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  1. Italy
  2. Apulia
  3. Brindisi

Mesagne: Private Tour of Ancient Town and Outdoor Museum

Product ID: 208503
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Discover Mesagne in Salento, and visit the impressive castle with its archaeological museum. Follow your private guide through the ancient town and learn about its historical churches and Baronial palaces.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the medieval castle and archaeological museum
  • Explore the old town with its characteristic buildings and streets
  • Visit the main church dedicated to All Saints
Full description
Commence your guided tour from the castle, the most famous monument in town. Learn its history, from a fortified encampment in the eleventh century to its use as a Baronial residence. Explore its auditorium and access the 20-meter tall tower, discovering the ways in which the castle was used over the ages.

Then visit the Granafei museum, where you will witness the important archaeological discoveries from the historical Messapian civilization that once flourished in these lands. 

Afterwards, wander through the ancient town and visit the majestic church dedicated to All Saints, built between 1649 and 1660. Marvel at the interiors decorated with fine stucco and the superb high altar. Study the paintings by local artists, including the Madonna del Carmine, the work of the Neapolitan painter Bonito.
Includes
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance ticket to the castle and museum
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point

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Meeting point

At the entrance to the Castello Normanno Svevo di Mesagne, Via Castello, 72023 Mesagne.

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From US$ 208.28 Per group up to 54