Explore a region scattered with baroque towns, trulli huts with conical roofs, bountiful orchards and olive groves. This self-drive also includes a visit to the Unesco-listed town of Alberobello, a chance to explore the magnificent baroque architecture of Lecce and an opportunity to relax on the shores of the Adriatic.
Fly to Bari and collect your hire car (based on group B car rental). Drive to the Masseria Torre del Diamante in Savelletri di Fasano for a 3-night stay. (N)
Full days at leisure to explore the cobbled lanes of Alberobello, entirely comprised of conical trulli houses, the nearby picturesque town of Locorotondo or the white houses of Ostuni. The town of Savelletri di Fasano is also ideally situated to explore the golden beaches of Puglia’s eastern coast. (B)
Drive to Lecce and stay 3 nights at the Patria Palace. (B)
Full day at leisure in Lecce, known as the ‘Florence of the south’. Explore the cobbled lanes and squares or perhaps visit the coastal towns of Otranto or Gallipoli, each with their own historical attractions. (B)
Drive to Bari and drop off your hire car. Fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation
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The Patria Palace is a 5 star hotel housed in a converted 17th century palazzo in the heart of Lecce, the 'Florence of the South'. This historical building, overlooking the fabulous ornate Baroque façade of the Basilica of Santa Croce, is located in a small square close to all the important monuments of the city. The hotel retains some of its original features including vaulted ceilings and carved balconies. The 67 air-conditioned bedrooms, each with original decorative paintings, offer comfortable accommodation with modern facilities. Guests can dine at the Atenze restaurant, which serves traditional Mediterranean...
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PXX2018: 6 Nights