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Trani & Castel del Monte Tour from Bari

Product ID: 214452
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Discover the medieval town of Trani, also known as the Pearl of the Adriatic sea with private transfer to and from Bari. Take a guided walking tour through the cobbled streets and explore the octagonal-shaped Castel del Monte built in the Middle Ages.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided-tour to Trani with transfer to and from Bari
  • Take a walking tour through the cobbled streets of Trani
  • Visit the historic center, medieval Jewish Quarter, and synagogue
  • Discover the Castel del Monte built by the Emperor Federico II
Full description
Depart Bari and head towards Trani, the so-called Pearl of the Adriatic sea. Start the walking tour from the outside of the Swabian Castle, built on the sea by the Swabian Emperior Federico II, and then proceed in the direction of the fascinating Cathedral on the sea which was built in the Romanico Pugliese art style.

Explore the alleys of the historic center including La Giudecca, the medieval Jewish quarter that survived until the 15th-century where you can visit the Sant'Anna Synagogue Museum. End the walking tour of Trani with a stroll to the port, once a destination for crusaders, pilgrims, and merchants. Witness the fisherman selling fresh fish.

Continue on towards Castel del Monte, the main monument visited in Puglia. Marvel at the UNESCO site located in the heart of the Alta Mugia Park with splendid views of the surrounding olive groves. The octagonal-shaped castle hides many mysteries, starting with its use in the Middle Ages. Learn about the extravagant personality of Emperor Frederick II of Swabia. Return to Bari at the end of the tour.
Includes
  • Private transfer in a minivan with driver
  • Tour guide
  • Guided walking tour in Trani and Castel del Monte
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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Meeting point

Next to the Central Railway Station entrance, Piazza Aldo Moro, 49, 70123 Bari BA, Italy

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• In case of fewer than 2 participants, only transfers will be guaranteed
• The local guide will be guaranteed with a minimum of 4 participants