5 day tour UNESCO Wonders of Puglia & Matera - from Bari to Lecce

Join this tour to discover the most beautiful destinations in Puglia and Basilicata including 3 Unesco sites and elegant cities such as Ostuni and Lecce. Departures every saturday

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Visit 3 important Unesco sites between Puglia and Basilicata
  • Discover the charm of Trani Cathedral and the white alleys of Ostuni
  • Experience the thrill of sleeping in a "trullo"
 
HOW MUCH DOES THE TOUR COST:
 
OPTION "Hotel : guide" transfer
  • €990 per person in double room
  • €1100 per person in single room 
  • 50% off for 6- to 17-year-olds in family room

NOTES: The tour including transfer is guaranteed on at least 4 participants. For lower cores it is possible to arrange train routes

 

OPTION "Hotel & Guides"
  • €750 per person in double  room
  • €850 per person in single room
  • 50% off for 6- to 17-year-olds in family room

NOTES: The tour without transfers is guaranteed also on minimun 1 person.

Discounted rates for groups by sending us a request to info@turistinpuglia.it
 
 
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
  • Local guides in Bari, Matera, Alberobello, Castel del Monte, Trani, Ostuni, Lecce
  • Tickets fees
  • Transfer with driver in minivan as scheduled (if you choose the option "Hotel - guide - transfer")
  • 4 nights with breakfast in selected hotels (1 night Bari, 1 night Matera, 1 night Alberobello, 1 night Lecce)
  • Free cancellation up to 3 days before the tour
 
FULL PROGRAM:
 
Day 1 - Bari street food tour at sunset
 
Independent arrival in Bari and check in selected hotel in the city center. Sunset tour of the old town in the company of a local guide. You will visit the exteriors of the Swaven castle, stroll through the street of the "orecchiette" until you reach The Cathedral of San Sabino and the Basilica of St. Nicholas. You'll taste the specialties of street food barese: from focaccia to "sgagliozze" to the sweet "sporcamuss".
 
Day 2 - Trani and Castel del Monte
 
Breakfast and departure for Trani to admire the beautiful Cathedral by the sea, the port and the ancient Jewish quarter. Observing the slow life of this seaside city, will be one of the most beautiful moments you will experience on this tour. In the afternoon stop in Castel del Monte, one of the most mysterious and fascinating castles in southern Italy designed by Frederick II of Svevia. The guided itinerary with a professional tour guide will retrace the history of the monument, UNESCO Site since 1996, following the various interpretations on its probable function and enriched with anecdotes about the life of the Emperor defined as "Stupor Mundi".  Transfer to Matera and free evening.
 
Day 3 - Matera and Alberobello
 
Breakfast and meeting with the  guide in Matera, Unesco site and European Capital of Culture in 2019. You will visit the city of stones in the company of an expert guide, discovering the history of a city carved into the rock, where the inhabitants still lived until the 20th century. The itinerary includes a visit to a cave house and an ancient rock church. In the afternoon stop at Alberobello. UNESCO site since 1996 and a must-see destination when you arrive in Puglia.  The trulli capital has a fairytale charm like no other place, given by the other concentration of trulli, an important example of rural architecture that still survives today. The local guide will show you the two small Hague and Mountain Ward wards. Overnight in Trullo in Alberobello.
 
Day 4 - Ostuni and Lecce
 
Breakfast and transfer to Oatuni. Also called "the white city", Ostuni stands out for its characteristic old town with houses painted totally in white that the Puglian sun makes seem even brighter. You will be guided by a local guide who will show you its most important places including the incredible expanse of olive trees bordered by the sea, the cathedral in the flowery Romanesque style and its characteristic alleys embellished by local people with flowers and plants. Free time for lunch and transfer to Lecce. 
 
Arrival at the hotel and check in. Sunset tour with a local guide in the Baroque city, between rich palace facades and churches and local craft shops. The route will start from Piazza Sant'Oronzo and wind in the ancient village admiring the Cathedral, the Basilica of Santa Croce, the Church of St. Irene
 
 Day 5 - Lecce
 
After breakfast, end of services
 
 
 

 

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Services included in the tour

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Hotel
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Multilingual tour guide
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Transfer
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Meals & tastings