Puglia – Foodie Tour

Highlights

  • Enjoy authentic and local experiences
  • 2 Private Cooking Classes with 3 course lunch
  • Learn the art of making Mozzarella and Burrata
  • 2 hour Cycle through Olive groves

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What you'll do

Overview

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Enjoy a 4 night break in stunning Puglia with cooking experiences, cycling through Olive groves, olive oil tasting and cheese making.

Puglia – land of sun and sea. Endless countryside scattered with centuries old olive trees, baroque cities and white washed towns. Bursting with local tradition, the ultimate food lovers’ paradise!

You’ll be amazed by the extraordinary history and art of this part of Southern italy, the heel of Italy’s boot, by the vast pict...Read All

Arrival

Arrival at Bari/Brindisi airport and transfer to your hotel, a charming 1600’ masseria (farmhouse) immersed in a wonderful expanse of olive trees, where you’ll be welcomed with a drink.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Masseria Salamina – Fasano 

The Masseria Salamina provides all the activities one would expect of an upscale Agriturismo

 

 

 

Cooking in Puglia

This morning you’re off to Bari with your host for a local food tasting, to try local dishes from the area, and have  a delicious lunch in an authentic family owned restaurant.

After lunch you’ll go to Polignano a Mare  and take a leisurely stroll around the historical centre ‘centro Storico. The tiny old town, reached through the Porta Vecchia gate, combines charming, white-washed streets with beautiful old churches. It has quait winding street and panoramic...Read All

Cycle to Olive farm and Experience Buratta and Mozzarela Making

Your cycle ride begins with a lovely, flat route along the waterfront, along the Adriatic coast and the archaeological site of Egnazia, once the location of a Greco-Roman town dating as far back as the 4th century BC. We’ll then loop into the old town of Monopoli with its picturesque port. Our guide will take you to the best place en route for a coffee or gelato to recharge your batteries before continuing  past ancient olive groves.

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Cooking Class in The morning

Today you will venture out to a local cheesemaker. Here he will demonstrate the art of making fresh mozzarella and burrata followed by a tasting session for you to try  the whole range of their cheeses.

Then experience one of Puglia’s most important treasures: olive oil! The olive mill on this ancient estate has been in use for thousands of years and provides a fascinating insight into olive oil production. We’ll walk through the beautiful grounds of the es...Read All

Departure

Breakfast followed by a farewell meeting and transfer to Bari/Brindisi airport

What's included

Included

  • Transfers in bus or minibus from/to Bari and/or Brindisi airport
  • Private bus or mini bus available throughout the tour
  • 4 Nights accommodation at Masseria Salamina – Manor’s Room
  • 2 Private cooking classes with 3 course lunch (beverages included)
  • 2h bike ride through olive groves and along the coast
  • Cheesemaker visit with full tasting of the produce
  • Visit of a fascinating millenary olive grove and hypogeum oil-mill
  • Walking tour of the white town of Ostuni
  • 4 days with professional, local guides with knowledge of the secrets and stories of the region
Your local host

Augusto

Augusto was born and raised in Puglia, sunny South of Italy. After graduating in accountancy, he specialised in International Trade and that was his first approach with foreign people. The experience
proved to be a revelation: realising that he could find a way to sustain a new lifestyle, he qualified as Technical Director of Travel Agency in Bari, where he began working in tourism.

Augusto was born and raised in Puglia, sunny South of Italy. After graduating in accountancy, he specialised in International Trade and that was his first approach with foreign people. The experience
proved to be a revelation: realising that he could find a way to sustain a new lifestyle, he qualified as Technical Director of Travel Agency in Bari, where he began working in tourism.

Location

This experience starts in Bari or Brindisi – depending on your arrival port or airport, and you will be transferred to your traditional, comfortable farmhouse accommodation. Puglia is a stunning region, breathtaking scenery and wonderful coastal views traditional villages and delicious locally produced food and wine.

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