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Bari Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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2 hours

Private Tour

Why take this tour?

Get your camera ready to experience the picturesque, and often overlooked city of Bari - capital of the Puglia region of Italy. With the help of a local guide, this two hour private tour will enchant you with the cultural and historical treasures of the city including the Castle of Bari, Cathedral of St. Sabino and the Basilica of St. Nicholas, where the saint’s bones are kept to this day. See the neighborhood where locals still prepare the beloved orecchiette pasta in the traditional manner. Finally, enjoy the two most important piazzas in the region, where you wander among the Italian shops and restaurants, typical to the region. This tour is a private experience with the added benefit of being for your group only, led by a private local guide. These private experiences enjoy a more intimate setting along with the ability to tour at your desired pace. This tour is operated by one of our partners. We searched the world to find expert partners offering incredible experiences in locations you want to go - so wherever you go, you can #takewalks!

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Spend time with an expert local whose knowledge of Bari’s art, history, culture, and cuisine enhances your time in this region
  • Created with Sketch.Enjoy the intermix of top sites and hidden spaces along this port city on the Adriatic Sea
  • Created with Sketch.Visit the Basilica of St. Nicholas, where the saint’s bones are kept to this day and learn the story of his famous alias, Santa Claus
  • Created with Sketch.Enhance your time in Bari, coming to know this incredible corner of the world better than you could have imagined

Beautiful Bari: A city of authentic treasures and ancient traditions

Get your camera ready and meet your guide at the entrance to the Castle of Bari. During this two hour private tour, you will see some of the most important cultural and historical sites in the capital city of the Puglia region, situated on the picturesque Adriatic Sea. This region is often overlooked by tourists heading elsewhere. You will learn why this is a city that shouldn’t be missed!

After your visit to the Castle, take a stroll through the street of Arco Basso. Here locals still prepare orecchiette pasta in the traditional way. Make a stop at the Cathedral of St. Sabino, built in the 13th century and an important example of Romanesque architecture. Next, you’ll head over to the Bas...

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Get your camera ready and meet your guide at the entrance to the Castle of Bari. During this two hour private tour, you will see some of the most important cultural and historical sites in the capital city of the Puglia region, situated on the picturesque Adriatic Sea. This region is often overlooked by tourists heading elsewhere. You will learn why this is a city that shouldn’t be missed!

After your visit to the Castle, take a stroll through the street of Arco Basso. Here locals still prepare orecchiette pasta in the traditional way. Make a stop at the Cathedral of St. Sabino, built in the 13th century and an important example of Romanesque architecture. Next, you’ll head over to the Basilica of St. Nicholas, a 12th century church dedicated to the saint with the well-known alias of “Santa Claus”. Hear all about the tale behind the connection as your guide delves into the fascinating history found here. The bones of the saint “St. Nick” still rests in the Basilica, along with a myriad of gorgeous sculptures and mosaics.

Finish your tour exploring Bari’s most important squares, Piazza Mercantile and Piazza Ferrarese. See the typical restaurants and shops of this city and learn of their stories both past and present.

At the end of your two hour exploration of this port city, you will understand why this city should be a stop on every visitor’s visit to Puglia, and even a destination of its own!

  • Sites Visited
  • Castle of Bari
  • Arco Basso Street
  • Cathedral of St. Sabino
  • Basilica of St. Nicholas
  • Piazza Mercantile
  • Piazza Ferrarese
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
Price varies by group size