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Galatina: Giottesque Frescoes and Walking Tour

Product ID: 144522
Take a tour of Galatina and the Basilica of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria, a treasure chest of art. Discover the basilica’s magnificent frescoes on this 2-hour tour of the town.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Discover the Basilica of Santa Caterina in the heart of Galatina
  • Visit the Church of Saint Peter and Paul and the Orsini Palace with your guide
  • Walk through the beautiful streets of the historic center
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Discover the artistic splendor of Galatina on a 2-hour tour. Visit the Basilica of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria to admire the beautiful frescoes commissioned by Princess Maria d’Enghien in the 15th century. 

The basilica blends different architectural styles, from Romanesque, Gothic, and Norman, to Byzantine. See the elegant cloister decorated with 18th century frescoes. Visit the museum to see its arabesque ceiling, and rooms dedicated to relics and votive offerings.

After admiring the basilica, continue your tour with a visit to the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. Then stop at the Orsini Palace, and wander through the street to explore the pretty old town.
  • 2-hour tour
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Entrance fee to the museum
  • Lunch

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Meeting point

Piazzetta Orsini Square, Galatina, in front of the Basilica Santa Caterina d’Alessandria.

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From US$ 205.39 Per group up to 54