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Active holidays in Italy and Europe - Your bike and hike holiday unforgettable, carefree and without stress!

APULIA – THE HEART OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

THROUGH OLIVE GROVES AND ALONG AN IDYLLIC COAST

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General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 305 -320 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 595,- €

Apulia bike map

 

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Discover the south east end of Italy. On this bicycle-tour you will not only experience the unique countryside between the Adriatic and the Ionic Seas, but also the friendliness and hospitality of the southern Italians.
The countryside is rich in culture. The Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Normans, Habsburger and the Bourbons have all left their mark in the region.

  
Characteristics of the route:

Easy touring, apart from a few slight ascents and descents along the route, most of this tour is along flat, tarred roads. As you are travelling out of the main season, most of the roads are mainly free of traffic.
The tour is suitable for children from the age of 14.

A day by day account of the route:

Alberobello cycling track

Day 1: Arrival at Alberobello

The city is part of the UNESCO World Heritage - Trulli;

Alberobello - Ostuni bike trip

Day 2: to Ostuni (approx. 35 km, over Martina Franca 45 km)

Through the Valle d‘Itria;

Avetrana bike holiday

Day 3: to Avetrana/surroundings (approx. 60 km)

Through olive groves, wine-growing areas and fruit crops;

Gallipoli cycling holiday

Day 4: to Gallipoli (approx. 60 km)

The Greek „Kale Polis“ awaits you on the Ionic Sea;

Santa Maria di Leuca

Day 5: to Santa Maria di Leuca/surroundings (approx. 50 km)

The most southerly point of Salento;

Otranto Apulia

Day 6: to Otranto (approx. 52 km)

The old part is surrounded by a mighty wall;

Lecce bike holiday

Day 7: to Lecce (approx. 50 km)

Stop on the way - best place is at Torre dell‘Orso beach;

Lecce cycling track

Day 8: Departure

Lecce - „the Florence of the South“;

Prices 2018

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - arrival day on 25/03/2018 595,00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast 695,00 €
Single room surcharge per person 189,00 €
High season* surcharge per person 59,00 €
Additional services
Rental bike (21 gears, UNISEX bike) 85,00 €
Electro bike (UNISEX bike) 190,00 €
Additonal nights in Alberobello; Hotel 4***stars 
Per person and night, double room with breakfast 55,00 €
Single room surcharge per person and night with breakfast 20,00 €
Additonal nights in Lecce; Hotel 4***stars
Per person and night, double room with breakfast 67,00 €
Single room surcharge per person and night, with breakfast 28,00 €

* High season: arrival date from 03/06/2018 to 24/06/2018 (incl.) and from 26/08/2018 to 09/09/2018 (incl.)


Starting dates 2018, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival every Wednesday and Sunday from 25/03/2018 (first available date) to 24/06/2018 (last available date) and from 26/08/2018 (first available date) to 14/10/2018 (last available date).

  • Additionally during the months of May, June and September an arrival on Saturday is possible as well.

  • With a minimum of 5 people we can organize a start upon request on every other day

 

General information:

Arrival information:

  • Arrival information:
    • By car:
      directly to Alberobello
    • By Train:
      train station Lecce, Monopoli or Alberobello

    • By flight:
      Airport Bari or Brindisi

  • Car parking:
    Parking at the starting hotel in Alberobello; cannot be booked upon reservation of the tour; to be paid directly on the spot.
    Electro bike (unisex bike, on request, limited availability)
  • Accomodation:
    Hotels in a 3*** and a 4****star category or on an Agritourist farm in a room with bath/shower and WC
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.
  • Transfer:

    • Transfer by shuttle bus on request (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking)

    • Transfer Monopoli train station – Alberobello: € 25.00 per person, daily, minimum 2 pax

    • Transfer Bari/Brindisi Airport/train station – Alberobello: € 40.00 per person, daily, minimum 2 pax

    • Transfer Lecce – Bari airport: € 95.00 per person (minimum 2 pax); € 50.00 per person (from 4 pax), daily

    • Transfer Lecce – Brindisi airport: € 40.00 per person, daily, minimum 2 pax

    • Transfer Lecce – Alberobello: € 55.00 per person, daily, minimum 2 pax

  • Rental Bikes:
    21-gear UNISEX bikes
    Electro bike (unisex bike, on request, limited availability)
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian 
 

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