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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 alberghi diffusi such as 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)

October 8-14, 2022 Sold out | May 14-20, 2023

For more info and availability please contact us.

 

TOUR PRICE

Per person in double occupancy: from $4,190

 

Single Supplement: $690 

 

For travel in 2021 and beyond, your tour is carbon neutral! In addition, we donate more than 1% of your trip price to food-literacy and environmental non-profits that share our values. (Details here)

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the UNESCO site of the Trulli of Alberobello
  • Tastings of regional Slow Food Presidia and visits to local wine, olive oil, cookies 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 in albergo diffuso 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, masserie and alberghi diffusi
  • 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 5 dinners with either a 3- or 4-course menu
  • Exploration of Lecce, Alberobello, Otranto, Ostuni, Mesagne, Martinafranca, Locorotondo, and other quaint Pugliesi villages
  • 1 visit and tasting to an olive oil producer; 1 visit & tasting to a pastry maker
  • Exhilarating rides in Salento area, Itria Valley, and Murgia Barese
  • 1 cooking demo and 1 private boat ride near Polignano a Mare 
  • 1 wine tasting and visit to local winemaker
  • 1 mozzarella-making demo & tasting with a cheese maker
  • Live music & pizzica dance with folk group
  • 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 airport and last group transfer to Bari airport
  • Local taxes and gratuities for luggage porters and restaurant servers during tour

What's Not Included

  • 3 lunches and 1 dinner on your own 
  • Alcoholic beverages at group meals (including wine and spirits)
  • Round-trip airfare and expenses to/from the tour
  • E-bike, upon request and availability, with $150-250 surcharge depending on the type (see more info here)
  • Trip cancellation, baggage loss or travel delay insurance (this optional coverage is highly recommended. See more info here)
  • Gratuities for your Tour Leader
  • Personal expenses, such as, but not limited to, phone calls, laundry, emails, snacks, gifts

Itinerary

 

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

 

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