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.
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.
After a 45-minute drive, you will reach a family-run oil mill, now an international company exporting its extra-virgin olive oil and flavoured oils. After the guided tour, you will taste different types of extra-virgin olive oil. (1 hour)Afterwards, you will head-on into a renown winery with its own olive, almond groves and cherry orchards. After the guided tour of the wine canteen, where you will learn everything about Apulian winemaking, you will taste 4 different wines and some snacks (taralli, olives, almonds). (1 hour and a half)Lunch or dinner in a traditional farmhouse can be added upon request (30€ per person).
The guided tour of Minervino will start from the precious village, where there are numerous monuments such as the Lombard-Norman Baronial Palace with a neoclassical facade, the Castle, now the Town Hall, whose oldest part dates back to the eleventh century.The tour continues towards the Lighthouse, built in 1932 and dedicated to the war dead. From its particular position you can admire the panorama from the Vulture volcano (Basilicata) to the Gargano mountain (Puglia).Leaving the lighthouse behind us, we will enter the historic center called "Scesciola" because of its narrow streets where you can easily lose yourself. We will visit the Cathedral built under the Norman domination.Just outside the village, at the end of a valley where once a small river ran, the tour will end with a visit to the Cave of St. Michael Archangel, a beautiful site, dated in 1000 AD thanks to a parchment found in the Abbey of Montecassino
ready for visit some important and beautiful cities of Puglia? start at 9,30 am from your accomodation, we will move to visit Bari (visit of Saint nicholas church included the Crypt unesco, narrow streets, and beautiful sceneries!) and some of the most important spots of (Bari vecchia)!! transport to the TRULLI capital Alberobello (visit includes inside a cone shape house typical of Puglia (trullo), history of the trulli, folks etc. history and folks also about people and lifestyle! transport to Matera !! visit of the historical center of the city listed UNESCO (SASSI Di Matera) !! (capital of european culture for 2019) itinerary: first stop (balcony of Matera on the top for to pick the best pictures! then continue to entry into the SASSI ..exploring of this very ancient town 25.000 years old! itinerary for walking! back to accomodation;Enjoy!!
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.
With its jumble of ancient rupestrian homes and churches, Matera is one of the most unique towns in Italy. Avoid the hassle of coordinating train and bus schedules with this driving tour from Bari. Visit the town’s highlights with a guide to learn about the history of the “Sassi di Matera” and see how the town’s residents once lived at the Casa Grotta Museum.
Discover the highlights of Puglia on a private full-day tour from Bari. After a walking history tour of Bari’s old town, head inland to the medieval village of Aberobello, known for its distinctive prehistoric-style Trulli dwellings. Visit the ancient cave city at the Sassi of Matera, where homes and churches are carved directly to the rock in a complex stone labyrinth, and admire the World Heritage-listed Castel del Monte tucked into the Puglian hills. Throughout the day, enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide who can customize the tour based on your interests.
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.
When your cruise ship drops anchor in Bari, don’t waste time planning an itinerary and quickly set off to see two of southern Italy’s most interesting destinations. Port pickup and drop-off are included, and you’ll travel in an air-conditioned van between Bari, Matera, and Alberobello without having to worry about navigation or getting lost in an unfamiliar area.
Puglia is rich in UNESCO-listed cultural sights, delightful seaside towns, and excellent food and wine—but the logistics of organizing a multi-day trip can be daunting. With this tour, see the highlights of the region in just a few days without the hassle of arranging accommodations or transportation. Take in the historic towns of Otranto and Matera, the Castel del Monte castle, the fishing villages of Polignano al Mare and Monopoli, and more.
Polignano a mare - 2-hour boat tour ----------------------------------------- -----The boat tour will let you discover the sea caves between Polignano and Monopoli and stop in the best corners to swim in the crystal-clear sea. This tour is provided by an external company.Polignano a mare - 1-hour in the old town (standard tour) ----------------------------The old town is perched on a rocky headland overlooking the sea and thanks to the beautiful terraces it's possible to admire sea caves and natural creeks carved into the rock by waves over time. The old town hides an amazing Cathedral and narrow alleys that always lead to the sea.The taste of the famous "special coffee", the exclusive invention of a well-known pastry chef, deserves a stop.- This package includes only the guide and transport, the fee for the tasting and the light lunch will be paid on-site separately (€ 40 per person). -
Visit a renowned Apulian olive mill to find out all about the region's liquid gold and its production methods drawn from centuries-old olive trees. Follow the tasting of the most famous types of standard and flavored extra virgin olive oil and lunch in the garden restaurant with typical Apulian specialties. Lunch includes 7 courses of appetizers, a first course, seasonal fruit, dessert, wine, water and bitter.- This package includes only the guide and transport, the fee for lunch or dinner will be paid on site separately (€ 30 per person). -
With its old town of more than 1,000 whitewashed “trulli”—traditional round dwellings topped with conical slate roofs—Alberobello is one of the most alluring destinations in Puglia. With this shore excursion, skip the hassle of organizing transportation and instead visit this remarkable town hassle-free with round-trip transportation for the ports of Bari or Brindisi. Enjoy free time to sightsee, dine, and shop before your return drive to the port.
Capital of Puglia, Bari boasts the presence of the Basilica of San Nicola, an important example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. This church is included amongst the most important places of worship in the world, where Catholic and Orthodox worship blend together. You will visit the old town (including the fish market, both Ferrarese and Mercantile squares, the Ancient wall "la Muraglia", the Basilica of Saint Nicholaus, the Cathedral, the Norman-Swabian Castle and walk down the alleys up to the "pasta" street"). You will stop in different locations to taste our most popular street food ( "focaccia", "popizze" and "sgagliozze").It's possible to personalize this tour by sending us a request or to choose a different meeting point in Bari.
--- CASTELLANA CAVES --- 1st Stop 1 or 2 hours - shared / group tourThe Grotte of Castellana is one of the most important attractions of Puglia and a natural heritage site of inestimable value to Italy.The tour winds along a distance of 3 km, a unique guided tour of the caves to more than 60 meters deep in an amazing scenery at a constant temperature of around 16 ° -18 °.----- POLIGNANO A MARE ---- 2nd Stop 1 hour - free timeThe old town is perched on a rocky headland. The old town hides an amazing Cathedral and narrow alleys that always lead to the sea.The taste of the famous "special coffee", the exclusive invention of a well-known pastry chef, deserves a stop.
I will be your tour angel who will take you around Puglia through the most beautiful and significant places in this fascinating region.Personalized or themed tours to let you experience the emotions that only this land can give you. The contact with nature, the crystalline sea, the characteristic villages that preserve their ancient history and local traditions intact. The healthiest and tastiest gastronomy in all of southern Italy, with products from the sea and the land.The setting of the evening gives these places a unique magic that is reflected in its numerous castles, in its watch towers on the sea, in the premises of the youthful nightlife, in the stone of ancient Romanesque cathedrals and in its people always cheerful and welcoming. Contact me and your vacation in Puglia will be unforgettable and ... if you want it ...... I will make you feel real Apulian.
Visit the UNESCO-listed hilltown of Otranto without the hassle of coordinating bus and train schedules with this driving tour that includes round-trip transportation. Enjoy free time to explore one of Puglia’s most charming hilltowns and visit highlights like the historic cathedral and Aragon Castle. Relax over lunch (own expense) in one of the town’s traditional restaurants and shop for souvenirs before the return drive.
The historic town of Trani and UNESCO-listed Castel del Monte are two of the most alluring sights in Puglia, but visiting them both in one day by train or bus can be frustrating. With this driving tour, enjoy convenient pickup at the location of your choice and hassle-free transportation via air-conditioned private minivan. Explore the seaside town and castle at your own pace, with time to shop, dine, and take photos.
With our local chef, our guests will not only learn how to prepare 5 typical dishes of the region, using fresh ingredients and all locally produced, but also know the traditional way of life of the inhabitants of the area. Get ready to live a relaxed, fun experience and be part of a great Pugliese family.
Make the most of your time at port with a private 3-hour shore excursion in Bari. Explore the old town on a walking tour of historic highlights including the Basilica of St. Nicholas and the medieval Norman-Swabian Castle standing sentinel over the Adriatic. Enjoy leisure time to explore Bari’s mazelike streets and local culture with tips from your guide about the best places to shop and dine. With the personalized attention of a private guide and complimentary port pickup and drop-off, it’s a wonderful way to experience this pearl of Apulia.
Explore southern Italy’s captivating landscapes and some of the world’s oldest dwellings on this half-day private shore excursion from Bari. Visit the World Heritage site of Matera and the ancient city of Sassi for a guided tour of fascinating rock dwellings and underground cave churches. Learn about the mysterious civilizations that once thrived here as you wander through a labyrinth of old homes and cellars carved directly into the cliffs. Enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide and port pickup and drop-off for an unforgettable day.
See one of southern Italy’s most distinctive towns on this half-day shore excursion from Bari to Alberobello. After meeting your private guide at the port, travel inland to the medieval village known for its distinctive Trulli dwellings. Learn about the history of these peaked-roof limestone houses that make use of prehistoric building techniques, and see some of the most striking examples on a walking tour. Enjoy leisure time to explore the town on your own with tips on the best places to shop and dine from your guide.
The guided tour of Minervino will start from the precious village, where there are numerous monuments such as the Lombard-Norman Baronial Palace with a neoclassical facade, the Castle, now the Town Hall, whose oldest part dates back to the eleventh century.The tour continues towards the Lighthouse, built in 1932 and dedicated to the war dead. From its particular position you can admire the panorama from the Vulture volcano (Basilicata) to the Gargano mountain (Puglia).Leaving the lighthouse behind us, we will enter the historic center called "Scesciola" because of its narrow streets where you can easily lose yourself. We will visit the Cathedral built under the Norman domination.Just outside the village, at the end of a valley where once a small river ran, the tour will end with a visit to the Cave of St. Michael Archangel, a beautiful site, dated in 1000 AD thanks to a parchment found in the Abbey of Montecassino. Final tasting of the typical giant “panzerotto”