Puglia Perfected

The region in the heel of Italy’s “boot” where some of the best traditional foods in Italy come from! The south boasts beautiful beaches, rich farmland, centuries-old churches, and ancient pre-roman ruins. It is also home to some of the most succulent recipes Italy’s cuisine is known for.

The region in the heel of Italy’s “boot” where some of the best traditional foods in Italy come from! The south boasts beautiful beaches, rich farmland, centuries-old churches, and ancient pre-roman ruins. It is also home to some of the most succulent recipes Italy’s cuisine is known for.

Your tour package includes

  • Airport transfers from Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport in Bari (BRI)
  • Airport transfers to Brindisi Papola Casale Airport (BDS)
  • Flight from Brindisi to Rome (BDS-FCO)
  • 7 nights in handpicked residences
  • 1 night at 4-star airport hotel (Rome airport)
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 2 lunch with local wines
  • 5 multiple course wine pairing dinners
  • 2 wine tastings
  • 1 olive oil tour and tasting
  • 1 cheese making tour and tasting experience
  • 3 guided walking sightseeing city tours
  • Expert local guides
  • English speaking liaison throughout the entire tour
  • Private deluxe climate controlled motor coach
  • All lodging, taxes, and fees

Included highlights

  • Guided walking tours of the cities of Matera, Lecce, and Gallipoli
  • Education and tasting of local and unknown Puglia wines
  • Visit the cities of Alberobello, Polignano di Mare, and Ostuni
  • Visit of natural caves at Castellana Grotte
  • Local cheese tasting
  • Local olive oil tasting
  • Hands-on cooking class with a local expert chef

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you will walk for about 1-4 hours daily across cobblestone streets, vineyards and a few hills.

Optional Trips

The following trip can be added, on request, at the end of the tour:

  • Day trip to Roma (Rome)

Tour details

For pricing and detailed itinerary see our Puglia Perfected brochure.