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Passionate and generous, Italy shows its visitors its many different faces. An emblematic country of culture, art and good cooking, it’s also a holiday destination par excellence for all those who are looking to relax in the sun, for active holidays by the sea or cultural excursions. From the Adriatic to Calabria, passing by the Gulf of Sorrento, from Sicily to Sardinia, you can find the same passion for life everywhere, the famous “dolce vita” which celebrates beauty and happiness.
Puglia, a land suspended between history and nature, cuisine and culture. Come and bask on the white sandy beaches, admire its superb shoreline of sheer cliffs and visit the splendid baroque city of Lecce. Inland, discover the famous ‘Apulian trulli’ in the shade of centuries-old olive trees, charming houses that are renowned the world over, and experience a holiday with the flavours of the south!
Small but charming, Monopoli is aptly named! In Greek ‘Mono polis’ means unique town. Visitors cannot resist the charm of its historical and natural beauty. Its charming old town boasts a medieval castle as well as multitudes of small churches. Bari airport is approx. 60 km away, Brindisi Airport is approx. 70km away.
This little hamlet of Fasano, in the province of Brindisi, is a charming seaside resort with pretty beaches of fine sand. Torre Canne’s thermal baths use mineral springs known for their curative and therapeutic properties. Bari airport is approx. 70 km away, Brindisi Airport is approx. 50 km away.
A true architectural jewel set amidst Mediterranean nature and the scent of olive groves. Its old town is worth a visit, don’t miss the Torre San Giovanni, its cathedral and its magnificent churches. Bari airport is approx. 230 km away, Brindisi Airport is approx. 110 km away.
Located approx. 13 km from Lecce. The baroque heritage of this little town can be seen in the historical centre of Vernole. Its churches have been built using stones quintessential of the region. The surrounding countryside presents several prehistoric remnants while ‘Le Cesine’, near the coast, is a nature reserve managed by the WWF, which works to protect the environment. Bari airport is approx. 190 km away, Brindisi Airport is approx. 65 km away.
A beautiful town with a whitewashed historical centre rising steeply from the sea, a true picture postcard. It’s certainly the inspiration behind the famous ‘Volare’ song by Domenico Modugno, a child of the town. Bari airport is approx. 50 km away, Brindisi Airport is approx. 80km away.
At the heart of thousand-year-old olive groves and very close to the sea lies the historical little town of Fasano. Visit its old town with narrow streets bordered by the whitewashed walls quintessential of the region. Bari airport is approx. 70 km away, Brindisi Airport is approx. 60km away.
This little town is surrounded by a beautiful countryside dotted with ancient ‘masseria’ farmhouses. The nature reserve of Torre Guaceto is also located here, with its natural beach and exquisite little coves. Bari airport is approx. 110 km away, Brindisi Airport is approx. 30km away.
Small but charming village located near Otsuni city. Take advantage of its beautiful fine sandy beach to indulge in the joys of the seaside. Brindisi airport is about 32 km away.
Located on the wildest coast of Salento and bathed in a turquoise blue sea, this seaside resort can boast of being one of the most beautiful beaches on the coast. Brindisi airport is about 105 km away, Bari airport is about 225 km away.
Marked by its wild and undeveloped coastline, this small seaside resort still promises to provide you with superb beaches of fine sand. Some historical remnants to see such as an ancient watchtower. Brindisi airport is about 80 km away, Bari airport is about 205 km away.
A true jewel of the Adriatic Sea, the picturesque city is also one of the most important tourist resorts in southern Italy. Its assets are not lacking: heavenly beaches and a colourful coastal landscape. Don't skip out on a walk through the narrow streets of the old town with its white-stone houses. Brindisi airport is about 100 km away, Bari airport is about 220 km away
The city owes its fame to the four natural caves with hot and sulphurous hot springs. They make it an important thermal centre renowned for its therapeutic cures. The symbol of the city is a small Moorish dome belonging to the Villa Sticchi which from above its cliff reminds us of a small mosque overlooking the sea. Brindisi airport is about 100 km away, Bari airport is about 220 km away.
A small fortified hamlet with its citadel and castle, all elements that bore witness to its glorious past. The castle is considered one of the most beautiful examples of Renaissance defensive architecture in this region of Italy.
The village is a few kilometres from Lecce. Brindisi airport is about 65 km away, Bari airport is about 190 km away.
It is here that one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Salento is located. No need to envy the Caribbean beaches, a real contrast between the turquoise blue of the sea and its bright white sand. This village is part of the regional nature park and the marine reserve of the Ugento coast. Brindisi airport is about 115 km away, Bari airport is about 240 km away
Don’t miss this approx. 2h30 guided tour of Alberobello, a town on the UNESCO world heritage list, and discover the ‘Trulli’, these curious rural houses with conical roofs with lots of charm are symbols of the Puglia region. Wander the little streets and soak up the quintessential atmosphere of this unique place, or taste some of the region’s emblematic liqueurs. Free time for shopping.
Ostuni, nicknamed ‘the white city’, will charm you with the immaculate white of the houses of its old centre. This walk of approx. 2h30 through narrow streets linked by countless steps and archways will allow you to discover the main points of interest in Ostuni, including the Franciscan convent and the beautiful Gothic cathedral with its magnificent rose-coloured exterior. The excursion includes a panoramic stop to enjoy the spectacular views of the coastline and the surrounding olive groves.
Lecce, baroque city par excellence, is also known as the ‘Florence of the south’. The guided tour of approx. 2h30 starts at Porta Napoli which opens onto the historic centre, and continues on Via Guiseppe Palmieri, lined with splendid baroque ‘palazzi’. Next is a stop to admire the cathedral before continuing to Piazza Sant’Oronzo, then to finish, a visit to the Basilica of Santa Croce and the Castle of Charles V.
Free time for a little shopping or a stroll at your own pace.
Matera, the second largest city in Basilicata in terms of population and surface area, is the European capital of culture. The town is known for its cave dwellings (the Sassi di Matera), part of the UNESCO world heritage list.
The old neighbourhoods known as Sassi, together with the cisterns and water collection systems, are characteristic of this town. They are made up of very old houses hollowed out of the rock, built near the Gravina di Matera, a large valley which divides the territory in two: The Sasso Barisano and the Sasso Caveoso
A visit to Matera is like going back to a forgotten past. When you visit this charming town in Basilicata, you feel like you are entering a living nativity. It is no coincidence that Matera is also known as the ‘second Bethlehem’.
Bari, the capital of Puglia, is the largest city in the region. It is a merchant, maritime and university city, with very ancient origins. A city rich in history, culture and traditions. We will discover the old town of BARI VECCHIA, home to Bari’s oldest monuments: the Norman-Swabian-Aragonese castle, the cathedral of San Sabino, the ancient walls and the imposing Basilica of St Nicholas in the Roman style of Puglia, a long-established place of pilgrimage and the home of Father Christmas. You will be enchanted by the women of the old town who make fresh pasta daily in Orechiette street.
Promenade en bateau de 2 heures, l’excursion vous fait découvrir les grottes les plus importantes du Salento: grotte Palombara, grotte Rotundella, grotte Azzurra, grotte Zinzulusa, grotte Romanelli et enfin grotte delle “Striare”. Deux arrêts baignade sont prévus, l'une dans la baie de Porto Miggiano et l'autre dans la grotte Solfuree. Pensez à apporter vos maillots de bain ! La ballade prend fin avec une vue panoramique de la vile de Santa Cesarea Terme vue de la mer.
Promenade en bateau de 2 heures, l’excursion vous accompagne entre les grottes situées sur la mer ionienne, entre Torre Vado et Punta Ristola, et le talon de l'Italie. Cet lieuconstitue un carrefour entre les deux mers : ionienne et adriatique. Arrêt prévu pour la baignade, pensez à apporter vos maillots de bain.
The excursions on offer, as well as their prices and times, may vary depending on the location of the hotel. Excursion prices are provided for information purposes only and may be subject to change. For more information and to book, please contact your local LuxairTours guide.
Tourist tax must be paid locally during your stay.