Puglia—Undiscovered Italy

Take a dip in Polignano a Mare’s sparkling blue-green waters

Embrace the easygoing, languid lifestyle of the Puglia region, also known as the heel of Italy’s boot.

Your home base for this trip will be the seaside oasis of Polignano a Mare. In addition to the numerous local beaches, don’t miss the vibrant Museo Pascali, which houses contemporary art, and nearby Bari’s 900-year-old Basilica di San Nicola.

Travel to the enchanting city of Alberobello, home to the largest concentration of trulli—whitewashed stone huts with conical roofs.

In the visually stunning, “circular” town of Locorotondo, visit a family-owned vineyard before walking the romantic streets of Martina Franca close by.

Unforgettable architecture awaits in Lecce, including the Basilica of Santa Croce, the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary, and the Roman amphitheater.

Next, get lost in the nooks and crannies of the white city, Ostuni. Weave through the labyrinthine passages of Old Town, visit the magnificent cathedral, and walk atop the city walls for stunning views of olive groves and the Adriatic Sea.

Lastly, experience the seaside lifestyle of Bari and Trani. And in neighboring Bisceglie, visit a family-owned olive mill—enjoying the smooth, sweet smells and buttery flavors of the region’s specialty.

Take the next step with us—check out this trip’s official brochure. It includes the complete itinerary and booking information.

Trip Name: Puglia—Undiscovered Italy
Date: Oct. 7–15, 2020
Tour Operator: AHI
Price: From $3,345 per person, based on double occupancy.

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