Itinerary 8 days/7 nights – 3 nights in Bari, 1 night in Matera, 2 nights in Lecce, 1 night in Bari
1. Day – ARRIVAL Arrival at Bari Airport
Transfer by coach to the reserved Hotel in Bari Area. Overnight stay.
2. Day – Excursion Monte S. Angelo & Vieste, the Gargano Peninsula
Your first journey in Apulia, takes you to the mountainous Gargano Peninsula. Return to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay.
3. Day – Excursion Trani & Castel del Monte
Today you will discover the province of Bari, with its nice castles. First stop will be in Trani with its marvellous Cathedral Afterwards continuation to Castel del Monte. Return to your hotel. Overnight stay.
4. Day – Altamura & Matera
Today you will leave the province of Bari. First of all you will reach Altamura, famous for its bread. Continuation to Matera (region Basilicata), famous for its Sassi Visit. Dinner in a winery and overnight stay in Matera.
5. Day –Metaponto & Taranto
Breakfast in Hotel and departure to the Greek site of Metaponto, visit and continuation to Taranto with its national museum. Continuation to Lecce. Overnight stay in Lecce.
6. Day – Excursion Lecce, the ‘Florence of the South’ & Otranto
Breakfast in Hotel and departure for a full day excursion to Lecce the ‘Florence of South’ and Otranto with its important Cathedral . Overnight stay in Lecce.
7. Day – Grotte Castellana, Alberobello & Olive Oil – Bari
Breakfast in hotel and continuation along the Adriatic sea direction Grotte di Castellana, visit the Castellana Caves. Continuation to Alberobello, a very interesting city, known for its Trulli houses . Continuation to Bari. On the way have a stop for a visit of a Oil Mill. A taste of this delicious Oil is a must! Overnight stay in Bari.
8. Day – Visit of BARI & Departure
Breakfast. Visit of Bari. Transfer to Bari Airport