Biketour in Puglia 9 days
APULIAN UNESCO SITES
✅ 8 nights lodging 4* hotel
✅ Breakfast included
✅ Luggage Transfers
Cycling in Puglia for nine days.
One of the best cycle tour in Puglia is the itinerary from Matera to Lecce but this route introduce Trani before and Castel del monte before to reach the city of Sassi. So you will see three Unesco sites during your bike trip!
The first day we will meet at your accommodation and during the delivery of the bike we will carry out a bike fitting and briefing where we will explain in detail the tracks and how to use our gps navigator, you will also receive a leaflet. The time of moving luggage will be every day from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm, different times can be agreed in advance upon our availability.
If you need the bikes consider the hybrid model will have as standard the front bag with the cycle kit inside and in addition a side bag, helmet, water bottle.
For racing or gravel bikes in addition to the helmet and water bottle and as an alternative to the front/side bag we provide the maxi expandable saddlebag Ortlieb with inside the cycle kit and also any special pedals if required.
The biketour is divided into seven stages of bicycle touring route suitable for any type of bike. Three quarters of the route is within the reach of any person, only in the middle of your trip you will have some tracks with uphill sections that require a minimum of training. The roads are mostly secondary roads with low traffic, some stretches with medium traffic, several country roads with almost no traffic. The road surface is asphalted.
For the elevation plans you can consult the list of tracks and identify those of the route.
Art and Culture
Alta Murgia – Adriatic coast - Itria Valley – Alto Salento
A fascinating journey to experience most of the treasures of Puglia. Starting from Trani you will go to the wonderful city of the Sassi, Matera, carved into the tuff and declared a World Heritage Site; you will continue to the area of South East Barese and the 'Murgia dei Trulli', where you will see Alberobello (Unesco heritage site) famous for its charming trulli with conical roofs, the nearby coastal Polignano a Mare with its terraces overlooking the sea and the underground caves of Castellana grotte. From Monopoli, following undulating nature trails, you will reach the heart of Valle d'Itria: Locorotondo, a village perched on a hill and known for its fine white wine; Cisternino; Ostuni, called the 'white city' for the whiteness of its walls and houses. Finally you will explore the alto Salento area until Lecce where you can be enchanted by the baroque style.
1° day – No bike
Arrival into Bari airport, transfer to your hotel in Trani.
Briefing and bike fitting. Lodging in Trani
2° day — 85 km
Trani > Castel del monte > Altamura
3° day — 50 km
Altamura > Gravina di Puglia > Matera
4° day - 70 km
Matera > Gioia del colle > Noci > Alberobello
5° day - 45 km
Alberobello > Castellana grotte > Polignano > Monopoli
6° day - 60 km
Monopoli > Egnathia > Locorotondo > Cisternino > Ostuni
7° day - 50 km
Ostuni > Serranova > Mesagne
8° day — 50 km
Mesagne > Cellino S. Marco > Novoli > Lecce
9° day – No bike
Transfer to Bari airport, departure and end of all the services
- Luggage transfers hotel/hotel
- Briefing/welcome meeting
- English speaking assistance
- Navigator GPS or gpx files for smartphone
- Accomodation (shared twin / double rooms) good quality, breakfasts included
- Travel insurance
- Airport transfer on scheduled arrival day from Bari airport (BRI)
- Airport transfer on scheduled departure day from Bari airport (BRI)
- Bike rental
- Eventual city fees if locally required