Apulia, The Heel Of Italy
This regional affordable Italy vacation begins and ends in Naples. As one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Naples provides visitors a wealth of folklore, history, and a rich culture of the ages. After a guided sightseeing tour of the city, you’ll be on your way to the Apulia region – the “heel of the boot” of Italy and one of the favorite holiday destinations of the Italian people due to its breathtaking landscapes and enchanting coastline with turquoise watersYou’ll visit the 13th-century Castel Del Monte on your way to the beautiful port of Bari. Included in your Italy vacation are a number of surprising stops, including the fascinating Castellana Grotte limestone caves, the conical-roofed houses of Alberobello, and Lecce’s baroque architecture. You’ll also enjoy an excursion to Santa Maria di Leuca with its art nouveau beach huts, and Gallipoli’s underground olive presse, and winding streets above. Your budget Italy experience is never short on great food and drink. Learn about regional wines on your visit to a Primitivo wine cellar in Manduria.Before returning to Naples, enjoy a leisurely stay in Fasano – surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Your affordable Italy tour of the Apulia region of Italy ends where it began – in Naples – where authentic Napoli pizza and espresso await your return!
NAPLES Guided sightseeingCASTEL DEL MONTE Visit BARI OrientationCASTELLANA GROTTE Visit the limestone cavesALBEROBELLO See the Trulli housesSANTA MARIA DI LEUCA Orientation driveGALLIPOLI Visit Frantoio IpogeoLECCE VisitMANDURIA Visit a wine cellarOSTUNI VisitOLIVE MILL Visit, olive oil tasting and light lunch
Naples – Castel Del Monte – Bari
Bari – Castellana Grotte – Alberobello – Lecce
Lecce. Excursion To Santa Maria Di Leuca & Gallipoli
Lecce – Manduria – Ostuni – Fasano
Fasano – Naples