Southern Italy
Location
All the Year
Avaibility
10 days
Period

THE TOUR

Journey through the scents and colors of Puglia and the Salento, one of the most popular areas of Italy ever.

The Salento, which in recent years has experienced a real boom of tourists, offers a sea of dreams, of breathtaking landscapes, historic architecture worthy of note and a great nightlife in the world.

During this tour we will visit some of the landmarks not only in Puglia but throughout the country. Among these is Alberobello with his Trulli, Castellana Caves and Gallipoli.

Including small islands, medieval villages, and Heritage sites, this trip will remain in your heart.

 

VISITED PLACES Castel del monte, Tani, Alberobello, Valle d’Itria , Ostuni, monopoli e grotte castellana, Bari, S.Maria Cerrate, Otranto, Leuca, Gallipoli.
EXPECTED CLIMATE The weather can be very hot in summer and autumns and winters are mild.
DRESS CODE Comfortable shoes, hats and light clothing. The white is all the rage in the Salento.
DISHES TO TASTE
Orecchiette with turnip tops, baking dish of mussels with rice and potatoes.
INCLUDED
To and from the airport transfers
Movements for the various stages
Hotel stays
Guided tours
Half board and tastings
NOT INCLUDED
Beverages
Outward journey to Catania
Return trip from Catania
1

ARRIVAL

Expected arrival at the airport of Bari or Brindisi, depending on the structure chosen, withdrawal rental car (with extra accessory navigator or private driver) and traveling towards the hotel. After accommodation at the hotel you can spend the remainder of the afternoon to relax: the Salento glass of wine, cocktail and dinner at the hotel.
2

CASTEL DEL MONTE , MARTINA FRANCA E TRANI

Breakfast and meet your guide, then departure towards Castel del Monte in Andriawhere you can admire the beautiful building, a UNESCO heritage, which with its uniqueoctagonal shape recalls the Arabic architectural style. Its construction dates back toEmperor Frederick II, in 1240.

Free lunch.

Departure for Martina Franca, considered the most elegant town in Puglia due to itshistoric percent characterized by rococo Salento. On the way back stop in Trani,coastal pearl and cities. I’m going back to the hotel. Dinner.

3

BARI, MONOPOLI E GROTTE DI CASTELLANA

After breakfast meet with the guide and departure for Bari. Visit the Arch of St. Nicholas, the ancient town with the castle and the famous cathedral.
Free lunch.
In the afternoon stop in Monopoli and visit to the Cathedral founded in 1107. The tour will continue in Castellana, where you can see caves created by underground rivers that filter through the chalky soil of the Murgia. Return to hotel and dinner.
4

ALBEROBELLO, VALLE D’ITRIA E OSTUNI

After breakfast at the hotel, departure to Alberobello, the city famous for its trulli district, the characteristic buildings cone that will accompany you along the Itria Valley and up to Locorotondo, a small rural village.
Typical lunch in a restaurant.
Continue to Ostuni, the city “white.” Stop at one of the finest mills in the area with guided tour and tasting of extra virgin olive oils, mamellate cordials and homemade. Return to the hotel Dinner.
5

S.MARIA DELLE CERRATE, LECCE E OTRANTO

Breakfast, meeting with the guide and departure for Lecce, dubbed the “Baroque Florence”, for its incredibly beautiful adornments. On the way to Lecce we will stop to St. Mary of Cerrate, Romanesque basilica. Free lunch. Departure to Otranto. Accommodation in hotels. Dinner.
6

ACQUARIO E RIENTRO

Departure for Latin America, one of the most remarkable towns of Salento.
Who wants to can enjoy an extra tour with tasting of wines produced in the farm. Continue to Gallipoli, a typical medieval village that sits on a small island. Free lunch. In the afternoon we continue to Leuca, the extreme edge of the region. Return the Adriatic coast to the hotel. Dinner.
7

RIENTRO

Departure for the transfer from the airport of Brindisi.

Minimum price € 150 per person per day

Please request a quote. The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other preferences.

Salento

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