Apulia
WITH LECCE - ALBEROBELLO - LOCOROTONDO - CASTEL DEL MONTE - MATERA

8​ DAYS COACH TOUR

minimum 20 pax

 

Services included:

Travel by air-conditioned coach

7x accommodation in a 4 star hotel, Hotel in the area Torre Canne /Ostuni

7x half-board in hotel excluded drinks

Guided visit according to the program

1x Burrata tasting (typical cheese)

1x Extra vergin Olive Oil and wine tasting

Services not included:

Tips for driver, local city tax, everything not specified in the "services included".


Periods: March, April, May, June, October, November


Hotel Description:

All hotels 4* offer reception, bar and restaurant. The double room (sleeps: min / max 2 adults.) Have a bath or shower / WC, telephone and TV. Announced hotel classification is based on the official classification.

PROGRAM

 

Day 1: ARRIVAL

Pick up at the airport and drive to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2: LECCE AND OTRANTO

Today excursion to Lecce and Otranto. Direction Lecce with stop in a beautiful olive grove for photo. 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. Here you will visit beautiful churches and magnificent baroque buildings. Lecce’s nickname is "Florence of the South ". Then 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 3: ALBEROBELLO AND OSTUNI

A highlight of the day is the journey into the Land to 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. Then drive to a cheese factory and taste the famous mozzarella (called BURRATA). Continue to Ostuni "the white city", Known for the characteristic, with white lime painted houses. Then return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight

 

Day 4: LOCOROTONDO AND MARTINA FRANCA

On this day we go to Locorotondo and Martina Franca. Drive to Locorotondo, 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. Possibility with Lunch break in a private traditional Masseria in Pezze di Greco, including wine and water (not included in the price). Visit an olive mill and wine cellar including tasting. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5: TRANI, CASTEL DEL MONTE AND MONOPOLI

After breakfast drive 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. After that Drive to Castel del Monte in Andria. The most important testimony of the Ancient Architecture. Around the fabled "Octagon" of Frederick II there are still numerous Myths. Return via Monopoli, Short photo stop and drive to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 6: CASTELLANA GROTTE

After breakfast drive to Castellana Grotte, where you can admire the impressive cave with the many stalactites and stalagmites. Afterwards drive in the capital of Apulia, Bari. The Pretty harbor town is one of the largest university cities in Italy and an important ferry port. After that continue to Polignano a Mare where you have a great view to be able to enjoy. Return to Hotel. Dinner and overnight

 

Day 7: ALTAMURA – MATERA

Today you 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 Visit the rocky church Santa Maria de Idris before continuing to Altamura where you can visit the Cathedral. Return in hotel. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 8: DEPARTURE

After breakfast .Transfer to the airport. End of our services.