Sea, Nature and Olive Oil: 3-Hour Bike Tour to Discover the Apulian Specialties from Monopoli

Walking & Biking Tours in Valle d’Itria

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Tour description provided by Viator

From the coast to inland, surrounded by centuries old olive trees. A ride that begins from the beautiful seaside town of Monopoli, with its Romanesque Cathedral, the harbour and the old town full of bar, pub and typical small shops.The tour continues towards the inland, through country roads surrounded by thousand years old olive trees, until you reach an ancient underground oil mill to admire the olive oil production and taste it to better know its benefits and characteristics. An experience in contact with nature, to discover history, landscapes and traditions of a fascinating place.
Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing tour into the and bike through the countryside surrounded by centuries-old olive trees, typical dry-stone walls and rocky churches. You'll start by visiting the city of Monopoli. A beautiful city overlooking the Adriatic Sea that still preserves those distinctive traits that made it one of the most important maritime cities of Puglia. A visit to its distinctive old town, dating back to the early Middle Age, and the majestic Cathedral. Then, you'll leave the town and you'll reach a famous farmhouse of the territory founded in the early 1900s and to visit its underground oil mill to discover the secrets of the ancient art of the olive oil production. Then, visit to the modern oil mill, situated within the farmhouse, where you will learn the contemporary olive oil processing. Thereafter, a short professional olive oil tasting produced by the farmhouse.At the end of the visit, you will return to Monopoli, through country roads and along a short stretch of the coast to admire the sea at sunset.The places mentioned are connected to each other by beautiful contradas and countryside roads, allowing tourists to discover unknown places. You will ride surrounded by the scent of nature, among thousand years old olive trees and typical dry-stone walls, admiring breathtaking landscapes.The e-bikes represent a new and eco-friendly means of transport fully respects the environment. They are designed to allow anyone (children and senior included) to cycle ride without efforts thanks to a smart electric pedal-assist motor. These e-bikes can reach a maximum speed of 25 kilometers and hour, anything beyond that will cause them to work like normal bikes. The e-bikes can be used as standard bikes at any time.E-bike technical features:• light and easy to manipulate• 60 kilometers of battery autonomy• 5 speeds: up to 25 kilometers an hour• 7 speed Shimano gear and high quality brakes

What’s included

  • Use of E-bike (pedal-assisted electric bike)
  • Professional English or Italian speaking Tour Guide
  • Olive oil tasting

What’s not included

  • The driver accident policy is not provided. If interested, this is available to purchase on spot at an extra cost

Highlights

  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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