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Free Walking Tour of Bari
Activities in Bari

Free Walking Tour of Bari

  • Free
  • English English
  • 1 hour

Lose yourself in Bari's picturesque Medieval streets and immerse yourself in its legendary history on this free walking tour of the southern Italian city.

Free Walking Tour of Bari

Having met your guide at the archaeological excavations in Piazza del Ferrarese at your selected time, you'll begin your free walking tour of Bari's most emblematic monuments and landmarks.

Begin with an introduction to the history of the Piazza del Ferrarese while you admire the elegant architecture of the buildings surrounding you. You'll then stroll onwards to another of Bari's most important city squares: the beautiful Piazza Mercantile, which marks the entrance to the historic centre of the city, known as "Barivecchia".

Exploring the golden stone streets of the old town, you'll reach Bari Cathedral, the oldest church in the city. As you take in the impressive white façade of the Romanesque style temple, your guide will reveal its best kept secrets!

The next stop on your free tour of Bari will be at the Basilica di San Nicola... does it have any relation to St Nicholas, i.e. Father Christmas? Having heard all about the history of this famous Italian church, you'll visit a local bakery to indulge in Bari's exquisite cuisine.

As you wander through the streets, you'll doubtless be captivated by the mouth-watering smells of pasta and foccaccia that linger around the city. Your free walking tour will then come to an end after the perfect introduction to Bari, leaving you free to find the source of those delicious aromas!

Important information

It is not possible to book this tour for groups of more than 6 people. If you're in a larger group, we recommend booking our Private Tour of Bari.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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1 hour.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.


English and Spanish speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (10:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).


Meeting point

Piazza del Ferrarese 1.


If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.