1. Italy
  2. Apulia
  3. Bari
  4. Castel del Monte

From Bari: Castel del Monte & Optional Trani Tour

Product ID: 214452
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Take a guided walking tour through the cobbled streets and explore the octagonal-shaped Castel del Monte built in the Middle Ages. Enjoy the convenience of a driver and guide.
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Duration: 4 - 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Gaze out upon the stunning Italian countryside
  • Learn about medieval Italian history
  • Discover the Castel del Monte built by the Emperor Federico II
Full description
Depart from Bari in the direction of Castel del Monte with a convenient transfer by minivan. After arrival at the castle, meet a local guide who will lead you to the stunning castle, which became a UNESCO world heritage site in 1996. Marvel at the stunning views, over 1,700 feet above sea level, gazing down at the sprawling olive groves and majestic seaside beneath you.

Learn about the iconic octagonal-shaped castle, designed by Emperor Frederick II, who enriched Southern Italy by building a string of castles throughout the countryside. Moving through the cavernous rooms within the castle, discover the many mysteries and secrets that still hide within the castle's walls. After exploring the 13th-century castle, head back to your accommodation in Bari.

Upgrade your tour to a 7-hour experience which includes a visit to Trani as well as Castel del Monte.
Includes
  • Transfer in a minivan with driver
  • Tour guide
  • Guided walking tour of Castel del Monte
  • Visit to Trani (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Castel del Monte entrance ticket (€10 per person)

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• This tour is guaranteed to run with a minimum of 2 participants
• Entry to Castel del Monte is free for those under 18 years of age

From US$ 174.10 per person