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Puglia on Two Wheels CIP

Visiting: Italy
Trip Duration 8 Days

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Puglia on Two WheelsScores 9.2 out of 10 based on 18 reviews
(8 out of 10)


A good mixture of cycling with some challenging sections but generally easy. A nice un-explored part of Italy to visit without to many tourists as yet. The highlights for me were the beautiful unspoiled towns of Altamura, Matera, Alberobello and Monopoli by the sea. Food was fantastic as always in Italy.
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2016
Published on: 15 June 2016
(10 out of 10)


We had the most fantastic time exploring Puglia. The cycling during the day was interspersed with some excellent cultural trips - a guided walk round the old town of Matera, the visit to a traditional bakery, watching mozzarella being made followed by an al fresco lunch in the farmyard, a wine tasting evening, the Castel del Monte and the ruins at Egnazia to name but a few. Ernesto is an excellent tour guide, he was so interesting and well informed, he brought Puglia alive for me! His choice of restaurants and special/unusual hotels was superb. The cycling was not totally 'easy', there were some 'undulations' as Ernesto liked to call them, but it was the most fabulous way of soaking up this lovely part of Italy.
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2016
Published on: 07 June 2016
(9 out of 10)

Confirmed traveller

A really enjoyable holiday.
Ernesto, the tour leader, put together a great combination of cycling and culture, with visits to a castle, a traditional bakery, an organic farm to see mozzarella being made, an oil mill, a guided tour round Matera.
The cycling was mostly on quiet roads (some rather poorly surfaced though). The distances are not too long, but include some pretty steep hills. A nice ride on the coastal road to finish the holiday off.
Tip: take your own saddle!
Confirmed traveller: 29 May 2016
Published on: 02 June 2016
(10 out of 10)


The week was planned to give us a wonderful balance of interesting rides and an insight into the culture of Puglia, with many excellent meals to give us a taste of the local offerings. Don't expect to lose weight on this tour.
Ernesto is a superb guide, treating us as responsible adults but always available to help in any way that we needed. He was informative and knowledgeable.
The highlight of the week was the time spent in and around Monopoli, a beautiful seaside resort, where our accommodation was of a very high standard. I was tempted to miss the flight home and to stay for the rest of the summer.
Our tour was the last full week of April and we had one day when the weather was decidedly chilly (think February in the UK) so don't just pack for sunny days.
Although the tour is graded as easy, we did seem to take in a fair number of hills. Also, we cycled on every day . . . so no free days.
As a regular traveller with group holidays, this is one of the best trips that I've been on.
Confirmed traveller: 01 May 2016
Published on: 10 May 2016
(10 out of 10)


A well balanced combination of cycling, culture and cuisine! The towns and demonstrations en route were all fascinating in their own way and the accommodation in both Matera and Monopoli were particularly intriguing and comfortable. Extremely well lead by Ernesto and Fabio who was learning the ropes of tour guiding, so with 2 guides we were well educated and cared for. If travelling at the same time of the year I would recommend bringing some warm clothing/layers. Our first day was wet and apparently the coldest it has been for 18 years! The rest of the week was dry and warmer but still around 15 to 20 degrees with a cool wind.
Confirmed traveller: 01 May 2016
Published on: 09 May 2016
(10 out of 10)


Cycling, food, museums, landscapes, churches, small towns and villages with unique buildings and more great food. Our guide, Ernesto planed the most picturesque cycle routes and recommended some great restaurants. Some of the accommodation definitely had the wow factor and we were grateful for central heating in our rooms during a surprisingly chilly April week.
Confirmed traveller: 01 May 2016
Published on: 02 May 2016
(9 out of 10)


The trip was a fantastic combination of cycling, sightseeing and amazing food! We visited some beautiful little towns and it felt like we were off the main tourist trail. The cycling was hard enough to feel like you'd done something to justify that extra gelato but not all consuming.
Ernesto was a brilliant leader. Knowledgeable, enthusiastic, approachable and always had a smile on his face. I couldn't fault him.
Confirmed traveller: 04 October 2015
Published on: 30 October 2015
(9 out of 10)


beautiful mix of biking and culture... leader was exceptional...
the hotel svevia was sub par and we had a very unpleasant experience re: one of the showers had human waste residue in it..... the manager was mortified and sent flowers and wine and apologized profusely but despite this occurence which could have been a one-off this hotel did seem a bit sub-par even for a 3 star and compared to the others..

the restaurant we went to in arberbello with the "famous" chef from television was over rated and he was a bit obnoxious..

although we didnt need it your publicity said that a van would be available throughout but we actually only had a support van with us on one day.. . not an issue for us but just thought it was a bit misleading..
the tour guide was an amazing, accommodating and highly knowledgable individual.. Ernesto... he was also very careful to watch for all members of the group ensuring no one got lost and that everyones needs were met.... really exceptional guide.... organized dinners for all of us together and the group was quite cohesive...

thanks it was a suberb holiday and good value!!!!
Confirmed traveller: 04 October 2015
Published on: 26 October 2015
(9 out of 10)


The sightseeing along the cycling path. Be prepared for some busy roads
Good food and wine
The tour leader,Ernesto ,was amazing.
Confirmed traveller: 04 October 2015
Published on: 23 October 2015