Self-guided cyling in Puglia, Italy's deep south
Flat but pretty Puglia makes for great cycling. Add to it the gorgeous food and some beautiful historical towns and you have a the makings of a relaxed cycling holiday in a region unique to Italy.
Activity / Theme
Leisurely / Moderate
Bicycle, train, luggage transfers
Comfortable en suite hotels, traditional accommodation in Alberobello
Months of Operation
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:
Don't forget to look inside a trulli and imagine what it was like for day-labourers to live in one of these.
DAY 1 Start Matera.
DAY 2 Ride to Alberobello
DAY 3 Pedal past picturesque Trulli houses to coastal Ostuni
DAY 4 Train to the Baroque city of Lecce; ride to the old town of Gallipoli
DAY 5 Cycle the most southerly point of Italy's heel
DAY 6 Follow the coast to ancient Otranto
DAY 7 Ride through olive groves to Lecce
DAY 8 Trip ends in Lecce
Train Ostuni to Lecce
Maps and route notes
Local bike hire
Sample tour. Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice. Please inquire.
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