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Manfredonia: Manfredonia and Daunian stele Tour

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Tour guide service in Manfredonia, a town founded by King Manfredi, the son of Frederick II. The tour will visit the main monuments starting from the historic center, at the castle and cathedral.
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  • Admire the beauty of the Daunian steles in the National Archaeological Museum
  • Explore the city of Manfredonia with a visit to the Swabian Castle
  • Walk through the streets of the historic center and visit the cathedral dedicated to San Lorenzo Maiorano
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The tour of Manfredonia with a qualified tourist guide begins with the visit of the Swabian-Angevin-Aragonese castle a few steps from the sea. Here you can visit the interesting archaeological museum of the Daunian Stele, a stone funerary monuments from the eighth to the fifth century A.C. and one of the most interesting museums of southern Italy.

The stele are stone sculptures, flat, of variable size, created and disseminated in the Daunian civilization in the form of a parallelepiped slab, from which the head protrudes above. You will be amazed by the beauty of the finds.

After the castle the walking tour will visit the equestrian monument dedicated to King Manfred, founder of the city and will continue in the historic center up to the cathedral of San Lorenzo Maiorano built in 1270 and remodelled in the seventeenth century. Inside you can admire the ancient icon of the fifth century of the Madonna di Siponto, patron saint of Manfredonia.
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Castle/Museum ticket
  • Tasting / Lunch / Dinner
  • Tranpostation

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King Manfredi statue (Piazzale Silvio Ferri square)

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