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Things to do in Brindisi

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Apulia: Horseback Riding Trip in Parco Dune Costiere

1. Apulia: Horseback Riding Trip in Parco Dune Costiere

Horseback riding through the Mediterranean vegetation and coastal dunes in the regional Park of Dune Costiere. Along a short stretch of coast, close to the sea, and in the middle of olive oil trees and typical Apulian dry-stone walls. After a short theoretical and practical lessons, horseback riding on the beach: galloping free on the endless sandy expanse, crossing along paths and breathtaking landscapes through the Mediterranean vegetation and coastal dunes.

Brindisi: Guided Tour to the Roman Port

2. Brindisi: Guided Tour to the Roman Port

This guided tour will start from the seafront in Brindisi where you can admire the Roman columns, a symbol of the city and the end of the Appian Way. From this position, admire the Italian Sailor Monument, a memorial to the seamen who died in all the wars. Arrive at Piazza Duomo where you will visit the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist with the Loggia Balsamo and Palace of the Seminary. The tour continues with a visit to the Provincial Archaeological Museum F. Ribezzo and ends at Granafei Nervegna Palace. At this point, you will be at the beginning of the Appia Road in front of the harbor view.

Mesagne: Private Tour of Ancient Town and Outdoor Museum

3. Mesagne: Private Tour of Ancient Town and Outdoor Museum

Commence your guided tour from the castle, the most famous monument in town. Learn its history, from a fortified encampment in the eleventh century to its use as a Baronial residence. Explore its auditorium and access the 20-meter tall tower, discovering the ways in which the castle was used over the ages. Then visit the Granafei museum, where you will witness the important archaeological discoveries from the historical Messapian civilization that once flourished in these lands.  Afterwards, wander through the ancient town and visit the majestic church dedicated to All Saints, built between 1649 and 1660. Marvel at the interiors decorated with fine stucco and the superb high altar. Study the paintings by local artists, including the Madonna del Carmine, the work of the Neapolitan painter Bonito.

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What people are saying about Brindisi

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Our guide made the most out of the city

We were 3 ppl (one of which was a 2.5 years boy). Our guide was Gianna who was very informative and nice. Seserves 5 stars! The city itself is small. 2 hours is enogh to cover it.

Very interesting

Very cultured Francesco, despite the rain, did not hesitate to continue the visit. It was a great time to listen to, both the history and the legends of Brindisi. Cheer !