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Bari: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

1. Bari: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. In the history-filled city of Bari you will first visit the beautiful Giardini di Piazza Umberto I. Then the unique Teatro Petruzzelli and then the irreplaceable Museo Teatro Margherita. This wonderful route continues to the Piazza del Ferrarese. As a fifth stop you will find the Il Fortino di Sant'Antonio. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Piazza Mercantile. Of course, the Basilica San Nicola could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the Basilica Cattedrale Metropolitana Primaziale San Sabino. The penultimate destination is the enviable Castello svevo di Bari. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Large Albicocca Piazza.

Bari: Private Food and Walking Tour

2. Bari: Private Food and Walking Tour

Experience a wonderful walking and tasting tour in one of the most pictoresque cities of Puglia, the capital Bari! Explore the hidden corners of the old town with an expert guide and taste the flavours of local food tradition. Visit the most famous places of Bari, such as Piazza dei Mercanti, Piazza del Ferrarese, the Basilica of San Nicola, the Cathedral of San Sabino and many other hidden treasures Between one stop and the next you will taste authentic Bari specialties such as: "Focaccia" (soft leavened bread with raw tomato on top), "Panzerotto" (deep fried pizza rool, stuffed with tomato and mozzarella or delicious combinations of ingredients) and a lunch based on traditional recipes, made by an expert local lady. Along the way you will see how famous orecchiette are made! Every day the local ladies make kilos of handmade pasta, with quick movements of their expert hands, as fast as machines!

Audio-video guide of Bari

3. Audio-video guide of Bari

Bari3d offers a customised tourist experience for visitors to the city of Bari. You will find five tours in four different languages: Italian, German, English and French. Travellers will have the opportunity to explore the city's main monuments through video explanations accompanied by graphic animations and 3D models. All from the comfort of their own smartphone. This innovative technology will take visitors into the heart of Bari's history and architecture, creating an immersive and engaging experience. The Basilica di San Nicola in Bari is an important church dedicated to St Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus. Built in the 11th-12th century, it is a remarkable example of Romanesque architecture. Its imposing façade and the frescoes inside attract visitors from all over the world. The crypt houses the Saint's remains and is a place of great veneration. The basilica is an important centre of pilgrimage and organises the traditional St Nicholas procession. It is an interesting tourist destination that combines history, spirituality and culture. The Cathedral of San Sabino is a remarkable religious building located in Bari, Apulia, Italy. Built in the 12th century, it is a Romanesque church of great importance in the region. The imposing façade combines elements of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Inside, the cathedral has a nave and two side aisles, with valuable works of art and decorations. The crypt houses the relics of St. Sabinus and is a place of great devotion. The cathedral is famous for its religious celebrations. Its medieval architecture and religious importance make it a popular tourist destination. The Castle of Bari, also known as Castello Svevo, is a mighty fortress located on the coast of Bari, Apulia, Italy. Built in the 12th century, it is characterised by thick walls and angular towers. It has been used as a defence and royal residence over the centuries. Today it is a popular tourist attraction, offering tours of its halls, courtyards and towers, as well as hosting cultural events. The castle represents an important historical and architectural heritage, fascinating visitors with its majesty and history. Apulian gastronomy is characterised by a simple and genuine cuisine. Typical dishes include orecchietta, a pasta served with tomato sauce and turnip tops, fava beans and chicory and a combination of rice, potatoes and fresh mussels. The region is also renowned for its fish and seafood dishes, such as baccalà alla pugliese and fish balls. Traditional baked goods include focaccia pugliese and taralli. Puglia, a region located in the south-east of Italy, offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Due to its geographical position, Puglia is washed by two seas, the Adriatic Sea to the north and the Ionian Sea to the south, which offer a variety of white sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs and crystal-clear waters.

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What people are saying about Piazza Mercantile

We had a very good private tour with Marne (?). She was very informative, easy to talk to . She took us to many interesting places with a sample of some local foods & wine. Excellent!!

Great! Mara was so friendly and knowledgeable! We felt very comfortable with her. I would strongly recommend this tour and especially this guide!