Highlighs of Puglia Tour
Day 1: Arrive in Puglia
Fly from Dublin to Bari airport, where you will be greeted by a holiday representative and transferred to the Itria valley where you will stay for seven nights on a Bed & breakfast basis. You will be staying at the 4* Park Hotel San Michele
Day 2: Ostuni, OIl Tasting & Locorotondo
Today we will explore the medieval town of Ostuni, famous for its whitewashed buildings and narrow alleys. Then we will visit a masseria which is a typical Puglian farmhouse where we will sample some exquisite extra virgin olive oils.
In the afternoon, we will visit the lovely little town of Locorotondo, famous for its lovely white wines. We might even find the time to sample some! It would be rude not to!
Day 3: At your leisure
Today is yours to spend as you please. Stroll through the resort, soak up some sun or venture off on an optional extra excursion to Matera, famous for it’s “sassi” peasant dwellings carved from rock. Finish off the excursion with a trip to the seaside town of Bari (extra charge, payable locally).
Day 4: Alberobello
Today we take a trip to the fairytale “Trulli” town of Alberobello, an absolute must-see while visiting Puglia. Trulli houses are quaint, traditional stone houses with white-washed walls and conical roofs.
Day 5: At your leisure
Spend the day at your leisure exploring the resort or head off on an optional half day excursion to Torre Guaceto nature reserve (extra charge, payable locally)
Day 6: Lecce & Otranto
Next we will visit Lecce, the Baroque capital of Puglia. With it’s famous piazza, Roman amphitheatre, the Basilica di Santa Croce and artisan workshops, Lecce is always a memorable day trip. We will finish our excursion with a visit to Otranto, Italy’s most eastern town.
Day 7: At your leisure
Enjoy your last full day in Puglia however you wish. If you’re not done sight-seeing, we can arrange an excursion to nearby towns in the Itria Valley for an extra charge, payable locally.
Day 8: Bari to Dublin
- Please note that insurance is not included.
- Alternative dates available
- prices are based on 2 adults sharing
- The day a particular excursion takes place may change locally.
- A minimum of 20 persons is required to operate each Tour & Explore date.
- Prices do not include applicable flight supplements, Government levy or local city or accommodation taxes.
- Deposit €150.00 per person
|Depart date||Depart Time||Depart Airport||Arrival Airport|
|Departing||07 May 2018||15:55||DUB||BRI|
|Returning||14 May 2018||20:40||BRI||DUB|
Park San Michele
The hotel is situated in the centre of Martina Franca a few metres from the historical centre. Overlooking the Itria Valley,The Park Hotel San Michele is set on the high plains of the Murgia between Alberobello, Cisternino and Ostuni, therefore in the heart of Puglia. An ideal postion to discover this beautiful land.
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