1. Italy
  2. Apulia
  3. Bari
  4. Sassi di Matera

Bari: 7-Day UNESCO Puglia and Matera Guided Tour

Product ID: 333901
Discover the beauty of the UNESCO sites of Puglia and Matera on a 7-day tour with local guides, transfers, and accommodation. Visit stunning destinations teeming with ancient olive trees, villages full of history and colors, and wonderful gastronomy.
About this activity
Duration: 7 days
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Spanish, English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit 3 UNESCO sites in just 7 days
  • Discover the most fascinating regions of Puglia
  • Taste Apulian specialties such as focaccia and sgagliozze
Full description
Day 1, Saturday: Bari Street Food Tour
After arriving independently in Bari, meet your local guide to dive into Bari’s street food scene. Discover Bari Vecchia, an ancient village while tasting typical specialties of Bari like focaccia and sgagliozze (fried polenta). Check-in at the Palace Hotel Bari or similar for an overnight stay.  

Day 2, Sunday: Castel del Monte to Trani
Following breakfast, check-out of the hotel and depart for Castle del Monte. Explore the fascinating castle commissioned by Frederick II of Swabia. Then, enjoy some free time with lunch before departing for Trani, where you will check-in to a boutique hotel near the beautiful Palazzo Paciotti.

Day 3, Monday: Matera to Alberobello
After breakfast, check-out before meeting with your driver-guide and departing for Matera, a UNESCO site, and considered one of the most suggestive places in southern Italy. Learn about the history of the city that’s carved into the rock. Have free time for lunch, after which you’ll depart for Alberobello and check-in at the Trulli Holiday Resort or similar for two overnight stays.  

Day 4, Tuesday: Polignano a Mare
After breakfast, meet the driver to transfer to Polignano a Mare. Enjoy some free time. Return to Alberobello at 1 PM.

Day 5, Wednesday: Ostuni and Lecce 
After breakfast, meet the driver to transfer to Ostuni, also known as the “White City.” Enjoy a guided exploration of this city where it's possible to enjoy the fantastic expanse of olive trees surrounded by the deep blue sea. Transfer to Lecce and check in to a 4-star hotel or similar for 2-night stay. Then, take a Lecce walking tour with a licensed tour guide. Enjoy a free evening to explore at your own pace.

Day 6, Thursday: Otranto 
Have breakfast and transfer to Otranto with free time to explore the city. At 1:00 PM, head back to Lecce.

Day 7, Friday: Lecce
Following breakfast at your hotel, check-out, which will mark the end of your tour.
Includes
  • 6 nights in 4-star hotels (1 Bari, 1 Trani, 2 Alberobello, 2 Lecce)
  • Breakfast daily
  • Transfer by Minivan with driver as per itinerary
  • Local guides in Bari, Trani, Castel del Monte, Matera, Alberobello, Ostuni, Lecce
  • Entry to Castel del Monte, baroque churches of Lecce, and cave church of Matera
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer upon arrival in Bari
  • Departure to the airport
  • Dinners and lunches
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Tourist taxes

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide next to the entrance of the Norman-Swabian Castle

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Important information
Know before you go
- The tour is guaranteed from a minimum of 2 participants
- This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
- Departures every Saturday all year round