Ostuni Private tours

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Ostuni Private Tour

1. Ostuni Private Tour

Ostuni is one of the main tourist destinations of Puglia. Referred to as the "White City", it is famous for the houses painted with white lime in the historical center. Your guided tour of Ostuni will start from Libertà square, here, you will be able to witness the grand palace of the municipality and the baroque column of Sant'Oronzo. Almost 21-meters high, the column was built in local stone by Giuseppe Greco in 1771 as an ex voto, later it was used for protection from famines and epidemics carried out by the saint. In Libertà Square you will get to visit the archaeological excavations of the ancient walls and the defensive tower before taking a stroll down Cattedrale street. Notice the abundance of local craft shops, commercial activities and typical local food produce. You will then reach the cathedral dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta built in the fifteenth century. The façade is characterized by three elegant ogival portals and a large rose window of 24 rays. Marvel at the interior, a Latin cross with three naves on columns. Following the tour you will continue along the Aragonese walls where you can admire beautiful landscape views of the Valle d'Itria until you reach the Porta Nova gate, one of the ancient gates famous in this town.

Ostuni: Walking Tour

2. Ostuni: Walking Tour

Ostuni is known as the white city because of the color of its whitewashed buildings. The city is a must-see for those traveling in Puglia and visiting it with a local guide is the best way to discover its history and its characteristics. Your guide will accompany you through the streets of the old town and will explain why it is customary to paint the houses white. From here you will have the opportunity to admire glimpses of the fascinating landscapes, where the white of the buildings meets the blue of the sea. The crystalline sea has received the recognition of the blue flag for 14 consecutive years, making Ostuni one of the most famous and visited cities in Puglia. To conclude your tour, reach the highest point by the Cathedral of Santa Maria of the Assumption.

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What people are saying about Ostuni

Our guide, Floriana, was lovely. She arrived the the meeting point on time. We loved having a local person give us our tour. She was passionale and. Dry well informed about Ostuni. The tour gave us some good history and views from different points in the city.

It was both an educational and fun experience. GIUSY, our guide is a competent person, never boring, and with a great love for her territory and for her work that allows her to bring others closer to the beauty of the places that she understands and lives.

It was amazing, well worth it, our guide was super knowledgeable and extremely pleasant answering every of the 10000 questions we had

Spectacular Lucia Guide! Beautiful tour! Super recommended

beautiful little town. great history. worth the visit.