Trulli houses in Alberobello, Italy.

Perfect 9-Day Puglia Exploration

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Savelletri, Lecce, Matera, Alberobello...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

Situated in Southern Italy, Puglia remains well off the beaten path for visitors to this famous peninsula, and this 9-day tour of Puglia aims to capitalize on this by leading you to all the main attractions as well as ensuring an exclusive feel throughout its entirety. From Savelletri to Lecce, this rural region of Italy will come to life through visits to olive groves, picturesque beaches, and charming city centers.

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Trip Highlights

  • Sample the delightful variety of cheeses on display at a local artesian cheese shop where Burrata is made following the same recipes that have been used by locals for centuries
  • Enjoy a visit to one of the oldest olive groves in Europe to enjoy a rustic picnic under the shade of the trees that help produce one of Italy's most famous exports
  • Stroll along the bright boulevards and stunning scenery of Ostuni on a walking tour to witness the town's history come to life
  • Explore the island town of Gallipoli, where the ancient ruins stand side by side with medieval buildings
  • Participate in a nightly stroll around Lecce and witness a charming tradition
  • Discover the ancient cave dwellings of Matera, where locals sought shelter for centuries
  • Visit a ceramic workshop in Lecce to witness how local artisans follow age-old techniques to produce some stunning examples of sculptures and pottery
  • Savor varieties of olive oil on a trip to a local press where a charming guide will walk you through the production steps and help you find your favorite oil

Starting Price

$3,145 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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