Guided group visit of the historical center of Bari
This tinerary goes across the medieval monuments of Bari, the capital city of Apulia, with a special look at the histories and the traditions of the Apulian that remains unto this day. Discover the most important attractions of the Old Town. Taste the typical focaccia!
Guided group trip around the city center of Bari: focaccia tasting included highlights:
- A guided tour of Bari, discovering the famous spots of Bari
- Learn the history of the Apulian region in Bari from your knowledgeable guide
- Explore the medieval historical monuments and buildings of Bari
- Visit Piazza Mercantile, Cattedrale di San Sabino, the Basilica di San Nicola and Castello Normanno Svevo
- Pass by small alleys, churches, fountains and houses
Guided group trip around the city center of Bari: focaccia tasting included
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You will enjoy a 2-hour guided walking tour through the historical center of Bari to discover the historical facts and monuments since the time of the Roman rule in the 3rd century B. C. You will be visiting Piazza Mercantile, Cattedrale di San Sabino, the Basilica di San Nicola and Castello Normanno Svevo, passing by small alleys, churches, fountains and houses.
Walk through the city centre of Bari
Bari is an ancient port town since the 1st century B.C during the Roman Empire. Later it was conquered by numerous kingdoms. However, Bari is more than just a transportation hub.
The city is filled with spectacular gems from historical castles and architecture to man-made white sandy beaches. Visit the historical center, Bari Vecchia.Stroll through the Pasta Alley, where you’ll see women making fresh pasta by the dozens.
Discover monuments and historical buildings of Bari
Wander through historical center of Bari Vecchia and visit the cafes and bars at Piazza Mercantile to eXPerience the authentic Bari culture and atmosphere. The 11th century Basilica San Nicolas houses the original tomb of St. Nicholas.
Don’t miss the Norman Castello Svevo that was originally built in the 12th century and it served as a residence for Isabella of Aragon. The enchanting inner courtyards and monumental staircase is something to behold. The Romanesque Cathedral of St. Sabinus remains to be an important example of the Apulian architecture.
Taste the typical Focaccia from Bari
It is known that Bari cuisine is Italy’s most traditional and authentic dish. Dishes are typically based on wheat, olive oil and wine. Bari is most famous for its handmade pasta such as orecchiette ear-shaped pasta, recchietelle or strascinate, chiancarelle and cavatelli. The little savory taralli, friselle and sgagliozze can be found in the streets selling them as snacks. Bari also offers a range of fresh fish and seafood and often eaten raw.
During the visit, it will not be difficult to meet the houses with open doors and the ladies of Bari who still make handmade orecchiette.You will not be able to resist the scent of the typical Focaccia from Bari, that you will taste during the tour.
Other eXPeriences in Apulia
We suggest you the Full Day Private Tour from Bari to Matera, the Independent tour of Apulia from Bari to Brindisi with accommodation- 8 days, the Half Day Private Boat activity of the Gargano Coast, the 8-Day Independent tour of Apulia from Bari and the Group tour by Boat discovering the Gargano Coast and Caves.
- 2-hour wwalking tour
- Professional tour guide
- Focaccia tasting
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
Remember to wear appropriate clothing to have access inside the churches on the tour (no shorts, miniskirts, tank tops, or shirts that leave the shoulders uncovered).
This tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 participants.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.