5 days Salento bike tour self guided

An exclusive bike trip in southern Italy cycling across the itria Valley and the "Salento" peninsula to cycle and discover authentic 

Puglia through the finest wine, delicious local products and traditions. A unique active and gastronomic biking adventure holiday to ride the most scenic backroads of PUGLIA. 

Cycle Secret Puglia is an authentic "cycling holiday" crafted for the discerning cyclist...and  READY TO BOOK

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  • What's included :
    • 5 nights accommodation
    • Breakfast
    • Bottled water
    • Use of helmet
    • separate luggage transfer
    • Local support
    • personalized travelogue with plenty of information for independent sigthseeing and dining
    What's excluded :
    • all meals
    • Gratuities
    • airport pickup
    • airport drop-off
    • city stay taxes
    • bike renta
    • personal and travel insurance
    • personal expenses
    • everything not included within inclusion list
  • Enjoy a 5 days bike tour of PUGLIA to discover Lecce, Gallipoli and Otranto  by bike. 

    Day 1 Lecce old town 

    10 mi

    At arrival at your bike hotel on the outskirts of Lecce, briefing and welcomed with an aperitivo based on typical produce of Salento. 

    Overnight: Lecce

     B&B Villa Giuliana

    cycling distance: 15km  

    terrain: flat 

    rated: easy  

    Day 2 Lecce & the local wineries  28mi

    Start exploring with a loop ride across olive groves and end endless vineyards to vist some of the most interesting winneries of Salento.

    Enjopy a complete introduction to the local grape varieties and wine production, walk the vineyrds, taste selected wines and learn more about the Primitivo, Negroamaro and Salice Salentino wines through a food ad wine pairing lunch before cycling back to your hotel.

    Overnight: Lecce B&B Villa Giuliana

     Cycling distance: 45km / 28mi  

    terrain: 100%flat     

    rated: easy 

    Day 3 Bike from Lecce to Gallipoli 37mi  

    Bike more of the Salento peninsula as you head to the Ionian coast, biking through Copertino to reach the Sant Isidoro harbor.

    Continue pedaling along the ionian sea, enjoy lunch at the charming hamlet of Santa Caterina and Santa Maria al bagno and continu on two wheels all the way to the charming fishing town of Gallipoli.

    Stroll the old town and dine at leisure at one of many suggested restaurants.

    Overnight: Gallipoli Corte Palmieri or similar

    Cycling distance: 60km / 37mi   

    terrain: flat     

    rated: easy 

    Day 4 Bike coast to coast from Gallipoli to Otranto 37mi  

    Continue exploring Puglia by bike with a coast to

    coast ride cycling across sleepy villages all the way to Otranto the most eastern town of Italy.

    Explore the old town and visit its Cathedral and amazing floor mosaic.

    Overnight: Otranto Relais Valle dell'Idro or similar

     Cycling distance: 50km / 31mi  

    terrain: flat 

    rated: easy

    Day 5 Otranto and the Adriatic coast biking 37mi  

    Today you are out to explore by bike the wildest stretch of the Adriatic coast,

    cycling along cliff and ancient watching towers, with many opportunities along the way to stop for a swim into crystal clear water, explore the coast by boat and enjoy lunch overlooking the azurre sea.

    Overnight: Otranto Relais Valle dell'Idro or similar

     Cycling distance: 50km / 31.mi  

    terrain:80%flat 10% rolling 

    rated: easy
  • Departure Point :
    Villa Giuliana B&B
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by PATH di Angela Venturi

Activity ID: V-29853P7

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