2022 Puglia private package tour: 7 days in Salento and Matera


One week in Puglia exclusive holidays, with private services and unique experiences

One week in Puglia exclusive holidays, with private services and unique experiences

Visit Matera and Puglia top destinations on this organized group trip with a private tour guide. Revel in the most authentic part of this part of Italy. You'll have plenty of time to discover, learn about and love unique and special places. Ideal small groups of friends and families.

 

POPULARITY: 10/10

 

THIS TOUR IS DESIGNED FOR small organized groups (families or friends) who want to spend a week discovering wonderful sites and places without having to worry about anything. Our organized group trip can be all inclusive and is customizable and flexible.

 

YOU WILL ENJOY visiting the Baroque capital of Lecce and admiring the many shades of the Otranto sea. You will experience the thrill of entering a typical Salento farmhouse with an underground olive oil mill and a farm in the Itria Valley to learn how to make orecchiette pasta. You will be enchanted by the villages of the Itria Valley, Martina Franca, Ostuni and Locorotondo and the seaside towns of Polignano a Mare and Bari. You will also have the opportunity to visit a winery and an oil mill to taste the main products of this area including extra virgin olive oil and wine. And what about Matera? You will be fascinated by the beauty of this ancient city.

DIFFICULTY: Easy

DURATION: 7 days

WHAT TO BRING IN YOUR BACKPACK: A few essentials, comfortable clothing suitable for the season. During the tours you will always have at your disposal a small bottle of freshwater in the minifridge of the minivan and the desire to discover these enchanting places thanks to the local guides. We'll take care of the rest!

WE PROMISE you an intense and exciting vacation organized down to the last detail. Our local tour guide will uncover for you hidden gems and recount stories that only locals know. We strive to make this Puglia package holiday a full, authentic and engaging experience. This all inclusive vacation package includes selected accommodations and exclusive services such as chauffeured transfers, private guided tours and food and wine experiences. In other words, the best way to discover the true essence of this land.

 

PUGLIA PRIVATE TOUR (min 4 people)

 
LOW SEASON PRICES (October to March)
 
€ 1350 per person in a double room
€ 1850 per person in a single room
 
 
HIGH SEASON PRICES (from April to September)
 
€ 1500 per person in a double room
€ 2000 per person in a single room
 
EXTRA SERVICES:
 
If you do not have a car, we can provide you with a minivan service with driver by adding a supplement calculated on the number of people.
 
For larger groups and personalized itinerary contact us on info@turistinpuglia.it

 

2022 PRIVATE TOUR : APULIA AND MATERA IN 7 DAYS, IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

  • Guaranteed departure every day, on minimum 2 participants
  • Certified tour guides
  • Available languages (Italian, English, Spanish, French, German)

WHAT DOES THE 2022 APULIA AND MATERA PRIVATE TOUR IN 7 DAYS INCLUDE?

  • 6 nights in hotels in city center (2 in Lecce, 2 Monopoli, 1 Trani, 1 Bari)

  • breakfasts

  • Guided tours in: Lecce, Otranto, Ostuni, Martina Franca, Alberobello, Polignano a mare, Trani, Matera, Bari, Castel del Monte

  • 1 lesson of typical cuisine

  • 1 wine tour

  • 1 evo oil tasting

  • Entrance ticket

 

HOW TO BOOK AN APULIA ACCESSIBLE PACKAGE TOUR :

You can book online by selecting the date from the shopping cart and paying a deposit of € 250 upon confirmation. You can then pay the rest of your balance 15 days before departure.

We remind you that this private tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people to a maximum of 8.

 

Alternatively, if you prefer, you can contact us directly to customize the itinerary or request additional services.

 

 

 

Private Tour 2022: Puglia and Matera in 7 days: why it's worth it

Puglia is among the most popular destinations in Italy. Even celebrities have been charmed by the beauty of this land. With its unmistakable rural architecture made of farms, trulli, dry stone walls and its perfect combination of hinterland and Caribbean sea, Puglia is a destination to visit at least once in a lifetime. And what about Apulian food?

Apulian food and wine are made of simple flavors that can conquer and surely trigger cravings!

That said, you can discover our land in an all-inclusive 7-day holiday package, filled with quality services such as a professional local tour guide and driver. We have made sure that fun and excitement are also part of our package vacation thanks to the best choices of facilities, services and destinations selected with care.  

 

Private Tour 2022, Apulia and Matera in 7 days: How long does it take to visit Apulia?

The Apulian territory with its 6 provinces and its 800 km of coastline, offers so much to discover: villages, seaside towns, countryside, mountains, hills, Caribbean beaches. It would normally take at least 15 days to visit it all, but with our tour we give you the opportunity to visit the best of this land in just 7 days. Don’t worry, you will not be rushing nor visit everything in a hurry. 

 

Private Tour 2022: Puglia and Matera in 7 days: online booking

This tour is available all year round. If you need a last minute organized group trip, contact us now and we will do our utmost to create the best Puglia experience possible. Select your preferred date in the cart and pay online.

 

Private Tour 2022, Puglia and Matera in 7 days: what else could you see in the area?

In case you want to extend your stay in Puglia, we have plenty more to offer you. Take a look at our Gargano package to visit the Tremiti Islands. Or, how about integrating the Salento mini tour or the food and wine mini tour between Trani and Castel del Monte? We can design a tailor-made itinerary for you, just contact us for a free quote.

 

 

Private Tour 2022, PUGLIA AND MATERA IN 7 DAYS, THE ITINERARY

 

DAY 1 - LECCE:

Independent arrival in Lecce and check-in at a selected hotel in the historic center. Evening at leisure

 

DAY 2 - LECCE - OTRANTO:

After breakfast, your guide will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby to visit Lecce by foot, an elegant and refined city rich in art and history. You will visit churches and palaces in baroque style, and see for yourself the refinement of the "Lecce Baroque".

After lunch, transfer to Otranto, the easternmost city of Apulia and one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, where you’ll visit the charming old town and the Romanesque cathedral with its beautiful mosaic.

Return to Lecce. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay. 

 

DAY 3 - OSTUNI-MARTINA FRANCA-LOCOROTONDO:

After breakfast, check-out and meeting with the driver in the hotel lobby. Transfer to Ostuni, the white city. A local tour guide will be waiting for you to introduce you to this picturesque village.

You will continue on to see Locorotondo, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, nestled in the beautiful Itria Valley.

Light lunch with local products such as the typical "capocollo" ham. 

After lunch, transfer to Martina Franca to discover its beautiful historical center. You will finally reach Monopoli, an inviting village on the sea. Check-in at the Boutique hotel. 

 

 

DAY 4 - ALBEROBELLO - ORECCHIETTE LESSON IN MASSERIA:
After breakfast, you will meet the guide who will take you to discover Alberobello. During the guided walking tour, you will admire the rural architecture of the "trulli" and you will have the opportunity to visit one of them. A true journey into the past and a testimony on how peasant families used to live in Alberobello.
Afterwards, transfer to a typical farmhouse for an orecchiette pasta making lesson.
Return to Monopoli. Dinner at leisure.
 
DAY 5 - POLIGNANO A MARE - WINE TOUR- TRANI:
Breakfast and Check-out. Departure in the direction of Polignano a mare. A guide will accompany you to discover Polignano, a beautiful seaside town that gave birth to the singer Domenico Modugno. A pleasant guided walk will lead you to discover this authentic jewel overlooking the sea, its panoramic terraces, its flowered alleys and its history.
Then transfer to a winery for a visit and tasting of 3 local wines and typical products.
In the afternoon, you will reach Trani. Check-in a selected boutique hotel. Sunset tour of the historical center with its majestic cathedral by the sea, its Swabian castle and the old town, where there is an ancient Jewish quarter called "La Giudecca" with two 12th century synagogues. Dinner at leisure.
 
DAY 6 - CASTEL DEL MONTE - EVO OIL TASTING - MATERA:
After breakfast, you will meet your guide at Castel del Monte, a Unesco site since 1996. This medieval castle is considered one of the most fascinating in southern Italy for its particular shape and history. At the end of your tour, you will taste the local extra virgin olive oil, rich in polyphenols and precious for its organoleptic properties. 
After a short break, you will cross the Murgia territories to reach Matera, an important UNESCO site and European Capital of Culture 2019. You will immerse yourself in the history and landscapes of a timeless city with a local guide. You will learn all about the two ancient quarters carved into the rock, where the inhabitants lived until the beginning of the twentieth century.
Transfer to Bari where you will spend the last night of your tour.
 
 
 

 

DAY 7 - BARI STREET FOOD:
Breakfast and departure for a guided tour of Bari with tasty stops to sample the local street food. You will start from the Swabian Castle and continue through the alleys of the old town called "Bari vecchia". Here, you will meet the ladies who live in the typical "bassi" of the center and who prepare fresh handmade pasta - "orecchiette” -on the doorstep of their homes. You will taste the sgagliozze (squares of fried polenta) and the typical Barese focaccia with tomatoes. You will visit the Cathedral of San Sabino and the Basilica of San Nicola, a splendid example of Apulian Romanesque architecture. End of services.

 

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Services included in the tour

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Meals & tastings
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Transfer
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Hotel
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Multilingual tour guide