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  2. Apulia
  3. Ostuni

Ostuni Private Tour

Product ID: 209199
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Enjoy a guided tour of Ostuni that will acquaint you with the stunning "White City". Witness one of the most important places to visit in Puglia with its enchanting historic center, cathedral and landscape on the Itria valley.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the white city in its charming historic center
  • Visit the cathedral dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta
  • Explore the ancient Aragonese walls and the ancient gates of access to the city
Full description
Ostuni is one of the main tourist destinations of Puglia. Referred to as the "White City", it is famous for the houses painted with white lime in the historical center. Your guided tour of Ostuni will start from Libertà square, here, you will be able to witness the grand palace of the municipality and the baroque column of Sant'Oronzo. Almost 21-meters high, the column was built in local stone by Giuseppe Greco in 1771 as an ex voto, later it was used for protection from famines and epidemics carried out by the saint.

In Libertà Square you will get to visit the archaeological excavations of the ancient walls and the defensive tower before taking a stroll down Cattedrale street. Notice the abundance of local craft shops, commercial activities and typical local food produce. You will then reach the cathedral dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta built in the fifteenth century. The façade is characterized by three elegant ogival portals and a large rose window of 24 rays. Marvel at the interior, a Latin cross with three naves on columns.

Following the tour you will continue along the Aragonese walls where you can admire beautiful landscape views of the Valle d'Itria until you reach the Porta Nova gate, one of the ancient gates famous in this town.
Includes
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up or drop-off services

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Meeting point

Piazza Libertà square (next column of Sant'oronzo)

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From US$ 210.31 Per group up to 54

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