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Essential Puglia

 5 Days/ 4 Nights

ITINERARY

Day 1

Arrive at Bari airport or train station and meet with your private driver. Transfer to your bouquet hotel (4-star rating B&B) in Gioia del Colle. Welcome drink with your tour leader and time at leisure.

 

Day 2 

After breakfast, meet with your tour leader and walking tour to visit Gioia del Colle Old Town. its 8th century old Norman Castle and the Archeological Museum. The tour will also including a visit to a local winery and wine tasting. After lunch in a selected restaurant, transfer to Matera to visit the "Sassi", a cave system housing one of the most Ancient human settlement in the world, dating back to Paleolithic Age (over 2,000,000 year). Late afternoon, back to Gioia del Colle and balance of the day at leisure.

 

Day 3 

In the morning, visit Polignano, a waterfront small town located along of one of the most scenic stretches of Apulia Coast. Then we will enjoy a lunch  in a selected restaurant with breathtaking view over the sea. In the afternoon, transfer to visit the "Trulli" in Alberobello, white houses with gray-stone cone-shaped roof, also enlisted in the UNESCO sites. In the evening, back to Gioia del Colle and time at leisure. 

 

Day 4 

Today, we will visit first a landmark of Puglia region: Castel del Monte an octagonal fortress, which some architectural solutions still remain unsolved. Then, the typical fisherman quarter in Trani, the Templar Knights’ church and historical center After lunch in a Masseria, t cooking class to learn how to make "Taralli" (typical hard bread) and other Puglia delicatessens.  Finally, visit a Olive Oil Mill and tasting. Time at leisure and overnight at the Masseria.

 

Day 5 

After breakfast, private transfer to Bari airport or train station.

 

INCLUDED

 

  • 4 nights at quaint B&B (first class) included breakfast and taxes.

  • Welcome dinner

  • 3-day Licensed local tour leader/guide to visit as per itinerary.

  • All transfer by A/C van as per itinerary.

  • Transfer from and to airport or train station.

  • 3 lunches and 1 dinner at selected restaurants.

  • 1 cooking class and dinner.

  • 1 Wine tasting.

  • 1 Olive Oil tasting.

  • Site entry fees: Gioia del Monte Castle, Castel del Monte, Trulli in Alberobello and Sassi in Matera.

  • Tips to guide and driver.

  • Limited to maximum 8 people group.

 

   

PRICES 2017 - Starting at $1,700 p.p.

 

 

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