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Excellent Trip - fantastic itinerary, beautifully sited hotels of a very good standard. Guides worked very well allowing for flexibility to fit in with our own interests and standards of fitness.

C Solomons | Sydney, Australia
 
 

Cycle Puglia

Puglia in south eastern Italy encompasses the heel of Italy's boot and is bordered by the sea on two sides (the Adriatic Sea in the east and the Ionian Sea to the southeast). The region is characterised by endless olive groves, long fields of grain and vineyards. This cycle tour delves into this region of scenic beauty, which is still unspoiled and retains a rich cultural legacy. From Matera and Alberobello where you can marvel at the traditional Trulli and Sassi houses the route follows both the Ionian and Adriatic coast and spans the distances between ancient cities. Ending in Lecce, often referred to as the Florence of the south, this is an ideal holiday for those seeking the less known pockets of Italy with all the historic highlights. Staying in atmospheric hotels, including a typical Trulli in Alberobello, ensures you gain a full appreciation of this special region.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Matera
DAY 2 Cycle to the famous Trulli of Alberobello (70km)
DAY 3 Cycle through the countryside to Ostuni (45km)
DAY 4 Train transfer to Lecce then cycle to the Ionian coast and Gallipoli (50km)
DAY 5 Continue along the coast to Santa Maria di Leuca (50km)
DAY 6 Cycle along the Adriatic coast to Otranto (50km)
DAY 7 Cycle to Lecce along the Alimini Lakes (55km)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: PUG
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling
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price: £750.00 GBP

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Single Traveller Surcharge £ 210
Single Supplement £ 180

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