Discover Puglia in nine days, starting from Bari, Trani, Castel del Monte, Alberobello, Matera, Locorotondo, Ostuni, Otranto, Lecce, Gallipoli, Martina Franca, and Polignano a Mare.
Puglia | Group Travel | 4 stars | Max. 15 people | 9 days
Escorted tour of Apulia of 9 days, starting from Bari and visiting Trani, Castel del Monte, Alberobello, Matera, Locorotondo, Ostuni, Otranto, Lecce, Gallipoli, Martina Franca, and Polignano a Mare. A journey through the history and beauty of Apulia, with visits to castles, medieval towns, trulli, masserie, and the coastline overlooking the sea.
You will be in Bari on the first day for a city tour and then visit Trani, Castel del Monte, and Alberobello in the following days. Matera is the destination for the third day. The journey continues with visits to Locorotondo, Ostuni, and a transfer to Lecce. The fifth day includes a tour of Lecce, followed by a visit to Otranto and dinner at “Masseria le Stanzie.” The sixth day is dedicated to Gallipoli, while the seventh day includes a visit to Martina Franca and lunch at Masseria Zona Fasano before returning to Bari. The eighth day will be an excursion to Monopoli and Polignano a Mare. Finally, the ninth day will conclude in Bari.
Join our Small group Escorted Tour to discovery the Apulia region
Welcome to a fascinating nine-day journey to discover the wonders of Puglia, an enchanting region located in the heart of southern Italy. This tour will take you through an extraordinary itinerary, offering a unique experience rich in culture, history, art, gastronomy, and breathtaking natural beauty.
Our journey begins in Bari, the capital of Puglia, where we will explore winding streets and uncover hidden stories. From here, we will venture to Trani, known as the “Pearl of Puglia,” to admire its medieval cathedral and discover the grandeur of Castel del Monte, a one-of-a-kind castle in the world. Next, we will immerse ourselves in the fairytale atmosphere of Alberobello, the “Trulli town,” where we will spend the night in an authentic trullo.
Our journey will then lead us to Matera, awarded the title of European Capital of Culture in 2019, with its ancient cave dwellings and fascinating history. We will continue through the picturesque villages of Locorotondo and Ostuni, renowned for their baroque architecture and enchanting landscapes.
We will then head to Otranto, a city rich in history and culture, where we will visit the Cathedral with the relics of martyrs. Subsequently, we will explore the city of Lecce, known as the “Florence of the South” for its extraordinary baroque style.
We will travel up the Salento coast to Gallipoli, a cosmopolitan tourist destination with beautiful beaches and a vibrant nightlife. Finally, we will journey through the picturesque Apulian countryside to Martina Franca, where we will explore its charming historic center.
We will conclude our tour in Polignano a Mare, a splendid coastal town perched on a cliff overlooking the sea, before returning to Bari, the city where we began this adventure. Puglia will welcome you with its rich culture, delightful cuisine, and breathtaking landscapes. Are you ready to embark on this extraordinary adventure in beautiful Puglia?
Included in the price
Transportation by deluxe coach
Tour escort Professional guide for Bari, Matera, and Lecce
8 nights in 4-star hotels in Bari, Alberobello (Trullo), and Lecce
Meals: 1 lunch at a farmhouse, 1 dinner at a farmhouse, 4 dinners at the hotel
Not included in the price
Beverages during meals
Free cancellation up to 15 working days before departure. For cancellations from 14 to 4 days before arrival, a penalty equal to 50% of the total amount will be charged. For cancellations beyond this time limit, after the arrival dates, the total amount will be charged.
Apulia Escorted Tour – 9 days – Important
Check in at the hotel is at 2/3:00pm, in case of early arrival, you can leave luggage at the hotel.
Sorry! This tour package is not available for those using a wheelchair
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