Puglia/Italy bike tours 4 days self guided bicycle trip PATH

Puglia                    Italy, bike tour 4 days SELF guided


The best of Puglia bike tour in 4 days of cycling vacation

A wonderfull bicycle trip of Apulia designed to let enjoy the best local food, wine and traditions of this unspoiled corner of Southern Italy.

A short bicycle break across Apulia optimized for those that do not have many days left and still wish to discover Puglia by bike.

Your cyling vacation in Puglia will start from Monopoli and finish in Otranto, you will spend 1 night in each hotel for a total of 4 nights, with 4 days of cycling, biking from Monopoli to Ostuni and Lecce till reaching Otranto and the adriatic coast. On this exclusive bike trip of Italy you will tour southern Puglia cycling trough charming old villages and stone walls, sleeping in luxury Masserie (old farm house) and tasting the best food and wine that Puglia can offer. You will meet the local and understand more about the Apulian culture and heritage. Professional sommeliers, chefs and artisan will follow you in this extraordinary discovery making this tour an unforgettable gourmet experience .

All our bike tours in Italy are designed along back roads, with low or no traffic, just a cycling lane among ancient olive groves, roman roads and Trulli houses.

Cycling                       Puglia itinerary

Day 1 | from Monopoli to Egnatia

From Monopoli you'll start your marvellous journey through archaeology, history, art and food throughout a land of artists, shepherds, farmers and sailors discovering with a short ride the archaeological site of Egnatia.
Daily ride distance 20k

Day 2 | from Monopoli to Ostuni

The valle d'Itria offers suggestive itineraries and views, taking you on this ride through green strips of green land with oaks, almonds, carobs and cherries, where the old towns are like white sheets spread out to dry.
Daily ride distances 32k or 42K or 64K

Day 3 | from Ostuni to Lecce
Lecce and its Boroque architecture with the Castles and Palaces that make this region unique and fashinating will astonish your view and delight your sense with the local exquisite delicacies. After a short transfer by local train you can opt for a short ride to reach the town or go straight for a leisure walks with our knowledgeable guide through the old center of Lecce, to know more about the history and traditions of the Florence of southern Italy.
Daily ride distances 0k to 27k or 40k

Day 4 | from Lecce to Otranto & the adriatic coast
Cristalline water, amazing rocky gardens and eclectic villas, intimate wine tastings and more epicurean adventure will disclose the most eastern strip of Italy with this final bike excursion along the adriatic coast to reach the fishing town of Otranto.
Daily ride distances 16k or 36k or 56k

Day 5 | Departure
Breakfast and transfer to Lecce for train or airport connection.

Please ask for a detailed itinerary and program.

6 & 7 days cycling tours also available

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Trip details

Meet | Depart:Monopoli | Otranto
Trip Length:5 Days | 4 nights
Activity Level:Easy with 4 days of cycling
Daily Rides:from 20k to 50k rides, with 100k options
Dates:from April to November
Casual from €1050
Luxe from €1550
Guided tours:also available

Trip highlights

  • Introduction to the local food & culture
  • Private cultural tours
  • Extraordinary landscapes and sceneries
  • Guifded food and wine tastings with local experts and producers

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This trip includes

  • All accommodation & breakfast
  • safe luggage transfers between hotels
  • map and instruction
  • free use of our bikes
  • Our local support

Getting here

  • This bike trip starts from Monopoli at around 2 pm:
  • If you stay in Bari the day before day 1, take a 12:27 train from Bari Centrale station to get to Monopoli at 12:51 p.m. We'll arrange a private transfer to your hotel and meet you there for a briefing and bike setting.

  • As an alternative you can take the train to Monopoli from Rome, Milan or Florence.
  • From Rome Termini train station there are a few daily departures to reach Monopoli or Bari a day earlier. If you prefer leaving Rome on the day the trip begins, with an early morning train (7:38 am) yo will reach Monopoli around 12:50 pm well on time to start your bike tour.

  • You can also flight to Bari airport with domestic flight from Rome or Milan.

Not included

  • Flight & insurance
  • Tips, gratuities and everything not mentioned within the what is included list


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