Tour with transfer by minivan, in sharing with other travelers
Dedicate yourself a whole day to discover two important destinations of Imperial Puglia by taking advantage of a private transfer that will take you from Bari to Trani, considered the "pearl of the Adriatic Sea" and the mysterious octagonal castle.
HOW THE TOUR IS ORGANIZED?
If you travel without a car, this tour is exactly what you were looking for, because it allows you to travel with a comfortable minivan without the worry of the car.You will meet the driver in the lobby of your hotel and together you will leave for Trani and Castel del Monte, two enchanting destinations, important places for the history of Puglia.Once in Trani you will meet a local tour guide who will accompany you privately throughout the day. Together you will take a dip in the past, to discover the history of this romantic city, called "the pearl of the Adriatic".
You will to admire the Swabian castle, built since 1233 by Emperor Frederick II, a few meters away, overlooking the sea, the famous and enchanting Cathedral, built in the Apulian Romanesque style, with the characteristic Trani stone. You will proceed in the direction of the Jewish quarter "Giudecca", among alleys and squares, palaces and ancient synagogues, listening to the origins of this place and how much Trani was a welcoming and multi-ethnic city. You will end the walk on the marina, where you can meet local fishermen who sell fresh fish every day. You will then leave for Castel del Monte, the mysterious and unique octagonal castle, also built by Emperor Frederick II of Swabia, on a hill in the Parco della Murgia. The fortress dominates the territory from which it is easy to see the Gargano, the sea and the expanses of olive trees. The guide will tell you the story of this magical place and some anecdotes about the Emperor.
Return to Bari
- Length: 8 hours
- Departure: 9.00 am - Return: 5.00 pm
- Meeting point: Hotel Oriente, Corso Cavour, Bari
- Available all year, from Monday to Saturday, except holidays
- Available languages: English, Spanish
- Tour in sharing guaranteed on minimum 2 participants. Group size: max 7 people
- Free cancellation until 48 h before the tour