Italy Puglia Itria Valley

White Cities of the Itria Valley / Self-Guided

Self-Guided | 8 days | From £799

A region enjoyed by both Italians and travellers, Puglia has a reputation for authentic, southern italian food and wines as well as history, beautiful landscapes and friendly people.


Self-Guided | 8 days | From £799

  • Stay in a Trulli
  • Visit the White Cities of Ostuni, Cisternino, Locorotondo and Martina Franca
  • Take in spectacular views of the Itria Valley
  • Taste the food and wine of Italy's best gastronomical region

Walkers in Puglia can look forward to turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, hundred year old olive groves and white, medieval towns.

Experience a taste of this region as you walk from Alberobello to Ostuni, visiting white-washed cities and historical places of interest along the way and spending 2 nights in the Coastal Dunes protected wildlife reserve.

This tour can be combined with "Along the Salento Coast."

Day 1. Fly to Bari
Fly to Bari and make you way to the town of Albeobello for a wine tasting. Time permitting, there is the opportunity to visit the coastal town of Polignano a Mare.
Day 2. Alberobello to Martina Franca
Walk through beautiful oak groves and country pastures to the elegant town of Marina Franca.
Day 3. To Cisternino via Locorotondo
Take the train to the hilltop village of Locorotondo, time to explore the town and optional wine and cheese tasting before walking to the white-washed village of Cisternino.
Day 4. Montalbano Agricultural Village
Continue to the Coastl Dunes Natural Park, a protected reserve for natural habitats and sites of historical importance. Visit the dolmen of Montalbano.
Day 5. Coastal Dunes Natural Park
Spend a full day discovering the park following a trail that will take you past ancient olive trees, fossil dunes, pastures, canyons and wetlands.
Day 6. Santa Maria d'Agnano
Visit a small farm to experience local life, pass the Sanctuary of San Biagio and the archeological site of Santa Maria D'Agnano where Paleolithic remains were found. Continue to Ostuni.
Day 7. Ostuni
Walk through another protected area of natural habitats, olive groves and rustic farms. Visit an olive farm for a guided tour and olive oil tasting.
Day 8. Departure
Tour ends. Return to airport or extend your trip with the Coastal Walk.
  • Trip Grade: A - Easy
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Trip Code: TIIV
  • Max Altitude: 430m
  • Accommodation: hotel x 5, farmstay x 2
  • Meals: 7 x breakfasts, 2 x dinner
  • Departs: Year round
  • Overseas Joining Point: Alberobello, Puglia

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