Mandurian Coast to Countryside and Italian BBQ

Mandurian Coast to Countryside and Italian BBQ

Manduria, ItalyCall For Price Full Day

Our Local will meet you in the main piazza in downtown Manduria. After grabbing a quick espresso or snack at a cafe, you will travel to the countryside to visit the heart of the Primitivo wine country and pick some grapes and figs (if in season). Cutting through several miles of wine country and olive orchards, you will travel to Torre Colimena to admire one of the many old towers and, if you cannot resist the beauty of the Ionian Sea, you’ll have time for a quick, refreshing swim.


After checking out a “salina” (a natural salt-making reserve on the Ionian Sea), you will head over to a friend’s house for a typical Italian barbeque and feast. Make sure you have worked up a serious appetite because Mamma Lucia won’t stop reminding you to “mangia, mangia.” This is a great opportunity to taste many local organic foods and sense the warmth of the locals.

  • Meeting in city center for an espresso or snack
  • Drive to the coast to Torre Colimena
  • Picking figs or prickly pears (be careful) along the road
  • Walk through the natural salt reserve
  • Taking a dip in the sea and relaxing on the beach
  • Lunch at a Local’s private home in the true Italian style, two hours of relaxing, enjoying, and savoring



Duration: 5-6 hours

Availability: May to September

Difficulty level: Easy

Meals: Lunch, wine, and snacks provided 

Transportation: Your own car or rental – (able to provide transportation on request for additional cost)

Requirements: Can work with and around any food allergies or intolerances. For alcohol consumption guests must be 21 or over

Max # of people allowed: 8

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