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With a private guide, visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one day. First, explore Matera, including the Sassi area, a complex of cave dwellings carved into the mountainside. Nearby, rock churches house 13th-century frescoes. Then it’s on to Alberobello to see the Trulli, an awe-inspiring collection of mortarless limestone dwellings, a prehistoric building technique still used in the region.
The best way to visit in only 5 days the top attractions of Puglia and Basilicata such as Bari, Alberobello, Matera, Lecce, Ostuni, Trani and Castel del Monte. This tour is in sharing in a small group of max 8 people and it starts every tuesday and saturday.
Learn to make a delicious and authentic Italian meal during this 5-hour cooking class. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head to the class to begin creating your 4-course meal. Follow your guide and learn various cooking techniques to make classic dishes such as eggplant parmesan and tiramisu. Then, sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor with some delicious local wine before heading back to your hotel.
San Giovanni Rotondo is famous for his work in the city of St. Pius (known as Padre Pio) of Pietrelcina, and the city where the venerated monk worked his miracles. Pio was beatified in 2002. In the Capuchin Monastery Padre Pio received the stigmata in 1918, and where all those supernatural events led to his sainthood and canonization took place as well. Visiting this monastery and visiting the chambers where St. Pius conducted his life means jumping into a context of spirituality and mysticism; it is a destination The Church's crypt also hosted, up until a few years ago, the tomb of St. Pio. Next to the Monastery rises the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. This profound mixture of historic, religious and architectonic elements render the Sanctuaries of Father Pious to indubitable point of interest for all, including those who are not particularly devout, or who may not profess any faith at all.
Stop 1 ALBEROBELLO GUIDED TOUR!
The trulli are an important example of rural architecture that still survives today. The panoramic view on Rione Aia Piccola with its infinite expanse of conical roofs is enchanting. Don't miss the opportunity to experience an authentic Alberobello experience, discover the unique Apulian ancient constructions, and learn something new about the traditions of the Italian region. Visit inside a trullo is a must !! At the end of the guided tour you will be given some free time.
Stop 2 DAIRY IN THE COUNTRYSIDE AND LUNCH FROM FARM TO FORK!
After the farm, where you can see the animals, the process of making MOZZARELLA, BURRATA and to you.
LUNCH FROM FARM TO FORK: based on typical salami: capocollo of MARTINA FRANCA, typical fresh and seasoned cheese, meat - barbecue, local wine and water and more over.
Get an authentic taste of local culture during this 3-hour cooking class in a private Lecce estate. Join the estate’s owners, both professional sommeliers, to create a meal of Pugliese specialties, and then enjoy your meal with a selection of fine wine.
If you love to explore independently, leave Italy’s crazy traffic to the experts and join this full-day door-to-door transport-only tour of some of Puglia’s most scenic towns and villages. Start at the pretty seaside village of Polignano a Mare; continue to Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its extraordinary “trulli” structures; stroll among Locorotondo’s flower-decked balconies; conclude with the “white town”, Ostuni. Tour is capped at just eight travelers.
Join a skilled cook in their home kitchen for a private cooking class in Brindisi, where you’ll prepare three authentic recipes from scratch. Since the cooking class starts with a guided tour of the local food market, you’ll discover the building blocks of Italy’s fresh cuisine; cooking and eating in a private home offers a fun chance to get beyond the tourist experience and make a real cultural connection.
Discover the joy of Italian home cooking and Puglian regional cuisine in Alberobello, recognized with UNESCO World Heritage status for its whitewashed stone huts, when you join your host for a 4-course feast in her home. Savor a seasonal starter, pasta, a signature main dish, and a typical dessert, with water, wines, and coffee. Choose between lunch and dinner options. Both include a short cooking demo.
From the UNESCO-listed Castel del Monte to a number of medieval–era fortresses, Puglia offers an array of destination-worthy castles. Get out of Bari, and enjoy a direct passport to the sights, on this full-day tour. After pickup at your accommodation, you’ll visit the distinctive Castel del Monte before continuing up the coast to Bitonto, Bisceglie, Trani, and Barletta.
Taste your way around town with this street food tour of Bari, and learn about the city’s signature treats from a private guide. Starting with a walk around Bari’s Old Town, the tour introduces you to standout sights such as the Basilica of St. Nicholas and its sacred crypt. Continue to explore the cobblestoned enclave, trying fresh burrata cheese, focaccia, salumi, panzerotti, and home-made gelato. Finally, you’ll finish with a visit to the city’s French neighborhood where a large fish market is held.
Private guided tour to discover the medieval village of Monopoli, in a labyrinth of narrow streets, alleys and small squares where an interesting historical-artistic heritage is concentrated.
You will have the opportunity to learn about art and history and get in touch with the traditions and culture of this beautiful Apulian city.
This private guided tour will give you the opportunity to visit the Medieval old town of Monopoli, a maze of picturesque alleys and squares where many historical and artistic monuments are set.
Visit to the most enchanting city of Puglia, characteristic for its typical trullo buildings. You will be accompanied to the discovery of the trulli and the most beautiful places of Alberobello by an expert guide in the sector.
Lecce is best known for its sumptuous baroque architecture, but the city has an equally rich cuisine worth exploring. Discover both its cultural treasures and gastronomic delights with this tour that combines a guided walk past the Basilica of Santa Croce, the cathedral, and other highlights of the historic center with stops to sample traditional specialties like savory “rustico” and “frisella” pastries, and the sweet custard-filled “pasticciotto”.
Ostuni, Martina Franca, and Alberobello are three gems of Puglia’s Itria Valley, but visiting these towns in one day by bus or train is almost impossible. With this driving tour, skip the hassle and delays of public transportation and instead relax on board a private minivan to each town. Take in the famed “trulli” in Alberobello, sweeping views from Martina Franca, and the historic cathedral in Ostuni before the return drive.
Puglia is rich in historic and cultural treasures, and known for its dazzling coastline and superb cuisine. With this multi-day tour, take in the best of the region without the hassle of travel planning. Arrive in Bari via high-speed train from Rome and visit highlights like the UNESCO-listed towns of Alberobello and Matera, the baroque jewel of Lecce, and the whitewashed villages of Locorotondo and Ostuni.
Explore the hidden corners of Lecce and meet a local artisan for a papier mâché workshop during this walking tour. Maximize time spent in Lecce with an itinerary that includes the top landmarks in the old town plus a tasting of local products such as cheese, salami, and gelato. Learn about papier mâché techniques during a workshop in a typical atelier.
Stroll through the streets of Bari, down narrow alleyways and off the beaten path without worrying about getting lost on this guided walking tour. Spend a few hours in the company of a guide who will fill you in on southern Italy's culture, traditions, history, and people. Toast your experience with a taste of homemade Italian gelato.
Enjoy a quiet experience away from Lecce's tourist crowds.
In a cozy wine bar with an inspiring deco, learn about Puglia wines and wine culture as you sip several different types of wine while enjoying delicious local food. Learn all about the local wine culture from your wine expert.
Some of Salento’s—also called the Peninsola Salentina—loveliest towns lie just south of Lecce on the “heel” of boot-shaped Italy. With this tour, save time by visiting four of the region’s most characteristic towns in one day, stopping at cathedrals, baroque churches, castles, and public fountains along the way. Let your guide takes care of the itinerary and a driver southern Italy’s narrow highways.
exciting excursion we will do
Trekking to discover Otranto and
explore the Idro Valley, in the
Otranto-Leuca Natural Park. Trekking on the coastal paths,
visit the legendary costal tower Torre del Serpe,
explore the world-famous Red lake in the Bauxite quarry. Trekking in the Natural Park, exploring the Tumara Wood and visit Masseria Scalelle. We will explore the Selva del Turchese and
Trekking in the Idro Valley.
The guide will pick you up from the port of Bari or any hotel in Bari or its surroundings (other cities upon request) and bring you to Alberobello
The trulli are an important example of rural architecture that still survives today. The panoramic view on Rione Aia Piccola with its infinite expanse of conical roofs is enchanting. Don't miss the opportunity to experience authentic Alberobello, discover the unique Apulian ancient constructions, and learn something new about the Italian traditions with a friendly multilingual local guide. You will be given enough time to have lunch together with the guide.