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Shore Excursion from Bari: Alberobello Half-Day Private Tour

Price USD$99.30


Shore Excursion from Bari: Alberobello Half-Day Private Tour
Discover the iconic houses of Puglia on this half-day excursion to Alberobello. Learn about the 15th-century buildings in the Aia Piccola district and visit the neo-classical Basilica Minore. Explore the magical Casa D\'Amore and soak up the atmosphere of the Trulli, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Meet your guide at the cruise port of Bari and depart for a 50-minute drive through the south inland to Alberobello. Along the way you will pass by Trulli houses, with their unique design. In Alberobello the guide will lead you in a walking tour to get to know the small village and the enchanting Trulli with their whitewashed walls and grey pointed roofs, which are the unmistakable symbol of this village.

Learn about the origins of the medieval name \'Alberobello\' and the history of these spectacular examples of vernacular architecture. The “Trulli”, limestone dwellings found in the southern region of Puglia are remarkable examples of drywall (mortar less) construction, a prehistoric building technique still in use in this region. The Trulli are still occupied and, together with the fact that this one of the best preserved and most homogeneous urban areas of this type in Europe, make it unique. It also represents a remarkable survival of prehistoric building techniques.

Before returning to Bari you will have some free time to explore on your own or find the best places to shop with your guide.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Bari port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Discover the iconic houses of Puglia on this half-day excursion to Alberobello. Learn about the 15th-century buildings in the Aia Piccola district and visit the neo-classical Basilica Minore. Explore the magical Casa D\'Amore and soak up the atmosphere of the Trulli, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.