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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.

  • Stay in a Trulli
  • White Cities of Ostuni, Cisternino, Locorotondo & Martina Franca
  • Spectacular views of the Itria Valley
  • Food & 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 two nights in the Coastal Dunes protected wildlife reserve.

This tour can be combined with ‘Along the Salento Coast.’

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Fly to Bari & travel to Alberobello

    Fly to Bari and make you way to the town of Alberobello for a wine tasting. Time permitting, there is an opportunity to visit the coastal town of Polignano a Mare.

  2. Day 2: Alberobello to Martina Franca

    Walk through beautiful oak groves and country pastures to the elegant town of Marina Franca.

  3. Day 3: To Cisternino via Locorotondo

    Take the train to the hilltop village of Locorotondo, with time to explore the town and an optional wine and cheese tasting before walking to the white-washed village of Cisternino.

  4. Day 4: Montalbano Agricultural Village

    Continue to the Coastal Dunes Natural Park, a protected reserve for natural habitats and a site of historical importance. Visit the dolmen of Montalbano.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Day 8: Depart Ostuni

    Tour ends. Return to airport or extend your trip with the Salento Coastal Walk.

Price and Other Information

  • Duration and price excluding international flights: 8 days from £759 per person
  • Duration including flights from/to UK: 8 days Price available on request
  • Single room supplement: From £220
  • Walking grade: Easy
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
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  • What’s included
    • Hotel x 5 nights, farmstay x 2 nights
    • 7 breakfasts and 2 dinners

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Dates & Prices

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Self-Guided Dates and Prices
Year Daily Departures Price From (Exc. Flights) Options
All prices are per person. Daily departures subject to availability.
2019 From 1 Mar to 12 Apr £759 Book or Enquire
2019 From 13 Apr to 1 May £949 Book or Enquire
2019 From 2 May to 28 Jun £759 Book or Enquire
2019 From 29 Jun to 1 Sep £949 Book or Enquire
2019 From 2 Sep to 31 Oct £759 Book or Enquire

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