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Cycling Tour in Puglia

Explore by bicycle the UNESCO site of Alberobello in Puglia, and visit with local wine, olive oil, bread and cheese makers. Overnight in renovated farms, locally called masserie offering accommodations and food, and in trulli, typical conic-shape dwellings completely refurbished.

 

Visit with local wine, olive oil, bread and cheese makers and indulge on the local Mediterranean cuisine for a full immersion intp the southern Italian culture. 

 

Come with us to discover this beautiful region: buon appetito and buon viaggio

 

See here for more info on Puglia region.

 

Cycling Tour in Puglia

Dates & Pricing

Minimum of 8 participants, maximum of 14, with a maximum guide-to-guest ratio of 1 to 8

 

DATES (7 days)

May 15-21, 2021 | October 9-15, 2021

For more info and availability please contact us.

 

TOUR PRICE

Per person in double occupancy: from $3,990 to $4,390 (this tour will feature 4-star hotels, renovated masserie and trulli. Tour price will vary depending on group size) 

 

Single Supplement: $690 

 

In addition, we pledge to donate more than 1% of your trip price to food literacy and environmental non profit organizations

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the UNESCO site of the Trulli of Alberobello
  • Tastings of regional Slow Food Presidia and visits to local wine, olive oil, biscuit and cheese makers
  • Experience the authentic Mediterranean Diet through local traditional cuisine featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients and learn more about local recipes
  • Enjoy some of the best reds of Italy, Primitivo and Negroamaro grapes, two indigenous varieties of the Salento area
  • Relax in unique, elegant masserie, trulli and 4-star hotels
  • Delve into history, traditions and culture in this unique area of south of Italy
  • Exhilarating rides in the tranquil countryside inland, at times surrounded by century-old olive oil trees or a natural reserve by the sea
Cycling Level 1 – Antipasto (Appetizer)

What's Included

  • 6 nights of accommodation in 4-star hotels or masserie and agriturismi
  • 6 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • 5 dinners with either a 3- or 4-course menu
  • Exploration of Lecce, Alberobello, Otranto, Ostuni, Mesagne, Locorotondo, Polignano a Mare and other quaint Pugliesi villages
  • 1 visit and tasting to an olive oil producer
  • Exhilarating rides in Salento area, Itria Valley, and Murge Plateau
  • 1 cooking demo and 1 private boat ride
  • 1 wine tasting and visit to local winemaker
  • 1 visit and tasting with a cheese maker
  • Bike rental (see more info here) and Garmin Touring Edge unit (if you have one, bring yours and we’ll upload the routes onto your unit)
  • Comfortable transportation and assistance by 9-seat van for all travel on tour as cited in the itinerary
  • Refreshments, snacks, fruits and other local delicacies during our rides
  • 2 bilingual, professional Tour Leaders
  • First group transfer from Brindisi and last group transfer to Bari airport
  • Local taxes and gratuities for luggage porters and restaurant servers during tour

What's Not Included

  • 4 lunches and 1 dinner on your own 
  • Alcoholic beverages at group dinners (including wine and spirits)
  • Round-trip airfare and expenses to/from the tour
  • E-bike, upon request and availability, with $100-200 surcharge depending on the type (see more info here)
  • Trip cancellation, baggage loss or travel delay insurance (this optional coverage is highly recommended and is not provided by Food.Stories.Travel.)
  • Gratuities for your Tour Leader
  • Personal expenses, such as, but not limited to, phone calls, laundry, emails, snacks, gifts

Itinerary

 

To request the Itnerary as a PDF or to ask us any questions please contact us today!

 

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