Welcome to Valle d’Itria


The rolling green valley is criss-crossed by dry-stone walls, vineyards, almond and olive groves, and winding country lanes. This is the part of Puglia most visited by foreign tourists and is the best served by hotels and luxury masserias (working farms) or manor farms.


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Valle d’Itria activities

$41.41 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Boat Tour with stops in S. Isidoro, Porto Selvaggio and Punta Lea

Enjoy a boat trip from St. Isidore up to Santa Caterina. Planned stops in Porto Selvaggio: - Uluzzo Bay: Bathroom and snorkeling (optional) in the beautiful bay, also famous for the importance of its archaeological sites. - High Tower: stop and swim with the possibility (unless adverse sea conditions) of a guided snorkeling in the caves that characterize this beautiful stretch of coast. - Punta Lea: third stop bath and snorkeling (optional) with the possibility to admire a rich and colorful marine life. Included in the price: a nature guide who will give information detailed along the route, masks for snorkeling, drinks fresh and appetizer. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning from 09.30 to 13.00 afternoon: from 15.00 to 18.30

$41.41 Cultural & Theme Tours

Puglia Bike Tour: Cycling Through the History of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Starting out  from Albergabici in Montalbano we’ll reach the olive grove plain and the ancient Traiana road that in the past connected Rome to Brindisi and today links Fasano and Ostuni with a paved cycling path, with hardly any traffic, full of spots of interest that describe what rural life used to be like. During the tour we explain the history of the olive oil, from cultivation to harvest of olives describing the different production methods depending from on its final use: from the lamp oil to the high quality extra virgin we’ll tell you about the history and the passion developed over the centuries, always in tight connection with the local community. On the trail we will visit an hypogeum oil mill with old millstone and presses, a fortified masseria farmhouse, a modern mill and a centenary olive field. Is possible to arrange an extra virgin olive oil tastings.

$47.33 Walking & Biking Tours

Locorotondo 3-Hour Apulian E-Bike Tour with Wine Tasting

Enjoy a relaxing e-bike tour in one of the most beautiful places in Puglia and cycle along natural cycle paths, surrounded by beautiful olive groves, lush vineyards and typical dy-stone walls. First, you'll visit Locorotondo, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Its name indicates the characteristic round shape of its old town, characterized by the typical whitewashed houses with pignon roofs, called “Cummerse”. You'll visit also its Mother Church and you'll cycle along the “lungomare” (meaning “seafront”, used to indicate a natural balcony where you can admire the Itria Valley’s landscape. The, you will leave the town and you'll cycle along natural cycle paths and suggestive country roads to reach a famous winery of the territory. Guided visit of the wine cellar and its suggestive native vineyards of Minutolo, Verdeca and Bianco d’Alessano. Here, you will have the chance to admire all the wine making process and taste the local homemade wines accompanied by typical local products.Finally, after the wine tasting, you'll return to Locorotondo through country roads where it is possible to admire the typical round shape of its old town.All these places are connected to each other by beautiful contradas and countryside roads, allowing you to discover unknown places. You will ride surrounded by the scent of nature, among olive groves and dry-stone walls, admiring breathtaking landscapes. The route takes place through small villages and low traffic roads, with easy slopes for a safe and comfortable excursion.The e-bikes represent an alternative 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 kilometres 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

$47.33 Walking & Biking Tours

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

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

$47.33 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Apulia Bike Tour from Alberobello: Discovering Nature, Trulli and Mozzarella

Enjoy the land of trulli on e-bike and discover the perfumes, colours and history of this amazing place that has been able to preserve its own identity for centuries. You will cycle through small villages surrounded by trulli, dry-stone walls, old oak trees and typical Apulian farmhouses.Discover Alberobello, UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996. You will feel like you are in a fairy tale, thanks to its unusual and typical trulli, whitewashed dry-stone dwellings with conical roofs.Visit to the two main districts, "Rione Monti" and "Aia Piccola" that both include more than 1.000 trulli and the Trullo Sovrano (Sovereign Trullo), the Museum of the Territory and to the Minor Basilica of St. Cosmas and Damiano.Then, visit to a local cheese factory, situated in one of the beautiful contradas of the Itria Valley, where you can see how to make the mozzarella and taste the typical homemade Apulian cheeses and other typical products.Finally, at the end of the cheese tasting, you will return to Alberobello. All these places are connected to each other by beautiful contradas and countryside roads, allowing you to discover unknown places. You will ride surrounded by the scent of nature, among olive groves and dry-stone walls, admiring breathtaking landscapes.This tour is developed along low traffic roads, countryside and natural cycle paths with slopes that can be easily faced by anyone. It is addressed to anyone (including families with children and babies and senior over 55), thanks to the use of e-bikes (adults/children model) and to the possibility to add a child's seat.The e-bikes represent an alternative 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 kilometres 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

$147.89 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Trulli of Alberobello 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Your Alberobello guided tour will start from the Aia Piccola, UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the heart of the city of the trulli traditional houses. Visit the trulli with the tools of rural life in the early 1900s in the historic center through a path of narrow streets of the historic center. See the ancient church of St. Anthony. You'll find the inside of the Sovereign Trullo (housed in the museum) where you can see the decor typical start of the century 1900s. Declared a italian national monument and housing the Blessed Sacrament and the relics of St. Cosmas and Damian, visit the local craft shops with shopping and a relaxing break.

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