This 3 day guided tour of Puglia by Experience Puglia is a vacation package which can also be customized to your own interests. The main tour includes daily discoveries of Puglian typical products and an Apulian cookery class, wine & olive oil tasting and visits to castles, the famous trulli and the beautiful Puglia sea and countryside.
Your accommodation stay is a 4 star historical residence located in Conversano.
The tour includes: * Transfers between Bari-Palese airport or from railway station * Transport to each location * 2 dinners at restaurant ( the first and the last evening ) * Entry to the castles & museums * 3 lunches in selected restaurants * Wine cellar visits and wine tasting * Olive oil tasting * Cookery course * Opportunity to buy wines and oil at vineyard prices * Route map * Hotel taxes and service charges * Departure taxes
The all inclusive cost is €880 per person based on 2 people sharing a room. Group discounts for 4 adults or more are available.
3 DAY PUGLIA TOUR OUTLINE
Collection from airport or railway station and transfer to accommodation, welcome drink, chance to rest, evening dinner in a typical local restaurant.
After breakfast a tour of Gioia del Colle including the castle, museum, ancient churches and the historical centre. Before noon a wine cellar visit with wine tasting session in the vineyards followed by lunch in a “Slow Food” restaurant. Afternoon is devoted to a trip to Matera in nearby Basilicata. Evening is free to go shopping or dine in typical pizzeria.
Departure for the small town of Polignano and guided tour. Lunch in a local restaurant on the stunning city waterfront. Afternoon visit to Alberobello to see the famous 'trulli' close up. The day also includes a visit to an olive oil mill or 'frantoi' to understand the process of extra virgin olive oil production. An olive oil tasting session follows. Evening is free.
Departure for Castel del Monte followed by visit to Trani and guided tour of the historical quarter of the town and along the sea front. Lunch is in a masseria in the countryside followed by return to Conversano for a cooking class. The lesson features preparation of typical Apulian dishes such as taralli, chicory with broad beans and olive oil grilled vegetables. Evening is free to dine or shop.
Transfer to the airport or railway station after breakfast .