PATH slow travel: Puglia by train

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SalentoExpress, a slow journey by small local trains

A different way to go, a different way to see things...

A singular jorney to explore and enjoy Apulian culture, landscape and rhythms by train.
This self guided vacation by train will give you the opportunity to move freely, with your friends or family exploring the Apulian country side and main cities in an alternative unique way.

An old way to travel, a new way to see things.... All trains on this tour travel from old and small stations, through unspoiled Apulian country side, offering a truly time travel experience.

A tailor made vacation by train

All hop on hop off itineraries in Puglia will be completely custom made, depending on how many days you wish to spend and can include as many extras as you like. The tour can start from different locations including Bari, Taranto, Brindisi, Lecce or Matera.

Our hop on hop off vacations by train are designed to let you travel at any time of the year, combining your freedom with the confort of our local support, services and knowledge. You do the traveling, we do the work and the transfer of all your luggages during the tour.

You will travel trough the Itria Valley, visiting Alberobello and the land of trulli, discovering Lecce its baroque architecture and the surroundings villages, Otranto and the adiatic coast. All tours will let enjoy the service of our knowledge and expert local guides, combined with food and wine tasting supported by professional sommelier and enologist.

A tailor made price

The price will varay depending on the number of days, the type of accommodation chosen, and the extras you wish to include, like walking, cycling or vespa excursions. The average price for a casual inn tour will start from € 100 per person a day.

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...the best of Puglia by train in 10 days

This itinerary to travel Puglia by train combined with occasion car transfer will let you enjoy the best of Apulain countryside and culture including some of our best selling activities such as wine tasting and cultural tours.
day 1 & 2 | Trani & Castel del Monte
day 3 & 4 | Monopoli & Polignano a Mare
day 5 & 6 | Alberobello & Ostuni
day 7 & 8 | Lecce & Gallipoli & the ionian coast
day 9 & 10 | Otranto & the adriatic coast
Please ask for a customized tour and quote.

Trip details

Start:Trani | Otranto | Lecce | Matera
Duration: tailor made
Dates:Available year round
Price per day from:€ 100

Train Trip highlights

  • Unspoiled landscapes, luxury hotels, delicious local food & wine, cultural tours.
  • Private wine and food tastings

Train trip includes

  • luxury accommodation & breakfast
  • Puglia train map
  • Puglia cities maps
  • Information pack with trip notes and recommendation, maps and instruction
  • local support through the tour
  • gourmet dinners
  • special extra activities on request
  • free of charge pre/post trip accommodation arrangements

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Not included

  • Flights & insurance
  • Everything not mentioned on the included list above


  • Wide selection of casual and luxury inns to choose from

Intrepid Puglia train Trip details

Start | End:Trani | Otranto
Duration: 10 days
Dates:Available year round
Price from:€ 1890

Train trip included

  • luxury accommodation & breakfast
  • trip design and local support
  • Train maps of Puglia and local support
  • all transfer as per itinerary
  • some meals
  • wine & food tasting
  • private cultural tours
  • safe luggage trasfers

Not included

  • Flights & insurance
  • Everything not mentioned on the included list above

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