9. From Bari: Private 8-Day Puglia Tour with Villa by the Sea
We will explore each day one of these very beautiful cities: Bari, Monopoli, Alberobelo, Polignano A Mare, Lecce, Brindisi, Grotte Castellana, Zoo safari in Fasano, Ostuni. Accommodation included in a beautiful Villa by the sea with private swimming pool, outdoor patio and barbeque. We will explore the region with a brand new Ford Transit 9 passenger minivan. Puglia is a region with a rich history, with ancient Greek and Roman ruins scattered throughout the region. It is known for its delicious cuisine, with dishes such as orecchiette pasta and pane pugliese (a type of bread) being popular both in Italy and abroad. The region is also home to several beautiful beaches, as well as charming hilltop towns and villages, making it a popular destination for tourists. Overall, Bari and Puglia are rich in culture, history, and natural beauty, making them a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Italy. Day 1 Arrive in Bari. Meet and greet at the airport. Check into your private villa in Capitolo and rest, have a glass of wine, beer, snack etc. Dinner at Gran Pavese seafood restaurant close to your villa. Day 2 Visit Castellano Cave located in the city of Castellana Grotte Explore the city of Monopoli on a walking tour. Main attractions: Basilica Cattredale Maria Santissima della Madia, Castello di Carlo V Evening dinner in Monopoli historic center. Day 3 Explore the city of Bari historic center. Main attractions: Basilica San Nicola, Mincuzzi Palace Explore the city of Polignano A Mare Main attractions: Piazza Dell'orologio, Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile Dinner in historic center of Polignano A Mare Day 4 Explore Zoosafari near the city of Fasano Visit the city of Alberobello - UNESCO heritage site Main attractions: Trulli di Alberobello historic center, Belvedere Santa Lucia observation deck Dinner in the vicinity of your villa to be decided. Day 5 Visit the city of Martina Franca historic center. Main attractions: Basilica di San Martino, Piazza Maria Immacolata, Piazza XX Settembre, Porta di Santo Stefano Visit the city of Locorotondo historic center. Main attractions: Chiesa Madre San Giorgio (church), Church of Madonna della Greca Day 6 Visit historic center of Lecce Main attractions: Duomo di Lecce, Anfiteatro Romano Visit the city of Ostuni and it’s main attractions: Duomo di Ostuni, Chiesa di San Francesco (church) Day 7 Return to city of Bari for more shopping and complementary evening dinner covered by the tour guide. Spend full day or half day at your preference. Day 8 Depart from Bari and return home, taking with you many unforgettable memories of your trip to the Puglia region.