Day 1, Wednesday: Bari
Arrival at Bari. Transfer to the hotel on your own. Meeting with the other participants. Dinner and overnight
Day 2, Thursday: Bari - Ostuni - Lecce
Breakfast and morning free time to visit the old town of Bari. Free lunch. Continue to Ostuni, a jewel of architecture better known as “the white city” for its white walls and its typical all white architecture. In the afternoon, continue to Lecce. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3, Friday: Lecce - Gallipoli - Lecce
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of the city called the “Florence of the South” and known for its famous art and architecture from the late baroque, revealed in the sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth century. You can admire the beautiful and rich decoration of the church of S. Oronzo, the Basilica of the Holy Cross and the Palace Celestini. On the corner of S. Oronzo admire the Roman amphitheater, the II Century ADC column of S. Oronzo, 29 meters high and a statue of the Saint on the top. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon departure to Gallipoli, a wonderful town surrounded by ramparts on the sea. Return to Lecce. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4, Saturday: Lecce - Alberobello - Castellana - Bari
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Alberobello, the Unesco Heritage Trulli town, with its typical houses with cone roofs used as houses or to store utensils. Visit and free time for lunch. In the afternoon continue towards Castellana Grottos, discovered in 1938. The entrance of the caves is represented by an enormous vertical tunnel 60 meters long. Continue to Bari. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5, Sunday: Bari - Trani - Castel del Monte - San Giovanni Rotondo - Bari
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Trani to visit the Cathedral on the sea. Continue to Castel del Monte for the visit of the fortress. Free time for lunch. Continue to San Giovanni Rotondo to visit the places where Padre Pio developed his work. Return to Bari. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6, Monday: Bari - Matera - Naples
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Matera internationally known for its “Sassi “. The Sassi are original settlements of prehistoric (troglodyte) and apparently the first “houses” in Italy. These houses excavated in the rock are characteristic of Basilicata and Puglia regions. Many of these “houses” are really only caverns, and the streets in some parts, go through the roofs of other houses. One of the peculiarities of this ancient city is its similarity to the ancient cities near Jerusalem. It was captured by the eyes of directors and film studios. Matera is also Unesco heritage. Free time for a snack and departure to Naples. Arrive in Naples. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7, Tuesday: Naples
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