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Visita Gravina in Puglia

1. Visita Gravina in Puglia

Visita guidata della città d'arte Gravina in Puglia (BA); visita ai rioni antichi della citta simili ai sassi di Matera; habitat rupestre, chiese rupestri, centro storico e cattedrale, rione antico detto cavato con sotterranei, casa grotta, case botteghe, panorami mozzafiato, ponte viadotto acquedotto luogo scenofrafico di molti film importanti ed internazionali. Comprende: guida abilitata; percorso a piedi con difficoltà facile, ingressi.

I luoghi del sacro

2. I luoghi del sacro

Incontro con la guida turistica abilitata; visita al complesso rupestre San Michele Grotte; ingresso nella chiesa scavato nel tufo. Si prosegue con la visita della cattedrale, degli affreschi di chiese rupestri San Vito Vecchio e Padre eterno, sotterranei con luoghi pagani.

Gravina in Puglia "James Bond 007" Guided Walking Tour

3. Gravina in Puglia "James Bond 007" Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Gravina in Puglia, a spectacular location overlooking the very beautiful Murgia National Park. Learn about the inhabitants of this region from the first prehistoric populations up until today. Gravina is a town in Puglia about 60 km from Bari, it borders to the south with Basilicata. Part of the city extends on the banks of a deep crevasse, very similar to canyons, carved into the limestone by the Gravina stream, a tributary of the Bradano river, from which the famous ravines of the Murgia take their name, in an area characterized by the presence of numerous karst cavities. Walking tour in the old town between historic buildings, churches and 18th century viaduct bridge overlooking the ravine. During the walking tour you will visit the places where the James Bond 007 film "No time to die" was filmed with actor Daniel Craig.

Bari: Customizable Day Trip in a Fiat 500L

4. Bari: Customizable Day Trip in a Fiat 500L

On board a splendid Fiat 500L, at the slow pace of the roads of the South, we will travel to get to know places otherwise difficult to reach independently. You will get to know ancient towns, seaside resorts and historical sites of Puglia and Basilicata. Our trips will turn into an opportunity to learn the local culture in a friendly and informal environment. We will travel backroads to destinations that will enlight the day with the beauty that nature and human work will offer along the way. You will have a friend at your side who will immediately immerse you in the customs and traditions of the territories you are going to visit. You can select amongst various itineraries: Alberobello: we will stop in Polignano, famous for its cliffs home of the Diving World Championship on the Adriatic coast, and explore the Itria Valley in depth driving across the backroads filled with ancient monumental olive trees. Matera: on the way to this amazing town we will stop in Gravina in Puglia and Altamura, homelands of some of the most delicious food in the region. Castel del Monte: stops in Ruvo di Puglia and Trani, with their wonderful cathedrals, through suggestive rocky and coastal scenery. Itineraries and distances in kms: 1) Bari - Alberobello - Matera - Bari (190 km) 2) Bari – Alberobello – Locorotondo – Cisternino – Ostuni – Bari (190 km) 3) Bari - Polignano - Alberobello - Locorotondo - Cisternino - Monopoli - Bari (170 km) 4) Bari - Altamura - Gravina - Matera - Bari (150 km) 5) Bari - Castel del Monte - Trani - Bari (150 km)

Matera: Guided Walking Tour of the Sassi with Light Lunch

5. Matera: Guided Walking Tour of the Sassi with Light Lunch

The Walking Guided Tour of the Sassi starts in Piazza Pascoli with a historical and anthropological introduction of the Sassi neighborhoods. The tour continues through the historic center. Along the way, the guide will illustrate Baroque churches such as the Church of Purgatory and the Church of San Francesco d'Assisi. After visiting Piazza Vittorio Veneto - the main square of the historic center - the guide will lead you to explore an extraordinary hypogeum environment and, afterward, typically furnished cave-house with household furniture and work tools used by farmers in the fields. Crossing the Barisano neighborhood you enter the Sasso Caveoso area, dominated by the Monterrone cliff. On the top of the cliff, as indicated by a wrought iron cross, there are two ancient places of worship: the two churches of Madonna dell'Idris and San Giovanni in Monterrone completely carved into the rock. The tour continues with the visit to a rock-hewn church. Enjoy a light lunch, sampling Matera's traditional food delicacies and pairing it with fine local wine, right at the end of your guided tour.

Gravina in Puglia: Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

6. Gravina in Puglia: Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

•Visit of the Cathedral of the Assumption, commissioned by the Norman Alfredo D'Altavilla; •Visit to the "Cola-Cola" Museum (free admission); •The tour continues through Piazza Benedetto XIII and Piazza Notar Domenico, from where you can visit the Church of Purgatory, the Finia Library and the Four Fountains; •Walk through the two medieval districts of the city; •Visit of the Descent of San Michele (in the Rione Fondo Vico) and the rock church of San Michele delle Grotte (outside - under restoration); •Route through the streets of the historic center to the Viaduct Bridge Aqueduct Madonna della Stella, where you can admire the caves.

Puglia: Private Minervino Murge Tour

7. Puglia: Private Minervino Murge Tour

This guided tour of Minervino will start with your discovery of a precious village, where there are numerous monuments. You will encounter such sights as the Lombard-Norman Baronial Palace (with a neoclassical facade), and the castle (now the Town Hall), whose oldest part dates back to the eleventh century. The tour continues towards the lighthouse, built in 1932 and dedicated to the victims of the war. From its particular position, you will be able to admire the panorama from the Vulture Volcano (Basilicata), to the Gargano mountain (Puglia). Leaving the lighthouse behind you, you will enter the historic center called "Scesciola" (because of its narrow streets where you can easily lose yourself). You will visit the cathedral, the ancient Duomo of the village (and the bishop's seat for six centuries), built under the Norman domination. You will also encounter the Church of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli, the Church of Purgatory (commissioned in the 15th century by the Prince of Minervino), and the Church of San Michele. Just outside the village, at the end of a valley where once a small river ran, the tour will end with a visit to the Cave of St. Michael Archangel. This is a beautiful site which dates back to 1000 A.D., thanks to a parchment found in the Abbey of Montecassino.

Pearls of Matera Walking Tour

8. Pearls of Matera Walking Tour

Join us for a three-hour walking tour to explore the enchanting city of Matera. Visit Casa Cava, a unique space where history and modernity blend, and marvel at the beautiful frescoes of Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista. Take in the stunning views of Piazza Vittorio Veneto and delve into the fascinating history of Chiesa del Purgatorio. Discover the fascinating Casa Grotta nei Sassi di Matera, and explore the charming Chiesa di Santa Lucia alle Malve. Finally, immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of the Sassi di Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the world.

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