Things to do in Italy
Tour "Hunt for the treasures of Bari"
PlacenPeople.com, the largest local community of organizers in Puglia, presents this new tour "Hunt for Treasures of Bari". A new way to get to know the city: a journey organized in stages, in each of which you can discover a cultural treasure, solving an enigma with the help of the Organizers, and starting with some clues that will be found along the way. You will discover while having fun the cultural treasures of Bari. A "Dan Brown" style adventure, in which the entire path was conceived by PlacenPeople with the collaboration of famous scholars of the history of Puglia, and well-known names, so that everything you will experience is historically founded, and in the end you will know the true soul of this city. Attention: the service provided via Viator or Tripadvisor consists of the search for an organizer available on PlacenPeople.com. Once this research has been carried out, the service is concluded, and does not include physical participation in the tour, for which a specific reservation is required.
Grains, Pods and Compatible Capsules
Upon arrival at our sales point, customers will taste our roasted coffee in Italy, specifically in Puglia, with the possibility of buying our products directly at the point of sale.
4 Oils at the Mill
The tour is aimed at discovering the production of quality olive oils, behind which lies the meticulous work of our operators throughout the year: from pruning to milling. The oils of the Muraglia oil mill represent our way of celebrating our territory.
Tasting of bread and extra virgin olive oil in Puglia
Enjoy a fascinating introduction of extra virgin olive oil. This tour takes place in an oil mill in the heart of beautiful Puglia, in Andria, the capital of the Apulian oil.
Slab is an exclusive recipe that cannot be found anywhere else in Italy. It is a type of bread made with semolina flour and natural yeast, cooked in a wood-fired oven fed by the peel of almonds and stuffed with the best Tuscan salami, dairy products and Apulian artisanal preserves. 400 grams of pure enjoyment
Virtual Tour | Secrets and Enigmas of Castel del Monte
Together with us you will have the unique opportunity to virtually visit one of the most fascinating castles in the world, through a guided tour made up of riddles and enigmas. By answering our questions you can access the different steps of the tour, thus having the opportunity to discover stories, historical and artistic aspects of the fortress that was an icon of the Federician empire. Will you be able to know the anecdotes related to the life of Frederick II of Swabia and his court? You just need a pen and paper and you're ready to enter the game! What are you waiting for? Discover with us the wonders and mysteries of Castel del Monte, comfortably from your sofa at home!
The Path of the Cliffs: Torre Olivieri and the Gruccione Bay
We will walk southwards along the Trani seafront, to reach the path of the Cliffs. Along this rocky coast with high and continuous cliffs overlooking the sea, far from the city, it will be possible to admire the colorful bee-eater, and listen to its unmistakable "crane-crane" sound. It is a migratory bird with a wingspan of about half a meter, which overwinters in tropical Africa and reaches our territory at the end of spring, to nest along the sandy walls. After reaching a shady pine forest on the sea, fascinating spontaneous orchids will sprout, these deceptive plants that with their strange shapes and colors always manage to attract, in addition to insects, nature and photography enthusiasts. The route will end in Torre Olivieri, a lookout tower located on the coast, in the Lama Paterna, an erosive furrow typical of the Apulian landscape, which conveys the meteoric waters from the karst plateau of the Murge towards the Adriatic Sea.
The Dolmen La Chianca and the Santa Croce Caves: Bisceglie Exploration
1) From the ancient Posta Santa Croce walking along the transhumance routes in Puglia. We will start from Dolmen La Chianca, a prehistoric megalithic tomb from the Bronze Age. Crossing one of the typical blades of this territory we will reach a vast complex of karst origin characterized by the presence of caves where in 1955 a femur belonging to an adult individual of Homo sapiens neandertalensis was found. 2) Along the sea with a fantastic coastline full of sea caves that they were inhabited since the Neolithic, as attested by the materials found by Majellaro and Prelorenzo. We will discover the Caves of Ripalta. Along this stretch of the Via Francigena you can also admire the typical Apulian rural landscape with its dry stone walls, haystacks and small houses. We will continue on a short stretch through a fantastic meadow of spontaneous orchids and we will be able to reach Cala Pantano, a small inlet created by the blades, erosive furrows typical of the Apulian landscape.
Wonderful Bari Self-Guided Audio Tour
With its beautiful old town, vibrant traditional harbour and Italy’s best beaches nearby, the port city of Bari is well worth a visit. Add a booming local food scene and you won't want to leave. Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this amazing city. To discover this fascinating city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking. You will learn about the growth of this city as a significant trading port, the tragedy of mustard gas cover-up, its different rulers and nobles, as well as other interesting figures such as the legendary Spartacus and Bari's world-renowned patron saint, St. Nicholas. The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Please note that this tour is only available in English.
Visit Bari: private walking tour in the Old Town with focaccia tasting
Guided walking tour in the heart of the historic center of Bari. Discover the wonderful churches, the castle on the sea, the ancient village, the craft shops and the longest promenade in Italy. Live the experience as a true citizen of Bari and stroll in the "via delle Orecchiette" where the old desserts make pasta by hand according to the Apulian tradition. Visit the ancient oven located in a deconsecrated church, a 13th century Byzantine chapel and taste the best focaccia in town. You can add a lunch as a guest at the home of one of the pasta makers with only € 15 difference. Lunch includes first and second courses, water, wine, sweets and coffee.
Bari Bike Rental
• Discover the wonderful cities of the Apulia region on an alternative way • Ride in complete freedom and indipendence by choosing the bike that suits you best • Plan your route from town to town, by the seaside or countryside • Let us suggest you places and events that could not be missed
The path of flavor, nature and typical Apulian products
Immersed in uncontaminated nature among centuries-old olive trees and Mediterranean scrub, we offer you taste itineraries among typical local products accompanied by an excellent wine.
EVOO at the Mill
The tour includes a visit to the oil mill, during which the stages of the production process of our quality oils will be illustrated: from olive to oil. We will introduce you to the tasting of the whole range of our ESSENZA and AROMATIC oils, proposed in combination with typical products of our territory.
Visit of Cisternino and tasting
Cisternino is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Our walk will allow us to learn about the architecture of the village, protected by walls surrounded by defensive towers. We will visit the various districts where the ancient village is divided and the Church of St. Nicholas. Finally we will end our tour with a tasting of extra virgin olive oil.
Walking tour Trani
⇒ THIS TOUR IS FOR people who love culture and art and who want to discover the most important and representative monuments of Puglia while enjoying a leisurely walk. Trani is part of the “citta’ slow” network and has been named a city that favours a slower paced life. ⇒ HIGHLIGHTS: You will meet with the tour guide in Piazza Manfredi and visit the Swabian Castle (exterior), interior and exterior tour of the Romanesque Cathedral and then continue towards the medieval Jewish quarter, Giudecca, where there are still two synagogues. We will also visit the interior of the Synagogue and end the visit with a tasting of flavored extra vergin olive oils.
The mysterious "Castel del Monte" (outside tour guide)
The option 2 includes only a tour guide outside the castle in an analysis not only historic of this but also of the surrounding area. In the option 1 with taste, in addition to the tour guide outside the castle, there will be also a visit to a vineyard of the area (5 km from the castle) where you will try the wine made by those grapes as well as some local products such as the "burrata" and the "taralli".
Walking tour of Bari *private tour*
Capital of Puglia, Bari boasts the presence of the Basilica of San Nicola, an important example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. This church is included amongst the most important places of worship in the world, where Catholic and Orthodox worship blend together. You will visit the old town (including the fish market, both Ferrarese and Mercantile squares, the Ancient wall "la Muraglia", the Basilica of Saint Nicholaus, the Cathedral, the Norman-Swabian Castle and walk down the alleys up to the "pasta" street"). It's possible to personalize this tour by sending us a request or choosing a different meeting point in Bari.
The magic of "Bari Vecchia"
With this tour you will visit the most significant places of the old town through evocative landscapes, history, culture and legends. We will stop at the Cathedral and the "Basilica of San Nicolas". Finally we will pass by a road where some women still make the "orecchiette".
Bari Walking City Tour
• Explore Bari with an experienced local guide on this 2 hours tour. • Little taste delicious italian home made ice cream • Walk along the authentic alleys of the old town and meet the local people and their traditions. • Immerse yourself in the real southern italian atmosphere between culture & folklore • Minimum group of 4 people
Create your own Apulian handmade centerpiece
What we will do: We will welcome you with a dazzling smile; we will make you sit and refresh with some Apulian delicacies; we will tell ourselves something about ourselves; we will ask you about your trip to Puglia, and we will immediately get to work!