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PUGLIA INSIDE

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8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS

There’s something in Puglia itself, at the core, that truly resemble a mild midsummer afternoon. The rich perfumes, the light winds and the golden hills that surround small villages where there’re bubbling squares along with peaceful corners such as that of the churches, with their fresh and ancient air who have welcomed so many visitor in the past.
It’s the simple beauty that we’d like to let you experiment with us.

DAY 1

Pick up and transfer in hotel in middle of Puglia.
Welcome drink, meeting with the guide
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2

BARI-CASTELLANA GROTTE-POLIGNANO A MARE
Soon after breakfast, departure for Bari city centre, to have a guided tour there to discover the most important historical treasures of our main city.
Typical lunch in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, departure for Castellana Caves, one of the most picturesque sights during this trip,because there’ll be a visit of the famous karst cave system to take a peek into the wonders of nature.
After Castellana Grotte, you’ll travel to Polignano a Mare, one of the two most iconic villages in our region, to visit the peculiar centre of this ancient fisherman’s borgo which became worldwide famous for being the birthplace of Domenico Modugno.
Return to the hotel before dinner. Overnight there.

DAY 3

CASTEL DEL MONTE-TRANI
After breakfast departure for a guided tour of Castel Del Monte, a UNESCO citadel and castle built by Emperor Frederic II with a unique octagonal design.
Wine tasting into a local winery during lunchtime.
In the afternoon guided visit to Trani city centre, to take a look at the breathtaking view of its Cathedral, the best example of Romanic architecture in southern Italy.
Return to the hotel before dinner. Overnight there.

DAY 4

ALBEROBELLO-LOCOROTONDO –OSTUNI-TRANI
After breakfast departure for Alberobello, to visit the most iconic village in our region, where you’ll be able to go for a stroll into the oldest part of the village, where every house is actually a Trullo.
Lunch in a typical masseria, a type of farm popular in this area known as Valle d’Itria along with a stroll into the picturesque village of Locorotondo, worldwide renowned for the circular shape of its peculiar centre.
In the afternoon guided visit of Ostuni, city centre, to get to know her better and discover the main reason why this is called “ The White City”. Soon after will follow a visit to an olive oil mill to take a close look to one of the most important thing (along with wheat and wine) produced in our region.
Return to the hotel before dinner. Overnight there.

DAY 5

MANDURIA-TARANTO
After breakfast departure for Manduria, one of the most ancient village of Messapic origin. Afterthe visit of the village you’ll be able to experience an unique wine tasting to get to know one of the most renowned wine in Puglia: the Primitivo of Manduria.
In the afternoon there’ll be a visit to the National Archeological Museum in Taranto, one of the 3 most important archeological museum into southern Italy, after the ones located in Naples and Agrigento for a full immersion in our ancient history as part of that domain known as Magna Grecia.
Return to the hotel before dinner. Overnight there.

DAY 6

LECCE
After breakfast departure for Lecce to visit its picturesque city centre along with a guide to discover together its most peculiar views such as the Dome Square and the Basilica of Santa Croce.
Free time to wander through the streets of our capital of the Barocco.
Return to the hotel before dinner. Overnight there.

DAY 7

OTRANTO
After breakfast departure for Otranto for a guided tour with the aim of getting to know better its millennial history, with its Cathedral and streets, to understand why for century this city represented a bridge between East and West.
Goodbye dinner in a typical restaurant before going back to the hotel and spend the night there.

DAY 8

Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure.
End of service.

SHARES

THE TOUR INCLUDES:
-7 nights with breakfast included in 3 stars hotels
-Lunch or dinner as reported into the program
-Private trasfer bus with licensed driver
-Guided visits or tours as reported into the program

EXCLUSIONS:
-Entrance fees to monuments
-City tax to be paid in hotel
-Tips
-Travel insurance

CANCELLATIONS/REFUND:
Prior to 30 days — full refund
Between 29 and 16 days — 50%
Between 15 and 8 days — 30%
Less than 8 days — no refund

Starting from €800 per person