CAMPANIA & puglia
WITH LECCE - ALBEROBELLO LOCOROTONDO CASTEL DEL MONTE – MATERA
9 DAYS COACH TOUR
minimum 20 pax
Travel by air-conditioned coach
8x accommodation in 4* star hotel - Hotel in the area Paestum/Alberobello/Naples
8x half-board in hotel included mineral water
8x light lunch included mineral water
1x Mozzarella tasting + 1x olive oil tasting + 1 wine tasting Entrances: Temples of Paestum + Castel del Monte + Church Santa Maria de Idris.
Not included services:
Driver tips, local guide, anything non specified in the “services included”.
Day 1: ARRIVAL
Pick up at the airport and drive to Paestum where we will visit the Temples, check in your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Paestum area.
Day 2: MOZZARELLA CHHESE TASTING - MATERA
After breakfast we will move to a local farm for a buffalo Mozzarella cheese visit and tasting, time of visit 1 hour. We will move to Matera for a light lunch. Afternoon we will start visit the picturesque rocky town of Matera, walk on the "Strada Panoramica dei Sassi "you have one wonderful view of the House and cave labyrinth. You willl visit the rocky church Santa Maria de Idris. We will then continue to Martina Franca area accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: LECCE AND OTRANTO
Departure for today excursion direction Lecce with stop in a beautiful olive grove for photos. Then continue to Lecce, where you can get a city tour to the Piazza Duomo and the Roman amphitheater in the heart of the city. Beautiful churches and magnificent baroque buildings. Lecce’s nickname is "Florence of the South ". Light lunch in a nice restaurant. After lunch continue to Otranto, one of the most charming Towns of Apulia visit of Cathedral S. Maria Annunziata with the unique mosaic flooring. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: ALBEROBELLO AND OSTUNI
Departure for Alberobello the center of the "Trulli" (Stone quarry houses without mortar with unlit lime has been a World Cultural Heritage since 1996). These lobster houses became the symbol the whole province, an unusual example of architecture that is intact up in the present time. Drive to local Masseria visit of local factory and light lunch with local food: wine taste, cheese taste, local salami taste and focaccia barese taste. Continue to Ostuni "the white city", Known for the characteristic, with white lime painted houses. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: LOCOROTONDO AND MARTINA FRANCA
After breakfast departure for Locorotondo and Martina Franca. Drive to Locorotondo, visit of 1:30 minute walk through the narrow streets of the old town and visit the Basilica "Madonna della Greca." After that travel to the Baroque town of Martina Franca . Light Lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch in the afternoon visit an olive mill including tasting. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: TRANI – CASTEL DEL MONTE
After breakfast departure to Trani with a visit to the magnificent Norman cathedral Nicola San Pellegrino from the 13th century. It is considered one of the most beautiful Churches of Apulia and is the Saint Nicholas. Once in Castel del Monte light lunch. Visit of the most important testimony of the Ancient Architecture. Around the fabled "Octagon" of Frederick II there are still numerous Myths. Return and drive to the hotel. Dinner and overnight
Day 7: BARI AND POLIGNANO A MARE
After breakfast departure and drive to Bari, where you can admire the capital of Apulia, the pretty harbor town, and one of the largest university cities in Italy and an important ferry port. Light lunch in a local restaurant. Afternoon visit Polignano a Mare where you have a great view of the city with a walking tour. Return to Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 8: NAPOLI
After breakfast departure to Napoli. Light lunch set with local pizza Napoletana. Afternoon we will do a fascinated round tour of the city with Piazza del Plebiscito, Galleria Umberto, Spacca Napoli, San Gregorio Armeno.Transfer in hotel dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Departure
After breakfast . Panoramic tour of Napoli with Posillipo, Mergellina. Transfer to the airport.