Best of Puglia

Best of Puglia
 

This Explorer Holiday is the perfect opportunity to see the best of this unspoilt region of southern Italy. The ‘heel’ of Italy’s ‘boot’, Puglia has some wonderful sandy beaches and rolling countryside of olive groves and vineyards. There’s much to see, including the strange conical houses called trulli, and you can join your friendly Inghams Representative for included days out.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 7 nights half board at the 4 star Hotel Del Levante near Torre Canne with outdoor pool and sandy beach.
  • Visit Alberobello to see the trulli
  • Day out to the beautiful baroque city of Lecce and Otranto with its castle and cathedral.
  • Visit the 'white city' of Ostuni perched on a hill above the Itria Valley.
  • Half day tour to UNESCO World Heritage site of Matera that houses the oldest cave dwellings in Italy.
  • Wine and olive oil tasting in a typical farm
  • Fully escorted throughout by our knowledgeable and friendly Representative

 

ITINERARY

Day 1 | Fly to Bari and transfer to the Hotel Del Levante near Torre Canne for 7 nights. In the evening meet your fellow travellers and your friendly Inghams Representative.

Day 2 | A full day's excursion to visit the beautiful little city of Lecce, famous for its flamboyant baroque architecture, and the charming seaside town of Otranto with its Norman cathedral.

Day 3 | A day dedicated to visiting the whitewashed towns of the Itria Valley, famous for their conical trulli: Martina Franca, Alberobello and Locorotondo.

Day 4 | Today is a leisure day to relax by the pool or on the sandy beach, or perhaps visit nearby Torre Canne.

Day 5 | A half day trip across the regional border into Basilicata to visit the fascinating town of Matera. The Sassi are cave dwellings dating back to the prehistoric era but inhabited until quite recently and now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 6 | A day to discover the typical food and drink of Puglia with a visit to the hilltop town of Ostuni followed by a drive through the countryside to taste some of the fine local wines and see the centuries old tradition of olive oil making for which Puglia is famous. A light lunch is included.

Day 7 | Another day at leisure to relax and unwind.

Day 8 | Transfer to the airport for your return flight or create your own multi-centre holiday with a few days stay in one of our other superb hotels.

Dates & Prices

4 June 2018   

  £1,199   

 11 June 2018

  £1,199   

16 June 2018

  £1,199   

 1 Sept 2018

  £1,199   

 8 Sept 2018

  £1,199   

15 Sept 2018

  £1,199   

Prices per person based on a Standard sea view twin/double room at the Hotel Del Levante on half board. Prices may be subject to flight supplements. 

 Single room supplement from: £175.

 

 

 

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