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Guide to visiting Barletta


Although  it is often underestimated form a touristic point of view, Barletta is a very nice town, rich in art and with many interesting things to see: the castle is maybe the most beautiful renaissance castle of the south Italy; the colossus a gigantic bronze statue of a Byzantine Emperor unique in the world, where  the picture gallery shows the masterpieces of Giuseppe De Nittis a great impressionist painter born in Barletta in the XIX century who became famous in Paris . Moreover Barletta is a perfect starting point for your tour of Apulia because it is almost in the middle between Gargano and Terra di Bari so if you stay in a Hotel in Barletta will be easy to reach many interesting place as San Giovanni Rotondo and Castel del Monte. Don’t forget that Barletta has accostumed to the  night life.

Guide service

The visit of Barletta requires an half day guide service.

Please contact Mr. Giampaolo Nanula 0039 333 2637942

Half day itinerary

We will start at Corso Vittorio Emanuele where we can admire the Church of Santo Sepolcro and the famous Colossus of Barletta so called Eraclio. We will carry on to Nazareth Street to reach the Monte di Pietà church, and consequently the Church of Andrea (the most ancient in the city) and the great city cathedral of Santa Maria. Finally we will spend some time to visit the huge Castle of Barletta.
In this itinerary is required the payment of ticket of the Castle. For the fees let’s have a look below.


Opening of the main monuments and fees

Castle of Barletta

Opening hours: times 9.00-18.15. Monday closed
Price: full € 6.00 reduced € 3.00 € 6-25 years or over 65 or groups with at least 25 people. Cumulative ticket with Pinacoteca De Nittis full € 8.00, reduced € 4.00
Note: They are entitled to entry with a reduced ticket - Visitors between the ages of 6 and 25 - Visitors with more than 65 years - Students of artistic faculties - Groups with at least 25 paying people They are entitled to entry with free ticket - Italian citizens who, for cultural exchanges, reasons of study, office or special tasks need to visit cultural heritage. - Handicapped people and their family member or other companion. - Delegations of guests of the Municipal Administration. - Guides and accompany tourist and school - Minors up to the age of 6 (accompanied by adults) Admission with free ticket for all: - The first Sunday of each month. - For initiatives and special events to promote cultural heritage, both nationally and locally, made known through the website of the City of Barletta. It is possible to buy a cumulative ticket for the Castello della Sfida Castle and Palazzo della Marra € 8.00 whole € 4.00 reduced - Disabled people and a family member or other companion. - Delegations of guests Municipal Administration. - Guides and accompanying tourist and school - Minors up to the age of 6 years of age (accompanied by adults) Admission with free ticket for all: - On the first Sunday of each month. - For special activities and events for the promotion of cultural heritage, both locally and nationally, made known through the Barletta city's web site. E 'can buy a combined ticket of Castle Winery of the Challenge, and Palazzo della Marra € 8.00 full € 4.00 reduced

Cantina della Disfida

Opening hours: 9.00-13.00 19.00-19.00
Price: free admission

Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis - Giuseppe De Nittis Art Gallery

Opening hours: times 9.00-18.15 Monday closed
Price: (Italiano) full € 4.00 reduced € 2.00 6-25 years or over 65 or groups with at least 25 pax cumulative with the castle € 8.00 whole, € 4.00 discount

Cathedral of Barletta

Opening hours: morning 9.00am - 12.00pm 4.00pm - 8.00pm
Price: free admission

Parco archeologico di Canne della Battaglia

The ancient city of Canne is very famous because near it in the year 216 BC it  a famous was fought  where the Roman army was defeated by the Carthaginian army lead  by the famous General Hannibal. Today In this archeological site  is possibile to see the remains of a medieval castle and a roman city with its Basilica; but unfortunately there are not findings of the Battle of Canne.

Opening hours: Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9.30 to 17.30; and all Sundays always from 9.30 to 17.30 except the second Sunday of the month in which it is closed but is open on Wednesdays always from 9.30 to 17.30
Price: free admission

Bus Parking

There is almost always parking for coaches in an open space behind the castle.


Public toilets inside the castle gardens

Le informazioni contenute in questa pagina sono aggiornate al 27/01/2018