Wonders of Puglia

Discover a land of sea, hills, and endless landscapes on a small-group journey!
Discover a land of sea, hills, and endless landscapes on a small-group journey. See Puglia's amazing coastline, art cities, and picturesque historical villages, where old religious traditions still live untouched, its countryside masserie immersed in olive groves, and its plenty of farm products that tell of unique ancient flavors. Puglia is always worth a trip, for many reasons
6 Days from $2159/person CAD
Food & Wine
Guided
Off The Beaten Path
Small Group
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

BENEFITS OF SMALL GROUP TRAVEL

More Flexibility
Smaller groups allow access to unique places you could not get to with a larger group and opens up more opportunities to truly experience a destination.
Premium Accommodation
Stay in selected and inspected centrally located hotels, or charming boutique properties throughout your trip.
Local Guides
All tours are escorted by a knowledgeable guide who will share hidden gems and insider information with you throughout your journey.
Cultural Experiences
Small group tours include many intimate, cultural, and authentic culinary experiences you could not get with a larger group.

Departures

2022 departures: April 29, May 13, 27, June 10, July 8, September 9, 23 & October 7, 21

Included:

  • Accommodation in premium accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Tour Escort service
  • Excursion to Polignano, Bari and Ostuni
  • Excursion to Alberobello & Locorotondo
  • Wine tasting in Locorotondo
  • Olive oil & cheese tasting in Alberobello
  • Transfer from Alberobello to Lecce with an en-route stop in Matera
  • Guided Visit of Lecce

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 6 participants
  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Private Airport Transfers
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • All optional excursions per the itinerary are subject to change and are based on availability

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour privately, travelling only with people you know.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO PUGLIA

Welcome to Puglia! Upon arrival at the airport make your way to your hotel in the heart of Alberobello. An optional private transfer is available. Late afternoon meeting with your Tour Escort in the hotel for a welcome briefing.

Accommodation at the La Corte dell’Astore, Alberobello, or similar

DAY 2: ALBEROBELLO, LOCOROTONDO & CISTERNINO

After breakfast, meet your driver-guide and start your exploration of Val d’Itria. You will visit Locorotondo and Cisternino and pass along beautiful small villages, vineyards, and olive trees. Enjoy a wine and cheese tasting followed by a farmer lunch in a beautiful Masseria, from where you will see the green of olives and the blue of the Adriatic sea. Return to Alberobello where you will have time to explore the city on your own. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the La Corte dell’Astore, Alberobello, or similar

DAY 3: OSTUNI, POLIGNANO & MONOPOLI

Today, visit Ostuni, Polignano and Monopoli. Ostuni, perched on three hills 218 meters above sea level, is better known as the “White Town”, thanks to the characteristic whitewashed houses of its historic center, a tradition the inhabitants still keep on.

The small town of Polignano enjoys a spectacular position. Placed approximately 50 miles south of Bari is erected on the edge of a rocky gorge. In Monopoli, you will experience the “Paese Vecchio” as the locals usually call the heart of the town, where you will find an unusual concentration of cultural heritage and churches, positioned literally one next to another. Meals: B

Accommodation at the La Corte dell’Astore, Alberobello, or similar

DAY 4: MATERA

Matera will be the destination for today. After breakfast, transfer to this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit and learn the history of the “Sassi di Matera” (Stones of Matera), caves that have been used as houses for over 9.000 years! Admire the Romanesque Cathedral that overlooks the city, its beautiful “Campanile” and enjoy the amazing view of the “Sassi”. Transfer to Lecce in the late afternoon. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Risorgimento Resort, Lecce, or similar

DAY 5: LECCE

Enjoy the morning at your leisure. In the afternoon, meet your guide and have a guided visit to the town. Called “the Florence of the South,” Lecce has strong Messapian roots, an ancient and mysterious people living in this area before the Romans. Today, it welcomes visitors with its magnificent baroque architecture, which blazes on the portals of its palaces and on the facades of the many churches that line the streets inside the city's three ancient gates - Porta Rudiae, Porta San Biagio, and Porta Napoli. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Risorgimento Resort, Lecce, or similar

DAY 6: LECCE DEPARTURE

After breakfast, make your own way to the airport or train station for your departing flight or train for your onward journey. An optional private transfer is available. Arrivederci! Meals: B


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