Private guided tour in Monopoli: walking through the historical center

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  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

Monopoli, the Apulian unique city, has an old town where many important monuments are set. You will have the opportunity to learn about the art, the history, the culture and the traditions of this enchanting town, among narrow streets and small squares Added value: the guide is 100% from Monopoli!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Valeria Dicarlo

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Centro Storico di Monopoli

The guided tour will start in Largo Plebiscito Square, then we’ll walk through Via Garibaldi, the ancient Merchants street, and reach Piazza Garibaldi, a place soaked in history that has preserved remains of different ages. We’ll continue to the Carlo V Castle, that is part of the Spanish system of fortification and located within one of the oldest areas of Monopoli old town. We’ll admire the massive bastions walking along the waterfront promenade and have a fantastic view of the Porta Vecchia and the 16th century city walls. Then we will visit the Cathedral with its Baroque decorations, that is connected with the the legend of Madonna della Madia icon’s landing in 1117. Walking along some typical alleys in the historical centre, we'll finally arrive to Vittorio Emanuele square, which is the heart of the modern city. Added value of the tour is the guide 100% from Monopoli! At the end of the tour you will be offered a tasting of a fried or baked panzerotto or a slice of Barese focaccia. (Please note that the tasting is not included for non-paying kids and teenagers).

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
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