Lecce, Gallipoli Heritage, Wine Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Gallipoli

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from$227.20
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Tour description provided by Viator

Indulge in a chauffeured tour of wine, food, and the spectacular landscape of Puglia. Savour some of the best wines and get a glimpse of some of the region's architectural gems. You'll travel in comfort and style on this vineyard tour and Lecce visit.
Expert multi-lingual guides will lead you through verdant landscapes brimming with ancient vineyards responsible for creating the famous Primitivo, Negromaro, Sussumaniello, Aglianico e Bombino Bianco wineffs. The sounds, scents and flavours of Puglia will awaken your senses through your unique experience. You'll enjoy a day of exploring the fantastic scenery and appreciate the centuries-old traditions that have remained largely unchanged.You will start your tour in Lecce, home of baroque architecture and a history dating back to the Trojan War. See an amphitheater dating back to the glory days of the Roman Empire and discover the "Florence of southern Italy." You will visit  the Duomo, Piazza Saint Oronzo and the magnificent Roman Amphitheatre. As part of the tour, you will enjoy a Caffe Leccese and a memorable Pasticciotto. Refreshed, you will be driven across the heel of Italy to Gallipoli, on the Ionic coast, from the Greek Kalle Polis meaning beautiful city. It is a fishing village on the coast of southern Puglia, Gallipoli's Old Town, built on an island now connected to the mainland by a bridge. It is picturesque and a nice place to stroll through its maze of alleys. The 17th century Baroque Sant' Agata Cathedral is in the center of the town.   You will visit an underground oil mill before enjoying a nice lunch at “Puritate” one of the best fish restaurants on the Salento peninsula. In the afternoon you’ll head to a fantastic local winery “Schola Sarmenti”, in Nardò, where you’ll visit its cantina and taste their award winning, organic wines.You will be provided an unmatched level of customer service.  Your time in Italy an unforgettable experience!

What’s included

  • Pick up / Drop off from Ostuni, Lecce, Bari
  • Visit to Lecce and Gallipoli
  • Lunch at an upscale restaurant
  • Winetasting in Nardò – 5 award winning organic wines
  • Coffee Break
  • Private transport, fully equipped for your complete comfort
  • Expert bilingual (English/Italian, Spanish/Italian) tour escort (French, German, Japanese and Russian upon request)
  • Entry/Admission - Nardo

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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