Taranto is called “town of the two seas” and it still preserves many interesting traces of its glorious past that evokes to Magna Grecia’s history: you can still admire the two monumental Doric columns of the Temple of Poseidon of the 6th century before Christ that are the only remaining heritage of the Greek colony of Taras, the prestigious exhibition of antiquity in the National Archaeological Museum, the splendid Romanesque Cathedral of the 11th century dedicated to St. Cataldo with its frescos in Byzantine style and the imposing Aragonese castle built in the 15th century in order to defend the mainland from the attacks of the Turks ( it now hosts the headquarters of the Italian Navy).
Availability: every day
Duration: approx 2 hours
Inclusions: English speaking guide for 2 hours
Min. 1/Max. 45 pax. The affordable Quantity is 1 tour.
Entrance fees are not included (the museum of Taranto is closed on 1st January, 1st May and 25th December)
Cancellation policy: 72 hours before the date