Experience the enchantment of Altamura, a medieval town steeped in history and architectural marvels. Step back in time as you enter the historical center through the ancient gates and marvel at the breathtaking churches of St. Blaise, St. Nicholas, Greek Church, and the Cathedral of Altamura, the only church built by Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen in the Middle Ages. Immerse yourself in the charm of the old town as you wander through its picturesque squares and meander down its narrow streets, catching whiffs of freshly baked bread and focaccia from traditional wood-burning ovens. This 120-minute walking tour is an immersive experience that allows you to soak in the essence of Altamura's rich heritage and embrace the unique spirit of this captivating town. Get ready for a journey that will transport you to a bygone era and leave you with memories to cherish.
Explore the architectural beauties of the churches
Enjoy a lovely walk through the typical squares
Immerse yourself in the charming streets of the old town
Experience the aroma of freshly baked bread and focaccia
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Indulge in the rich history and captivating charm of the medieval town of Altamura with the Altamura Walking Tour. This immersive experience takes you on a journey through the Holy Roman Empire, allowing you to explore the architectural marvels of St. Blaise, St. Nicholas, Greek Church, and the Cathedral of Altamura. As you step into the historical center through ancient gates, you'll be transported back in time, marveling at the only church built by Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen in the Middle Ages.
What to Expect?
During this 120-minute tour, get ready to be enchanted by the hidden gems of Altamura. Immerse yourself in the intriguing history of the town as you stroll through its picturesque squares and wander along the quaint streets. The alluring aroma of freshly baked bread and focaccia will guide you to the ancient wood-burning ovens, where the traditional culinary art is still alive today.
Who Is This For?
The Altamura Walking Tour caters to history enthusiasts, architecture aficionados, and curious travelers seeking to delve into the medieval past of Altamura. Whether you're a solo explorer, a couple looking for an intimate experience, or a group of friends eager to learn and create memories together, this tour promises an enriching adventure for everyone. Open to all age groups, the tour invites anyone with a love for history and a desire to uncover hidden treasures.
Why Book This?
Embarking on the Altamura Walking Tour promises a truly unique and enriching experience. Delve into the Holy Roman Empire's legacy as you witness the exceptional beauty of Altamura's churches, created under the patronage of Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen. Traverse the medieval town center and unveil the secrets hidden within its winding streets and charming squares. Immerse yourself in the scents and flavors of the town's culinary heritage, indulging in the warm embrace of freshly baked bread and focaccia. This tour offers an authentic journey back in time, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural tapestry of Altamura.
Good to Know
As you embark on the Altamura Walking Tour, wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for a leisurely stroll through the historical center. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the stunning architecture and picturesque streets. The tour lasts for 120 minutes in total, providing ample time to absorb the town's captivating ambiance and discover its hidden treasures. Prepare to be charmed by Altamura's unique blend of history, architecture, and culinary delights.
Reviews from previous participants highlight the Altamura Walking Tour as a truly enchanting experience. Travelers have praised the knowledgeable guides who bring the history of Altamura to life, making the tour engaging and informative. Visitors have expressed their admiration for the stunning architecture of Altamura's churches, emphasizing their unique historical significance. The tour has received glowing reviews for providing an immersive exploration of Altamura's past and creating lasting memories for all who participate. Discover the magic of Altamura for yourself and join the Altamura Walking Tour today.
Meet your licensed guide at the designated meeting point to begin your Altamura walking tour.
Enter the Historical Center
Enter the historical center of Altamura through one of the ancient gates and immerse yourself in the medieval atmosphere.
Church of St. Blaise
Visit the Church of St. Blaise and admire its beautiful architecture and religious artworks.
Church of St. Nicholas
Explore the Church of St. Nicholas and learn about its historical significance and artistic treasures.
Discover the Greek Church and its unique architectural style, reflecting the town's cultural diversity.
Cathedral of Altamura
Marvel at the Cathedral of Altamura, the only church built by Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen in the Middle Ages.
Explore the Old Town Squares
Wander through the typical squares of the old town, soaking in the charming atmosphere and admiring the surrounding architecture.
Traditional Wood-Burning Ovens
Follow the aroma of freshly baked bread and focaccia as you explore the old town's narrow streets and discover the traditional wood-burning ovens.
Conclude your Altamura walking tour at the designated endpoint.