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Private tour Castro (Puglia), great view on the sea

Tour in the village of medieval origin "Castrum Minervae" where Enea probably landed in Italy. We will visit the ancient part (Casciu de susu) and the village on the sea (Casciu de sutta)

per adult from




2 hours


Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Highlights:

    Discover one of the most beautiful villages on the Apulian coast

    Follow the ancient streets of the old town to the sea view

    Explore the ancient Aragonese castle and its museum 

    Tour details:

    The guided tour of Castro begins with the visit of the Mother Church dedicated to the Madonna Annunziata, the church was erected on a Greek temple.

    Of Romanesque design, the interior is characterized by a high altar in Baroque style and numerous paintings such as the Madonna Annunziata, protector of the village.

    Following the tour will continue in the narrow streets of the historic center until you get a suggestive view of the sea and its Aragonese castle, built on the remains of the oldest Byzantine fortress.

    The castle has a rectangular plan with four corner towers. Entering there is a courtyard formerly used to store agricultural products that were marketed, and a large scale, now disappeared, with which you accessed the upper floors. In the courtyard there are also the doors of the rooms on the ground floor.

    Inside you can visit the "Antonio Lazzari" Civic Museum with the permanent archaeological exhibition "Castrum Minervae: between Greeks and Messapi", which allows you to admire the numerous and various finds from recent excavation campaigns in the area of the historic center
  • Departure Point :
    Meeting point with the guide: Piazza Armando Perotti (Outside the ticket office Castle)GPS coordinates: 40.005671, 18.427363
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Gennaro Pignataro

Activity ID: V-32810P43

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