Activities and tours

workshops and interactive tours in the towns of Sammichele di Bari, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Turi, Gioia del Colle and Casamassima


FASCINATION AND MYSTERY: CASTLES AND NOBLE PALACES

BUILDING KINGDOMS
The Real and the Virtual

Sammichele di Bari
Caracciolo Castle

Workshop
Primary and middle school
(also for deaf persons)
Duration: 2 h
€5.50 per student
Through a videogame based on the layout of the body, we enjoy the captivating experience of learning firsthand about the main techniques used in building castles.

Interactive tour
Duration: 2 h
€3 per student
Puglia is a treasure chest of history, legend, theater and stage, with castles and noble palaces, the keepers of mysteries, secrets and curiosities that have characterized even the smallest historic center in Puglia for centuries.

  • Il Palazzo Marchesale di Turi;
  • Il Palazzo de’ Mari di Acquaviva delle Fonti;
  • Il Castello Caracciolo di Sammichele di Bari;
  • Il Castello Normanno Svevo di Gioia del Colle;
  • Il Palazzo Ducale ed il Complesso monumentale Monacelle di Casamassima.

FAITH AND SACRED ART

THE TOUCH OF MUSIC
A sensorial journey into the world of music 
(also for blind and visually impaired persons)

Acquaviva delle Fonti
Palazzo de Mari

Workshop
Primary school, middle school (suitable also for the blind and visually impaired)
Duration: 2 h
€5.50 per student
A special interactive tactile wall takes us on a journey of the senses, movement and expression in the world of music.

Interactive tour
Duration: 2 h
€3 per student
Architecture and sacred art, one of the main attractions of Puglia. The Apulian landscapes and historical centers have taken shape over the centuries around religious structures, similar to each other and yet each equally original and individual.

RURAL LANDSCAPE

App-Rehending the Peucetia Ecomuseum
(also for the blind and visually impaired)

Turi
Sant’Oronzo Cave

Workshop
Primary school, middle school (suitable also for the blind and visually impaired)
Duration: 2 h
€5.50 per student
Sant’Oronzo Cave and its karst environment will be the focus of this activity, which will take place inside the cave, i.e. learning by seeing and touching samples of rocks and their main characteristics.

Interactive tour
Duration: 2 h
€3 per student
The rural landscape of Bari, closely linked to the area’s geomorphology, is characterized by an extensive rocky terrain descending toward the sea, which characterize the “Bari Basin” through a series of terraces with karst furrows.

TRACES OF ARCHEOLOGY

IN TOUCH WITH ARCHEOLOGY

Gioia del Colle
Swabian Castle

Workshop

Second half of primary school, middle and high schools
(also for blind, visually impaired and deaf persons)
Duration: 2 h
€5.50 per student
Through the sense of touch we observe, investigate and handle 3D reconstructions of the archeological artifacts at the Swabian Castle.

Interactive tour
Duration: 2 h
€3 per student
Puglia’s attractiveness comes from its history. Just stroll through the historic centers of Puglia, take a delightful walk in the countryside, or simply observe landscapes to review the scenes of a past life.

FLAVORS AND AROMAS OF RURAL TRADITION

STIMULATE THE SENSES TO LOCAL FOOD WITH THE SENSORIAL TASTE BOX
(also for blind, visually impaired and deaf persons)

Casamassima
Palazzo Monacelle

Workshop
Primary and middle school
Duration: 2 h
€5.50 per student
A special sensorial box allows us to explore the main crops and products of the Casamassima area in a pleasant way.

Interactive tour
Duration: 2 h
€3 per student
If we talk about Puglia we talk about the typical ancient flavors that are still present. Each area is proud of the special products that over time have helped to give these places their identity.