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PUGLIA AND BASILICATA

 HARSH LANDS, ASTONISHING SEA LANDSCAPES AND RURAL HERITAGE

 7 DAYS – 6 NIGHTS


WHY CHOOSE THIS UNIQUE TOUR?

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • ELEGANT RESORT IN THE TRULLI OF ALBEROBELLO, UNESCO SITE

  • CHARMING RESORT FACING THE GREAT COASTAL LANDSCAPES OF SALENTO

  • FASCINATING HOTEL IN THE “SASSI” OF MATERA UNESCO SITE

EXPERIENCES

COOKING CLASS OF DISHES OF THE APULIAN TRADITION

PRIVATE NAVIGATION WITH LUNCH ON THE BOAT

SENSORY LABORATORY TO CREATE A PERSONALIZED PERFUME WITH NATURAL EXTRACTS OF PLANTS AND FLOWERS

APE CALESSINO TOUR IN OSTUNI

VISITS:

  • MUSEUM OF THE FAMOUS LIQUOR “STREGA”

  • VINEYARDS IN SALENTO

GUIDED TOURS:

  • OLIVE FARM

  • CITY TOUR MATERA

TASTINGS

  • LUNCH EXPERIENCE “APULIAN TRADITION” AFTER COOKING CLASS WITH PRODUCTS OF THE TERRITORY AND DISHES OF THE APULIAN TRADITION

  • OLIVE OIL TASTING

  • SALENTO WINES TASTING

 

PUGLIA AND BASILICATA

 HARSH LANDS, ASTONISHING SEA LANDSCAPES AND RURAL HERITAGE

 7 DAYS – 6 NIGHTS


WHY CHOOSE THIS UNIQUE TOUR?

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • ELEGANT RESORT IN THE TRULLI OF ALBEROBELLO, UNESCO SITE

  • CHARMING RESORT FACING THE GREAT COASTAL LANDSCAPES OF SALENTO

  • FASCINATING HOTEL IN THE “SASSI” OF MATERA UNESCO SITE

EXPERIENCES

COOKING CLASS OF DISHES OF THE APULIAN TRADITION

PRIVATE NAVIGATION WITH LUNCH ON THE BOAT

SENSORY LABORATORY TO CREATE A PERSONALIZED PERFUME WITH NATURAL EXTRACTS OF PLANTS AND FLOWERS

APE CALESSINO TOUR IN OSTUNI

VISITS:

  • MUSEUM OF THE FAMOUS LIQUOR "STREGA"

  • VINEYARDS IN SALENTO

GUIDED TOURS:

  • OLIVE FARM

  • CITY TOUR MATERA

TASTINGS

  • LUNCH EXPERIENCE “APULIAN TRADITION” AFTER COOKING CLASS WITH PRODUCTS OF THE TERRITORY AND DISHES OF THE APULIAN TRADITION

  • OLIVE OIL TASTING

  • SALENTO WINES TASTING

 

Itineraries

Day 1

ROME – BENEVENTO – ALBEROBELLO

Departure from a hotel in the centre of Rome. Arriving in Benevento and visit of the Museum “Spazio Strega” in which the visitor will be able to touch the different raw materials that give life to “Strega” liqueur. Continuation towards Alberobello, the famous Unesco awarded city, capital of the Trulli. We will discover the reasons that allowed to these mortarless constructions, built with a unique prehistoric technique, to be declared as part of World Heritage sites in 1996. After the visit of the city centre, accommodation in a special Resort to discover the feeling of living inside one of the iconic Trulli. Overnight.

Day 2

ALBEROBELLO – EXPERIENCE: OLIVE OIL – OSTUNI - ALBEROBELLO

Aferter the breakfast, departure from Alberobello. In the morning, the great experience of a Olive Farm tour! Surrounded by beautiful Apulian centuries-old olive trees, local farmers will lead us into the discovering of the secrets of the olive mill, where the fantastic transformation to make a high-quality extra virgin olive oil takes place. The experience will end with the opportunity to learn the techniques to recognize good quality oil and, of course, with a tasting with extra virgin olive oil. Free time for lunch. Following to Ostuni, lovely town known as “the White city” due of white-washed buildings perched strategically atop a hill. We will visit the narrow streets of the city centre in a fun and typical way, using the Ape Calessino! Return to Alberobello and overnight.

Day 3

ALBEROBELLO – EXPERIENCE: COOKING CLASS – LECCE - SALENTO

After the breakfast departure from Alberobello. In the morning we will enjoy a cooking class to discover the secrets of the Apulian cuisine. Local professionals will teach us all the secrets to make typical Apulian dishes following the most traditional and genuine recipes by putting your “hands in the dough”. It will be a unique experience in a suggestive location, a farm among the authentic nature and tastes. The cooking class will end with a tasting lunch. After the lunch following to Lecce. Visit of the centre of the capital of Italian baroque architecture with its lovely buildings and monuments, made with the white “Pietra Leccese”. Accommodation in a lovely classic resort in front of the great coastline landscapes of Salento. Overnight.

Day 4

SALENTO SAILING EXPERIENCE

After the breakfast, departure for a private navigation along the lovely coasts of Salento. With a private comfortable boat, local professionals will lead us into the discovering of the great beaches and bays that characterize this wild and astonishing coastline. During the journey, the great experience of a lunch with typical products and wines on board! After the sailing, return to the port and visit of the lovely town of Otranto, a jewel set between West and East, a rich combination of history, art and breathtaking landscapes. Return to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 5

SALENTO RURAL EXPERIENCE: THE WINES, THE TOWNS

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we will visit one of the vineyards of the area where, after a nice walk along the property, the local DOP wines will enchant your palate with refined elegance, revealing the secrets of theirs long tradition. Arrival to Gallipoli, city with a very long and complex history from its foundation by the Messapians through the various Roman, Byzantine, Saracen, Norman and Aragonese dominations. Visit of the alleys in the city centre. After the visit continuation towards Nardò, a charming town in the province of Lecce, famous for its beautiful historic center, beaches and monuments. Return to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 6

MATERA

In the morning, after the breakfast departure to Matera. Arrival and visit with our guide of the City of Stone, Unesco World heritage site famous for its unique incredible city centre with houses carved into the rocks. After the visit, the experience of sensory laboratory that aims to rework the scents discovered in the park of the rock churches and to create a personalized perfume with natural extracts of plants and flowers of our territory. At the end of the workshop, the perfume created with the help of our master perfumers will be delivered to participants. Accommodation in a hotel in the original “Sassi”, with rooms in restored dwellings obtained from original caves for an unforgettable experience. Overnight.

Day 7

MATERA - ROME

In the morning breakfast in the hotel. After the check-out, return to Rome. End of services.

RATES INCLUDE:

  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in an elegant resort in the Trulli of Alberobello;

  • 3 nights of accommodation with breakfast in a charming resort facing the great coastal landscapes of Salento;

  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast in a hotel in the “Sassi” of Matera;

  • visit to the Museum of the famous liquor “Strega”;

  • a tour of the olive farm and oil tasting;

  • Tourist tour in Ape Calessino de Ostuni;

  • typical cooking class and lunch;

  • private navigation with lunch on the boat along the beautiful coasts of Salento;

  • visit and tasting of local wines;

  • Guided tour of Matera, the Unesco Heritage “City of Stone”;

  • sensory laboratory to create a personalized perfume with natural extracts of plants and flowers of the territory in Matera

  • Bus/ Van at disposal for the mentioned itinerary

  • English speaking escort guide/driver up to 8 people (driver and guide with more than 8)

 RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:

food and beverages not specified above – entrances not specified above – porterage – tips – city tax at the hotels – extras and whatever not specified in RATES INCLUDE

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