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Puglia in 4 Days

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Puglia in 4 Days, The Highlights


For the ones with not enough time to experience it all, this itinerary focus on the "must see" of Puglia region, do more in less time from Itria Valley to the tip called Salento:

Day 1 - Welcome to Puglia (2 Nights Stay in Original Trullo Dwelling or Farm Stay)

- City Tour of Bari, Puglia's Capital or Brindisi (if landing in Brindisi);
- Walking Tour of Alberobello, (UNESCO World Heritage Site), just be amazed about it;
- Visit the church of Sant'Antonio, the only one with a Trullo shape;
- Taste Typical Local Appetizer inside a Trullo (taralli, almonds, regional sweets and drinks);
- Regional Meal.

Day 2 - Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019 (or Trani/Castel del del Monte/Castellana's Grottos)
- Photo stop at the Park of the Rupestrian Churches, Mel Gibson set for "The Passion Of Christ";
- Guided Walking Tour of Matera (UNESCO World Heritage Site);
- Visit one of the typically furnished cave-houses;
- Visit a rupestrian church built by Oriental Monks;
- Free Afternoon to explore the Sassi district on your own;
- Masseria Dinner (or Lunch), supper in a family-run fortified farm.
(you can choose to have a full day sightseeing tour to Trani/Castel del Monte/Castellana's Grottos instead to visit Matera - the choice must be confirmed at the time of booking)

Day 3 - Itria's Valley (Locorotondo)/Ostuni (2 Nights Stay in Historical Palace)
- Locorotondo, time to explore one of the most beautiful villages of Italy;
- Olive Oil Farm Visit and Olive Oil tasting;
- Ostuni, Walking Tour of the "White Lady";
- Drive off the beaten paths through the Ancient Olive Trees Road;
- Fishermens' Lunch;
- Wine Tasting and Local Cellar Visit;
- City Walk of Brindisi;
- Evening At Leisure.

Day 4 - Lecce/Otranto
- Guided Walking Tour of Lecce, (includes Cathedral and famous Santa Croce Basilica);
- Otranto, Walk the historical centre, right on the ancient walls;
- Visit the unusual Cathedral with its Stunning Floor Mosaic and the Skulls of the Martyrs on display;
- Trattoria Dinner.

Day 5 - Bye bye Puglia
- Transfer to the airport/rail station or combine it with a tour of Sicily, the gem of the Mediterranean.

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