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Discover Apulia: The Heel of Italy

 Discover Apulia: The Heel of Italy - Bari, Italy

Duration: 8 days
Location: Bari, Italy

From USD
$8710.89

This tour offers you the possibility to visit in 8 days the cities of Andria, Trani and Barletta, with guided excursions. You can do local experience tours and know the typical tradition in the field of food and drink, like mozzarella cheese and olive farm tour; this package also offers the opportunity to experience Puglia folk dances course in the name of its traditions and culture ... More info ›

This tour offers you the possibility to visit in 8 days the cities of Andria, Trani and Barletta, with guided excursions. You can do local experience tours and know the typical tradition in the field of food and drink, like mozzarella cheese and olive farm tour; this package also offers the opportunity to experience Puglia folk dances course in the name of its traditions and culture. In addition, it is possibile to enjoy the view of the city from the sea, making a boat guided tour from the port of Trani, with an extension of the visit to other cities like Barletta or Molfetta.

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL & WELCOME

Stop At: Bari International Airport-Karol Wojtyla, Viale Enzo Ferrari, 70128 Bari BA, Italy
Arrival to Bari Airport.
Meet & Great at the aiport and transfer service to your luxurious Masseria.
Check-in and free time to enjoy the Masseria.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in a typical Masseria.

Day 2: FULL DAY TOUR TO OSTUNI and ALBEROBELLO’S TRULLI

Stop At: Centro Storico, Piazza della Liberta, 72017, Ostuni Italy
In the morning we will visit Ostuni, best known as the White City. When you arrive from the road below it appears to your eyes like a mirage of white light because its houses in the historical city center are completely whitewashed.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Centro Storico, 70011, Alberobello Italy
In the afternoon we will go to Alberobello, the capital of Trulli, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996. Trulli are ancient white houses with a round shape and conical roof with a pinnacle on the top, and they are only built with dry stones since the 13th century.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in a typical Masseria.

Day 3: MOZZARELLA SHOW & GUIDED BOAT TRIP ALONG THE COAST

Stop At: Centro Storico, Piazza Duomo, 76125 Trani Italy
In the morning you will enjoy a nice and relaxing boat tour along the beautiful apulian coast.
This region is famous around the world for the pure colors of its water and its beautiful beaches. From the port of Trani you can set sail and admire the so-called pearl of the Adriatic from a unique point of view: the sea. You can watch the Castle built in the
water, the beautiful Cathedral and the harbor.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Castel del Monte, Strada Statale 170, 76125, Andria Italy
In the afternoon, we will visit a cheese factory and we will discover together how the delicious mozzarella is prepared.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in a typical Masseria.

Day 4: OLIVE OIL FARM AND MILL VISIT WITH OIL TASTING AND FOCACCIA COOKING CLASS

Stop At: Centro Storico, Piazza Duomo, 76125 Trani Italy
Apulia is well know also for its amazing ancient olive groves, and delicious oil.
Together we will visit a farm and its mill, and you will discover how oil is produced. Oil tasting is included to best understand how to really appreciate this gold nectar.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Centro Storico di Barletta, Barletta Italy
You will take a cooking class to learn how to prepare a typical and delicious apulian bread: focaccia!
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in a typical Masseria.

Day 5: HALF DAY TOUR TO CASTEL DEL MONTE

Stop At: Castel del Monte, Strada Statale 170, 76125, Andria Italy
Castel del Monte is the most important medieval building in southern Italy, built by Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen. It has a very unique shape with 8 sides and 8 octagonal towers. Discover the most important medieval monument in southern Italy built by Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in a typical Masseria.

Day 6: MATERA’s SASSI VISIT & ALTAMURA BREAD EXPERIENCE

Stop At: Sassi di Matera, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100, Matera Italy
Matera is another UNESCO World Heritage site, best know for its “sassi” litterally rocks, because its houses have been builted into rocks and have been lived since Paleolithic era. Rupestrian churches, houses, caves and streets, create an unique and pictoresque landscape.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Centro storico di Altamura, 70022 Altamura Italy
In the afternoon you will learn the secrets of the famous Altamura bread, and you will taste it!
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in a typical Masseria.

Day 7: FOLK LOCAL DANCE CLASS or BASKET CRAFTMAN WORKSHOP

Stop At: Centro Storico, Piazza Duomo, 76125 Trani Italy
Half Day creative activity to discover one of the most famous apulian traditions!
You can choose from a dance class to learn the Taranta, an energetic and super funny dance, or the traditional way to build wood baskets! Spread your creative side! The cities of the journey are Trani or Barletta or Andria depending on availability.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in a typical Masseria.

Day 8: DEPARTURE

Stop At: Bari International Airport-Karol Wojtyla, Viale Enzo Ferrari, 70128 Bari BA, Italy
Check out from the Masseria and transfer back to Bari Airport.
Duration: 1 day 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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Olive Oil Harvest and FarmStay in Puglia

Olive Oil Harvest and FarmStay in Puglia - Pietramontecorvino, Italy

Duration: 7 days
Location: Pietramontecorvino, Italy

From USD
$3200.00

Guests will have the rare opportunity to take part in Puglia’s traditional olive harvesting practices. On organic, family-run olive farms, guests will participate in all parts of production, from harvesting and milling to pressing and bottling ... More info ›

Guests will have the rare opportunity to take part in Puglia’s traditional olive harvesting practices. On organic, family-run olive farms, guests will participate in all parts of production, from harvesting and milling to pressing and bottling. You’ll learn how to taste olive oil and how climate, soil, varietals, and processing methods contribute to unique flavor profiles.

Once the olive oil has been produced, it’s time to use it! Especially Puglia’s cooking classes will teach you how to prepare authentic Pugliese feasts to delight your friends back home. Local chefs will lead the group through every step, from selecting the perfect produce and understanding regional food pairings and techniques, to canning and preserving freshly harvested fruits and vegetables.

Guests will stay in masserie, authentic fortified farmhouses, updated with modern comforts and amenities, on traditional farms producing olive oil, wine, fruits, and vegetables.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Bari Airport to Lucera

Stop At: Torre Normanna, Via Triolo, 71038 Pietramontecorvino Italy
We begin with a group transfer from Bari Airport to our masseria (a local organic farm offering elegant accommodation and food) set into the tranquil countryside and surrounded by the Dauni Mountains. We chat with the owner of the masseria and set off on foot to explore the area, with him as our guide. Along the way, you taste locally-made wines. We punctuate the day enjoying Pugliese recipes in Pietramontecorvino, uno dei Borghi piú Belli d’Italia (one of the Most Beautiful Villages of Italy in English). We'll dine in a town landmark, overlooking the spectacular vista of Puglia's rolling hills, your home for the next three days. This is a project that promotes the great heritage of history, art, culture, environment and traditions found in small Italian towns off the beaten paths.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Masseria

Day 2: Lucera OIive Oil Harvest & Tasting

Stop At: Anfiteatro Romano di Lucera, Viale Augusto, 71036 Lucera Italy
Today we have the extraordinary opportunity to be a part of an olive harvest. During a visit with one of the Especially Puglia local producers and tasting of their organic olive oils, we participate in the timeless magic of the harvest. Over a delicious lunch with the producer’s family, we learn how this magnificent product is made and share the stories of Pugliese recipes and traditions.

Other highlights of the day include: a visit to the local mill for a tasting of the oil from just-picked olives; a mozzarella demonstration and tasting; and a hands-on cooking class and dinner at our masseria featuring zero-miles Pugliesi ingredients.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Masseria

Day 3: Seaside Visit to Peschici

Stop At: Peschici centro storico, Peschici Italy
Today we visit the seaside town of Peschici and a Trabucco, for an aperitif in a traditional fishing rock- anchored wooden platform. We are in the Gargano National Park that we’ll enjoy on a stroll after lunch in an agriturismo. (Agriturismi are a unique type of accommodation in Italy,featuring room and board in a farmhouse. In Puglia they are called masseria when the original structure was a fortified farm.) This place features also a Slow Food Presidium (Slow Food Presidia are worldwide initiatives to support quality production methods that are at risk of extinction) of the Gargano Podolica cow, which has been bred here for centuries and that we’ll discover on an informative visit during lunch.

After a visit to the quaint town of Lucera and its castle, dinner tonight is on your own. Please ask us for suggestions.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Troia & Visit to Food Artisans with Cooking Demo

Stop At: Cattedrale di Troia, Via Regina Margherita, 71029 Troia Italy
We start our day meeting another Especially Puglia food artisan, a producer of tapenade and preserved veggies to learn the secrets behind tomato sauce and canning in this area of Puglia, that we’ll savor tonight at dinner. Then we transfer to the small village of Troia for a walk and visit to its Romanesque cathedral, followed by lunch on own.

Our last dinner is at our masseria and it features the local orecchiette (hand-made short pasta shaped like small ears) made by Michele’s mamma and aunt during a cooking demo, in addition to focaccia and other typical foodstuffs to complete the delicious menu.

How could we top this off? Why not with some local folk music for a fun night of dancing and listening to a local band? Welcome to Puglia!
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Visit Trani & UNESCO Castel de Monte

Stop At: Castel del Monte, Strada Statale 170, 76125, Andria Italy
We say “arrivederci” to the northern part of Puglia and head south into the Murge Plateau, a rugged landscape not often visited by tourists that offers extensive views of farmlands. Before we reach our masseria (elegant and eco-friendly countryside accommodation) for the night, we stop by Trani for a nice amble through this quaint sea town.

After lunch on your own we visit the UNESCO site of Castel del Monte, a 13th-century castle built by Frederick II, originally used as an hunting lodge and now one of the most fascinating castles built by the Swabian emperor.

On reaching our masseria, the owner gladly shows us around and explains what sustainability means for them in this organic farm before we enjoy an exquisite dinner of traditional recipes, washed down with locally-made wines.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Visit UNESCO site in Matera & Ancient Flour Mill in Altamura

Stop At: Cattedrale di Matera, Piazza del Duomo, Matera Italy
Our final full day begins with a border crossing into Basilicata and visit to the UNESCO site of Matera. Originally founded by the Romans in the 3rd century BC, this area is suspected to be one of the first pre-historic settlements in Italy. Our local guide curates our learning experience around this enchanting city famous for “I Sassi” (houses dug into the calcareous rock). You may recall this unique setting as it was chosen as the backdrop for Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of Christ.”

Lunch is on your own today. Discover the local cuisine and unique delicacies of Basilicata (we are happy to make suggestions!) before we return to Puglia.

Stopping by Altamura, we visit an Especially Puglia pasta maker and a bread maker. Altamura boasts the only bread D.O.P. (Denomination of Protected Origin) in all of Italy, which makes this product distinctive in quality and specific characteristics that you can only find here. It is also a Slow Food Presidia, protecting food at risk of extinction.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Transfer to Bari Airport

Stop At: Citta Vecchia - Bari, 70100, Bari Italy
On the morning of Day 7, after breakfast at 8:30am we offer one 1-hour group transfer to Bari airport to meet your departing flight. Or, feel free to extend your stay in the area. Don’t hesitate to ask us, we are glad to help you with your travel plans.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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Sailor Fly Salento

Sailor Fly Salento - Gallipoli, Italy

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Gallipoli, Italy

From USD
$3025.36

Sailor Fly is a sailing holiday, we make sailings of 3, 6, 6 hours on request with skipper. The boat is equipped with 3 large double cabins, the design furniture and accessories provided, will make your holiday perfect ... More info ›

Sailor Fly is a sailing holiday, we make sailings of 3, 6, 6 hours on request with skipper. The boat is equipped with 3 large double cabins, the design furniture and accessories provided, will make your holiday perfect. The interiors have been specifically designed to optimize space and solutions to have everything at hand with a 4-star service. A sailboat that will meet all your needs. Plenty of space to enjoy the sun and the swim platform that opens onto the water will make you feel part of the sea. The use of the boat can include navigation with skipper or overnight stay.

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Sailor Fly Salento will allow you to sail to discover Gallipoli and Salento from the sea. You can choose between daytime excursion, sunset, night sailing, sailing training or simple overnight stay in a brand new boat with all the typical comforts of a sailboat hotel.

Stop At:

• Parco Naturale Regionale Isola di S.Andrea e Litorale di Punta Pizzo, Zona Parco Naturale Punta Pizzo, Marina di Mancaversa, Taviano Italy

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Unesco Heritage Trails: Apulia & Matera from Bari (6 days/5 nights)

Unesco Heritage Trails: Apulia & Matera from Bari (6 days/5 nights) - Bari, Italy

Duration: 6 days
Location: Bari, Italy

From USD
$2138.63

Explore the best of Southern Italy in a new exclusive 6 day package.Join our elite escorted tour with maximum 15 participants. Enjoy the most fascinating towns of the Apulia region and visit the historical city of Matera,the former capital of Basilicata  famous with its "Sassi of Matera" ancient cave dwellings designated as a Unesco World Heritage site ... More info ›

Explore the best of Southern Italy in a new exclusive 6 day package.Join our elite escorted tour with maximum 15 participants. Enjoy the most fascinating towns of the Apulia region and visit the historical city of Matera,the former capital of Basilicata  famous with its "Sassi of Matera" ancient cave dwellings designated as a Unesco World Heritage site. Accommodations in 4 star hotels and tasting of local products included.

01 - DAY BARI Arrival at your hotel in Bari on your own, where your tour leader will be waiting for you.  In the afternoon(around 2:00pm) start discovering Apulia with a fascinating old town walking tour that includes the Basilica of St. Nicholas and the beautiful Cathedral of St. Sabino, which are among the greatest examples of Apulian Romanesque architecture.At the end of the visit learn about one of the most important products of this region: olive oil and have a taste.  Overnight  and dinner in Bari .

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02 -Day ALBEROBELLO, the capital of Trulli. Join a walking tour to visit this picturesque village. The tour will start with a beautiful view from the Belvedere terrace, and an introduction to the interesting history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue your visit of the two districts of Aia Piccola and Rione Monti At the end of the tour have a tasting of Valle D 'Itria's local products. The tour continues with a visit of POLIGNANO A MARE, a small town set on high cliffs.  Overnight at the hotel.in Bari

Meals: B

03-Day  BARI - OSTUNI - LECCE Visit OSTUNI the Medieval “White Town”, whose narrow whitewashed alleys guide visitors to the majestic Cathedral, in the late Romanic  and Gothic style. After the visit move on to Masseria Grieco for a special tasting of extra virgin olive oil, wine, local bakery products . In the evening arrive in Lecce. Overnight.

Meals: B (tasting in Ostuni area)

04 Day LECCE - OTRANTO - LEUCA - LECCE Departure to OTRANTO known as “Gateway to the East”. It is the most Oriental of all Italy’s cities, founded by Greeks from Crete thousands of years ago. Take a walk with your tour leader and see the Norman cathedral that is the largest Romanesque building in Apulia. . Enjoy the panoramic views out to sea.  Proceed to SANTA MARIA DI LEUCA which sits on the southernmost tip of the Salento peninsula, on a stunningly beautiful bay.Depending on the weather conditions, take a boat tour, which is the only way to see the truly fascinating underwater caves. Tkae a guided tour in Lecce.  Overnight in Lecce.

MEALS B

05 Day  Departure to Manduria, to visit a special Museo della civiltà del vino di Manduria.  The museum is located inside the Winery ‘Produttori Vini Manduria’ and represents the essence of wine and other local products that will be shown and explained through a tasting of wine and local food. A sommelier will guide you in a tasting of 5 wines, accompanied by cheese, homemade pasta, and cakes. After this delicious light lunch proceed to MATERA to admire the famous Sassi of Matera, ancient cave dwellings that are still in use today. They have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Bari

Meals: B (tasting in Ostuni area)

06 -DAY BARI American buffet breakfast at the hotel, check out. End of the tour.

Meals: B

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5 days Salento bike tour self guided

5 days Salento bike tour self guided - Lecce, Italy

Duration: Flexible
Location: Lecce, Italy

From USD
$1395.98

An exclusive bike trip in southern Italy cycling across the itria Valley and the "Salento" peninsula to cycle and discover authentic 

Puglia through the finest wine, delicious local products and traditions. A unique active and gastronomic biking adventure holiday to ride the most scenic backroads of PUGLIA. 

Cycle Secret Puglia is an authentic "cycling holiday" crafted for the discerning cyclist...and  READY TO BOOK

Enjoy a 5 days bike tour of PUGLIA to discover Lecce, Gallipoli and Otranto  by bike. 

Day 1 Lecce old town 

10 mi

At arrival at your bike hotel on the outskirts of Lecce, briefing and welcomed with an aperitivo based on typical produce of Salento. 

Overnight: Lecce

 B&B Villa Giuliana

cycling distance: 15km  

terrain: flat 

rated: easy  

Day 2 Lecce & the local wineries  28mi

Start exploring with a loop ride across olive groves and end endless vineyards to vist some of the most interesting winneries of Salento ... More info ›

An exclusive bike trip in southern Italy cycling across the itria Valley and the "Salento" peninsula to cycle and discover authentic 

Puglia through the finest wine, delicious local products and traditions. A unique active and gastronomic biking adventure holiday to ride the most scenic backroads of PUGLIA. 

Cycle Secret Puglia is an authentic "cycling holiday" crafted for the discerning cyclist...and  READY TO BOOK

Enjoy a 5 days bike tour of PUGLIA to discover Lecce, Gallipoli and Otranto  by bike. 

Day 1 Lecce old town 

10 mi

At arrival at your bike hotel on the outskirts of Lecce, briefing and welcomed with an aperitivo based on typical produce of Salento. 

Overnight: Lecce

 B&B Villa Giuliana

cycling distance: 15km  

terrain: flat 

rated: easy  

Day 2 Lecce & the local wineries  28mi

Start exploring with a loop ride across olive groves and end endless vineyards to vist some of the most interesting winneries of Salento.

Enjopy a complete introduction to the local grape varieties and wine production, walk the vineyrds, taste selected wines and learn more about the Primitivo, Negroamaro and Salice Salentino wines through a food ad wine pairing lunch before cycling back to your hotel.

Overnight: Lecce B&B Villa Giuliana

 Cycling distance: 45km / 28mi  

terrain: 100%flat     

rated: easy 

Day 3 Bike from Lecce to Gallipoli 37mi  

Bike more of the Salento peninsula as you head to the Ionian coast, biking through Copertino to reach the Sant Isidoro harbor.

Continue pedaling along the ionian sea, enjoy lunch at the charming hamlet of Santa Caterina and Santa Maria al bagno and continu on two wheels all the way to the charming fishing town of Gallipoli.

Stroll the old town and dine at leisure at one of many suggested restaurants.

Overnight: Gallipoli Corte Palmieri or similar

Cycling distance: 60km / 37mi   

terrain: flat     

rated: easy 

Day 4 Bike coast to coast from Gallipoli to Otranto 37mi  

Continue exploring Puglia by bike with a coast to

coast ride cycling across sleepy villages all the way to Otranto the most eastern town of Italy.

Explore the old town and visit its Cathedral and amazing floor mosaic.

Overnight: Otranto Relais Valle dell'Idro or similar

 Cycling distance: 50km / 31mi  

terrain: flat 

rated: easy

Day 5 Otranto and the Adriatic coast biking 37mi  

Today you are out to explore by bike the wildest stretch of the Adriatic coast,

cycling along cliff and ancient watching towers, with many opportunities along the way to stop for a swim into crystal clear water, explore the coast by boat and enjoy lunch overlooking the azurre sea.

Overnight: Otranto Relais Valle dell'Idro or similar

 Cycling distance: 50km / 31.mi  

terrain:80%flat 10% rolling 

rated: easy

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Transfer from Bari to Sorrento or Amalfi Coast

Transfer from Bari to Sorrento or Amalfi Coast - Bari, Italy

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Bari, Italy

From USD
$1005.10

This is a private transfer from Bari to Sorrento, Naples or Amalfi Coast with a luxury Mercedes.

You will meet the driver at your hotel in Bari to drive down to Sorrento, Naples  or Amalfi coast. Our friendly driver will pick you wherever you will be, and will get you to your destination ... More info ›

This is a private transfer from Bari to Sorrento, Naples or Amalfi Coast with a luxury Mercedes.

You will meet the driver at your hotel in Bari to drive down to Sorrento, Naples  or Amalfi coast. Our friendly driver will pick you wherever you will be, and will get you to your destination. This service is available from all major airports, rail road stations, cruise terminals or hotels.Our English speaking driver will wait you at the time and the place requested. Our cars making every trip the most comfortable and enjoyable possible. All of our vehicles are perfectly maintained and we hold all necessary authorisation and documentation, full insurance policies per italian law. All cars are equipped of all comfortable you need.

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