The mountain town of Matera in the region of Basilicata, the setting sun illuminating the town.
US$3,399.00 pp
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Tour code: BFPBB5

Tour Inclusions

Secrets of Puglia

  • 9 days
  • Italy
  • Max 18 Passengers


The enchanting Italian region of Puglia is famous for its historic cities, quaint fishing villages and exquisite cuisine. From Naples to Bari, Lecce, Martina Franca, Matera and back again, we’ll delve into the area’s many splendours – touring historic towns, discovering local traditions and indulging in a tasting or two along the way.

Worth Noting…

Hoping to explore Puglia in 2025? Please note your tour will be one day longer than our 2024 tours, with a two night stay in the breathtaking Polignano a Mare Region instead of a night in Bari.

Secrets of Puglia tour map 2025
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

Tour Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the Sassi di Matera cave dwellings
  • Sample the rich flavours of Manduria’s famous Primitivo wines with a local tasting
  • Explore the awe-inspiring expanse of Castellana Caves

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Naples (Italy)

    A hub of intoxicating culture and historic masterpieces – we’ll meet the group in the vibrant city of Naples. After settling in, tonight we’ll have the opportunity to get to know one another over a delicious welcome meal. Accommodation: Palazzo Salgar (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Naples – Bari – Polignano a Mare Region

  • Day 3 - Polignano a Mare Region – Andria – Polignano a Mare Region

  • Day 4 - Polignano a Mare Region – Castellana Caves and Alberobello – Lecce

  • Day 5 - Lecce

  • Day 6 - Lecce – Manduria and Martina Franca – Itria Valley

  • Day 7 - Itria Valley – Ostuni – Itria Valley

  • Day 8 - Itria Valley – Matera

  • Day 9 - Matera – Altamura – Naples

Tour Inclusions


- 7 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

- Experienced Tour Leader and Driver


- Premium mini-coach transportation


Reviews Rating
  • 7th May 2024
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    Wonderful time traveling throughout Puglia and having an authentic Italian experience. Highly recommend!
  • 3rd May 2024
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    Great tour with a fantastic guide. Was better than expected.
  • 2nd May 2024
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    Puglia is an amazing place, and well worth a visit. Back Roads made it highly enjoyable, and we learned a lot about Puglia. We bothg loved the tour.
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