Discovering Puglia

  • Start your journey in the extraordinary Old City of Bari (Bari Vecchia) and get lost in its narrow and winding streets, tasting some of the freshest and best seafood you can find.   

  • Hop on a ferry to spend a day exploring the breath taking archipelagos of Isole Tremiti.

  • Visit Trani, an off-the-beaten-path gem, and discover the so called “Queen of Cathedrals”, located directly on the ocean.

  • Overnight in the famous Trulli, the traditional Apulian dry stone hut with a conical roof, in the city of Alberobello, famous for this type of accommodation.

  • Be amazed by the Castellana Caves, one of the most important attractions in the South of Italy, with a visit to this extensive system of natural, underground passageways and chambers, known throughout Europe as one of the largest and most formation-filled system of underground galleries.

  • Enjoy dinner in Polignano a Mare in one of the most spectacular restaurant in the world, carved out of magnificent limestone rocks, with a view over the blue-green Adriatic, the restaurant lies in an unparalleled location.

  • Get lost known in a picturesque labyrinth of alleyways and stairways in Ostuni,  known also the “white city of Apulia”. It is a splendid place, which reigns over olive groves from the Middle Ages.

  • Learn how to cook typical Apulian dishes with a cooking demonstration in a typical Masseria, followed by dinner.

  • Have fun during a 3-hours hands-on, traditional Pugliese cooking class: you will learn how to prepare a 4 course meal including bread and dessert under the guidance of local chefs listen to Opera Music in a very festive atmosphere!

  • Continue to Lecce for an afternoon guided tour: the city is known as the pearl of the Apulian Baroque

  • Stay in a luxury farm and surrounded by the biggest organic fig plantation in Europe: a resort where the perfumes and colors of the Mediterranean countryside are a basic part of the atmosphere, at only 12 km from Otranto

  • Taste some excellent wines in a masseria in Torricella, where an enologist will talk to you about the phases of production and the characteristics of the wine followed by a typical dinner with a demonstration of the ‘pizzica’, a traditional dance which is still very prominent in the Salento traditions

  • Explore Gallipoli, founded by Greek colonists as Kallipolis, which means “beautiful city”. Enjoy a 3 course lunch in one of the town most ancient oil mills and free time to explore the city on your own.

  • Taste the best products of Altamura, known for its particular quality of bread called Pane di Altamura, which is sold in numerous other Italian cities.

  • Explore Matera with a guided tour: under the guidance of a licensed guide you will discover the several reasons  that makes this city a World Heritage Site.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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Note:  Our iteneraries are always customized based on our clients needs and budget so price varies depending on: type of accomodation (3/4/5 stars hotel, apartment, b&b etc..); dates, activities, number of travelers and services included. We work with your dates and budget to create the perfect experience for you! Please contact us for your customized quote.

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This itinerary includes:

  • 5/4 stars accomodations in trulli, masserie, resorts and hotels on a B&B basis

  • Private transfers from/to airports, hotels and train stations with English speaking drivers

  • Small group tours and some private experience 

  • Cooking class 

 

 

 

 

 

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