8 days tour

Apulia & Lecce, Self-Drive

This tour includes:

Meals

7 breakfasts

Others

Day 5-6 Otranto Day 7 Lecce CAR HIRE OPTIONS

Transport

MEALS: 8-day car hire Pick-up and drop-off from Bari or Brindisi Airports Unlimited mileage All insurances: C.D.W., P.A.I., T.P. Tax APT & Railway Surcharge Domestic one-way fee (except to/from Sardinia or Sicily) Airport and railway surcharge Road Tax (VRF) Additional driver Grace period 29 minutes

Accommodation

7 nights' accommodation Day 1-4 Alberobello Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Ramapendula or similar 4* Superior Hotel Category = Masseria Montelauro Hotel or similar 4* Superior Hotel Category = Art Hotel & Park or similar 4* Car Group B = Lancia Ypsilon

Not included:

Others

Tour guide Entrance fees Visa fees Domestic flights International flights Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise) Optional tours (if any) City tax not included, payable on the spot Any visit not mentioned in the program Porterage and gratuities Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any) Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc. Fuel & Refuelling charge (Fuel fees approx. €20 + IVA 22%) Admin fee (€50 + tax) in case of car damage, traffic fine, etc. No Show fee Delivery and Collection Insurance “young” for all clients between 23 and 25 year Windscreen protection (WDW) - Road Side Safety Net (RSN) Excess for damage (Super CDW) approx. €1000 euro + tax Excess for theft (Super TP) approx. €1900 + tax KNOW BEFORE YOU GO We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons Please note that this tour is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees Please consider that the driving times and distances are estimated and that they can vary because of many circumstances, such as specific route is taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed In many hotels in Italy, the triple rooms are double room with an additional bed or sofa bed. Their comfort conditions are lower than the international standards of the triple room No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed

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Itinerary of your trip Apulia & Lecce, Self-Drive

  • Day 1 Day 1: Arrival Bari Or Brindisi / Car Hire Pick-Up – Alberobello (70Km – 1Hr)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Arrival Bari Or Brindisi / Car Hire Pick-Up – Alberobello (70Km – 1Hr)

      Arrival at Bari or Brindisi airports, pick-up the car hire and drive to Alberobello. Overnight in Alberobello.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Alberobello – Castellana Caves – Polignano A Mare – Alberobello (70Km – 1Hr)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Alberobello – Castellana Caves – Polignano A Mare – Alberobello (70Km – 1Hr)

      Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of the city of “Trulli”, a typical form of rural construction as appropriate, temporary or seasonal houses in the fields or permanent houses for small farmers and agricultural workers. Here you will find all types of Trulli: from the twin Trullo with two vaults, to the Trullo Sovrano, the biggest one of the city, to the Church of St. Antonio built with the methods used for the Trulli. After lunch you will head to Castellana Caves. The path to visit the caves grows to an average depth of 70 meters along two roads: 1 km (50 minutes) and 3 km (2 hours). The caves open to the public are very different in size and shape. Stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, columns and precious crystals everywhere. We will continue to Polignano a Mare, where, according to the time of your arrival, we advise you to rent a boat along the coast to visit the caves. The old town too is very interesting. Do not miss to taste the homemade ice cream of Polignano. Return to Alberobello. Overnight in Alberobello.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Alberobello – Trani – Castel Del Monte – Bari – Alberobello (250Km – 4Hrs)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Alberobello – Trani – Castel Del Monte – Bari – Alberobello (250Km – 4Hrs)

      Breakfast at the hotel. You will go north to reach Trani to visit the Cathedral of San Nicola Pellegrino, built between 1056 and 1186, with its magnificent portal framed by friezes and carved representations, the seaside and the historic centre with its fascinating palaces of the 5th century and its gothic and baroque churches. We will continue to a jewel of Puglia: Castel del Monte. Built on the orders of Federico II in 1240, Castel del Monte was a representative building and probably a hunting residence, testimony of the power and grandeur of the emperor. It is the most visited monument-museum of Puglia, included in the UNESCO heritage since 1996. We will arrive in Bari for lunch. In the afternoon the visit will be dedicated to the city: la Basilica di San Nicola, a church built in the 12th century to preserve the relics of San Nicola of Myra. The Cathedral of Bari, dedicated to San Sabino, bishop of Canosa. Continuing with the visit, you will see the Norman-Swabian castle, a fortress from the 12th century built by Roger the Norman and rebuilt by Federico II of Swabia. On-site, admire the Gallery of plaster-cast. During this visit, visit also the Justice column of Piazza Mercantile, with the inscription “Guardian of Justice”. It is said that that the debtors who did not pay were attached to this column. Also, go past the old walls of Aragona and through the historic centre of the city. Return to Alberobello. Overnight in Alberobello.

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Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level

Medium

This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating

Basic

Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 15 / Max: 80

Minors from 15 to 17 years must be accompanied by an adult.

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