Guided tour of Locorotondo the city of the Cummerse


Guided tour

Guided tour

Between bright white and flowery balconies. Included in the list of the most beautiful villages in Italy, the city appears perched as a lighthouse on the plateau of the Itria valley.

 

⇒ POPULARITY: 9/10 

⇒ THIS TOUR IS FOR those who want to discover the territory of the Itria Valley, in pursuit of art and tradition. For those who want to admire characteristic places while taking their time to taste local products.

⇒ YOU WILL BE THRILLED when from the viewpoint that surrounds the city you can admire fields as far as the eye can see with trulli scattered here and there. When you will get lost in the maze of streets where houses have elegant portals and flowered balconies. You will be enchanted by this fairy-tale atmosphere. Amazement never goes on holiday!

⇒ DIFFICULTY: Easy

⇒ DURATION: 1 hour and a half

⇒ TO PUT IN YOUR BACKPACK: definitely comfortable shoes, the stone floor requires it.  In addition to a bottle of water for the hot summer months, you would also need to bring sunglasses to protect you from the glare reflected on the facades of the white houses.

WE GUARANTEE that you will want to extend your holiday looking for an excuse to stay.

⇒ PRICE:  Price: €25 per person (up to two people); €20 per person (from 3 people); Free for under 18. Includes a tour guide.

⇒ For larger groups, book a private tour by contacting us on Whatsapp or filling out the form here.

 ⇒ GUIDED TOUR OF LOCOROTONDO IN BRIEF: You will meet your tour guide in front of Porta Napoli in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele. You will start the visit with Palazzo Morelli and the Clock Tower (outside), we will continue to discover several churches that bear witness to the local devotion and folklore. You will be amazed by the church of San Nicola di Myra of the 17th century (inside), the Mother Church of San Giorgio in baroque style (inside) and the Chiesa delle Madonna della Greca in Romanesque style (inside). There will be a walk along the belvedere to admire the silent land that stretches out and blends into the sea.

Why visit Locorotondo historic quarter?

Locorotondo is the village of the "cummerse", which have sloping roofs made of two different layers of limestone slabs, called chiancarelle. The city of traditions and artistic splendor where the simplicity of the houses blends with the baroque architecture of churches and historic buildings.

The city of Locorotondo strives despite everything to keep its authentic soul leaving modernity at bay.  

What you will see during the guided tour of Locorotondo

Locorotondo with its succession of corners, breathtaking views, streets made of small arches make the village show itself as a real treat for its visitors’ eyes. Starting from Porta Napoli, you will be able to admire the many jewels enclosed within its walls and appreciate the many facets of Locorotondo.

The city being almost entirely pedestrian, it will allow you to leave your car in the indicated parking lot and enjoy a relaxing stroll following our tourist guide of Locorotondo. The guided tour complies with the guidelines provided by the Ministry. The tour is shared but the group will be small and guides and participants will be wearing masks at all times. The meeting point is in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, in front of Porta Napoli.

How long does it take to visit the city of Locorotondo?

The duration of the visit is 1 hour and a half. On the tour, you will marvel at Historical Palaces, Baroque Churches, Medieval and seventeenth century buildings, magnificent views, craft shops and panoramic terraces.

Guided tour of Locorotondo: booking the tour online

To book your visit you will need to use the online booking system. You will be able to select the date and your preferred time, choosing among our morning or afternoon slots. On hot summer days, we suggest a visit at 6 pm at sunset. It will be a feast for your eyes!

There is no additional cost during the tour.

 

Guided tour of Locorotondo: what to see nearby

In case you want to continue to discover the beauty of the Itria Valley, we suggest that you stay in Locorotondo at least 2 nights. You could stay in a nice hotel or B6B in the old town or in a trullo farm nestled in the countryside.

Thus, you will have plenty of time to enjoy and discover Martina Franca, Cisternino, Ostuni and Alberobello with the help of our tour guides. You can dive into the crystal clear sea choosing between the beautiful beaches of Savelletri, Torre Canne, or Torre Guaceto.

We can help you find the best solution to your needs. Contact us for more information about our holiday packages in Ostuni and its surroundings.

 
 

 

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