Lecce and the coast of Salento: from the Adriatic to the Jonian sea
VISIT and EXPERIENCE Puglia like a LOCAL
Welcome to the southernmost part of Italy's heel, the so called "Salento"
Salento is home to some of Italy's loveliest towns and cities: the sea-front towns of Gallipoli and Otranto, the baroque architecture of Lecce, from the rocky Adriatic coast to the blue-green sea of the Jonian coast.
A full day tour to enjoy its great climate, lovely beaches, beautiful historic towns, delicious food and wine and place made for fun. . . as well as small villages where you can still hear ancient rhymes in Greek dialect. . . welcome to Salento!
PICK UP from your accommodation
TRANSFER to Lecce
TOUR: a walk in Lecce is a journey into the Baroque style. . . churches and buildings embroidered in stone, courtyards, secret gardens, a Roman amphitheater and a Theater in the heart of the city
TOUR: Old town (Cathedral, Aragonese Castle) - seafront
Stop at the amazing Bauxite Cave, in the outskirts of the town
TRANSFER: Otranto-Santa Maria di Leuca
Passing by Santa Cesarea Terme. Stop at Fiord "Il Ciolo"
Stop at the Sanctuary of "Finibus Terrae" in Santa Maria di Leuca, with its huge lighthouse at the very end of Puglia. In good wather conditions, the view goes over the two seas, to the mountains of Albania, to the west the mountains of Calabria and the island of Corfu, in Greece
TRANSFER: Santa Maria di Leuca - Gallipoli
TOUR: Old town, located on a island and linked to the mainland by an old bridge (baroque Cathedral of S. Agata, alleys, Trappeto Granafei)
DROP OFF at your accommodation
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your accommodation, in Lecce's area.
I provide pick up service from Airport / Bus or Train St., as well as from any other area in Puglia and Italy.
Pls contact me for a quote.
End location: Your accommodation, in Lecce's area.
I provide drop off service to Airport / Bus or Train St., as well as to any other area in Puglia and Italy.
Pls contact me for a quote.
Duration: 7 hours
Tour takes approximately 7/7:30 hours.
I provide transportation with my comfortable station wagon car.
It fits up to 4 passengers with big luggages.
- pick up/drop off service from/to your accommodation
- guided tour in English language
- all transfers provided by comfortable station wagon car (with the possibility to carry luggages, if needed)
- any gas/motorway/parking fees
Here's some suggestions:
- food&wine tastings (5/10 € per person)
- entrance fee in museums, touristic sites, wine/olive oil farms (if an entrance fee is required)
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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Fantastic tour guide! Gianluca customized our tour so that I could visit a family ancestral home in this area. He was so helpful and genuinely wanted our tour to be successful for us. And it was. Thank you, Gianluca, for such a great experience on this tour! We highly recommend this tour and most especially Gianluca!