Beautiful town of Alberobello with trulli houses among green plants and flowers in the Apulia region of southern Italy.

Off-the-Beaten-Path Puglia Discovery Tour

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Polignano a Mare, Alberobello, Turi, Puglia...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

This 8-day tour of Puglia is a great way to venture off the beaten path in one of Europe's most visited tourist destinations. This tour is an immersive exploration of the Italian region that time forgot, from the rural countryside to the scenic seaside. A blend of active and leisure time on this tour makes sure that you are able to fully enjoy this unforgettable journey in one of the most idyllic vacation destinations on the planet.

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Trip Highlights

  • Take to the waves on a famous Caicco, an authentic sailing ship that once plied the Mediterranean waters in great abundance
  • Amble through your first dusk in Italy on the famous Passegiata, where locals take to the streets to enjoy the evening air and their colorful community
  • Duck your head as you enter the cozy dwellings of the trulli, a traditional stone hut known for its uncommon shape, as you visit the UNESCO-protected neighborhoods of Alberobello
  • Visit the rustic ambiance of a local winery to sample the product of centuries of wine-making excellence
  • Stroll through the pastoral beauty of an authentic Masseria on a visit that will acquaint you with the scenic nature of these farms as well as their historical significance
  • Sample some of the most authentic burrata available in Italy on a visit to the town of Gioia del Colle, where you can enjoy many of the community's charming attractions
  • Explore the Baroque cityscape of Lecce, where Roman ruins stand side-by-side with modern-day spas and offer visitors a unique Puglian ambiance

Starting Price

$2,859 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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