Walking Tour Galatina, Outstanding, Mind-blowing Giottesque Frescoes In Puglia - Lecce
OverviewHighlights: Discover the Basilica of Santa Caterina, a treasury in the very heart of Galatina Walk in the streets of the historic center, a Jewel of Salento Compact , calm and beautiful town
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Located 20 km south of Lecce, Galatina unveils an artistic splendor started in the fourteenth century with the Orsini del Balzo family. The tour will lead to the discovery of real jewels, starting with the Basilica of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, a treasure chest that houses magnificent frescoes commissioned by Princess Maria d'Enghien who in the fifteenth century called the best artists of Naples to realize valuable painting cycles comparable to those of Assisi.The Basilica blends more architectural styles, from Romanesque to Gothic, from Norman to Byzantine and also includes an elegant cloister with eighteenth-century frescoes, the museum with an arabesque ceiling and a room dedicated to relics and votive offerings.
After admiring the Basilica, the tour continues with the church of Saints Peter and Paul, the Orsini palace and the pretty old town.
Inclusions for Walking Tour Galatina, Outstanding, Mind-blowing Giottesque Frescoes In Puglia
- Professional guide
- Local guide
Exclusions for Walking Tour Galatina, Outstanding, Mind-blowing Giottesque Frescoes In Puglia
- Food and drinks
- Transportation to/from attractions
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.