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PUGLIA bike tour 3 days SELF guided cycling

Run April to Oct

The Best of Salento biking 3days SELF guided to cycle from Lecce to Gallipoli & Otranto

Exclusive bicycle trip cycling across the "Salento" peninsula from the Ionian to the Adriatic coast

This the ideal short Bike trip to add to your vacation in Apulia to visit its small town and villages with 3 days of touring by bike from Lecce to charming fishing town of Gallipoli and to Otranto the most eastern town of Italy, pedaling along both the Ionian and Adriat sea.

A bicycle adventure holiday to discover Salento and spin your legs along the most scenic backroads of PUGLIA.

Cycle Secret Puglia is a 3 days "cycling holiday" designed to taste Puglia by bike...


Casual trip from € 560 per person based on two sharing

• 3 nghts accommodation at charming B&B & 4* hotels
• separate luggage transfer
• 1 GARMIN GPS per couple
• hybrid bike rental
• maps and route notes
• local support through the tour
• 1 dinner

PREMIUM bike trip cost from € 800 to 1200/person


• PREMIUM & 5* luxury hotels
• all transport during the trip
• separate luggage transfer
• Bike rental
• 1 GPS per couple
• maps and route notes
• local support through the tour
• food & wine tasting stroll of Lecce


AVERAGE CYCLING DISTANCE: 40km (25mi.) to 60km (40mi.) per day
START from Lecce and FINISH in Otranto.
We recommend you:
Fly IN / OUT to Brindisi (BDS) airport


• delight your sense with Megroamaro, Primitivo and Salicce Salentino wines
• discover Lecce and the Baroque architecture
• explore fish market of Gallipoli
• swim into crystal clear water and dine overlookig the azurre sea in Otranto

Sample Hotels on this trip

Day 1 LECCE > Villa Giuliana

Day 2 GALLIPOLI > Relais Corte Palmieri

Day 3 OTRANTO > Relais Valle Dell'Idro

Our 3 days "CYCLING SALENTO bike tour" is a READY TO BOOK trip,

Choose your trip date and enquire for availability !

We do all the work, you have all the fun, riding independently top notch italian trek bikes, from Lecce to Otranto . Discover this unspoiled corner of Southern Italy, enjoying the discrete service of a specialized top local boutique bike tour company.
The perfect balance of freedom and personalized service, to enjoy the best of Puglia by bike, combining premium small hotels with scenic cycling along beautifull backroads.... top-notch trek BIKES, and carbon frame Road racing bikes with GARMIN GPS.
A full discovery of unspoiled Puglia and its small charming villages on twoo wheels, sipping the " finest "Primitivo wine" and savoring authentic cooking.
BIKING PUGLIA SELF guided, you will travel from Monopoli to Otranto the most eastern town of Italy, with overnights in Gallipoli, Lecce and Ostuni. Pedal unspoiled corner of Southern Italy, including Alberobello UNESCO sites, ancient olive groves and roman roads, Trulli , rural churches and dolmens that not all bicycle tours will let you discover. Experience the charm and confort of luxurious Masserie (traditional restored farm houses) and taste authentic food & wine of Puglia. Meet the local and understand more about our culture and heritage. Professional wine expert, chefs and artisan will follow you in this extraordinary discovery, making your bike trip in Puglia and Salento an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience. Set off your bike from Monopoli, charming fishing hamlet on the adriatic coast just a few km south of Bari, and pedal the Itria Valley from Alberobello to the Salento peninsula, spinning from Monopoli to Otranto through Lecce baroque jewel and along the adriatic sea. This self guided tour, bike and gourmet adventure, is a marvelous combination of field trips & gastronomic excursions, delicious meals, hands on cookery lessons & practical demonstrations of how the local recipes are crafted, enriched by guided tasting sessions of selected local produce with our wine expert, cooks and confectioners. Should you wish to add more days for a longer bicycling holiday in Puglia we will be pleased to Tailor made your bike tour, to provide a personalized bike experience in southern Italy.


Puglia                                3days bike tour program

Start your short bike trip of Puglia across the sun kissed Salento, its genuine hospitality and people , pedaling across the flat countryside to reach Lecce. Enjoy a guided tour of this baroque jewell and learn more about its history and culture, with a friendly and informative walk. Accomplished cycling distance 20/40km (12/24 mi)    hotel    Villa Giuliana

Continue pedalling across endless olive groves to the town of Copertino and to the Saint Isodoro harbour. Spin you legs to Santa Caterina and continue pedaling to reach Gallipoli charming fishing town. The town built on the island a kilometre and a half wide, featuring a maze of alleys and little streets, connected to the mainland, by an arched bridge built in the 1900s. Stroll along the old walls, bastions, and towers, which originally defended the town from invaders, today protect it from rough seas, preserving with the Puritate church and beach the charm of days gone by, offering many opportunity to dine under the stars.
Accomplished cycling distance 50km (31 mi)    hotel    Villa Giuliana

Discover more as you tour cycling through the Cesine natural reserves and the fortified village of Acaia to reach the Adriatic sea. Continue pedaling along the adriatic coastal bike route with many option to jump in the water, and rest at one of the many sandy beaches. This bike ride will disclose the eastern strip of southern Italy, from Torre dell'Orso to Otranto the most eastern town of Italy, where your next hotel is located. In the evening explore Otranto old town with its Castel and Cahedral, admire the floor mosaic, and enjoy dinner at one of the many sea front restaurants.

Accomplished cycling distance 50km (31 mi)    hotel    Relais Valle Dell'Idro

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