Puglia Wine Tour

Puglia is famous for the hilly villages from the characteristic white plaster, for its sea and, last but not least, for its wine&food. Visit local cellar, taste special wines and local food and enjoy cooking classes.

Overview

Trip Highlights

  • Start a wine tour of the castle’s cellars in Castro.
  • Wine tasting and dinner in one of the most famous local family in Ostuni.
  • Enjoy a cooking class in a local “masseria” in Alberobello, city of Trulli.
  • Explore the medieval heart of Altamura.
  • Visit a famous local cellar known for the production of the sweet wine “Moscato di Trani”.

Programs

DAY 01 OTRANTO / LECCE

After your arrival at Rome Fiumicino airport be transfer to your 5 Star hotel in Otranto. Meet your private guide at the hotel and start a tour to discover the southern city of Otranto. Enjoy a private tour in Lecce, home of baroque architecture and a history dating back to the Trojan War. Reach the charming Castro. Enjoy a tour in one of the most fascinating castle of the area: start a wine tour of the castle’s cellars, followed by a tasting of different wines types. Transfer back to your hotel in Otranto.

DAY 02 MANDURIA/ OSTUNI

Today your wine and food experience begins with a guided tour of a prestigious winery in Manduria. The tour includes wine tastings of Primitivo-made wines and a selection of local food. Transfer to a luxurious country resort in Ostuni, where you will enjoy a guided tour of the city. Wine tasting and dinner in one of the most famous local family. Night in Otranto.

DAY 03 ALBEROBELLO / GIOIA DEL COLLE / GRAVINA

Discover the magic of Alberobello, the town of Trulli. Enjoy a cooking class in a local “masseria”, followed by a delicious lunch with local products. Reach Gioia del Colle. Enjoy a vineyard tour in a masseria, or country estate, in Gravina, where an expert sommelier will take you through the organic wine production process. Nigth in 5 Star luxury hotel in Matera. You will get the chance to spend the night in a cave, an indescribable, dream-like setting in a beautiful boutique hotel set amongst the Grotta di Sassi (caves).

DAY 04 MATERA / ALTAMURA

Travel to Matera and explore the old town. Have lunch with fresh, handmade pasta and local meat specialties in a well-known trattoria with a fabulous view of the Sassi. Explore the medieval heart of Altamura, famous for its prehistoric and Roman ruins and also for its bread and focaccia. Visit the archaeological museum, and the cathedral. Taste typical Apulian bread and Bari focaccia. Night in Matera

DAY 05 CASTELLANA GROTTE / CASTEL DEL MONTE / TRANI

Enjoy a magnificent tour in the subterranean area of Castellana Grotte with your private guide. Enjoy a tour in Castellana del Monte, visit a wine producer farm. Visit of the facilities and cellars. Stop for lunch at a Masseria. Reach Trani for a stroll through the lanes of the old town. Visit a famous local cellar known for the production of the sweet wine “Moscato di Trani. Night in a 5 Star Hotel in Castel del Monte.

DAY 06 MANFREDONIA / VIESTE

Enjoy a walking tour in the ancient city of Manfredonia, where you will walk through the historic city centre and visit the Cathedral and Castle. Lunch in agriturismo with local products and wines. Visit one of the the most important winery of the area, followed by a wine tasting. Visit Vieste, a typical Mediterranean suburb with small pedestrian streets, tiny restaurants and shops. Accommodation in 5 Star hotel in Vieste.

DAY 07 DEPARTURE

Free morning at your leisure. Transfer with luxury private car to Rome airport.

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