A fascinating 2-centre holiday to capture the true essence of Puglia.

On the first part of this holiday, in the charming medieval town of Conversano, you will be able to visit the unique Trulli district of Alberobello and taste some delicious local food & wine; on the second part of the holiday you will move to the coast, in the lovely town of Monopoli, from where you can easily reach Lecce for a special rickshaw tour of the Baroque Florence of the South.

What´s included

- 4 Nights B&B in a standard double room in a 4* hotel in Conversano
- 3 Nights B&B in a standard double room in a charming B&B in Monopoli
- Private return airport transfers
- Private transfer from Conversano to Monopoli
- Food & wine tasting
- Rickshaw tour of Lecce
- Private Half Day excursion in Alberobello

Extras
- Flights
- All transportation to/from excursions is at own expense and can be done by local train. Private transfers can be arranged at a supplement
- HB supplement

Rooms

Selected Hotels

Corte Altavilla Hotel

Corte Altavilla Hotel is a residential complex dating back to the Normans time, which has been beautifully restored and converted into a charming 4 star hotel.

The hotel has preserved its original architectural elements such as stone floors and walls, making it a warm and welcoming location.

The hotel offersfree Wi-Fithroughout the building and pays particular attention to water and energy saving, usage of renewable energy and waste reduction.

Goffredo Restaurant, named after the Earl Geoffrey of Altavilla and available upon reservation only, is located on the attic and offers a wonderful view of the Romanesque Cathedral of Conversano. The chef creates every course with seasonal ingredients, purchased daily at the city market, and the wine list, which is updated yearly, includes carefully selected wineries from Puglia.

Breakfast is served in a stone room on the ground floor or directly in your room.

Recently opened, the Sibilla Thermarium Spa wellness centre takes its name from the Earl Geoffrey´s daughter, Sibilla d´Altavilla, who became Duchess of Normandy as wife of Robert II of Normandy and was buried in the cathedral of Rouen in France. The Spa is located in the ancient cellars of the court, all built with local stone, and, like the ancient Roman baths, has tepidarium, caldarium, frigidarium as well as jacuzzi, relaxation and massage area.

Hotel D´Aragona & Spa

Hotel D’Aragona is the perfect destination for business & leisure clients with its completely renovated rooms, the elegant restaurant serving Apulian and national specialties, the Wellness Centre and the modern conference rooms.

The Hotel offers a wide range of services and has a semi-olympic-size pool, a children’s pool, a playground, a stylish American bar and large gardens. Outside the Hotel there is a largefree parkingarea for guests only, which is closed off with a gate.

Refined and equipped with every comfort, the rooms have flat-screen/satellite TV, freeWi-Fi, minibar, telephone, air conditioning, heating, work desk, bathroom with shower or bath tub/Jacuzzi, complimentary toiletries and hair dryer. Most of the rooms havebalconies, some overlooking the pool.

Albergo Diffuso Monopoli

Albergo Diffuso Monopoli is a city centre hotel made of independent rooms and a central reception.

All rooms are within 200 m from the reception.

Beach, shops and restaurants are all within walking distance.

Albergo Diffuso Monopoli has 18 rooms for 2, 3 or 4 people with kichenette and bathroom.

Check in times

Check in: from 2 pm

Check out: until 11 am

Other information

Suggested excursions:

 Boat excursions along the Adriatic coast

Explore the wonders along the Adriatic coast of Puglia on our boat excursions!

Option 1

Gulet tour

Departing from Monopoli, our expert skippers will lead you to a voyage of discovery among secluded sea coves, creeks and enchanting sea caves, before reaching the majestic cliffs of Polignano a Mare. Here the boat will stop, allowing time for pictures, a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic and an aperitif on board with Prosecco and typical appetizers.

Maximum 12 passengers.

Option 2

Fishermen boat (departure from Monopoli or Polignano a Mare)

Departing from Monopoli (or Polignano a Mare), our expert skippers will lead you to a voyage of discovery among secluded sea coves, creeks and enchanting sea caves, before reaching the majestic cliffs of Polignano a Mare. Here the boat will stop, allowing time for pictures, a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic.

Maximum 10 passengers

What´s included

  • Boat tour
  • Professional English speaking skipper
  • Aperitif on board with Prosecco and typical appetizers (option 1 only)

Extras

  • Transfer from/to port
  • Snorkeling/diving equipment
  • Anything else not included in the above section

Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front

Learn all about Southern Apulia wines on an enticing award-winning wine tasting and discover the delicious Sussumaniello wine directly from the pioneers who brought it back to life!

What´s included

  • Food tasting with wine pairing (3-course menu + 3 wines)

Extras

  • Private transfers

 Bari Street Food Tour

Explore Bari and discover picturesque and hidden places with an expert guide on a private and customizable tour, back to ancient times and far from stereotypes. It´s a great occasion to meet food & wine producers and discover the southern italian culinary culture, tasting local delicacies and typical products along the route, as locals do.

What´s included

  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Taste of various local products

Extras

  • Private transfers

Wine tasting in Central Puglia

An unmissable occasion for red wine lovers and a unique chance to taste award-winning Primitivo wine from Gioia del Colle in a family-run winery that has kept this tradition intact over the centuries.

What´s included

  • Guided cellar tour
  • Tasting of 5 wines and local taralli, bruschetta, selection of cold meats and cheese

Extras

  • Private transfers

Cookery class in a masseria

Spend a half day in the wonderful setting of a XVII century masseria, surrounded by lush nature, and learn the secrets of traditional Apulian cuisine with a local chef.

What´s included

  • Cookery class at the masseria
  • Lunch (or dinner): 3-course meal, including wine, water and coffee
  • Private transfers

Policies & disclaimers

A deposit of 30% is required at time of booking.

Cancellations received within 30 days of departure date are subject to the following penalties on the land portion:

    Up to 4 weeks prior to departure, any deposit will be forfeited.
    29-15 days - 25% of the cost of the holiday per person is forfeited;
    14-5 days - 50% of the cost of the holiday per person is forfeited;
    4-0 days - 100% of the cost of the holiday per person is forfeited.

The above mentioned conditions may vary in high season months according to the accommodation properties’ cancellation policies. All cancellation charges apply to each person covered by a booking.

Balances are due 4 weeks before departure.
Payments are only accepted via electronic bank transfer.
Prices, taxes & availability are subject to change.
Travel documents will be sent in digital format 2 weeks before departure.

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Please note that room prices listed are estimates and the full price of the booking will not be calculated until you have added a room or rooms to your selection.
 
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Monday, 07 December 2020
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Tuesday, 08 December 2020
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Wednesday, 09 December 2020
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Thursday, 10 December 2020
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Friday, 11 December 2020
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Saturday, 12 December 2020
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Sunday, 13 December 2020
Wine tasting experience on Brindisi sea front€35.00     Monday, 14 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Monday, 07 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Tuesday, 08 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Wednesday, 09 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Thursday, 10 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Friday, 11 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Saturday, 12 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Sunday, 13 December 2020
Wine tasting in Central Puglia€30.00     Monday, 14 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Monday, 07 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Tuesday, 08 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Wednesday, 09 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Thursday, 10 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Friday, 11 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Saturday, 12 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Sunday, 13 December 2020
Bari Street Food Tour€45.00     Monday, 14 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Monday, 07 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Tuesday, 08 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Wednesday, 09 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Thursday, 10 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Friday, 11 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Saturday, 12 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Sunday, 13 December 2020
Cookery class in a masseria€190.00     Monday, 14 December 2020

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Double room (single use) Double room 1 Double room (single use) No Yes Availability
Double room (single use) Double room 1 Double room (single use) No Yes Availability
Double room (single use) Double room 1 Double room (single use) No Yes Availability
Standard Double Double room 2 Standard Double No Yes Availability
Standard Double Double room 2 Standard Double No Yes Availability
Standard Double Double room 2 Standard Double No Yes Availability
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