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Puglia Bike Tour with Olive Oil tasting in Itria Valley

Puglia Bike Tour with Olive Oil tasting in Itria Valley

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Spend a glorious day cycling in Itria Valley! On our Puglia bike tours with an expert English-speaking guide explore charming villages and pedal by vineyards and olive groves. Stop by an impressive masseria farm house and hear stories about olive oil making and of course - taste the oil produced at the farm. Visit the hilltop town of Cisternino with its whitewashed houses and a charming old town. Admire the stunning hilltown of Ostuni famously known as the "white city". Along the route enjoy a typical Apulian lunch with the option of tasting the famous "orecchiette"! A memorable tour in Puglia

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7 hrs

Puglia Bike Tour with Olive Oil tasting in Itria Valley

From: 375.00

Duration: 7 hrs

Highlights & Includes Highlights & Includes
  • AC Mercedes or similar make vehicle and driver at disposal for transfers to/from tour departure point

  • Pick up / Drop off at your accommodation in Bari (other destinations on request)

  • English-speaking guide to accompany you during the tour

  • Professional bicycles, helmets & gear (e-bikes available with a supplement)

  • One fully-stocked vehicle with provisions and technical support

  • Lunch at one of our favorite dining spots on route (with wine)

  • Olive-oil farm visit and tasting

Tour Overview Tour Overview

Located in the heart of Puglia lies Itria Valley - home to trulli, Alberobello, Locorotondo and Cisternino. Explore this stunning area on our Puglia Italy bike tours and cycle between olive groves, vineyards and masseria - typical farm houses. Your Apulian experience will feature hilltop towns of Cisternino and Ostuni as well as olive oil tasting and lunch full of local specialties.

Start your private Puglia tour with pick up at your accommodation in Bari. Transfers from other locations are available on request at an extra cost. In the Savelletri area begin to pedal and warm up your muscles for about 12km before stopping by an impressive masseria - a typical Apulian large farm. One of Puglia's most important treasures is olive oil. It's hard to imagine Italian meals without it. Puglia has over 60 million olive trees and is the first region in Italy as far as quantity and quality of olive oil are concerned. Produced since the bronze age this green gold is the main ingredient of Apulian recipes. Your guided tour of Puglia features a visit at a local olive oil estate where you can hear stories about the long tradition and complexity of producing this pillar of Italian cuisine. Walk the beautiful grounds of the estate and enjoy some olive oil tasting!

Enjoy a lovely climb to the hilltop town of Cisternino. One of Apulian jewels, sitting at 400m above sea level, this beautiful town boasts stunning views of the surrounding valley. Take a walk on lovely narrow streets, admire the 14th century church of St Nicholas, stop by the charming Vittorio Emanuele square and its Clock Tower. Enjoy a coffee or a pastry before getting back on your two wheels. Your Puglia bike tour will now head to the famous white city: Ostuni. Undoubtedly one of the most stunning towns in Southern Italy it's known for the dazzling effect of its whitewashed houses. It's an amazing view as you can spot this hilltop town from a distance. Wander through the streets, peek at what the artisan shops have to offer and take a pic of the majestic Gothic cathedral. Along the route you will be stopping for lunch to taste local specialties including the famous orecchiette pasta! Then it's cycling back to the departure point where you will meet your driver who will accompany you back to your accommodation in Bari.

This bike tour in Puglia is a loop - you start and end in the same location. The distance is approximately 66km (40 miles). Additional transfers can be arranged if you are staying at a different location than Bari. The itinerary is based on using regular bikes however if you are not a dedicated cyclist you have the option of selecting e-bikes, available with a small supplement.

Puglia tours can be customized to suit your requirements. Select between wine tours and pasta making cooking classes, hiking and cycling in Itria Valley or Salento, sailing in Polignano a Mare, balloon flights, visiting trulli and many more! With all our custom experiences we can organize additional transfers from Bari or Lecce (other destinations on request) to start our tours.

Contact our Sales Team via our "Enquire Now" form and we will be happy to create and fine-tune your Puglia vacations!

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This outdoor experience can be arranged as a private tour - price will depend on the number of people in your party.
The "starting from" per person rate you see displayed online is based on 4 people booking together.

Upon request the activity can also be arranged in other languages.

IMPORTANT: Beginning Friday 6 August 2021 and until further notice, access to the archaeological sites, museums and similar tourist venues, bars, restaurants etc will be permitted only to those in possession of a Green COVID-19 Certification (Green Pass or equivalent certificate like the CDC vaccine card). Please remember to also bring your ID or passport to confirm your identity.
Essential Information Essential Information
Recommended Departure Time: 9am (if departing from Savelletri area); 8 am if departing from Bari
Full route 66km / 40 miles (loop ride)
E-bikes available with a supplement

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