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Baroque, Hamlets and Enogastronomy fly&drive tour in Puglia

An unforgettable journey through Gargano, Valle d’ Itria and Salento to experience Enogastronomy, Artisanship & Local culture in Puglia

Location:

Bari

Duration:

1 week

Prices from:

$ 1,795

8 Days / 7 Nights Cultural & Enogastronomy Package. An unforgettable journey Fly&Drive style through Gargano, Valle d’ Itria and Salento

An unforgettable journey Fly&Drive style through Gargano, Valle d’ Itria and Salento to experience Enogastronomy, Artisanship & Local culture in Puglia An itinerary designed with extreme care so you can visit some of the most important places in Puglia like: Bari, Altamura, Matera, Locorotondo, Alberobello, Grottaglie, Martina Franca, Taranto, Ceglie Messapica, Ostuni, Lecce, Otranto, Cursi, Casarano, Cerrate

* DAY 1 - Welcome to Bari, Walking Tour & Street Food Dinner
Bari Walking Tour • Starts @ 17:30: Private walking tour of Bari´s historic center with licensed guide. Orecchiette Show Cooking and Dinner in Bari • Start @ 19:30 Show cooking in the heart of the historic center called “Bari Vecchia” (The old Bari). Following the show, enjoy dinner with the handmade orecchiette. | Overnight at Marè B&B (or similar) centrally located.

* DAY 2 - Matera | European Capital of Culture 2019
Matera Walking Tour @ 10:30: Explore the beautiful Matera on foot on this 2-hour walking tour. Discover the frescoes, rock-cut dwellings, and churches that make this city unique. | Lunch overlooking "I Sassi" | Matera @ 12:30: Lunch at a local restaurant with stunning view and succulent local food. Rest of the day at Leisure | Bari @ 14:30. Overnight at Marè B&B (or similar) in Bari.

* DAY 3 - Locorotondo & Alberobello | Quaint Hamlet & World Heritage Site
Visit to the village of Locorotondo @ 11:00am: Visit of one of the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy in the valley of trulli and pizza lunch. Visit to the village of Alberobello @ 14:30: Discover the enchanting village of Alberobello walking past its conical-shaped houses named "trulli" as you peek through the typical shops. Rest of the Day at Leisure.Overnight at Marè B&B (or similar) in Bari.

* DAY 4 - Lecce | Jewel of 18th century southern European Baroque architecture
10:00am - Check-Out from B&B
1:30pm - Aperitivo Leccese in the Square: Welcome to Lecce "with “aperitivo”. Traditional Cocktail, variety of finger sandwiches, burratine, pucce, mozzarella and cutting boards full of goodness! 3:30pm - Check-in Le Stanze del Duomo B&B (or similar) Lecce | 5:00pm - Lecce between baroque and papier-mâché: Lecce, a land of art where you can fill your eyes with wonders, breathtaking architecture, streets and stone squares and delightful shops, the "bàsuli", where you can admire the master craftsmen who have been working with papier-mâché for centuries. With this tour you will meet a famous local artisan and have a practical experience with a paper mâché visit. | |8:00pm - Dinner in a Traditional Trattoria Salentina: In the heart of the historic center of Lecce, between the splendors of Piazza Sant'Oronzo and the electrifying "nightlife" of Piazzetta Santa Chiara, the Trattoria Salentina. In a very pleasant soft environment, one discovers all the pleasure of good Salento cuisine. Overnight at Le Stanze del Duomo B&B (or similar) Lecce

* DAY 5 - Lecce | Cooking Class & Shopping
Cooking class in Historic Center with Lunch @ 10:30 | Duration 3 Hours & 30 Min.: What do you think about learning to make fresh pasta? An hour and a half cooking lesson in an exclusive location, in the heart of the historic center a few steps from Piazza S. Oronzo. After the cooking class, you will join us for a delicious meal eating the pasta cuts prepared along with additional dishes from the traditional cuisine and territory. Lecce Sweet Tour, Artisanal Shops & Shopping @ 17:00: Enjoy this amazing city by strolling through the iconic streets of the historic center. Along the way, you will taste the most famous desserts in Lecce (like pasticciotto, almonds pastries & fruttone) and shop in the unique little stores packed with memorabilia, souvenirs, Italian clothes, shoes, bags, etc.. Evening at Leisure Lecce @ 19:30

* DAY 6 - Otranto - The gateway to Orient
Walking Tour Otranto and its Beach @ 10:00 | Duration 2 Hours & 30 Min.: 2-hour walking tour to enjoy the major attractions of the “Gateway to the East.” Marvel at the Norman cathedral with its mosaic floor (the entire floor is one big mosaic), see the bones of the Martyrs of Otranto, and enjoy the panoramic views out to sea. Lunch in a “best-kept secret” restaurant in Otranto @ 13:00: Just 700 meters from the town, completely surrounded by greenery lunch awaits. Here the Salento tradition is handled with love and passion, revisiting the typical dishes but always true to the tradition. Evening at Leisure Lecce @ 15:30

* DAY 7 - Squinzano-Cerrate | The Liquid Gold Experience
Tour of Cerrate Abbey, Oil Mill and Tasting @ 10:00:. A journey through ancient history and taste, walking between the Church, the Monastic House, the Farmer House, the Mill, the Oven Room, the Hypogeum Oil Mill and the Agrumeto (Citrus Grove) and then just a few minutes drive, a visit to a modern oil mill immersed in a park of olive trees, 160 hectares, for a selection of Tasting activities. Afternoon at Leisure Lecce - @ 1:00pm: Free time to enjoy Lecce. Dinner at Osteria degli Spiriti Lecce @ 18:30: This is a restaurant with a pleasant, warm, romantic and welcoming atmosphere. The owners of the restaurant, use for their cooking raw materials of excellent quality, coming exclusively from local producers of proven trust and reliability. Let yourself be amazed by a cuisine linked to the territory where tradition merges, renewing itself in modernity!

* DAY 8 - Departure Day: CHECK OUT from B&B Lecce By 10:00

* 16 Different cities among the best in Puglia
* Fun workshops

* Food & drinks
Breakfast - Daily
Lunch - On the days specified on the itinerary
Dinner - On the days specified on the itinerary

* This is a Fly & Drive Tour. All transfers must be handled by Travelers.
* Tips & Gratuities
* Everything not listed in the inclusions list

If you select the upgrade to escorted tour w/transfers at check-out, we will provide pick-up and drop-off at the following location for this tour:
  • Bari Airport
 

* We recommend to bring comfortable shoes
* This tour can be operated for a single person but "Solo Supplement" will be included automatically.

Please note

  • Passport required
 

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable Shoes 
  • Hat 
  • Rain Jacket

Experience type

Multi day tour

Booking in advance

Cut off: 1 week

Duration

8 days / 7 nights

Difficulty

Easy

Categories

Culinary

Couples
Family friendly
Cultural Tour
Senior
 

Live tour guide

English and Italian

 

Baroque, Hamlets & Enogastronomy Tour by BeeYond Travel

8 Days / 7 Nights fly & drive tour in Puglia

16 Different cities among the best in Puglia

Food Tastings and Fun workshops

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Rates

from 5 to 6 people
$ 1,795 per person
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from 3 to 4 people
$ 2,130 per person
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2 people
2,650 per person
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1 person
$ 4,375 includes supplement
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