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APULIA – THE HEART OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

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General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 250-300 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 689,- €

Apulia bike map

 

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Discover the southeast end of Italy. On this bicycle-tour you will not only experience the unique countryside between the Adriatic and the Ionic Sea, 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 marks 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: Alberobello – Ostuni (approx. 35 km, option via Martina Franca approx. 45 km)

Through the Valle d‘Itria;

Avetrana bike holiday

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

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

Gallipoli cycling holiday

Day 4: Avetrana/surroundings – Gallipoli (approx. 60 km)

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

Santa Maria di Leuca

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

The most southerly point of Salento;

Otranto Apulia

Day 6: Santa Maria di Leuca/ surroundings – Otranto (approx. 50 km)

The old part is surrounded by a mighty wall;

Lecce bike holiday

Day 7: Otranto – Lecce (approx. 50 km)

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

Lecce cycling track

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2019

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast - arrival day on 07/04/2019 € 598,00
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast € 698,00
Single room surcharge, per person € 189,00
High season* surcharge, per person € 69,00
Additional services
Rental bike € 85,00
E-bike € 190,00
Additonal nights in Alberobello (Hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 59,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 20,00
Additonal nights in Lecce (Hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 69,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 28,00

*High season: from 01/06/2019 to 23/06/2019 (incl.) and from 25/08/2019 to 08/09/2019 (incl.).


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival every Wednesday and Sunday from 07/04/2019 (first available date) to 23/06/2019 (last available date) and from 25/08/2019 (first available date) to 13/10/2019 (last available date).

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

  • Individual starting dates are possible anytime with a minimum of 5 participants.

 

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    08 days / 07 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 305-315 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Alberobello
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car (directly to Alberobello)
    • By train (train station Lecce, Monopoli or Alberobello – see www.trenitalia.com)
    • By plane (airport Bari or Brindisi)'
       
  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in 3*** and 4**** hotels or “Agritourist farm” in a room with bath/shower and WC
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.
     
  • Parking:
    Parking at the starting hotel in Alberobello; cannot be booked at the moment of reservation of the tour; to be paid directly 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); e 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
    E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery)
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian 
 

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