G4 - Baroque Tour (Lecce & Ostuni) - Every Thursday
Also called “The Florence of south-Italy”, Lecce is the city of Baroque churches and old palaces located among small alleys surrounded by the three old entrances: Porta Rudiae, Porta San Biagio and Porta Napoli. Visit of the Cathedral of Santa Croce and the amazing Piazza Duomo, see the castle of Charles V(from the outside), the roman amphitheater and Piazza Sant’Oronzo, giving a suggestive view on the history of this city.
Then visit Ostuni, perched on three hills and called “the White City” because of the whitewash used in the old town. Visit of the old town, the Romanesque and Gothic 15th-Century Cathedral, the Piazza Beato Giovanni Paolo II (piazzetta Cattedrale) where the 18th-Century palaces of Palazzo Vescovile and the old Seminary facing each other.
Visiting an oil mill in Puglia means discovering the roots and the beauty of the territory. The expert of extra virgin olive oil will accompany us to discover the oil mill overlooking the Piana degli Ulivi. Here, we will discover the machines, techniques and production process of Extra Virgin Olive oil (EVO), from ancient times to the present day and we will observe all the bottling and packaging phases. The tour in the mill ends with the tasting of some extra virgin olive oils served with apulian bread to exalt its flavour.
* The aperitif is optional in Monopoli and Polignano a Mare .
POLIGNANO A MARE
Find yourself on a terrace overlooking the sea on ancient mills carved into the rock to enjoy unique and unequivocal products, is an exclusive experience to make. You will taste delicacies prepared at the moment using fresh quality foods such as raw of sea, fish tartare, bruschetta of crispy bread seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and stuffed in various ways served with a glass of wine characterised by an intense flavor as only the Apulian one can give. For those who want, is possible to have lunch or dinner in the same location.
A rich aperitif with unique and unequivocal flavors awaits us in Monopoli along the ancient walls of the ancient village on a beautiful terrace overlooking the sea. Apulian aperitif consists of crunchy taralli and slices of bread stuffed with tomato and olive oil, tantalizing local olives, cruditè and salted cornetti filled with local salami along with an indispensable glass of local wine.
Appointment with the participants and departure for Lecce
Arrive and guided tour of the city
Stop for free lunch. Free time
Departure for Ostuni
Arrive at Ostuni and City tour
Visit and tasting in an olive oil mill
Return to the meeting point
End of the experience
THE PRICE INCLUDES
- means of transport
- guide in English/Italian Language
- expert sommelier of extra virgin olive oil
- tasting of extra virgin olive oil
Line A - Bari: Via Cardinale Agostino Ciasca, 2
Line B - Conversano: c/o Ferrovie Sud Est - Via Alessandro Volta
*Line C - Monopoli: c/o Capitaneria di Porto - Via Cala Fontanelle
Line D - Martina Franca: c/o Park Hotel San Michele - Viale Carella
*Line E - Polignano a Mare: c/o Parcheggio San Francesco - Via D. Maringelli
Line F - Savelletri di Fasano: Via Pisani angolo Via della Scogliera
Guaranteed group experience. It can be booked with a minimum of 2 pax
Medium/low difficulty level - suitable for adults and children
Transfer from/to Hotel- meeting point
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Every Thursday, for groups