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Taranto: Guided History Walking Tour

Activity provider: Martulli Viaggi - Matera

Taranto: Guided History Walking Tour

Activity provider: Martulli Viaggi - Matera

From US$ 30.99 per person

Discover the true history of Taranto as you follow urban routes from the Greek to the contemporary era on this guided walking tour. See the Hypogeum of the Palazzo Stola and view the Greek walls.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Venture to the Monks' underground hypogeum chamber in Palazzo Stola
  • Take in sweeping views as you go for a stroll along the Great Sea railing
  • Step back in time as you uncover the story behind the Stola Palace
  • Trace the history of Taranto back to the time when it was occupied by Greeks
  • Admire medieval towers and catch glimpses of ancient artwork along the way
Full description

Explore the narrow alleyways, dark corners and striking coastline of Taranto on a guided walking tour through the city. Learn about the history of the coastal town from a local guide who will tell fascinating stories dating back to the Greeks.

Stop at the Descent of Vasto to discover the legends and curiosities of Taranto and view the impressive Greek walls. From here, visit the Hypogeum of Palazzo Stola.

Pass through little-known alleys and Largo Petino, with views of the rock town and the medieval towers. Stop by to visit the Monks' Hypogeum. Walk along the Great Sea railing and visit the Noble Floor of the Stola Palace. Hear explanations of the geological history and legends of the origins of Taranto.

  • Guided walking tour
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People over 60 years

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Meeting point

Meet at the Doric Columns of Piazza Castello 21 .

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Cameras
  • Cellphones
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October 31, 2022


Product ID: 430847