Pre-Convention From 28th June to 5th July 2019 (7 nights)
OrBUY NOW POST CONVENTION TOUR
Post-Convention From 09th July to 16th July 2019 (7 nights)
DEPARTURE FROM BARI
Day 1st – CENTRAL APULIA
Arrival at Bari airport on own means and transfer to hotel in Bari. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2nd – Trani, Monte Sant’Angelo, S. Giovanni Rotondo
Breakfast at the hotel. You will leave for Trani to visit its most famous monument: the majestic Romanesque Cathedral by the sea, then S. Giovanni Rotondo, a destination for pilgrims from all over the world. Free time for lunch (not included). You will reach then Monte Sant’Angelo to visit the ancient shrine with the Cave of San Michele Arcangelo, included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Then, back to the hotel for dinner.
Day 3rd- – Foresta Umbra, Vieste
Half board at the hotel. You will cross the Foresta Umbra, the largest hardwood forest in Italy as well as the heart of Gargano National Park. Then you will reach Vieste, the most popular seaside resort of the Gargano promontory; guided tour of the old town set on a cliff. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, free time in Vieste. Then back to the hotel for dinner.
Day 4th – Castel del Monte, Bari
Breakfast at the hotel. You will leave Gargano, to return to the plains of Puglia, where you will be travelling along the majestic Margherita di Savoia salt flats, which are the largest in €ope, to admire beautiful pink flamingos. Tour of Castel del Monte, included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list, the most charming of all the many famous castles wanted by Emperor Frederick II of Swabia. Free time for lunch (not included). Then you will leave for Bari, to visit the old town with the superb Basilica of St. Nicholas, a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture in Puglia. Transfer to Valle d’Itria and to your hotel for dinner.
Day 5th – “Grotte di Castellana”, Ostuni, Alberobello
Half board at the hotel. Tour of the “Grotte di Castellana”, the most popular cave complex in Italy. Arrival in Alberobello, the fabulous “Capital of the Trulli”, to walk in the area included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Free time for lunch (not included). Tour of the picturesque old town of Ostuni, the “White Town”, with its original Romanesque-Gothic cathedral. Then back to the hotel.
Day 6th – Lecce, Otranto
Half board at the hotel. You will leave for Lecce, also known as the “Florence of the South”, the Baroque capital of Puglia. Tour of the old town with the magnificent basilica of Santa Croce and the spectacular Piazza Duomo and Piazza Sant’Oronzo. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon tour of Otranto, the “Gateway to the East”; the Romanesque cathedral, with its huge mosaic, the tomb-chapel of the Holy Martyrs and the crypt. Then back to the hotel.
Day 7th – Locorotondo, Matera
Breakfast at the hotel. Tour of Locorotondo, included in the list of the most beautiful towns in Italy. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon tour of Matera, with the famous “Sassi”, included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list: thousands of homes, shops and churches carved into the rock. Transfer to Bisceglie/Bari or surroundings and to the hotel for farewell dinner.
Day 8th – CENTRAL APULIA
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Bari airport and end of our services.
PRICE: € 950.00 per person (min. 25 People)
Supplement in single room: € 270,00
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
- Transportation by deluxe motor coach
- Private transfers Airport-Hotel-Airport in Bari
- Multilingual tour manager from Day 2nd morning to Day 7th afternoon
- Accommodation in 4 star hotels
- Half Board (breakfast and dinner) from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 8 (drinks during meals: ¼ lts of wine, 1/2 lts of mineral water)
- Oil tasting
- Use of headphones during the tour
- Local guides during the tour
THE PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDE:
- Admission Tickets. The cost of entrance fees to be paid on spot is about € 28 per person
- Local taxes
- Anything not mentioned in “the price includes” section
SOMETHING IMPORTANT TO KNOW
If you have food or healthy needs, especially if relating to food intolerance and allergies, please communicate it at the booking time.
*Flights to / from Bari are not included.
Suggested Airport connections:
OPTIONAL INSURANCE (valid only for EU Shengen Citizens)
Medical Assistance and espenses up to € 30.000: € 60,00 per person
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