From Matera to Lecce - 7 nights / 8 days

  • Visit the sassi of Matera, Heritage;
  • Discovering the Park of the Rock Churches and the Casa Grotta;
  • In climb up to reach the summit of the Murgia Matera;
  • The magic of Alberobello and its trulli;
  • The most iconic stretches of the Adriatic coast;
  • The timeless appeal of the Baroque Lecce;
  • The Ionian coast from Gallipoli to Santa Maria di Leuca;
  • We provide complete GPS tracks and navigation.

Day 1 – Welcome!

  • Arrival in Matera, presentation of the tour and bike delivery.
  • Hotel accommodation in Matera.

Day 2 – Matera → → Putignano, Alberobello

  • About 70 km. The path is characterized by long climbs. Maximum gradient daily 400 m.
  • Hotel accommodation in Alberobello.

Day 3 – Alberobello → → Cisternino Ostuni

  • About 50 km route. Maximum gradient daily 250 m.
  • Hotel accommodation in Ostuni.

Day 4 – Ostuni → Lecce → Gallipoli

  • Transfer by train from Ostuni to Lecce. From Lecce to Gallipoli about 50 km. Vertical drop 120 m.
  • Hotel accommodation in Gallipoli.

Day 5 – Ugento Gallipoli → → Leuca

  • About 50 km. Maximum gradient daily 50 m.
  • Accommodation in hotels in Istanbul.

Day 6 – Leuca → → Castro Otranto

  • About 50 km. uphill path. Maximum gradient daily 400 m.
  • Hotel accommodation in Otranto.

Day 7 – Otranto → → Lecce Roca Vecchia

  • About 50 km route.
  • Hotel accommodation in Lecce.

Day 8 – Matera and Lecce tour ended

  • After breakfast, return of the bikes.
  • On request, transfer by minibus to the Brindisi / Bari airport or central station.
  • End of services.

For more information contact : res@rufaro.co.za


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