Discovering the city saved by the Virgin
Monopoli was maybe founded by the hero Minosse. Was really important for its military port and have a Messapian past. Was conquered by Venice. Full of churches and archeological evidences, is one of the most important cities between Brindisi and Bari.
The tour start in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, the "new" part of the city and follows the old historical center of Monopoli: St. Francesco Church, the Castle Charles V, the Spanish military quarter, the bastion, the walls, the nice port, the baroque Palmieri Palace, the Cathedral, St. Therese Church.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The meeting point will be in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, under the statue. You can recognize me by the blue card of tourist guide. I will hold a paper with your name on.
End location: The tour starts and ends in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele
Duration: 2 hours
This is a walking tour and the meeting point is Monopoli. If you need a car, I can provide transports for you.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 EUR - If you want to drink a coffee or to eat an ice cream