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Norman-Swabian Castle, Bari

Norman-Swabian Castle, Bari: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bari: Norman-Swabian Castle Guided Tour

1. Bari: Norman-Swabian Castle Guided Tour

Explore one of the most famous buildings in Bari, the Norman-Swabian Castle, known for its extensive moat. Go inside this 13th-century castle which has been converted into a museum with your tour guide. Admire the exhibits of jewelry on display and appreciate the sculptures in the Gipsoteca. Enter the castle with your guide, who specializes in art history. Then, explore the castle to see the central courtyard and the three stone towers outside. Next, go into the Gipsoteca in the west wing of the castle, where you can see plaster copies of famous sculptures and carvings of monuments. Marvel at these works of art, which were created by Mario Sabatelli and Pasquale Duretti in 1911 to commemorate 50 years of Italian unity. Also, see the exhibits of ceramic tableware, which were excavated from the east wing of the castle. See jewelry in the Minorenni Tower and tour the Norman room.

Bari: Guided Walking Tour with Local Products Tasting

2. Bari: Guided Walking Tour with Local Products Tasting

• The tour winds through the alleys of the historic center (Bari vecchia), through streets where women cleverly knead the mass to create the famous orecchiette and legends that speak of superstition and faith; • The tour will have as focal points three symbols of the city: the Swabian Castle of Bari, the Cathedral of San Sabino and the Basilica of San Nicola, all completed by a walk on the Wall to discover some of the most photographed places in Bari; • The guided tour ends in Piazza del Ferrarese with explanation of the Borgo Murattiano and free time for shopping.

Bari : Must-see attractions Walking Tour

3. Bari : Must-see attractions Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the rich history and culinary delights of Bari on a guided tour. Visit the iconic Basilica of San Nicola and the historic Norman-Swabian Castle. Wander through the enchanting lanes of the old town, discovering hidden gems at every turn. Don't miss the renowned "pasta street," where local artisans craft traditional "orecchiette" pasta by hand. Savor the flavors of authentic street foods like "focaccia," "popizze," and "sgagliozze" along the way, experiencing the vibrant gastronomic culture of the city.

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What people are saying about Norman-Swabian Castle, Bari

I really enjoyed the visit and particularly appreciated the audio-video reproductions in some rooms: truly evocative. The guide, Fabio, very knowledgeable, precise, with a brilliant and never 'didactic-scholastic' presentation. Good boy!

Francesca Romana was able to make the visit of the Norman Swabian Castle very interesting. I will recommend it to my friends, relatives and acquaintances. I will definitely participate in other guided tours offered by BariTours!

it was a great tour. out tour guide Alessia was super kind and know everything about the place. The local food was high quality and really delicious. Thank you everything.

Very pleasant visit to the Norman-Swabian castle with Francesca Romana, our friendly and very knowledgeable guide.