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Merry Christmas from Salento! A weekend in Puglia

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Book a weekend in Puglia around Christmas time! A two-day trip, on December 8 and 9, to experience Salento’s magical atmosphere.

ponte-immacolata-lecceA guided tour to discover two of the most famous towns in the Salento area, a wonderful region located in the southern end of Puglia. You’ll visit Otranto and Lecce and taste delicious Apulian dishes, such as the famous pasticciotto leccese!

The tour departs from Bari on December 8. Transportation by bus is included, as well as the accommodation at a luxurious 4 star hotel, located in the heart of Lecce.

Here’s the programme:



8.30 a.m. Departure by bus from Bari
Stop in Ostuni to visit an ancient farm in the countryside, with tasting of the locally produced olive oil.

3.00 p.m. Arrival in OtrantoGuided tour of the magnificent Cathedral of Santa Maria Annunziata, a Romanesque church with an impressive mosaic flooring, dating back to the 13th century. Afterwards, you’ll walk through the characteristic alleys of the old town.

7.30 p.m. Departure for Lecce + dinner at the hotel.

Pasticciotto leccese


10.00 a.m. Guided tour of the old town of Lecce with its beautiful churches, magnificent palaces and ancient squares.

Free time for lunch and then we are back to taste the famous pasticciotto leccese, a typical dessert from Lecce consisting of a shortcrust pastry filled with custard cream.

Departure for Bari at 5.00 p.m. Expected arrival around 8.30 p.m.


Double room €119

Single room €139

Child’s rate in a family room €79

Commissionable rates at 10%


  • Bus trip from Bari;
  • 1 overnight stay with breakfast and dinner at the hotel;
  • Guided tours of Lecce and Otranto;
  • Visit to Masseria in Ostuni + tasting of typical dishes;
  • Tasting of a pasticciotto.

Anything not expressly indicated in the programme is not included in the price.

Reservations are closed by November 10!

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