Dig your heels into your cycling vacation aspirations and visit the “heel” of Italy on this seven-day, self-guided tour of Puglia with Pure Adventures Tours. This cycling tour takes you on the best of Italy -- a tour that allows you to bike through some of the most beautiful, unique ... Read More
Dig your heels into your cycling vacation aspirations and visit the “heel” of Italy on this seven-day, self-guided tour of Puglia with Pure Adventures Tours. This cycling tour takes you on the best of Italy -- a tour that allows you to bike through some of the most beautiful, unique parts of Italy while also getting a feel for the Adriatic. View the region where Frederick II built many towering castles, vineyards, and olive groves. Start in Conversano and take a moderate, but beautiful, eight-day bicycling tour of the Puglian countryside -- from the architecture in Alberobello to the coastal town of Otranto. The rolling hills of the region are sure to charm even the most veteran cycling vacation goer.
Conversano (Bari) Puglia
Corte Altavilla hotel with restaurant and meeting rooms is waiting for you.
Share with us a wonderful experience in Southern Italy among the flavors of our typical cuisine and the smells of our popular tradition. Corte Altavilla is on of the most estimed 4-star-hotels in Apulia with its comfortable rooms and suites. In the morning you wake up wrapped by a unique quiet, served breakfast in room service or in our stone wall restaurant will welcome you.
During the day a private and enchanted solarium/spa with a great view will give you unique emotions and relax.
self guided cycling tours in Puglia Italy
Trulli e Puglia, by Mimmo Patrizio Palmisano, welcomes you to Apulia! Trulli e Puglia’s beautifully restored trulli vacation rentals and unique shop offering gastronomic specialties from the region, allow you to experience Apulia’s authentic architectural, cultural and culinary heritage in the enchanting setting of Alberobello’s historic center. Alberobello is the perfect, central location from which to base yourself during your vacation in Apulia. Day trips to the region’s quaint towns are just a short distance. In the evening you can return to the magical atmosphere of Alberobello and enjoy tasting local gastronomic delicacies with your host, Mimmo, in his trullo.
Taste the best wines of Apulia, fresh dried meats, organic cheeses, extra virgin olive oils, pasta, taralli (the typical bread “rings” of the region), delicious marmalades and spreads, biscuits and sweets made from delicious local almonds. You can taste our famous “rosolio”, a liqueur made from roses.
Cycling Tours self guided Puglia Italy
Pezze di Greco
Masseria Salamina is a magnificent, castle like farmhouse surrounded by ancient olive trees. The owner, an olive oil aficionado, uses the olives from the trees to produce his own organic olive oil – a product you will have the opportunity to learn about and try during your stay at the masseria. This beautiful hotel dates back to the fifteenth century and has been in the same family for 5 generations. The hotel’s pool encircled by greenery provides the perfect setting to relax or alternatively, the seaside is only 5 kilometers away. With its idyllic country setting and tranquil grounds, you cannot help but relax and settle into the rhythms of Southern Italy.
self guided cycling tours in Puglia Italy; Photo: ENIT Italia
Relais Valle dell’Idro, your brand-new luxury dwelling in Otranto. For a stay marked by luxury and exclusivity, which will make your journey in Puglia unforgettable. Rooms are sober and refined in minimal chic style, functional and all comforts included, with two typologies available, standard and luxury. Beds with headboards in midollino and leather, doors in crystal and embroidered linen, curtains detailed by stylized corals which recall the logo of the hotel, and again lamps in parchment carved in decapato wood.
- Deluxe lodging 4 stars hotels - double room with private bath
- Buffet breakfast daily
- All luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
- Local emergency support throughout your tour during daylight riding hours
- Arrival orientation with bike set up
- Bike delivery and return at tour completion
- Smart phone holder and required App navigation tool
- Route maps, route cue sheets with suggestions for visitation and site information
- All pre and post travel planning services
- A package of pre-travel documents sent electronically to help you prepare for your trip.
- Post travel customer incentives
ADD any of these activities:
1. Optional Ostuni Beach loop with visit of Masseria Brancati and olive oil tasting (this will be instead of the current Ostuni-Carovigno-Ceglie Messapica loop)
2. Walking tour of Alberobello with wine tasting
3. Lecce Street Food Tour (this may require departure in the afternoon, or for them to be able to reach Lecce by early afternoon on their last day of cycling Otranto - Lecce)
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