• 8 Days Gems Of Puglia

    Welcome to Puglia. Discover the various charms of the region, including baroque towns, white-washed trullo houses, olive groves and orchards, and not forgetting plenty of the blue sea and stunning coastal towns! End your trip in Basilicata’s most famous site, the cave town of Matera. 
  • 8 Days Gems Of Puglia

    Welcome to Puglia. Discover the various charms of the region, including baroque towns, white-washed trullo houses, olive groves and orchards, and not forgetting plenty of the blue sea and stunning coastal towns! End your trip in Basilicata’s most famous site, the cave town of Matera. 
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8 days
From S$ 4,950/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Singapore / Brindisi / Lecce
    Fly Singapore/Rome SQ 366 0120/0755 (12h 35m) – Tue, Fri, Sun
      Rome / Brindisi AZ 1621 0925/1035 (1h 10m) – Daily
    Or Singapore / Zurich LX 179 2335/0610+1 (12h 35m) - Daily
      Zurich / Brindisi LX 2504

    0730+1/0925+1 (1h 55m) – Sun

    1155+1/1350+1 (1h 55m) – Tue, Thu 

    Be met upon arrival in Brindisi Airport and transfer to Lecce, the capital of the Salento Province. Known as the ‘Florence of the South’, the city hosts an amazing Baroque masterpieces and treasures of Italy. Proceed for a tour of Lecce. Some sights include  the magnificent cathedral, the Basilica of Santa Croce), Piazza Sant’Oronzo and many more!

     

    Overnight: Lecce
    Meals inculded: Nil
  • Day 02 - Lecce/ Galatina / Otranto / Lecce
    Today, drive to the stunning town of Galatina for a city tour. Visit the most famous - Basilica of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, one of the most outstanding monuments of Romanesque and Gothic art in Apulia. 
    Afterwards, proceed to Otranto, a charming seaside town known as the jewel of Salento. Enjoy a walking tour of the historical center and visit the majestic Cathedral, which keeps one of the great mosaics in the world. 

     

    Overnight: Lecce
    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 03 - Lecce / Ostuni / Fasano
    This morning, check out of your hotel and drive to one of Puglia’s most renowned wineries. Be treated to a private wine tasting over-looking the ageing barrels of wine. 

    Travel 1hour to the magical “white city” of Ostuni and embark on a guided walking tour of the city’s Old Town to admire its signature whitewashed architecture, aristocratic palazzos and ancient fortified walls. After that, we will enjoy a tasting of olive oil and typical local products (taralli & almond). 
    Optional: 8 Course Dinner at a Masseria
     
    Overnight: Fasano/ Ostuni
    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 04 - Fasano / Alberobello / Martina Franca / Fasano

    Today, discover the secrets of cheese making in the ancient traditions of Puglia. Next we go in search of Puglia’s famous trulli houses. In the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alberobello, you will get to see a concentration of over 1,000 trulli houses.

    Afterwards, transfer to Locorotondo and begin our walk today at the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele then head to the Palazzo Morelli, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture.

    Lastly, visit Martina Franca and visit the workshops of local artisans.

    Overnight: Fasano/ Ostuni
    Meals included: Breakfast 

  • Day 05 - Fasano / Monopoli / Castellana Grotte / Fasano

    This morning, transfer to the charming fishing village of Monopoli. Explore the historic center to see some of the unique churches before proceeding to Polignano a Mare. Visit the dramatic sea caves by boat (weather permitting) and then enjoy a walking tour through town.

    In the afternoon, we drive to Castellana Grotte, one of the largest network of caves in Europe. Embark on a private tour of the caves to see the thousands of huge, coloured stalactites and stalagmites.

    Overnight: Fasano/ Ostuni
    Meals included: Breakfast 

  • Day 06 - Fasano / Matera
    Rise and shine! This morning, you have a choice of two gastronomic adventures
    1. Get a lesson in traditional bread-making from a renowned bread producer.
    2. Visit an award winning winery in Gioia del Colle for a tour of the vineyard and a wine tasting session. 
    Afterwards, transfer about to Matera for an in-depth visit of this unique and ancient city. Visit of the old town with its most characteristic districts, the "Sassi", carved into the rock.

     

    Overnight: Matera
    Meals included: Breakfast 
  • Day 07 - Matera / Craco / Matera

    After breakfast, embark on a tour to the atmospheric abandoned old town of Craco - a popular filming location for The Passion of the Christ, Quantum of Solace as well as an upcoming movie for Wonder Woman. 

    Have the rest of the afternoon free at leisure at Matera. 

    Overnight: Matera
    Meals included: Breakfast 

  • Day 08 - Matera / Bari / Singapore
    Have an early morning and drive approximately 1 hour to Bari for your flight.

     

    Optional (if time permits):
    Embark on a city tour of Bari. Visit the Arco di San Nicola, the ancient town with castle and cathedral. 
     
    Fly Bari / Zurich LX 1717 1440/1640 (2h) – Mon, Wed, Fr
      Zurich / Singapore LX 178 2245/1655+1 (12h 10m) – Daily
     Or Bari / Rome AZ 1608 0800/0900 (1h) – Daily except Sun
      Rome / Singapore SQ 365 1200/0600+1 (16h) – Tue, Fri, Sun

    Arrive Singapore on Day 9.

    Meals included: Breakfast 

 

 

 

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