Puglia Food Tour – $4,950

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Visits 11 Locations

10 Days
October 2nd – October 12th, 2020

$1,650 down payment to reserve your spot

(Payment schedule outlined on reservation form)

October 2020

Day 1, October 2nd

Arrival ~ Marina Di San Gregorio
Private transfer of the tour group from the airport to the hotel with luggage delivery to your room. You will have time to settle in and rest before our first group dinner.
Meals included: Dinner

Day 2, October 3rd

Miggiano ~ Olive Oil Production ~ Gallipoli
Our first day will begin in Miggiano where we will visit and olive oil producer learning about its production process and strolling through olive groves that are over 700 years old. Our lunch will consist of tasting the different olive oil pairings with typical foods. We will then stop at the hotel before heading to Gallipoli, a beautiful village on the Ionian Sea. We will enjoy a group dinner in this west coast village before heading back to an overnight stay in Marina di San Gregorio
Meals included: Breakfast, Olive Oil tasting & lunch, Dinner

Day 3, October 4th

Agricultural Producer ~ Gagliano Del Capo ~ Cooking Class
Today we will visit a agricultural producer with lunch. Then, we will go back to the hotel to get ready for our transfer to Gagliano del Capo where we will have a cooking class. During this class we will learn about old traditional recipes known in this region. After, we will participate in the preparation of a traditional Pugliese meal to enjoy for the evening. Then, back to our hotel. Overnight stay in Marina di San Gregorio
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4, October 5th

Tricase ~ Wine Tasting
This trip would not be complete without visiting a vineyard so today we will do just that. During our lunch we will learn about local wine varieties with some tastings. After lunch, we will head back to the hotel for some free time and relaxation. Tonight, you will have a dinner choice on your own*. Overnight in Marina di San Gregorio
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5, October 6th

After breakfast, we will check out and transfer to Lecce. Weather permitting our route will be along the coast of Salento, admiring the amazing landscape. Once we check into our new hotel, we’ll be able to relax, enjoy the city or do some shopping. Overnight in Lecce.
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6, October 7th

Guided Tour of Lecce
Today we will have a guided city tour of Lecce, known for its ornate architecutre. In the afternoon, you will have free time to spend as you wish. Overnight in Lecce
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7, October 8th

Otranto ~ Guided tour
We will spend the morning and part of the afternoon in Otranto with a guided tour, lunch choice on your own* & some free time. After, we will return to Lecce for some free time, finishing our day with a group dinner. Overnight in Lecce.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8, October 9th

Charcuterie ~ Polignano A Mare
After breakfast we will check out but before heading to our new location we will stop at a charcuterie to learn about different cured meats. Our next hotel will be in Polignano A Mare with a free afternoon discovering the village or relaxing at the hotel spa. Overnight in Polignano A Mare.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9, October 10th

Altamura ~ Bakery ~ Matera (Basilicata) ~ Guided tour of Matera
Today we will go to an artisan bakery in Altamura. Here, we will learn about typical breads known in this region. Our lunch will be in Matera, located in the region of Basilicata. We will have a guided tour of Matera, an ancient village carved into the side of a mountain. For the evening, you will have some free time back at the hotel or village. Overnight in Polignano A Mare.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10, October 11th

We will head to Alberobello this morning to see the “Trulli”, another ancient village. Free time in the afternoon and then our last group dinner.
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11, October 12th

Breakfast ~ Departure
After breakfast, the group will be taken to the airport for our departures back home.

*Tour guide will provide recommendations

*Please email reservation forms to saporiitalytours@gmail.com or call 269.352.0631 for a fax number