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Gianluca G.

Bari, BA, Italy

"LIFE IS NOT MEASURED BY THE NUMBER OF BREATHS WE TAKE BUT BY THE MOMENTS AND PLACES THAT TAKE OUR BREATH AWAY" Let "my" places will take your breath away!

I'm Gianluca, an experienced and high rated tour guide for Puglia (the latin "Apulia") and Basilicata.

AS ONLY A REAL LOCAL CAN DO, I can take you everywhere along my region and more: sightseeing to amazing and unique places even to many hidden places off the beaten paths, "food and wine" itineraries, wine/olive oil tasting and cooking classes, finding your Apulian or Italian roots. . .

I was born and raised in this lovely part of Italy and I know how nice and amazing it is: "Ah!Pulia". . . what a wonderful discovery!

I've improved my english skills in Ireland, where I used to live and work in tourism field.

I've been blessed to travel all over the world: several times in the USA, as well as all over Europe. . . and experienced different cultures travelling in India, Indochina, Japan, Middle East, Central and South America, Caribbean, etc.
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If you're planning to come to Italy, Puglia and Basilicata FOR A VACATION or you're looking for a customized private SHORE EXCURSION in Bari or Brindisi during your Mediterranean cruise, don't hesitate to contact me.

If you're originally from Italy and YOU'D LIKE TO DISCOVER MORE ABOUT YOUR ANCESTORS, I'll be more than happy to take you to your relatives' hometown, and help you in dealing with locals and local offices.

I provide guided tours to: BARI and the surrounding area, ALBEROBELLO and POLIGNANO A MARE, LECCE and Salento's coast, TRANI and CASTEL DEL MONTE, GARGANO's sea and beaches.
And MATERA, in Basilicata, recently named EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF THE CULTURE 2019!

HALF-DAY, FULL-DAY, MULTI-DAY and CUSTOMIZED tours, according to your taste and interest.
I can arrange transfer either by my own car (a comfortable STATION-WAGON) or rented minibus.

To make your experience more memorable, I'll be more than glad to take you to a typical restaurant or grocery shop to have lunch/dinner or buy our typical delicious food. . . as well as to a cooking class or a wine/olive oil/typical food tasting.

Greetings from Puglia!

A Recent Review of this guide

Great trip to Matera in a nice vehicle with English speaking guide. Highly recommend
Joanne Lister

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Credentials

Licensed Tour Leader (with qualification in English Language)

Advanced course: qualified consultant in advertising for local touristic sites and typical products

Language Certificate: English Advanced Level - on behalf of EU, issued by European Career Evolution, Cork (Ireland)

Other work experiences in touristic field: hotel receptionist (Ireland/Italy)

Restrictions

If on calendar I'm marked as unavailable, pls contact me as I might still assist you.
My driving license is valid for car and minivan up to 8 passenger.

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Tours by Gianluca G.

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Bari - Alberobello (Unesco World Heritage),...

Trulli & more...from the sea to the countryside

298 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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Matera (the European capital of the culture,...

The "Sassi"...a breathtaking experience! (walking tour - 3 hours)

215 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Matera (Unesco world Heritage) - Dolomiti,...

Matera and Castelmezzano, in the breathtaking landscape of the Dolomiti,...

332 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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Puglia - Basilicata (3 days)

Perfect places to escape for something less frenetic and crowded!

996 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 days

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Puglia - Matera (2 days)

Perfect places to escape for something less frenetic and crowded!

596 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

2 days

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Trani - Castel del monte - Matera

Two Unesco World Heritage and one of the most beautiful port of the,...

298 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours 30 min.

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Alberobello (Unesco World Heritage) -,...

Trulli & more...from the sea to the countryside

330 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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Lecce - Otranto - Santa Maria di Leuca,...

Lecce and the coast of Salento: from the Adriatic to the Jonian sea

426 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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Lecce - Otranto

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Lecce and Otranto (from Brindisi or Lecce)

315 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours 30 min.

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Lecce - Otranto

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Lecce and Otranto (from Gallipoli)

368 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

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Tour & cook: Puglia for all your senses!

Alberobello, Locorotondo and...a cooking class in Puglia

424 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

9 hours

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