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  2. Gravina in Puglia

Altamura: Guided 4-Hour Altamura and Gravina Tour

Product ID: 350111
Discover two wonderful Apulian cities on a 4-hour guided walking tour. Discover the hidden secrets of Altamura DOP bread and visit the city's beautiful medieval cathedral, before exploring the enchanting rocky habitat of Gravina.
About this activity
Duration: 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the 13th-century Swabian Cathedral in Altamura
  • Discover the secrets of making Altamura DOP bread
  • Explore two medieval districts in Gravina
Full description
Embark on a journey through the medieval cities of Altamura and Gravina in Puglia throughout a 4-hour guided walking tour. Begin your tour with a 2-hour exploration of Altamura at the meeting point in front of Hotel Svevia. From there, follow your guide to the cloisters et strictulis and see ancient elements of Altamura's urban planning, before visiting the majestic 13th-century Swabian Cathedral. Next, visit a traditional oven and discover the secrets of making the famous Pane di Altamura. Your next stop leads you to the Diocesan Museum, where you'll be able to observe the cultural and historical heritage of the city.

Throughout the second part of the tour, travel to Gravina in Puglia on your own and meet your guide in front of the Public Garden for a 2-hour exploration of the city highlights. Visit the cathedral of Assunta, whose original construction dates back to 1092, before traveling onward to the museum of Cola-Cola before heading to the Piazza Benedetto XIII and Piazza Notar Domenico.

Later, admire the Purgatory Church, the Finia Library, and the Four Fountains built to supply the city with water coming from Pozzo Pateo. Your journey then ends with you crossing the ancient bridge, from where you'll be able to see the caves and the rocky church of San Michele, Gravina's first cathedral.
Includes
  • Expert guide
  • Guided walking tour (2 hours per city)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation (self-guided)
  • Entrance ticket to Rocky Church of San Michele
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet your guide in front of the Hotel Svevia, Via Matera, 2, 70022 Altamura BA, Italy.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that you'll be traveling from Altamura to Gravina in Puglia on your own (The distance between Altamura and Gravina is about 15 kilometers)