Paths of Puglia & Matera – Premium Adventure

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Small group
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  • Take gentle countryside and coastal walks
  • Stay in a trulli house in Alberobello
  • Visit the baroque masterpiece of Lecce
  • Enjoy a sunset guided tour of Matera and enjoy a classic Italian aperitivo by candlelight


Paths of Puglia & Matera – Premium Adventure

Day 1

Start Alberobello

Day 2

Walk among the olive trees and vineyards of the Itria Valley; visit the hilltop town of Locorotondo

Day 3

Morning visit to the white city of Ostuni; afternoon walk through olive groves and vineyards; visit Agnano Archaeological Park

Day 4

Visit to the baroque city of Lecce

Day 5

Morning walk to the coast; free time at the beach (in season) and transfer to the Unesco town of Matera

Day 6

Hike to the Murgia plateau and park of rock churches

Day 7

Walk the outskirts of Matera to explore prehistoric caves and rock villages

Day 8

End Matera


  • Two nights in quirky trulli houses; two nights in a refurbished country farmhouse; three nights in a beautiful cave hotel
  • Six days of gentle guided walking
  • Group normally 4 to 14, plus local leader. Minimum age: 16
  • Low altitude throughout
  • Travel by private minivan and train
  • Option to travel by train to your adventure
  • Countries visited: Italy


  • All breakfasts, five lunches, five dinners, two wine and produce tastings
  • All accommodation
  • Named tour leader, chosen for their expertise
  • Guided visits in Alberobello, Lecce, Ostuni and Matera
  • Entrance tickets and guided visits of San Agnano Archaeological Park and San Michele Abbey
  • Train tickets to/from Lecce
  • Local city taxes
  • Group arrival and departure transfers available


  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (limited availability, only on request)
  • Upgraded rooms in Matera (limited availability, only on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Tips for tour leader, driver and local city guides



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