Andria
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  • Andria: Castel del Monte Sunset Tour

    1. Andria: Castel del Monte Sunset Tour

    Discover the history of one of the most fascinating castles in Italy, the Castel del Monte, which was built in the 13th century and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1966. Learn more about the castle from your guide and hear about the many theories surrounding its origin. Enjoy a walk around the walls to watch the sunset and admire the surrounding landscape of olive groves and coastline. Later, enter the interior of the castle to discover its architecture and history. You will also hear the story of Emperor Frederick II, a charismatic and important historical figure for Southern Italy.

  • Castel del Monte 2-Hour Guided Tour

    2. Castel del Monte 2-Hour Guided Tour

    Discover the most significant medieval monument in southern Italy on a 2-hour guided tour of Castel del Monte. Situated in Andria in the Puglia region, the citadel and castle is a national treasure and beauty to behold. Built on top of a hill with commanding views of the Puglia region, Castel del Monte is the most important building built by the Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen of Swabia. Explore the monument’s myths and legends, including the meaning of the number 8. After years of neglect, when the castle was stripped of its furniture and marble decorations to become a refuge for shepherds, brigands and political refugees, Castel del Monte was bought and restored by the Italian state in 1876. Almost a century later, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the perfection of its shape and harmonious union of cultural elements from northern Europe, the Islamic world, and class...

  • From Matera: Day Trip to Trani and Castel del Monte

    3. From Matera: Day Trip to Trani and Castel del Monte

    Enjoy the historic port town of Trani and UNESCO-listed Castel del Monte in one day. Explore 2 of Puglia's most alluring sights with a convenient transfer from Matera via a comfortable minivan. Tuck into an Apulian lunch at a local farmhouse. Meet your driver in the center of Matera and leave for imperial Apulia. After an hour-long drive, arrive in Trani, the "Pearl of the Adriatic Sea". Catch beautiful views over the Adriatic Sea and the Italian coast. Be led by your local tour guide to Trani Castle and the seafront Cathedral. Visit the ancient Jewish quarter with its Synagogues and a maze of small alleyways. After the walking tour, hop on board the minivan to continue to a typical farmhouse in the Alta Murgia National Park. Taste the Apulian cuisine during a delicious light lunch. In the afternoon, reach the UNESCO site of Castel del Monte. Admire enchanting views from over 500 mete...

  • Lecce: Solo Travelers and Couples Puglia and Matera Tour

    4. Lecce: Solo Travelers and Couples Puglia and Matera Tour

    Day 1: Lecce Your first day will begin with your independent arrival in Lecce. Once there you will check-in to your accommodation in the historic center for 2 nights. Day 2: Lecce After breakfast, you'll meet with your tour guide at Piazza Sant'Oronzo. From there you'll start to discover Lecce, which is one of the most fascinating and elegant cities in southern Italy. The streets of the historic center here host wonderful palaces and churches built in a Baroque style. Day 3: Monopoli and Alberobello Following breakfast and check-out from your accommodation, you will depart for Monopoli by train. After checking in to your accommodation in the historic center, you will have free time for lunch before you transfer by minivan towards Alberobello, a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1996. The town boasts the highest concentration of Trulli, t...

  • Bari: 7-Day UNESCO Puglia and Matera Guided Tour

    5. Bari: 7-Day UNESCO Puglia and Matera Guided Tour

    Day 1, Saturday: Bari Street Food Tour After arriving independently in Bari, meet your local guide to dive into Bari’s street food scene. Discover Bari Vecchia, an ancient village while tasting typical specialties of Bari like focaccia and sgagliozze (fried polenta). Check-in at the Palace Hotel Bari or similar for an overnight stay.   Day 2, Sunday: Castel del Monte to Trani Following breakfast, check-out of the hotel and depart for Castle del Monte. Explore the fascinating castle commissioned by Frederick II of Swabia. Then, enjoy some free time with lunch before departing for Trani, where you will check-in to a boutique hotel near the beautiful Palazzo Paciotti. Day 3, Monday: Matera to Alberobello After breakfast, check-out before meeting with your driver-guide and departing for Matera, a UNESCO site, and considered one o...

  • Canosa: 2-Hour Walking Tour - Hidden Treasure of History

    6. Canosa: 2-Hour Walking Tour - Hidden Treasure of History

    Canusium has been an important Roman town and still today, you can admire the wonderful testimonies along the tour. The tour will begin by visiting the Cathedral of San Sabino from the 6th century. A.D., where you will be able to visit interesting buildings from the Roman imperial age with monolithic columns in ancient green marble, Corinthian capitals. Certainly, the three most interesting elements will be the Acceptus pulpit, the episcopal chair of the 11th century by Romualdo and the bronze door. Following will be the Mausoleum of Boemondo d'Altavilla, the marble tomb of the knight of the first Crusade Your walk will then continue until you arrive at the archaeological museum of Palazzo Sinesi, inside of which you will find hundreds of a precious funeral kit of IV-III sec. B.C. consisting of red figures, golden ceramics, listed ceramics, alabaster objects, an exceptional bronze anato...

  • Bari: Private Trani and Andria Oil-and-Wine Tour

    7. Bari: Private Trani and Andria Oil-and-Wine Tour

    Meet your driver in the center of Bari, from where you depart towards Trani. Considered "the pearl of the Adriatic Sea", stroll along its charismatic streets whilst admiring the famous Apulian Romanesque cathedral on the sea. Following that, encounter the Swabian castle, which was built by Emperor Frederick II in 1233. The historic center also houses the Jewish Quarter, La Giudecca, and two 12th-century synagogues. Following your sightseeing, visit a cellar to taste some authentic wines obtained from local vines. You then reach an oil mill at which you can learn the method to obtain extra-virgin olive oil, with tastings of some oils included. You then travel to Andria to walk through the alleys of the historic center with your guide. Your tour later results at the Confetti Museum, the location in which this typical sweet has been produced for generations. Whilst there, learn the histor...

  • From Bari: Private Trani and Castel del Monte Tour

    8. From Bari: Private Trani and Castel del Monte Tour

    Your day begins as you meet your driver who will accompany you on an exciting one-day discovery tour from Bari. In Trani you will travel with your guide to discover this fascinating city, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic Sea". You can admire the Swabian Castle from the outside, as well as its beautiful and majestic cathedral on the sea which was built in an Apulian-Romanesque style. From there you will enter the historic center of Giudecca, where an ancient 12th-century synagogue is located. You will then arrive to the port, where you can admire the typical fish boats and see the freshly caught fish for sale. Your guide will then accompany you to the meeting point from where you'll leave towards an oil mill where you can taste some excellent local extra-virgin olive oil. Finally, you will arrive to Castel del Monte. Built by Emperor Frederick II, this UNESCO-listed castle is one of ...

  • Andria: 2-Hour Museum Mucci Confetti Tasting & Walking Tour

    9. Andria: 2-Hour Museum Mucci Confetti Tasting & Walking Tour

    What can be said to describe the flavor, the color and the taste of these sweet jewels? Just try them. In Puglia, "confetti" is usually eaten during the Carnival period when you can find them in every bar along with its special irresistible smell. Visit the museum, see the tools for its fabrication and a DVD presentation in English. The museum will relate a fascinating story of a confectionary product that also reflects the story of modern Italy. It will be well worth a visit in order to mix a slice of Italian cultural history with a bit of shopping and buying of presents. Purchase various flavors of a favorite treat and have a final tasting of candy dragée confetti. Afterwards, have a guided tour in the town center of Andria.

  • Andria: Castel Del Monte 1.5-Hour Guided Tour

    10. Andria: Castel Del Monte 1.5-Hour Guided Tour

    Go on a journey through the history of Puglia on a 1.5-hour guided tour of Castel del Monte in the hills of Andria and discover a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meet your guide at the castle entrance, 36 miles (60 kilometers) from Bari. Explore the castle grounds and walk around the outside of the mountain fortress while your guide describes its history. It was first recorded as the Castellum Del Monte in 1223, and built by the humanist Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen. A unique piece of medieval military architecture, Frederick imbued the castle with symbolic significance, defined by the laws of math and astronomy. Soaring 1,770 feet (540 meters) above sea level, in the heart of the Alta Murgia National Park, you will get panoramic views of the surrounding area, from the Gargano promontory up to the ancient province of Lucania. Discover impressive structural elements that fol...

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What people are saying about Andria

The structure of the Castle is very particular, the strategic site. Very good our guide, Alessandra, pleasant and clear in the exposition of the history of the structure and of the client. To visit.

Very clear and interesting

Many of my misunderstanding were clarified. Guide was Knowledgeable and very adequate.

Very interesting and well prepared tour by Marco. For sure worth the money!

Very prepared, nice and kind guide. I couldn't ask for more