Days 1-2 Matera
Start exploring Matera at your own leisure. Enjoy the magic atmosphere and picturesque landscapes of the Stone Town of Italy.
Private guided tour of Matera, a UNESCO Heritage site: the whole neighborhood excavated into the rock, literally sculpted behind a deep ravine, an inextricable network of tunnels and buildings, literally one on top of the other.
Experience the atmosphere of an Italian town: food & walk in the “labyrinth” of streets in the Sassi.
Days 3-5 Savelletri
Private guided tour of Alberobello designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996 for its characteristic cone-shaped homes, better known as the ‘Trulli’. Stop for lunch in the old town in a typical restaurant built in a “Trullo”, the building conical shape made of living stone dating back to 1400.
After lunch Locorotondo. Listed among “The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy”, a white balcony in Murgia dei Trulli, closed into its circular perfection of stones and mortars: the white color wraps everything, it looks like flashing background of baroque architecture of local stones with the characteristic peaky roofs made of grey stoned “chiancarelle”, called cummerse.
Full day amazing hiking excursion in Ostuni combined with olive oil mill visit and exceptional tastings.
Days 6-7 Lecce
Days 5-6 Lecce
Private guided tour of Lecce, named “The Florence of the South” because of its wealth of art, its elegance and culture. Visit the historic centre and its monuments in the local Lecce Baroque style, with such a wealth of embellishment: the Cathedral and Santa Croce Church, a symbolic monument of Lecce Baroque period.
Italian cooking class led by an expert chef: hands on teaching typical Southern Italian menu. Lunch with what you have cooked during the lesson.
Full day bike tour excursion with pic-nic lunch included to enjoy and relax in the Lecce countryside nature.
Tour ends in Bari.