Walking Tour Of Giovinazzo With An Expert Guide, At The End Of The Tour Tasting
Giovinazzo is a suggestive peculiar city, with a unique and characteristique apulian old town and it ha salso a beautiful turistic port with a lively night life and amazing public beaches and clubs.
According to the legend “Jovis Natio” was founded from the legendary heroe Perseus, Jupiter’s son. Giovinazzo honours these origins standing out among the jewels of the adriatic coast.
We suggest you a guided tour which will give you an overview of the city: from the oldest little street of the old town, to the important cultural and historical heritage of the noble palaces and the
The old town has different point of interest: the old “Arco Traiano”, wanted by the famous Emperor with surrounding walls to protect the city; the “Torrione Aragonese” (know as “U Tammurre” – “The Drum” in local dialect), because of its shape.
walking tour with an expert guide to discover the beauties of Giovinazzo, at the end of the tour there will be a tasting of typical products based the local oil from Giovinazzo.
the tour will last around 2 hours.
The walk won’t be limited in the old town, but it will include the modern part of Giovinazzo, discovering beautiful, sacred and artistic corners
there will beIn the old town:
Santa Maria’s Church of Costantinopoli with Carlo Rosa painting – Illustration of S. Cristoforo, protector of wayfarers and pilgrims, and S. Michele Arcangelo.
S. Andrea’s Church paintings of De Musso brothers and of Carlo Rosa.
Carmine’s Church S. Angelo dei Greci already
Cathedral with Crypt: there are a lot of proofs of the past of the City, inside. The icon of Madonna di Corsignano (byzantine art), the Madonna delle Grazie of Palvisino, the “table of the Saviour” by an anonymous artist of the XV century.
San Giovanni Battista’s Church con annesso ex monastero di suore Benedettine.
Holy Spirit Church from the 1397with the privileged title of “Colleggiata”, you can find inside an icon of new-byzantine art of “Madonna del Buon Soccorso” of the XVI century.
S. Lorenzo’s Church (the smallest one existing).
S. Maria degli Angeli’s Church preserves a picture of the “Eterno Padre” from venetian art of ‘500.
The modern city:
Vittorio Emanuele’ Square with the Tritons’ Fountain S. Domenico’s Church with an annex building which was the Dominican’s convent, with illustrations by De Musso brothers inside and a precious picture of S. Felice in Cattedra by Lorenzo Lotto.
S. Agostino’s Church, majestic neoclassical church with the dome containing the wooden Holy Crucifix of Padri Cappuccini, a Christus Exspirans, having a prominent rib cage where devoted people say there is the picture of the Holy Shroud.
Not to miss is a visit at the Calvary complex.
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Duration: 2 Hours
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