Les Pouilles: De Sassi de Matera au Salento
A tour to explore Puglia and its white towns, its trulli, its crystal clear sea and its ancient olive
trees, enjoying its delicious and authentic food. A mostly flat itinerary that offers a variety of
landscapes and attractions.
• By bike (hybrid bike or e-bike)
• Activity level: easy
In a few words
Discover the artistic and natural wonders of Puglia by bike: the Sassi of Matera and the Trulli of
Alberobello, both UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Itria Valley and its white towns, and the
Salento, with its olive trees and vineyards, its beaches and cliffs, and its wonderful Baroque
capital, Lecce. This circuit also allows you to taste the divine traditional cuisine of Puglia, together
with some local wines, such as Primitivo or Negroamaro. An unforgettable experience!
Day 1: Arrival in Matera
Day 2: Matera – Alberobello (76 km)
Day 3: Alberobello – Ostuni (52 km)
Day 4: Ostuni – Manduria (70 km)
Day 5: Manduria – Gallipoli (70 km)
Day 6: Gallipoli – Leuca (55 or 70 km)
Day 7: Leuca – Otranto (60 km)
Day 8: Otranto – Lecce (55 km)
Day 9: Departure from Lecce and end of services
Tour info and details
Duration: 9 days / 8 nights (7 days cycling: 450 km)
Condition: minimum 2 participants
Accommodation: CAT. A: B&B or Hotels*** / CAT. B: Hotels****/*****
Luggage transport: yes
How to get: Bari or Brindisi airport
From January to December, every day of the week
Included: accommodation and b&b service, hybrid bike rental, luggage transport, travel documents, maps and itinerary description in English, a GPS with needed tracks, 24/7 telephone helpline.
Not included: transfer from airport to hotel and vice versa, city taxes, meals and beverages, insurances, everything not mentioned as ‘included’.