Organised trip from Trani to Castel del Monte

Minivan tour to Castel del monte

Minivan tour to Castel del monte

If you travel without a car and want to reach Castel del Monte, this is the right service for you.
Visit the Castel del Monte and its territory, starting comfortably by minivan from Trani, sharing the experience with travelers in the same spirit.


Do you plan to be in Trani and wish to visit the most visited monument in Puglia, but you don't have a car? 
Would you like to understand  the hidden secrets of Castel del Monte ? Would you like to discover these beauties in a single day, without wasting time trying to find local connections? Your solution is just a click away, book our transfer package from Trani with guided tour and tasting.
⇒ THIS TOUR IS FOR those who wish to reach Castel del Monte in total comfort by minivan with a local driver, departing from Trani. If, on the other hand, you are in Bari, Bisceglie or Barletta you can just take a simple train connection to Trani and join our tour.
⇒ YOU WILL BE EXCITED as you start to catch glimpses of the Cathedral of Trani from afar, dressed in white, contrasting with the deep blue Apulian sky. Or when, at the top of the octagonal castle, you see the Apulian countryside stretched out as far as the eye can see.  In addition, there’s the pleasure of indulging the joys of the palate, at the local product tasting at the farm.
⇒ TIME: 6 hours
⇒ TO PUT IN YOUR BACKPACK - certainly your phone and camera, because you will be snapping photographs non-stop. For the warmer months, bring a hat and water as the sun beats down.
⇒ WE GUARANTEE YOU many emotions, from the cathedral of Trani - the undisputed triumph of the Apulian Romanesque - to the sense of peace and freedom in looking at the infinite horizons between land and sea at Castel del Monte.
⇒ PRICE: € 65 per person. Reduced from 3 to 17 years € 25. Discounts for multi-ticket purchases.
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Transfer to Castel del Monte with return to Trani
tasting in a farmhouse
visit to Castel del Monte
Tour in brief
Our tour organised from Trani to Castel del Monte has a total duration of about 6 hours.
Meeting point at Piazza Re Manfredi with the driver and Immediately after transfer by minivan to the farm for a tasting of local products, from where you will already be able to see Castel del Monte. This is followed by an outdoor visit to the castle with the guide, where you will admire the genius of Frederick II and the panorama of the Alta Murgia Park,



How to reach Castel del Monte from Trani or Bari?

If you do not have a car, you can reach Trani by bus or train (departing from Bari). In Trani it will be possible to join our organised trip by minivan and enjoy in a day in total relaxation. If you have a car, you can park your car in Trani, near the Swabian Castle and join the tour. 
Why did Castel del Monte become a UNESCO heritage site?
Castel del Monte is the perfect synthesis of all the show and symbolism of imperial power, designed and dictated by a multifaceted personality, a tangible expression of an enlightened ruler like Frederick II of Swabia. Recognised and included in the list of UNESCO sites, declared a World Heritage Site in 1996.

How long does it take for the tour organised from Trani to Castel del Monte?

Exploring Trani takes about 1h and a half, and from here with our transfer service, the travel time to reach the farm near Castel del Monte is about half an hour. Your hosts will welcome you there and will delight you with the tasting of their local products.
After the tasting, and with just 15 minutes of travel-time, our driver will transport you to a place where you will find yourself discovering one of the most fascinating monuments of Puglia, Castel del Monte. The walk, in harmony with nature and medieval architecture, will allow you to immerse yourself in hidden knowledge, debunked myths and instructions for having an eye for detail.
At the end, the minibus will return you comfortably to Trani. This tour lasts approximately 6 hours.

Tour organised from Trani to Castel del Monte: -Booking:

Trani and Castel del Monte see a huge tourist turnout every year that makes them the protagonists of our reservations. The package proposed, with transfer and tasting, is the most clicked. We recommend that you book in advance, with payment to secure your reservation, before it is sold-out.
If you prefer to use your car you can take advantage of our guided tour of Trani and Castel del Monte.

Tour organised from Trani to Castel del Monte:- What to see in the surroundings

To enrich your day after this tour, with the rest of the afternoon free, we recommend that you return to the coast. However, a first pit stop must be made in Andria, a medieval town, home of sugared almonds and burrata, but above all, the “Fidelis” city of Frederick II. Then, you can opt for Bisceglie and its boat ride or go to Barletta and immerse yourself in the chivalrous atmosphere.
All these proposals can be perused at your leisure and purchased on the website.


It is an exclusive excursion, shared with up to 7 people, just the right number to form a nice, curious and fascinated group, with DEPARTURE FROM MONDAY TO SATURDAY
Meet the tour guide in Trani at the meeting point indicated. The driver will wait for you near the Swabian Castle in Trani, ready to leave for Castel del Monte.
Before visiting Frederick’s great manor house, there will be a delicious tasting stop, in a local farm, to savour the culinary delights and to allow us to tell you about the characteristics of the typical products of the Alta Murgia. After this pleasant stop we will leave for Castel del Monte where, still with our guide, you will be able to discover the characteristics and curiosities of the grandiose octagonal castle.


Transfer by minivan (Outward / Return)
Tasting of typical products of the Murgia area
Guided tour of Castel del Monte
Share the experience with others


Duration: 6 and a half hours (full tour - minivan trip + guided tour + tasting)
Price: € 65 per person; Children from 5 to 17 years € 25
Departure:  10:30 am meeting time with the guide - Return: 4:30 pm
Available from Monday to Saturday, except holidays
Meeting point: Piazza Re Manfredi, Trani (next to the entrance to the Swabian Castle)
Languages: Italian, English and Spanish
Includes: transfers by minivan, guided tour and tasting
Shared tour guaranteed with Min. 2 people. Max 7 people
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