Guides Brindisi

Brindisi, guided walking tours with local guides

Brindisi for its port is an important commercial center and has an episcopal seat right from antiquity. Today it is the major departure point for ferries heading to Greece and the Balkans. Do not miss a visit to the Cathedral of Brindisi, the most significant monument of the city which was originally built in the twelfth century; Castello Forte Mare (also known as Red Castle or Castle Alfonsino) at the Castello a Terra (known as Castello Svevo). In Brindisi it is one of the two columns that the Romans placed at the end of the Via Appia. Two columns (one of which still remains above the port) were erected to identify Brundisium as the end of the Appian Way, a road which had been built to facilitate the movement of goods and troops. And the other? It was donated in the sixteenth century to the city of Lecce.

The Church of Santa Maria del Casale is situated in the area of Casale (near Brindisi airport ) dating back to the fourteenth century. This church is characterized all external to the elegance and the alternate on the walls of ashlar carparo golden and gray sandstone.

Duration: 2,5 hrs Entrance Fee: on request. Meeting point: Piazzale Via Spalato Other languages: Italian, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian.