Bari Historic Trail Walking Tour - Private Shore Excursion

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What To Expect

Experience the ancient port city of Bari on this 3-hour tour, and discover the best places for eating and shopping. Take an amazing walk along the medieval walls of the Aragonese Castle overlooking the Adriatic Sea.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a half day exploration of the heart of Bari Vecchia

  • Admire the Romanesque architecture of the Basilica of Saint Nicolas

  • Indulge some free time in the amazing local shops

  • Begin your Bari excursion with a panoramic promenade along the elegant Seafront

Specifications

Type:
Tours from Bari
Departs From:
Bari
Meeting Point:
Bari Cruise Port
Duration:
3 hours
Availability:
daily at 10:30 AM; 12:30 PM
Product Code:
11868
Voucher info:
Print voucher. You will not have access to the tour without this voucher.
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Description

Your tour begins at the dock where your professional and experienced guide will lead you straight into the heart of Bari. This amazing town is known all over the world to preserve the remains of St. Nicholas of Myra venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. His figure has given rise to the myth of Santa Claus (or Klaus).

Along this tour you will have the chance to visit the Basilica of St. Nicholas and Cathedral of St. Sabino, which are among the greatest examples of Apulian Romanesque architecture. We may include a visit to the St. Sabino crypt completely baroque.

See one of the most fascinating attractions in Bari, the Norman-Swabian Castle (exterior), Fortress of the twelfth century built by Roger the Norman. After its partial destruction by William I of Sicily, it was rebuilt by Frederick II of Swabia. This sightseeing tour ends at Piazza Mercantile column of justice. A white marble column with a hope and a stone lion which stands crouched behind the door on the chest and the inscription "Guardian of Justice". After half-an-hour free time to visit the shops, your guide will lead you back to the port.

Highlights

  • Murat's District, see the sights of the local shopping district

  • Swabian Castle, visit the exterior of this 13th century structure

  • Saint Sabino's Cathedral, see this example of typical Apulian Romanesque architecture

  • Saint Nicholas' Basilica, tour the crypt, with its mosaics and adorned columns

  • Stroll the ancient walls of the medieval district, weather permitting

Includes

  • Licensed and experienced guide

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Dress Code

  • Guests are requested to dress conservatively when visiting sacred sites. Clothing should cover the shoulders and knees.

Please Note

  • Non-cruise passengers must provide their hotel accommodation details to arrange a different pick up for the activity as you will not be able to access the port area without a cruise ticket.

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge. Child rates are for children traveling with 2 adults.

  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

  • No refund will be given for "no shows" and cancellations made within 3 days of tour date.

  • This tour is not wheel chair accessible.

  • Guests are not allowed inside the church during services on Sundays, church holidays and wedding occasions.

  • Order of visited sites may vary.

  • Exact meeting location and directions will be provided in your voucher.

  • The following information per participant will be required upon booking:

  • Cruise Company and Ship Name

  • Ship Arrival Time

  • Ship Departure Time

  • Full Name

  • Birth Date

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 6 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 4 to 5 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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