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February 21st

International Tourist Guide Day

 

The International Tourist Guide Day was first held in 1990 by the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) and it is promoted in Italy by the National Association of Tourist Guides (ANGT).

Every February 21st, the tour guides of all the Italian regions offer free guided tours to make their activity better known to the public and to underline their important role in promoting correctly the cultural, historic and artistic heritage of their area.

 

2016

February 21st

 

"Bari, i quartieri storici" - Isidora Soleti - 09.45

"Bari, Basilica di San Nicola" - Sonia Capriati - 16.00

"Alberobello" - Giusy Capotorto - 10.00

"San Giovanni Rotondo" - Valentina and Giuseppina Latiano - 15.00

"Foggia" - Maria Guglielmi - 16.30

"Taranto, Museo MArTA" - Elisa Amati - 11.00

"Brindisi, Chiesa di Santa Maria del Casale" - Antonella Conte - 12.30

"Minervino di Lecce and Specchia Gallone" - Antonella Destro - 09.15

"Sternatia" - Daniela Bacca - 16.00

 

2015

February 21st

 

"Bari, Basilica di San Nicola" - Sonia Capriati - 16.00

"Bari, Cattedrale di San Sabino" - Simona Cardone - 09.15

"Alberobello" - Giusy Capotorto - 10.00 (Largo Martellotta)

"San Giovanni Rotondo" - Valentina and Giuseppina Latiano - 09.30 (Sagrato Nuova Chiesa)

"Foggia" - Maria Guglielmi - 16.30 (Palazzo della Provincia)

"Brindisi, Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro" - Antonella Conte - 10.00

"Otranto" - Antonella Destro - 09.30 (Porta Terra)

"Lecce, un carnevale di pietra" - Daniela Bacca - 16.00 (Porta Napoli)

 

2014

 

February 15th. "Bari, Basilica di San Nicola" - Sonia Capriati - 16.00

February 16th. "Lecce, piazzetta S. Chiara e piazza S. Oronzo" - Daniela Bacca - 16.00

February 18th. "Alberobello" - Giusy Capotorto - 10.00

February 22nd. "San Giovanni Rotondo" - Giuseppina e Valentina Latiano - 9.30

                             "Foggia" - Maria Guglielmi - 16.30

February 23rd. "Brindisi. San Giovanni al Sepolcro" - Antonella Conte - 10.00

 

2013

 

February 16th. "Alberobello". Meeting point in Via Indipendenza, by the restaurant Terminal, with Giusy Capotorto at 09.00 am (09.00-11.00);

"Ceglie Messapica". Meeting point in Piazza Plebiscito with Antonio Santoro at 15.30 (15.30-18.00);

"Lecce, the Monumental Cemetery". Meeting point at the entrance to the cemetery with Daniela Bacca at 09.00 am (09.00-11.00).

February 17th. "Minervino di Lecce. Dolmen Li Scusi". Meeting point by the dolmen with Antonella Destro at 10.00 am (10.00-12.00).

February 23rd. "Bari, the Basilica of Saint Nicholas". Meeting point at the basilica (by the Portico del Pellegrino) with Sonia Capriati at 16.00 (16.00-18.00).

February 24th. "San Giovanni Rotondo". Meeting point by the new church with Valentina and Giuseppina Latiano at 10.00 am (10.00-12.00);

"Lecce, Santa Chiara and Sant'Oronzo squares". Meeting point in via Augusto Imperatore, by the restaurant Rivoli, with Paolo Maniglio at 09.00 am (09.00-12.00).

 

2012

 

February 18th. The Association of Tour Guides in Puglia offers this year 5 free guided tours: San Giovanni Rotondo (meeting point by the new church with Valentina e Giuseppina Latiano), Ceglie Messapica (meeting point at Piazza Plebiscito with Antonio Santoro), Taranto (meeting point by the Doric columns with Elisa Amati), Alberobello (meeting point in Via Indipendenza by the restaurant Terminal with Giusy Capotorto). The walking tours start at 10.00 am.

February 19th. Free guided tour of Lecce (meeting point by the column of Saint Oronzo at 10.00 am with Daniela Bacca).

 

2011

 

February 21st. The Association of Tour Guides in Puglia offers a free guided tour of Otranto. Meeting point at Piazza Castello at 9.00 am with Antonella Destro.

 

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