Gustavo Figueroa MatheuUnited States
Great tour!! beautiful Salento!! Alessandro is a great guide, very attentive and with good knowledge, the only problem was some bad timing visiting the churches, since they were having some special event or they were about to close. (churches are closed in Italy from 12:00M to 3:00PM).
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Gustavo, thanks for your feedback. it's a shame for the church we didn't managed to visit in the morning as there was un unpredictable shooting of some journalist (I checked on the website of the church but there wasn't any alert about events going on for that day). We could have visited it in the afternoon but you preferred to come back at home. Anyway, I'm happy you enjoy the other part of the tour with Otranto, its cathedral with the stunning mosaic, the breathtaking view of the coast, etc.
Valerie S.Pompano Beach, 33062, United States
I had the pleasure of spending 3 full days with Alessandro this past summer on my trip to Puglia. He was very friendly knowledgeable and professional during our day trips from Lecce. I wish I would have used him in Matera and when I went to Alberobello. I highly recommend him and you will not be disappointed if you book him to be your guide.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Valerie, also for me it's been a pleasure to spend some days with you. I' really enjoied that time. You're such an enthusiast, well travelled and interesting person.
Janet DowneyUnited States
Alessandro paced my tours according to my interests . He is personable and very knowledgeable regarding all subject matter, history and special places too see! He is a good communicator and made me feel comfortable ! I was traveling Solo for 3 days . He is well respected by his peers and local merchants/friends . I would highly recommend him!!! Professional with a great sense of humor too!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Janet, I really enjoy the days spent together: lots of fun. I hope to meet you in the next future.
Our guide was competent. We had a comfortable car, a good driver and there were no problems.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm glad you enjoied the tour. I hope to meet you in the next future.
Dale DavisUnited States
It was a pleasure spending today with Alessandro He is extremely knowledgeable, and complete in his historical descriptions of the areas we visited today. We toured Otranto,both south and north coasts. He is very patient explains everything, and is very complete. We would recommend him highly.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Dale and Carol, thanks a lot for you nice feedback. Also for me it's been a pleasure to spend the day with you. Otranto and its coast is amazing and I'm looking forward to see your photos.
Alan SteinUnited States
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was so unusual to see Otranto with snow also for me. It's a shame we didn't enjoy such a lot of stroll in the city center or to admire some breathtaking view of the seaside but we enjoy the landscapes with snow
Dear Alessandro, we want to thank you so much for sharing your incredible knowledge of the history and culture of beautiful Puglia with us. You always had our best interests at heart and made sure we experienced the best that Puglia has to offer. I am so glad that we chose Puglia as a holiday destination and equally pleased that we chose you as our guide. Mille gracie, Danielle
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Danielle and Gary, thanks a lot for your kind feedback. You're such interesting traveller and I rellay enjoied your company
Luann SpanoUnited States
Our tours with Alessandro were absolutely amazing My husband and I really got a feel for the wonderful culture and rich history of the Puglia region We experienced non tourist attractions and our days were filled with an increased appreciation for the beautiful areas. Alessandro planned our time together with enthusiasm and imparted a wealth of knowledge. FANTASTIC time.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Frank and Luann, Otranto and its coast are really amazing and stunning and this tour is one of my preferred ones. I'm glad you enjoied it.
Victor KonradUnited States
Alessandro was our guide on two excursions: one to the Adriatic coast (Otranto and vicinity) and one in the town of Lecce. Alessandro is an excellent guide -thoroughly knowledgeable, flexible and fun to be with. He tailored the trips to our preferences - e.g. noticing our interest in Jewish heritage, he adapted the itinerary to show us Jewish sites. And the visit to the cheese factory (Masseria Cinque Santi) which he suggested was a delight as well. We warmly recommend him as a guide.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Simona and Victor, I'm glad you enjoied the artistic, historical, Jewish and tasty itinerary. I hope to meet you again in the next future to show you some other part of this wondefull region.
Alessandro did an excellent job taking us to the coastal destinations we wanted to visit. I really wanted to go all the way down to S.M. de Leuca - the southern most point of Puglia's heel. He made it happen. We had a wonderful seafood lunch in Gallipoli overlooking the Gulf of Taranto. Lovely day!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Jack and Maria, you knew what you like, the places are wonderfull ... thus is easier to work like that. Thanks for the nice feedback and for the nice day spent together.
After leaving Lecce, Alessandro drove us along the Adriatic coast and let us enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Grotta della Poesia, Torre dell'Orso but the big surprise spot was the Punta Palesia, the most eastern spot of Italy. Then He brought us to the charming Otranto where the gorgeous 12th century mosaic lied through the length of the cathedral floor.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm happy you enjoied this part of the Adriatic coast: it's a tour so rich in history, art, nature, archeology.