Begin your trip by landing in Bari Airport where you will be picked up and driven to your hotel in the city centre. You will have time to unwind in your stunning hotel before beginning your journey in Puglia.
That afternoon, you will meet your local guide and discover Bari. Bari will immediately fascinate you with its breathtaking seaside promenade, the ancient Old Town centre, and the historic Teatro Petruzzelli.
In Bari you will also see the Basilica of St Nicholas, the saint who is believed to be the model for Santa Claus, making this an exciting afternoon for both children and adults!
A private guided visit of the city will let you discover the main historical buildings and the famous Via delle Orecchiette (Orecciette Street). Here, many women are experts at preparing handmade pasta and do so everyday, making it quite the scene to admire. You can also get the chance to buy some which could be the best pasta you will ever try.
To draw your day to a close, you will enjoy street food dinner with the locals. Through this, you are able to talk to locals about their everyday lives, as well as learn about Bari’s interesting history all while trying their delicious food.
The iH Hotel Bari Oriente, in Bari.
The iH Hotels Bari Oriente is a 4-star hotel located in the heart of Bari, at the Murat district, a few steps from the historical Petruzzelli Theater. An elegant Liberty-style hotel a few steps from the city centre, it is housed in a majestic building from 1900.
The Palazzo Marroccoli’s Art Nouveau style is found in every detail both inside the hall and in the rooms. The roof garden on the sixth floor of the hotel, in the warm season from May to September, offers an enchanting view of the city and the dome of the famous Theater.
A stone’s throw from the sea and the main monuments, it is perfect for families, for leisure and business travelers. The iH Hotels Bari Oriente is an excellent building with design furniture, perfect for a stay in Bari to discover its extraordinary cultural and gastronomic beauties that make it one of the most interesting cities of the whole south Italy.