Embark on a fascinating two-hour walking tour of Bari’s highlights. Explore the vibrant Ex Mercato del pesce and immerse yourself in the bustling Piazza Mercantile. Witness the magnificent Basilica San Nicola and the awe-inspiring Basilica Cattedrale Metropolitana Primaziale San Sabino. Discover the hidden gem of Chiesa di San Marco dei Veneziani and explore the medieval Castello Svevo di Bari. Pass through the ancient Arco Basso and stroll along the lively Corso Vittorio Emanuele II. Finally, enjoy the breathtaking views at Lungomare Araldo di Crollalanza. Experience the rich history and charm of Bari. Become familiar with its history, culture and development throughout history while enjoying unique sites.

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  • Explore Bari's vibrant heart: Ex Mercato & Piazza Mercantile.
  • Marvel at Basilicas San Nicola & San Sabino.
  • Uncover history: Castello Svevo & bustling Corso Vittorio.


  • Professional local tour guide


  • Admission fee to Castello Svevo di Bari: 9 EUR

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Ex Mercato del pesce

    Formerly a bustling fish market, this historic site now stands as a testament to Bari's maritime heritage. It showcases the city's vibrant market culture and offers a glimpse into its rich history as a trading hub. (Outside visit)

  • 2

    Piazza Mercantile

    This lively square serves as the heart of Bari's old town. Surrounded by medieval buildings and narrow alleyways, it exudes a charming atmosphere. The square has been a central meeting point for locals and visitors alike for centuries and is a hub of activity.

  • 3

    Basilica San Nicola

    A magnificent church dedicated to Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of Bari. This impressive Romanesque-style basilica houses the relics of Saint Nicholas and attracts pilgrims from around the world. It is a significant religious and cultural landmark in Bari. (Outside visit)

  • 4

    Basilica Cattedrale Metropolitana Primaziale San Sabino

    The main cathedral of Bari, dedicated to Saint Sabinus. With its stunning architecture and intricate details, this cathedral showcases a blend of Romanesque, Gothic, and Byzantine influences. It stands as a symbol of Bari's religious heritage and is a place of worship and reflection. (Outside visit)

  • 5

    Chiesa di San Marco dei Veneziani

    A beautiful church with Venetian origins, it is adorned with intricate artwork and architectural details. This hidden gem offers a peaceful and serene atmosphere for visitors to admire and appreciate. (Outside visit)

  • 6

    Castello Svevo di Bari

    Also known as the Swabian Castle, it is a medieval fortress that overlooks the city and the Adriatic Sea. This imposing structure has played a crucial role in Bari's history and served as a defensive stronghold. Today, it hosts exhibitions and cultural events, offering a glimpse into the city's past.

  • 7

    Arco Basso

    This ancient arch is a remnant of Bari's historic walls. It marks the entrance to the old town and serves as a visual reminder of the city's historical boundaries.

  • 8

    Corso Vittorio Emanuele II

    A vibrant street in the heart of Bari, lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants. It is a popular destination for locals and visitors to stroll, shop, and indulge in the local cuisine. The street embodies the city's lively atmosphere and showcases the modern side of Bari.

  • 9

    Lungomare Araldo di Crollalanza

    Bari's picturesque waterfront promenade, offering stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. It is a perfect spot for a leisurely stroll, taking in the fresh sea breeze and enjoying the charming scenery.

Meeting Point

In front of Ex Mercato del pesce
(piazza 70122, Piazza del Ferrarese, 13, 70122 Bari BA, Italy) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.