Travel program :
1st day: Saturday - Apulia CENTRAL Arrival in Bari / Barletta and accommodation in the hotel of the planned location. Before dinner meeting with our tour-guide. Welcome cocktail and presentation of the tour.
2nd day: Sunday - Trani, Monte Sant'Angelo, San Giovanni Rotondo Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Trani and visit its most famous monument: the Romanesque Cathedral of the sea. Continue to S. Giovanni Rotondo, destination of pilgrims from all over the world. Lunch. Visit the places where Padre Pio was tied for over 50 years. Departure to Monte Sant'Angelo and visit the ancient shrine with the Cave of St. Michael the Archangel, UNESCO World Heritage. Hotel accommodation and dinner.
3rd day: Monday - FOREST UMBRA, VIESTE Half board at the hotel. Crossing the Umbra Forest, the largest hardwood forest in Italy as well as the heart of the Gargano National Park. Check in Vieste, the most popular seaside resort of the Gargano promontory; guided tour of the old town perched on the cliff. Lunch. In the afternoon, free time in Vieste. Return to the hotel.
4th day: Tuesday - Castel del Monte, BARI Breakfast at the hotel. Hailed Gargano, will return in the plains in Puglia, where the immense costeggeranno Margherita di Savoia, being the largest in Europe, home to a large colony of pink flamingos. Visit to Castel del Monte, UNESCO World Heritage, the most fascinating of the many castles wanted by the famous Emperor Frederick II of Swabia. Lunch. Continue to Bari, visit the old town with the superb Basilica of St. Nicholas, a masterpiece of Romanesque Pugliese. Transfer to the Valle d'Itria. Hotel accommodation and dinner.
5th day: Wednesday - CASTELLANA CAVES, Alberobello, Ostuni Half board at the hotel. Visit the famous caves of Castellana, the most visited tourist cave complex in Italy. Arrival in Alberobello, the fairy-tale "Capital of Trulli", walk in the monumental area declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch. Visit the picturesque old town of Ostuni, the "White City", with its original Romanesque-Gothic cathedral. Return to the hotel.
6th day: Thursday - LECCE, OTRANTO Half board at the hotel. Departure for Lecce, the "Florence of the South", baroque capital of Puglia. Visit the old town with the magnifi basilica of Santa Croce and the designers that Piazza Duomo and Piazza Sant'Oronzo. Lunch. In the afternoon he will visit Otranto, "Gateway to the East"; in particular, it will focus on the beautiful Romanesque cathedral, with its huge mosaic, the tomb-chapel of the Holy Martyrs and the crypt. Return to the hotel.
7th day: Friday - LOCOROTONDO, Matera Breakfast at the hotel. Short visit of Locorotondo white, inserted into the list of most beautiful villages in Italy and awarded the Orange Flag. Lunch and tour of Matera, which you can admire the famous "Sassi", UNESCO World Heritage: thousands of houses, shops and churches largely carved into the rock. Transfer to Bisceglie / Bari or surroundings. Hotel accommodation and dinner.
8th day: Saturday - Apulia CENTRAL Breakfast at the hotel and end of services.
Period visits: 8 days
Total price of the trip per person