Altamura, from the Claustri to the Cathedral


Available from Sep 20, 2020
Day TripsDay Trips / Altamura, from the Claustri to the Cathedral

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  • Authorized guide of the Region
  • Map of the historic center
  • Bread Tasting
  • Transfer with private Ncc from/to Matera

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Take the opportunity to visit the wonderful city of Altamura, the "Lioness of Puglia", famous all over the world for its bread, for its Cathedral and for the extraordinary archaeological finds! Don’t miss it!

The tour will start with the departure from Matera to Altamura; after met the guide you will begin the tour of Altamura, the "Lioness of Puglia", known in Italy and abroad for the production of the famous typical DOP bread, for its Cathedral and for the extraordinary archaeological finds of world interest, like the Man of Altamura and the dinosaur quarry, really interesting to see! Walking through the ancient village, you will discover the “claustri”, unique places, symbol of social and cultural aggregation. Among the more than 80 claustri, you will admire some of them, like Claustro Giudecca, Claustro Tradimento, Claustro dei Mori, just to mention the most important ones. Then, you will reach Piazza Duomo, the heart of the city, where you will visit the Cathedral of Frederick II of Swabia, commissioned by the Emperor in 1232, which shows a wonderful carved portal, one of the most beautiful in Puglia, and the tower of the public clock in Gothic style of 1858. At the end of the tour, you will also the pleasure to taste the PDO bread of Altamura in a typical wood-burning oven. Highlights: - Walking tour of Altamura - Bread tasting - Visit of the Claustri - Visit of the Piazza Duomo - Visit of the Cathedral of Frederick II of Swabia
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Additional Information

• Details and information regarding local operator will be provided on your confirmation Voucher. • The tour could be cancel or postponed in heavy weather. • Cancellation without penalty 3 days before the beginning of the tour. • Cancellation after 3 days, the penalty is the 100% of the price of the tour.

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