Self Guided Walking in Puglia: From Lecce to Matera

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 12-99 yrs
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-40932
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Lecce, Italy
  • Ends Matera, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit the UNESCO sites of Matera and Alberobello
  • Discover Baroque Lecce - the Florence of the South - and the white city of Ostuni
  • Savour mouth-watering local food and wine
  • Charming hotels in great locations
  • Walks are optional with plenty of time to discover each destination
The tour "Self Guided Walking In Puglia: From Lecce To Matera" starts in Lecce and ends in Matera. It is a trekking and hiking trip that takes 8 days taking you through Lecce, Gravina, Martina Franca and 4 other destinations in Italy. "Self Guided Walking In Puglia: From Lecce To Matera" is a self-guided private tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

From the Baroque splendour of Lecce, to the unique 'trulli' style houses of Alberobello and the cave houses (Sassi) in neighbouring Matera, this self-guided walking trip allows you to discover the beauty of the region at your own relaxed pace. There is plenty of time to appreciate the magnificent coastline and trulli strewn landscapes, and to spend lingering afternoons savouring the traditional cuisine.
  • Day 1: Arrive in Lecce
  • Day 2: Otranto Walk
  • Day 3: Lido Morelli to Ostuni walk
  • Day 4: Locorotondo and the Itria Valley
  • Day 5: Alberobello exploration or Martina Franca Walk
  • Day 6: The Rock Churches of Matera Walk
  • Day 7: Matera exploration or Gravina Walk
  • Day 8: End Matera
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
  • All breakfasts
  • Walk transfers (excludes rail/bus transfers)
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request - compulsory supplement)
  • Solo traveller supplement (where only one person is travelling on a departure date)
  • Visas or vaccinations
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Self Guided Walking in Puglia: From Lecce to Matera tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 18 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 September 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Self Guided Walking in Puglia: From Lecce to Matera tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Self Guided Walking in Puglia: From Lecce to Matera tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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