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On Foot in Puglia and Basilicata PU

Visiting: Italy
Trip Duration 8 Days

Walking Holiday in Italy's Far South

Discover Puglia and Basilicata's beautiful countryside and laid-back charm on this twin-centre walking holiday to the 'heel' of boot-shaped Italy. Enjoy walks in ancient pine forests on the Gargano Peninsula and along the rugged coast. In Matera we explore the ancient Sassi, a UNESCO-listed troglodyte quarter, and hike gorge-rim trails. On rambles around Alberobello and Locorotondo, we discover the beehive-shaped trulli houses of the Itria Valley. We also enjoy sampling locally-produced wine, cheese and olive oil and other regional specialties.

Tour Highlights

  • Gargano Peninsula - Enjoy hikes in the ancient and protected Foresta d'Umbra
  • Vieste - Pretty seaside resort with whitewashed buildings
  • Matera's 'Sassi' - Stay in a cave hotel in the UNESCO-listed ancient troglodyte quarter
  • Alberobello and Locorotondo - Walk amongst the beehive-shaped trulli houses
  • Food and Wine - Sample delicious local produce and regional specialities


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  • 1
    Join tour Bari airport; transfer to Vieste on Adriatic coast

  • 2
    Walking in the ancient forests of the Gargano Peninsula

  • 3
    Coastal walking; sample local produce at a farmhouse picnic lunch

  • 4
    Free day for optional walking or boat trip

  • 5
    Drive to Matera; walk through Matera's Sassi and Gorge

  • 6
    Day out to Alberobello and Locorotondo with olive oil tasting

  • 7
    Walk along the Matera Gorge

  • 8
    Transfer to Bari airport where tour ends

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On Foot in Puglia and Basilicata
Included meals 7 2 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Taxi, Minibus
7 nights Standard Hotel
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader / Trek Guide
Maximum Altitude on Trek (m)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16