Private Tour Castro (Puglia), Great View On The Sea - Lecce

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Meeting point with the guide at 10 am (on specific request we can modify the start time)
  • Departure Details :
    Meeting point with the guide: Piazza Armando Perotti (Outside the ticket office Castle)
    GPS coordinates: 40.005671, 18.427363
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

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)

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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

Inclusions

Local guide

Professional guide

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

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