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!

  •   Thank you for arranging our 3 days of tours. We had specific requests/itinerary and possibly a busier itinerary than many people would want but nothing was too much trouble. Michele... read more

    Margie14
    9/19/2019
  •   This was my third visit to Apulia region and all three times I used services of Apulia Slow Travel. Due to my obligations I can only find a few days... read more

    ivanaaroundtheworld
    8/20/2019
  •   This was my third visit to Apulia region and all three times I used services of Apulia Slow Travel. Due to my obligations I can only find a few days... read more

    Ivana L
    8/20/2019
  •   We did an 8 day tour in July which totally exceeded our expectations. From the initial multiple communications about planning to tailor the trip to our interests, to the flawless... read more

    R321FLamandal
    8/14/2019
  •   Michele and Manuel were our tour guides in the Puglia region for a couple of days and we were picked up in a large and comfortable mini-van. The tour was... read more

    geneve_rose
    7/28/2019
  •   I found it very exciting to tour all around Puglia, Bari and Alberobello. Michele and Emmanuele,they were our tour guides. They are always capable of explaining the history of he... read more

    Carlo T
    7/19/2019
  •   We booked our tour kind of last minute and we had a very limited time since it was a cruise stop in Bari. We got greeted and picked up from... read more

    H9057QDannab
    7/16/2019