A wonderful gay friendly tour in Puglia, reaching the most appreciated destination of the region, the old Trulli and some of the most beautiful villages, in Italy: ancient Baroque proofs, amazing beaches and a town between two seas. Let the tour begin!
Arrive and check-in.
In the afternoon private transfer to the Village of Polignano, a nice place with narrow and fascinating alleys and wonderful views on the sea.
Tour of the Village and the grottoes created by the fresh and salty water.
Return to the hotel, free evening and overnight stay.
Breakfast in hotel and departure to Alberobello. Meeting with the guide in the village of Trulli, typical local ancient houses, and tour of the town. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, visit of the grottoes of Castellana, a labyrinth of stunning tunnels that heads to one of the most beautiful grottoes of the area, the one called the Grotta Bianca, “the brightest in the world”.
Return in hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Locorotondo, one from the list of the “most beautiful villages in Italy” and meeting with the guide. You are going to visit this nice place with the main feature of being around town, as its name suggest (loco=place – rotondo=round).
Locorotondo ‘white town’ because of its buildings, with hanging roofs. Once in the main square of the town you will see the church of San Giorgio Martire, a neoclassic church with relief depiction on the façade of San Giorgio and the dragon. The round shape and its architectural gems make this place one of the most beautiful of the Itria Valley.
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon visit Ostuni, another “White Town”. The old part of the town is a maze of narrow streets where it is pleasant to lose oneself. You are going to walk among its narrow streets, squares and typical alleys. Another gem is the presence of olive trees, that, along with its white houses, make this place something similar to a fairy tale. Return to the hotel for dinner time and overnight stay.
Breakfast in hotel.
In the morning transfer to Gallipoli, check in in hotel.
Free time for lunch.
In the afternoon, meeting with the guide for the visit of the town and olive oil tasting. In the evening a gourmet dinner. You will taste the specialties of Salento, starting with the traditional ‘frise’ (wheat or barley crispy donuts without hole, usually eaten with fresh tomatoes, olive oil, salt and oregano) or ﬁsh specialties with the excellent extra virgin olive oil, a good pasta dish, the pugliesi ‘orecchiette’ with tomato sauce, with pesto or with turnip tops, the famous Tajedda, a potato and mussels dish.
Overnight stay in Gallipoli
Full relax day in this wonderful Salento destination, rich in gay bars and beaches.
Gallipoli is known also as the ‘Salento gay club’ and represents one of the most appreciated sea destination for gays and heterosexuals. You are going to spend your day at punta Pizzo, a protected area plunged in nature and in the wonderful white beaches of Gallipoli.
You will live the gay life of Gallipoli at the Caffe Bellini, on the main street, and spend the rest of the night visiting Makò, where you can enjoy a tasty aperitif in good company. Overnight stay in Gallipoli.
Transfer to Lecce.
Meeting with the guide and visit of this outstanding Baroque city. The architectural richness of its buildings is the added value of Lecce, with XVII century and old Baroque period palaces and churches. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, visit of the Castle and of the Museum of Carta Pesta.
Return in Gallipoli, free time for dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast in hotel and departure to Santa Maria di Leuca, for a relaxing day at sea. At the arrival in Santa Maria di Leuca Port, you will meet your tour guide that will take you to visit the most particular grottoes of the Jonian Coast, during the tour there will be time to have a swim in a beautiful spot.
Free time for lunch.
The afternoon is free to relish the sea of Puglia.
Return to Gallipoli.
Free time for dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast in hotel and end of services.
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