Discovering history and cooking: Galatina, Gallipoli

Discovering history and cooking: Galatina, Gallipoli

From $380.54 per group up to 3

A tour rich in history, culture, art and culinary art. The story told through churches, monuments and architecture of the historic center of Galatina, through the wine culture by a walk in Cutrofiano and a stop in the well-known fish market of Gallipoli

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Duration 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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English, Italian
Pickup included
Your favorite place in Lecce
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the numerous palaces and monuments in precious and elegant Baroque style in Galatina
  • Admire the caratheristic and well-known fish market in Gallipoli. It is full of colors and smell
  • You can tasting wine in a big and feature italian wine house
  • An unforgettable tour through discovering history, but also wine and fish!
Full description
The pick-up will take place at 9am in your favourite location in Lecce. Your first stop in this driven tour will be in Galatina where Latin and Greek cultures coexist in harmony, an "outdoor museum" that in 2005 was declared City of Art. After Galatina, your driver will take you to Cantina L'Astore in Cutrofiano, about 100 hectares of vineyards and olive groves, where you can have lunch and taste local wines. Finally, your driver will take you to Gallipoli, the tourist center for its beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. Gallipoli is a trendy town that still keeps the atmosphere of the ancient fishing village. Its name derives from the greek "Kalé polis", which means "beautiful city" and is in fact called Pearl of the Ionian Sea. After a walk downtown, we strongly recommend a stop in Piazza della Dogana, home to the folklorist fish market. Every day the fishermen open their oily fish shoals, sea bream and sea bass, groupers and octopuses.  At the end of the walk your chauffeur will be waiting to take you back to Lecce. A tour guide is not included, a suggestion may be to bring a guidebook. Remember to check on the website the opening times of the location you want to visit and the price of entrance ticket. Entrance fees are not included.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from your favorite place in Lecce
  • Transportation by private car o minivan
  • Driver at your disposal for the entire duration of the tour
  • Guide
  • Entry fees
  • Food and beverage
  • Tips
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
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Product ID: 66532