Full Day Private Tour of Lecce and Otranto
See Puglia from two different perspectives on this private tour of both the inland and coast. Led by a local guide, you'll enjoy a guided walk and free time in Lecce, first. See all the main showstoppers, including the cathedral and the Piazza del Duomo, before heading to the seaside town of Otranto. Here, you can grab some lunch, before heading on a stroll around town.
Matera Tour with Cave Homes and Local Food Tasting
Matera has a lot going for it – it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site, European Capital of Culture 2019 and a cave city dating back over 5,000 years. Tour its historic centre and ancient cave dwellings, try local Basilicata food and wine, then choose to visit the cave house museum or a rupestrian church.
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Gallipoli by Night from Salento Ionian Coast
An evening in the beautiful city of Gallipoli awaits on this trip. With lots of lively bars and cafés, boutique shops and plenty of restaurants serving up steaming plates of pasta, it's the place to be when the sun goes down. And with hassle-free transport to and from, the night is yours to do as much or as little as you want.
Gallipoli Morning Visit from Salento Ionian Coast
Get a real snapshot of local life in Gallipoli with this morning visit to the city. With your knowledgeable guide, you'll explore the ancient old town – wall-to-wall with baroque-style architecture – and lose yourself in Gallipoli's café-lined cobbled streets.Arrive in the city early morning, and you'll start your guided tour. Stopping by baroque chapels and maze-like lanes beneath the 14th-century walls, you'll soon see why the ancient Greeks called this the ‘beautiful city'.Head to one of the corner cafés in the cobbled backstreets, shop the boutiques, or take a walk along the promenade – the views are outstanding. But the real star of the show is watching the locals chatter back and forth as they go about their business – it's Gallipolini life to a tee. You'll return to the resort early afternoon.
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Gallipoli Half-day Tour from Salento Adriatic Coast
Call in at historic Gallipoli for a half-day tour of its highlights. Explore the ancient old town, traditional fishing port and baroque architecture to discover exactly why she's known as the ‘beautiful city'.
Lecce Tour with Snack from Central Puglia
This full day tour shows off one of Puglia's stars – Lecce. You'll walk alongside baroque masterpieces in Lecce, have a street food lunch and explore during some free time. There's culture, history and sights all wrapped into one in the city known as the 'Florence of the South'.
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Salento Boat Trip from Salento Adriatic Coast
The scenic shores of Salento are your destination on this morning boat cruise. You'll sail the peninsula that separates the Adriatic Sea from the Ionian, sun yourself on deck and stop to swim in a coastal cave. Hop aboard and begin your coastal adventure to the southernmost point in Puglia – a place where the Ionian Sea turns into the Adriatic. And such a dramatic location commands some impressive sights to see along the way, including sea caves that you'll stop to take a peek at.Watch sandy beaches pass by and sit back while soaking up all the different colours of the sea, including emerald, bright blue and turquoise. On the way back, you'll also anchor up for a well-deserved swimming stop in front of a sea cave.
Cisternino Tour with Dinner from Central Puglia
This evening tour helps keep Puglia's gastronomic heritage alive, and we'll do that in one of Italy's most beautiful villages (or ‘Borghi più belli d'Italia'). You'll travel into the Valle d'Itria to Cisternino where an evening stroll will be followed by an aperitivo and dinner at a local butcher's shop.
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There's a warm welcome to the town of Leuca on this evening visit. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of this quaint coastal community where the Adriatic and Ionian seas meet. With hassle-free transport to and from, you've a few hours to poke around the town's boutiques, bars and restaurants.Perched on the edge of the Salento peninsula where the Ionian and Adriatic seas mingle, Santa Maria de Leuca is a showstopper. Arrive early in the evening and the night is yours to enjoy as you wish.Stroll the cobbled backstreets and browse the shops, stop to sip a drink in a corner café, or pick one of the plentiful restaurants to try local dishes such as spaghetti with chickpeas or with sea urchins. Many make a beeline for the sanctuary and adjacent lighthouse. And with your return transfer already sorted, you don't need to worry about the drive back, so you can sit and soak up the atmosphere of this southern Italian gem.
Catamaran Cruise from Salento Ionian Coast
This catamaran cruise to the most southern tip of Puglia offers up a kaleidoscope of colours and coastal scenes. You'll join the boat from Torre Vado and make waves towards Capo Leuca, while taking in the sea grottoes and rocky coastline from a vantage point like no other. Hop aboard in Torre Vado, south of Gallipoli, and begin your coastal adventure to the southernmost point in Puglia – a place where the Ionian Sea turns into the Adriatic. And such a dramatic location commands some impressive sights to see along the way, including sea caves that you'll stop to take a peek at.Watch sandy beaches pass by and sit back while soaking up all the different colours of the sea, including emerald, bright blue and turquoise. On the way back, you'll also anchor up for a well-deserved swimming stop in front of a sea cave, too.
Otranto by Night from Salento Adriatic Coast
Elevated above the turquoise hues of the Adriatic Sea, the town of Otranto is filled with all manner of eye-catching spots. On this evening tour, you'll visit the medieval centre and enjoy some free time to browse the stalls that set up once night has fallen.
Not only is Matera a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it's also a city built upon caves dating back over 5,000 years. Visit Europe's Capital of Culture 2019 with this private transfer service, exclusively for you and your party. Exploring at your own pace, you can check out the city's ancient cave dwellings, see the historic centre or try typical Basilicata food at a local restaurant.