during this immersive guided tour through the Canne della Battaglia, site of the Second Punic War. Learn the stories behind the ruins and the secrets behind Hannibal’s deadly campaign, which killed 55,000 troops. Perfect for ancient history-buffs, the archaeological tour also includes stops at an on-site necropolis and a rare pre-Roman clay pot collection.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Lecce the Florence of the South from Central Apulia

Explore how very different, friendly and playful Baroque style can be in the honey-colored “Florence of the South”. Visit Lecce, famed city of art and birthplace of the marvelous  "barocco Leccese". Besides the mesmerizing virtuously carved fine-grained honey-colored local limestone decorations of the impressing churches, monumental monasteries and renaissance and baroque style noble houses, which made Lecce so famous, the second most important and still kept alive artisanship is papier-mâché art. Discover how local craftsmen express their art in the numerous little papier-mâché "botteghe" in the historical district.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Ruvo di Puglia tour: an incredible place of History and Mediterranean Identity

Ruvo is a town of 25,000 inhabitants almost unknown but that worth a visit especially for the two jewels that it hides: the Jatta National Archaeological Museum and the Romanesque cathedral.Our visit will start from Jatta Museum, we will visit the only example in Italy of a nineteenth-century private collection. The exhibition is organized in 4 rooms: the first contains terracotta vases with geometric decorations dating back to the peucet age of the seventh and sixth centuries BC. The second room contains about 700 vases of Greek or local production. The third room contains over four hundred pieces and several craters positioned on a column. In the fourth and last room you can admire more than 270 artifacts and the vase of Talos. After the visit of the Museum, the tour continues in the historical center passing through the Aragonese tower towards the cathedral, one of the most important examples of Apulian Romanesque style.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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MarTa Archaeological Museum Taranto tour: very impressive great gold artifacts

Have you already seen the Archaeological Museum of Naples and think you have seen everything? Nothing more wrong.The archaeological museum MarTa of Taranto will amaze you and leave you breathless by the beauty of the precious artifacts displayed in a large exhibition dedicated to the Apulian Greece-Roman artefacts arranged according to the type of materials: marble sculptures, monumental tombs, soft stone sculptures , pottery of the necropolis, goldsmiths.The guided tour will take you to visit the rooms dedicated to marble sculptures, another room with sculptures, mosaics and epigraphs from public and private buildings.Following will visit the rooms dedicated to the pottery from the necropolis. The diamond point of the museum are the so-called Ori of Taranto (Golds of Taranto) which, in reality, are almost all of Canosa di Puglia town.The tour ends with a visit to the mosaics of the baths and villas of the Roman patricians, terracotta tools and the numismatic collection.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Walking tour Lecce and Pasticciotto sweet tasting

You'll have the opportunity to get to know a local tour guide and to walk in his company listening to the history and characteristics of Lecce. You will also taste the tasty "Pasticciotto" in a tyoical pastry shop.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Castellana Caves + Polignano a Mare: Day-Trip from Bari with coffee tasting!

--- CASTELLANA CAVES --- 1st Stop 2 hours - guided tourThe Grotte of Castellana are one of the most important attractions of Puglia and a natural heritage of inestimable value to Italy.The tour winds along a distance of 3 km, a unique guided tour of the 16 ° -18 °. In this underworld you will feel wonder and astonishment for the great show the nature give.----- POLIGNANO A MARE ---- 2nd Stop 1 hour - relax timeIt is possible to admire sea caves and creeks carved in the rock by waves over time. The old town hides an amazing Cathedral and narrow alley.The taste of the famous "special coffee", the exclusive invention of a well-known pastry chef, deserves a stop.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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Taranto walking tour: the town of the two seas

The guided tour starts from Piazza Castello square, the center of the major monuments of interest. Here we will visit the ruins of the Doric Temple of Poseidon dating back to the 6th century. B.C. with two Doric columns that bear witness to the ancient Magno-Greek temple. The tour continues with the visit of the Aragonese castle inside which there is the Navy: the first tower was built by the Byzantines in the eleventh century and over the centuries was expanded to the current conformation.Very close to the castle you will visit and travel the revolving bridge, symbol of Taranto, connecting the island of Borgo Antico with the peninsula of Borgo Nuovo. About 90 meters long, it was inaugurated in 1887 and overlooks a large navigable canal that unites the two seas: the Mar Grande with the Mar Piccolo.The tour concludes with a visit to the Cathedral of San Cataldo, built by the Byzantines in the second half of the tenth century, although remodeled with a Baroque façade in the mid-1700s.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bari walking tour for groups

Capital of Puglia, Bari boasts the presence of the Basilica of St. Nicholas, an important example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. This church is included in the world where Catholic and Orthodox worships blend together. The Cathedral, both the Ferragese and Mercantile squares, the Ancient wall "the Wall", the Basilica of Saint Nicholas, the Cathedral, the Norman-Swabian Castle and walk down the alleys up to the "pasta" "street").If you choose the pick-up option from the port of Bari, we will reach the old town on foot.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Lecce. Journey to discover a charming baroque

The historic center of Lecce is one of the most interesting in Puglia. The particularity of its Baroque architecture derives from the ability of local artists and architects who, between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, have done something unique thanks to the quality of the tender local stone. Our tour will be a journey through time, from the splendor of the Roman Empire to contemporary Lecce. An elegant and refined city where churches and ancient buildings alternate artisan workshops (especially papier-mache), shops and places where you can taste typical products.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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