Discovering Southern Italy: Polignano a Mare, Alberobello, and Matera

Puglia's sun-drenched fields and olive groves and Basilicata's raw and splendid landscapes are yet to be discovered by mass tourism.
Discovering Southern Italy: Polignano a Mare, Alberobello, and Matera
From 897.00

Centuries of history, sun, and glorious food await you!

Technical organization Nerone Tours Italy - MTM TRAVELS
Provided by Nerone Tours Italy - MTM TRAVELS

Overview

Explore the magical beauty of Puglia and Basilicata during this 2 day excursion to Alberobello and Matera! Puglia's sun-drenched countryside of fields and olive groves and Basilicata's raw and splendid landscapes are yet to be discovered by mass tourism. Boasting some of Italy's best food, splendid beaches, and centuries of history, Southern Italy is worth discovering – we'll take you to some of the most famous places.

  • Private guided tour for 2 people
  • 2 nights / 3 days
  • Driving and walking tours
  • Food and wine tasting
  • Accommodation in traditional local houses and/or 4 star hotels
  • Available in English and Italian


Price includes: limousine and train transportation (all your transportation needs), overnight accommodation, meals (breakfasts, lunches and dinners, including beverages and local wines), guided tours, excursions, admissions.

What to take with you: one carry-on bag with clothes, comfortable shoes, suntan lotion, hat and swimsuit (if Summer)

Adults only, comfortable shoes advised, clothing adequate for visiting churches.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

> Total refund in case of cancellation up to 8 weeks prior to the booked dates

> 75% refund from 55 to 22 days before the visit

> 50% refund from 21 to 15 days before the visit

> 25% from 14 to 8 days before the visit

> No refund is possible for later cancellations and no shows

 

In case of bad weather we will try to change the schedule of the tour/services. This is not always possible, but we always do our best.

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Details

Explore the magical beauty of Puglia and Basilicata during this 2 day excursion to Alberobello and Matera! Puglia's sun-drenched countryside of fields and olive groves and Basilicata's raw and splendid landscapes are yet to be discovered by mass tourism. Boasting some of Italy's best food, splendid beaches, and centuries of history, Southern Italy is worth discovering.

 

Here are the details for your 3-day program:

 

DAY 1
  • Limousine transfer from your hotel in Rome to Rome Termini train station
  • 8:45am Train to Bari (4h 15min)
  • 1:02pm Arrive in Bari
  • Meet your driver upon arrival and travel to the fishing village of San Vito (Polignano a Mare)
  • Lunch in San Vito, fish based menu
  • Travel to Polignano a Mare for a walk through this small city perched on the cliffs, coffee overlooking the clear waters of the Adriatic Sea, then to Alberobello
  • Guided tour of Alberobello (2 hours), the UNESCO World Heritage site with its sea of beehive-shaped houses (“trulli”)
  • Dinner with traditional local food and wines
  • Night in Alberobello in a Trullo house, the traditional cone-roofed cottage

 

DAY 2
  • Breakfast (Alberobello)
  • Limousine transfer to Matera
  • Excursion to the Park of the "Chiese Rupestri," churches that are carved from the soft volcanic rock.
  • Lunch with tasting of traditional local food
  • Visit the "Sassi" and the old town of Matera. Matera is famed for its ancient town, the "Sassi di Matera" ("stones of Matera"). The Sassi are houses dug into rock itself, characteristic of Basilicata and Apulia. The Sassi originate from a prehistoric settlement, and are suspected to be some of the first human settlements in Italy.
  • Dinner with traditional local food and wines
  • Night in Matera in a traditional cave-house (now a charming residence) or 3-star hotel

 

DAY 3
  • Breakfast (Matera)
  • 11am Limousine transfer to Bari train station (1h 15min)
  • 1:11pm Train to Rome (4h 15min)
  • 5:15pm Arrive in Rome
  • Limousine transfer from Rome Termini station to your hotel

Prices

Price per 2 people: € 1,794.00

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