Barletta

From the battle of Canne to the famous “Challenge of Barletta”

 

Barletta, the stage of the historical “Challenge“, a famous duel fought between French and Italian knights in 1503, is today an art city on the Adriatic Sea with important historical heritage, as well as a lively nightlife.

While here, you will see the magnificent cathedral and the castle, one of Southern Italy’s most imposing fortresses, which now houses the Civic Museum. In front of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre, you will see the Colossus, a tall Roman bronze statue representing emperor Theodosius II.

Just 9 km away, you can find the archaeological site of Canne della Battaglia, where Hannibal army defeated the Romans in the 216 BC battle of Cannae.

GET THE BEST FROM YOUR TOUR!

Combine the visit of Barletta with one of this experiences:
Boat tours and sailing trips

Boat tours and sailing trips

There is no better way than a boat trip to enjoy the beauty of the Apulia seas. We can organize your private or sharing boat tour ... read more

Cooking class

Cooking class

In introductory Apulian cooking classes you will have the chance to gain practical knowledge about some of the most typical dishes of ... read more

Food street market

Food street market

Get a taste of traditional life in Puglia! At least once a week, every Apulian town organizes a local market where you can find local ... read more

Lunch or dinner in a Slow Food Restaurant

Lunch or dinner in a Slow Food Restaurant

We will take you to the most authentic places, and we will introduce you to Apulian restaurants selected by the Slow Food Movement... read more

YOU CAN VISIT NEARBY

Bari

Bari

Bari is the capital of Apulian Romanesque style. While here, you will see the two faces of the city. First, you will visit the ... read more

Bitonto

Bitonto

Bitonto is an elegant old town in the area of Bari that preserves a magnificent angevin circular tower of the 14th century (Torrione ... read more

Castel del Monte

Castel del Monte

We will visit one of the wonders of Italy, Castel del Monte. This mysterious castle was built in the 13th Century by Holy Roman Emperor read more

Giovinazzo

Giovinazzo

Giovinazzo is a fascinating medieval village by the Adriatic Sea with a fortified small port and a wonderful romanesque ... read more

Trani

Trani

Trani is one of the most beautiful cities along the Adriatic Sea. The city is famous for its extraordinary Romanesque cathedral ... read more

What our guests think of us…

Our guests’ satisfaction is our greatest reward and we couldn’t be more proud of their reviews. That’s why we want your trip to be unforgettable!

  • star rating  Very quick response to our request. Kind persons, very good english. We had to arrange a tour on very short notice and they were very helpfull.

    Maarten
    8/02/2021
  • star rating  We have been waiting three years to get to Apulia. Thanks to my late decision, when we were finally okayed to travel to Italy, to work with Michele at Apulia... read more

    EMILWEL
    7/17/2021
  • star rating  My husband and I took a 7 day Puglia tour with Michele. Since it's our second time visiting Puglia, we wanted a more genuine in-depth cultural experience only local people know, not just... read more

    yuries2021
    7/11/2021
  • star rating  My husband and I took a 7 day Puglia tour with Michele. Since it's our second time visiting Puglia, we wanted a more genuine in-depth cultural experience only local people know, not just... read more

    Yurie
    7/10/2021
  • star rating  staying in monopoli and the various tours...
    Michele and his personal touch and attention to detail, always going the extra mile to take care of any issues we had... read more

    steveced12
    7/09/2021
  • star rating  staying in monopoli and the various tours... Michele and his personal touch and attention to detail, always going the extra mile to take care of any issues we had... read more

    steve cedillos
    7/08/2021
  • star rating  We had an amazing day with our tour guide Michael, who spoke English perfectly! Great suggestions were done for extra stops or activities and even during the tour we were... read more

    RozemarijnK3
    11/03/2020