Organized tour from Matera to Trani and Castel del Monte


visit the pearl of the adriatic sea and the octagonal castle with tasting and transfer

visit the pearl of the adriatic sea and the octagonal castle with tasting and transfer

Are you staying in Matera and want to reach the most visited monument in Apulia, but you do not have a car?  Do you want to uncover the secrets of Castel del Monte? Do you want to discover these beauties in a single day but you don't want to waste time with transfers? The solution is just a click away, book our transfer package from Matera with guided tour and tasting. 


 

POPULARITY: 10/10 

 

 ⇒ THIS TOUR IS FOR those who want to reach Trani and Castel del Monte in total comfort by minivan and with a local driver departing Matera. If, instead, you are in Bari or Bisceglie, or Barletta you can arrive in Trani by train and join our tour.

 

 ⇒ YOU WILL ENJOY to see the Trani Cathedral from afar, dressed in white and contrasting with the blue Apulian sky. Or when, at the top of the octagonal castle, you will notice the Apulian countryside as far as the eye can see.  A tasting in masseria with local salami, wines, cheeses and other tasty specialities are ready to delight your palate.

 

DIFFICULTY: Easy

 

 ⇒ DURATION: 8 hours

 

 ⇒ WHAT TO BRING IN YOUR BACKPACK : without fail a mobile phone and a camera because we guarantee you that you will start to take pictures non-stop. For the warmer months bring a hat and water because the sun beats down. 

 

 ⇒ WE GUARANTEE YOU that you will enjoy your tour. From the cathedral of Trani, the undisputed masterpiece of Romanesque architecture in Puglia, to the sense of peace and freedom when looking at the horizon between land and sea of Castel del Monte. 

 

PRICE:

 

SHARED TOUR IN ENGLISH

      PRICE    

€ 85 per person

€ 25 from 4 to 10 years old

 

Free from 0 to 3 years old

     TIME

Year round, from Mondays to Saturdays at 9.00 am

 

 

PRIVATE TOUR 

       PRICE    

€ 600 per group up to 8 people

€ 950 per group from 9 to 25 peopleda 4 a 10 anni

 

 

       TIME Year round

 

This tour is not available on August 15th, December 24th and 25th and January 1st.

 

N.B. THIS TOUR STARTS WITH A MINIMUM OF 2 PARTICIPANTS, FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER. FROM OCTOBER TO MARCH, THE TOUR STARTS WITH A MINIMUM OF 4 PEOPLE. FOR THIS REASON, IF YOUR RESERVATION DOES NOT REACH THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE BUYING YOUR TOUR IN ORDER TO CHECK AVAILABILITY.

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What’s included:

Transfer from Matera to Trani 

Guided tour of Trani

Transfer to Castel del Monte with return to Matera

Tasting in “agriturismo” or farmhouse

visit of Castel del Monte

 

Not Included

Entrance ticket € 8 to be purchased at the time of booking


 

Tour in brief

Our organized tour from Matera to Trani and Castel del Monte has a total duration of 8 hours.  

Trani guided tour starts at 10.30 am and lasts about 1 hour and a half. You will discover the historic center of the city with its lovely alleys, and historic buildings.  

At 12 pm, there will be the transfer by minivan to the farmhouse for a tasting where you will be able to see Castel del Monte. Then you will join a guided tour of Castel del Monte during which you will admire the genius of Frederick II and the panorama of the Alta Murgia Park. Return to Matera around 4.30 pm / 5 pm.


 

 Why did Castel del Monte become a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Castel del Monte is the perfect synthesis of all the symbolisms of the imperial power of Frederick II. The magistral building reflects the emperor’s multifaceted personality. In 1996, it was designated by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.

 

How long does the organized tour from Matera to Trani and Castel del Monte take?

The Trani tour takes about 1h30. Our transfer service to reach the farmhouse near Castel del Monte takes about half an hour. There, you will be welcomed by your hosts who will offer  tastings of their local products. 

After the tasting, in just 15 minutes by car, you will discover one of the most fascinating monuments of Apulia; Castel del Monte. To reach the castle you will pleasantly walk immersed in nature. You will learn all about medieval architecture thanks to our guide who will not spare no detail nor hidden knowledge, and debunk myths. 

At the end, return to Matera. This tour lasts about 8 hours.  

 

Organized tour from Matera to Trani and Castel del Monte: booking your tour

Trani and Castel del Monte see an influx of tourists every year. Our package with transfer and tasting makes it a very appealing destination. We suggest you to book it before it is sold-out. 

If you prefer to use your own car, you can take advantage of our guided tour of Trani and Castel del Monte.

 

Organized tour from Matera to Trani and Castel del Monte: what to see nearby

After your tour, we recommend a first pit-stop in Andria, a medieval town, home of the confetto, burrata and above all the "Fidelis" city of Frederick II. For the following days, you can choose the same type of tour with transfer and opt for the tour from Matera to Bari or from Matera to Alberobello.

 

Feel free to browse through our website as we offer an infinite choice, which can be customized according to your needs and interests. 

 

HOW IS THE TOUR ORGANIZED FROM MATERA TO TRANI AND CASTEL DEL MONTE?

It is an exclusive excursion, shared with a small group. DEPARTURES ARE SCHEDULED FROM MONDAYS TO SATURDAYS.

Meet your driver at 9:00 a.m. in Piazza V.Veneto in Matera and set off to discover Imperial Puglia.

Once you arrive in Trani, you will meet our tour guide for the discovery of this wonderful Apulian city. At the end of the tour, your driver will wait for you near the Castello Svevo to head to Castel del Monte.

Before visiting the Frederick's II manor, there will be a delicious tasting stop, in a nearby farm. You will get to know everything about the characteristics of the Alta Murgia typical products. After this pleasant stop, you will leave for Castel del Monte, where our guide will help you discover the characteristics and curiosities of the great octagonal castle. 


 

A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR ORGANIZED FROM MATERA TO TRANI AND CASTEL DEL MONTE:

Transfer by minivan (round trip)

Guided tour of Trani

Tasting of typical products of the Murgia territory

Guided tour of Castel del Monte 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE ORGANIZED TOUR FROM MATERA TO TRANI AND CASTEL DEL MONTE:

 

Duration: 8 hours (full tour - minivan ride + guided tour + tasting)

Price: €85 per person; free from 0 to 3 years old, € 25 from 10 to 4 years old

Departure: 9:00 a.m. from Matera meet your driver in Piazza Vittorio Veneto Matera - Return: 5:00 p.m.

Available year round except August 15th, December 24th and 25th and January 1st.

Meeting point: Info matera in Piazza Vittorio Veneto 

Languages: Italian, English 

Includes: minivan with driver, guided tour and wine tasting

Shared tour guaranteed with a minimum of 4 people to a maximum of 15 people

 
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