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Guided Walking Tour of Bari with Focaccia Bread Tasting

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Take part in this walking tour of Bari, you’ll visit the old city centre, see Barese women making homemade pasta- orecchiette, and taste the local focaccia bread.

This is a guided tour that allows you to experience the beauty of the area and traditions that characterize the capital of Puglia, from food and wine to popular folklore.

You will visit the magnificent Basilica dedicated to St. Nicholas, you’ll walk through the narrow alleysoverlooking the sea, and you’ll witness Barese women making homemade orecchiette and other typical recipes of the area.

Tour di Bari Vecchia guidato con degustazione

The Walking Tour of Bari

On this walking tour of Bari, you will discover the oldest part of the city, or Bari Vecchia, where the Swabian Castle is also located.

With the charm of a port city, Bari overlooks the Adriatic Sea of Puglia, and its promenade is said to be the largest in Italy.

Walking tour of Bari
Orecchiette pasta

The tour departs from the Castle, an imposing fortress that stands on the edge of the old city and symbolizes the city of Bari. From there, you and your guide will branch off between the various alleys overlooking the sea.

You’ll then reach the Basilica of St. Nicholas, one of the most significant examples of Pugliese Romanesque architecture and a notorious pilgrimage destination. Last, but not least, you’ll see Bari’s Cathedral dedicated to St. Sabina.

During this tour, you’ll surely get a glimpse of the authentic Bari and also have the unique experience of watching local women prepare dough for the classic orecchiette pasta. Finally, you’ll be able to taste the local focaccia bread with fresh tomatoes and Bari’s olives.

Tour di Bari Vecchia con guida

Useful info on this walking tour of Bari

The walking tour of Bari Vecchia is available for at least two people every day, except August 15, December 25 and January 1. In July and August the excursion is only available from Monday through Saturday.

The tour departs from the Swabian Castle (Castello Svevo), in the old city centre, at 10:00 am and takes approximately 2 hours. At the Castle you’ll meet with your guide and the other passengers of the tour.

The tour must be booked at least 48 hours before the departure.



€ 35.00/person with English-speaking guide

€45.00 with Spanish-speaking guide

Under 14: free

*The price includes the walking tour with expert guide and the focaccia bread tasting

Book Your Tour

Walking tour di Bari Vecchia con guida turisticaTo book this walking tour of Bari and discover the local folklore and traditions, fill out the form below to check availability for your specific date. The Dooid Booking Office will forward your request to the organizing tour operator and will manage the booking for you every step of the way.

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Copyright photos: Tour Sharing Puglia; Recipes Bimbi (focaccia)