Private Tour: Barletta day Trip from Bari

Private & Custom Tours in Trani

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Discover Barletta  with private round-trip transportation from Bari, the medieval town, 60 km north of Bari, famous for the challenge (called Disfida) between 13 Italian knights and 13 French knights happened in the sixteenth century. Explore the castle, the "Winery of the Challenge", the old town and the cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore.HighlightsExplore the medieval castle of BarlettaVisit the "Winery of the Challenge"Discover the historic center of the medieval town and the Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore, the most important church in BarlettaRelax with private, round-trip transport in an air-conditioned minivan
We will pick you up from any location in Bari such as hotels, private villas, bed and breakfast, train station, airport or the port and our professional driver will take you to Barletta. Here there will be a licensing guide waiting for you and starting the walking tour.DiscoverBarlettastarting witha visit to themedieval castleof the eleventhcentury, founded by the Normansand expandedby the Spanishin the sixteenthcentury.Among the sculptures preserved in the castle, you can visit the bust of Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen of Swabia limestone, dating from the thirteenth century.Next, visit a historic winery, called the "House of Poison", is the building now known as the "Winery of the Challenge".It was here that was launched the challenge to a duel from 13 italian knights vs 13 French knights, fought in the countryside of the neighboring town of Trani. After the winery, you will discover the Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore of the twelfth century, the most important church in Barletta. The cathedral is divided into two parts, the front is typically Romanesque architectural style of the twelfth century, while the final part is of Gothic architectural style of the fourteenth century.The tour will end with a visit outside the palace of baroque architecture called "Della Marra" with paintings of the painter Giuseppe De Nittis and the visit of the bronze giant named Heraclius next to the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre.When your time at Barletta ends, return to your minivan for the private drive back to Bari

What’s included

  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks