Puglia Self-Guided Cycling in the Heel of Italy

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Puglia Self-Guided Cycling in the Heel of Italy - Exodus Travels
Puglia Self-Guided Cycling in the Heel of Italy - Exodus Travels
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  • Cycle through the picturesque Valle d'Itria
  • Discover the magical blue waters of the Adriatic Sea
  • Relax on the pristine Torre dell' Orso beach
  • Cycle through the quaint streets of Lecce
Age range
14 to 99 year olds
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Travel style
Self-Guided Cycling, Adventure, Bicycle, Sightseeing
Exodus Travels
Start in Matera and end in Lecce! With the self-guided cycling tour Puglia Self-Guided Cycling in the Heel of Italy, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Matera, Italy and 8 other destinations in Italy. Puglia Self-Guided Cycling in the Heel of Italy includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Matera. Make your own way from Bari or Brindisi to Matera by train or bus
  2. Day 2: Ride through the historic ‘Sassi’ houses of Matera before heading to the town of Alberobello
  3. Day 3: Cycle through the lush Valle d'Itria, past the picturesque fairy-tale Trulli houses to hilltop-town of Ostuni
  4. Day 4: Train to Lecce; cycle through the countryside to Gallipoli on the Ionian Coast with its old town situated on a rocky island
  5. Day 5: Reach the most southerly point of Salento at Santa Maria di Leuca
  6. Day 6: Follow the south coast of the Adriatic Sea to the ancient town of Otranto
  7. Day 7: Continue along the shoreline through innumerable olive groves to the Baroque city of Lecce
  8. Day 8: End Lecce

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  • Accommodation

  • Meals

  • Transport

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  • Guide

  • Insurance

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3 Reviews

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  • JL
    Written on October 8, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A lovely holiday in this beautiful unspoilt part of Italy. The accommodation and breakfasts usually excellent.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Eating grapes donated by friendly farmers during their harvest What did you think of your... Read more

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  • EP
    Written on May 3, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    The hotel in Alberobello was SUBSTANDARD- BAD.  Mucky, shower over the toilet, no bedside lights, bedding not clean- in fact appaling.  The other accomadation very good and luggage transfer excellent,What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The... Read more

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  • AD
    Written on June 12, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A really lovely part of the world and even nicer to see it from a bike!Each hotel base was in an interesting town with plenty to see and lots of great restaurants.Instructions were mostly easy to follow, we only made one mistake!Bikes, hmmm if you like... Read more

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    Covering a total distance of approx 323 km.
    • Matera (Italy)
    • 55 km
    • Alberobello (Italy)
    • 8 km
    • Locorotondo (Italy)
    • 21 km
    • Ostuni (Italy)
    • 66 km
    • Lecce (Italy)
    • 36 km
    • Gallipoli (Italy)
    • 42 km
    • Santa Maria di Leuca (Italy)
    • 40 km
    • Otranto (Italy)
    • 12 km
    • Santa Cesarea Terme (Italy)
    • 43 km
    • Lecce (Italy)

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