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Italy - Puglia - Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

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06 to 13 Oct - Join us for a late season escape to the sun, a beautiful corner of Italy just waiting to be discovered this autumn.

Holiday Highlights

  • Cycling through wonderful landscapes of ancient olive groves, vineyards and stunning coastlines
  • Exploring the UNESCO heritage town of Alberobello and the Baroque city of Lecce
  • Discovering the traditional Trulli houses of Puglia
  • Relaxing each night in comfortable 3* hotels in authentic country towns and villages
  • Beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise seas
  • Meeting friendly locals and tasting traditional Apulian culinary specialities

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Bari Airport - Transfer to Lecce    
2 Lecce to Otranto 33 Miles / 53 Kms Approx. B L  
3 Otranto to Santa Maria di Leuca 35 Miles / 56 Kms Approx. B L  
4 Santa Maria di Leuca to Gallipoli 32 Miles / 52 Kms Approx. B L  
5 Gallipoli to Lecce (Train to Ostuni) 31 Miles and 2 Miles / 50 Kms and 3 Kms Approx. B L  
6 Ostuni to Alberobello 25 Miles / 40 Kms Approx. B L  
7 Alberobello to Polignano sul Mare 30 Miles / 50 Kms Approx. B L  
8 Departure from Polignano - Transfer to Bari Airport   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

A guided cycling holiday exploring the Apulian region of Italy, located in the southeast in what is commonly known as the heel of Italy’s boot – (and it’s also its best kept secret!)
This interesting and eclectic region is steeped in history and has been governed by the Greeks, Romans and Spaniards over the centuries, each leaving their own distinctive mark, from local dialects and flavoursome cuisine to unique architecture.
Our route starts in Lecce, the “Florence of the South”. The route from here will take us along the Adriatic coast and the heel of Italy, gently looping back up north along the Iolian coast. We'll be riding cross country through ancient olive groves and hilltop villages toward Alberobello, a town made up of traditionaly Trulli houses. On the way we'll pass through Ostuni, renowned for its dazzling white washed buildings and the lovely Gallipoli, a popular fishing port and beach destination on the Salento peninsula. 
We'll be exploring on touring bikes, through a mixture of flat and rolling countryside, mainly on quiet country roads with coastal views.
Please contact us with your preferred starting date and we can check availability for you!

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£1,455
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire
£140
Electric Bike Hire
£265
Single Room:
£245
Single Room:
£245
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47

Holiday Details

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7 nights hotel accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast and lunch

Guided with vehicle support

Airport transfers

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Customer Story: Sketches from Puglia

Brimming with flavourful cuisine, distinctive architecture and breathtaking scenery, Puglia truly is Italy’s best kept secret! So it comes as no surprise that our customers often feel inspired to channel their creative side while on a tour. Our April Customer Competition Winner…

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Last Updated: 10/05/2017