Puglia 6 day tour

Puglia – Southern Italy Tours | Best places to visit in Italy 

A tour, a visit to Puglia is an experience that promises an unforgettable blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and southern Italy charm that will leave you yearning to return.

 “It’s more than a trip. From beginning to end is like travelling with a local friend who looks after all the preparations and planning. Beyond the comfortable hotels and the wonderful sites, there are the fine restaurants with great food and wine . It turned out to be one of the best vacation experiences we have ever had (and we’ve had the good fortune to have many)“.
James Ridge – CANADA

See below a detailed itinerary and activities for a week tour (6 days, 7 nights) and for any further information, please contact us or send an email to angelo@experiencepuglia.com


  • Pick up from Bari airport.
  • Arrival in Gioia del Colle and transfer to your accommodation: rest and free time.

1st day

  • Visit of Matera and its Unesco’s site “the Sassi” (cave houses, rocky churches where time seems to stop)
  • Focaccia tasting in an ancient bakery with a wood burning oven in Altamura, town famous for its bread
  • Lunch in a selected restaurant
  • Guided tour of Gioia del Colle: the castle and its museum, the churches, the historical center
  • Return to Gioia: rest and free evening

2nd day

  • Visit of Polignano a mare and its wonderful sea
  • Guided tour of Monopoli, sea side town featuring waterfront, cathedral and whitewashed houses
  • Lunch in a “slow food” restaurant
  • Guided tour of Alberobello: walk among the trulli and the historical quarter
  • Return to Gioia and free evening

3rd day

  • Visit of Trani: the little fishing port, the Templar Knights’ church, the historical center
  • Guided tour of Barletta featuring Frederik II’s castle, Norman Cathedral and Medieval historical center
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant in the countryside selected by “Michelin’s guide”
  • Return to Gioia

4th day

  • Walking in Locorotondo, lovely white town in the Itria Valley
  • Guided tour of Martina Franca, queen of baroque towns in Puglia
  • Departure to Speziale and lunch in a slow-food restaurant
  • Visit of Ostuni: a charming place on a hilltop with a labyrinth of lanes lined with houses painted in white lime
  • Return to Gioia

5th day

  • Guided tour of Lecce. Walk among the most famous baroque city in Italy: wonderful churches, monuments with neverending details and old roman theatres in the middle of the historical centre
  • Visit to Otranto lovely coastal village famous for the largest mosaic in Europe
  • Lunch in a family-run restaurant
  • Return to Gioia

6th day

  • walking tour in Putignano, feauturing a Norman cathedral and whitewashed houses
  • Cooking class in a typical “masseria” in the countryside; picking of the vegetables from their garden and preparation of hand made pasta
  • Guided tour of a family run winery in the country side of Gioia and tasting of “Primitivo” wine
  • Return to Gioia


  • Meet at the hall of the hotel
  • Arrival to Bari airport and goodbye


6 DAY TOUR at € 1850 euros per person

The price includes

  • Collection and transfer from/to Bari airport
  • 7 nights accommodation in a delightful B&B in the city center (double occupancy room with private bath)
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Guided Tour
  • visit of the towns as indicated on the itinerary
  • entry to the castle in Gioia del Colle
  • tickets to the castle in Barletta
  • entry to the museum in Gioia del Colle
  • tickets to the museum in Barletta
  • entry to a cave house in Matera
  • tickets to Lecce’s Basilica and Duomo
  • entry to the Ducal Palace in Martina Franca
  • 5 lunches in selected restaurants (2 courses and fine wine)
  • 1 private cookery class (lunch included)
  • visit to a local winery
  • focaccia tasting
  • wine tasting
  • transport to each location by private vehicle
  • opportunity to buy wines and extra virgin olive oil at vineyard/oil-mill prices
  • bottles of water for the tour
  • route map
  • Hotel taxes and departure taxes
  • any extra help or advice to make your stay as pleasant as possible


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