Day Trips from Bari

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  • Bari: Ostuni, Alberobello and Locorotondo Full-day Tour

    1. Bari: Ostuni, Alberobello and Locorotondo Full-day Tour

    From Bari, head to Ostuni to meet an expert local guide who will accompany you to discover the small city painted in white lime. Walking through the narrow alleys to arrive at the Cathedral of Santa Maria dell'Assunzione. Then proceed to Alberobello, where you will have the opportunity to admire the two ancient quarters. Starting from Aia Piccola, the most authentic area of Alberobello, you’ll stroll to Rione Monti to visit a trullo (a small round house with a cone-shaped roof). Final stop is Locorotondo, a pretty village whose historical center is made up of white houses arranged in a circle next to each other. You’ll then return to Bari.

  • Bari: Half-Day Sailing Cruise along the Pugliese Coast

    2. Bari: Half-Day Sailing Cruise along the Pugliese Coast

    After meeting with your skipper at the marina in Bari, hop on board your sailing cruise. Enjoy a welcome snack of local focaccia and an excellent Primitivo red wine to start your sailing adventure. Then it's time to cruise out to the high sea. Out here, you can admire the imposing lighthouse of Bari. If you're lucky, you'll spot dolphins who often come up close to the boat. If you'd like, the skipper will even give you the opportunity to temporarily maneuver the boat yourself. If sea conditions allow, take a dip in the crystal clear waters and enjoy the refreshing temperatures. Your skipper will cast anchor at the old navy of Bari where you'll be able to take another swim and take panoramic photos of the promenade. Finally, visit the historic center's ancient fish market and admire the Basilica of San Nicolas.

  • Bari: Guided Alberobello Trip

    3. Bari: Guided Alberobello Trip

    Take a day to explore Alberobello, a small town famous for its trullo buildings, a truly unique sight in Italy.  Your tour will begin from Bari, where your driver will pick up you at the organized meeting point. Following this, a licensed tour guide will greet you in Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996. If you book the private option, you'll enjoy a driver and tour guide for your group only throughout the excursion. Alberobello truly is one of a kind, due to the notable presence of typical conical stone buildings which people still inhabit to this day. Your guide will show you the Rione Aia Piccola and the Rione Monti, the two most important neighborhoods of the town. Here, you will have the opportunity to visit the Trullo Museum and an authentic stone house, and to enjoy a tasting of a traditional wine. Before leaving the town, you'll have time for a walk thr...

    very nice place to visit to see the trellis and learn the history of the place. the guide was very helpful and oil tasting also nice

  • Bari: Matera Day Trip

    4. Bari: Matera Day Trip

    Your tour will begin as a comfortable minivan picks up you from Bari, at which point you will travel to Matera. Once having arrived, meet your licensed tour guide that will show you this stone city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Matera is one of the most evocative cities in Italy, and was actually chosen as the 2019 European Capital of Culture. Characterized by the famous caves that were inhabited up until the first half of the 900s, Matera consists of two old neighborhoods: Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso. Through these areas you will enjoy a guided walk, with views over the Murgia Materana Park. Your tour guide will show you houses and churches built in the caves, as well as the recently restored cathedral, which was edified starting from the year 1230. In the afternoon, you will travel back to Bari by minivan.

  • From Bari: Castellana Cave & Polignano Private Day Trip

    5. From Bari: Castellana Cave & Polignano Private Day Trip

    Experience a full-day private tour to some of the major attractions of Puglia - perfect for those who travel without a car, small groups, families, and couples. A guide will accompany you in the visit of all the destinations of the trip telling you the history, the origins, the local traditions of these 2 spectacular sights. First, meet your driver in the center of Bari and from here you will leave towards the caves of Castellana, a complex of underground karst formations. Discover the history of the caves that begins in the Upper Cretaceous period, about one hundred million years ago, when Puglia was submerged by the sea. Then, set off in the direction of Polignano a Mare, a beautiful coastal city built on a rocky edge overlooking the sea. Stroll through the historic center, admire the characteristic alleys and squares, terraces overlooking the sea, and meet the friendly inhabitants. ...

  • From Bari: 2-day Tour to Matera and Alberobello

    6. From Bari: 2-day Tour to Matera and Alberobello

    Day 1: Street Food in Bari Meet your local tour guide in Bari next to the castle entrance. Start your walking tour through the old village called "Bari Vecchia". From the outside of the Swabian Castle, walk towards the historic center and see the Cathedral of San Sabino and the Basilica of San Nicola. Taste delicious sgagliozze (fried polenta) and a typical focaccia. Day 2: Matera and Alberobello Meet your driver in Bari and head in an air-conditioned minivan towards Matera, where your tour guide will be waiting for you at Piazza Vittorio Veneto. From there, take a walking tour to admire views of the ancient city. Walk through the "Sassi", ancient quarters where cave dwellings and rock churches can be found. You will then arrive at the Cathedral from where you can admire the Murgia Materana Park. Then, head to Alberobello where your second guide will be waiting for you. Alb...

  • 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...

  • Bari: Day Tour to Monte Sant'Angelo & San Giovanni Rotondo

    8. Bari: Day Tour to Monte Sant'Angelo & San Giovanni Rotondo

    Meet your driver in front of the Hotel Oriente and embark on a full-day walking tour discovering Monte Sant'Angelo and San Giovanni Rotondo. After a comfortable ride from Bari, you will reach Monte Sant'Angelo. Learn how in 2011 the city of Monte Sant'Angelo won the title of a UNESCO Site and was finally included in the World Heritage List. Walk the narrow streets of the historic city center and learn about the origins of the place from your professional guide. Visit the Rupestrian Sanctuary, one of the most visited religious destinations in the region, and stroll through the medieval quarter of Junno. Take in fascinating views from the highest point of Gargano park and enjoy panoramic views of the entire city and the Gargano. Then, depart to San Giovanni Rotondo, where you'll have plenty of free time to explore the town where the Friar lived for around 50 years. San Giovanni Rotondo i...

  • From Bari: Private Trani and Castel del Monte Tour

    9. 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 ...

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What people are saying about Bari

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 221 reviews

super nice guide and beautiful boat. the focaccia was to die for and Vito has the best recommendations for you (best pizza in town etc.). We even saw dolphins! the water was amazingly clear. the day was just perfect and worth every Dollar. 100% recommended!

Vito is very friendly and responds quickly to questions by text message. He also gave us a lot of information about his city. Magical moment on his sailboat Azzurra with the added bonus of a visit by a couple of dolphins!

very nice place to visit to see the trellis and learn the history of the place. the guide was very helpful and oil tasting also nice

We were picked up and driven on time by a friendly young man. The guide in Alberobello was just great.