The heel of the boot is a beautiful region famous for its numerous charming limestone washed villages like Ostuni, Monopoli, Polignano a Mare, and Alberobello; the Itria Valley with its ancient olive trees and Trulli houses; the incredible food; the longest stretch of beaches in all of Italy, and of course its luscious wines. The south of Puglia is also known as the Salento, here the pace of life slows down to savor and enjoy 4-5 hours meals.
Experiences & Activities
Arrive in Brindisi (BDS) – 3 nights stay in luxury B&B in the center of Lecce, just a short walk away from the old town; 4 nights in a Masseria (countryside villa) outside of Manduria; 3 nights in trulli house outside of Alberobello – Visit to Medieval town of Oria, the Baroque city of Lecce, Gallipoli and more. Enjoy lifestyle activities such as: grape harvest, lunch in locals homes, basket weaving with Antimo, jewelry making with Monica, cooking classes and wine tasting, relaxing at the beach and much more.
This neighboring region is also known as the toe of the Italian boot. We will spend three enchanting nights staying in a 900 years old castle overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The last two nights we bill be in Vietri sul Mare, a charming town on the south end of the Amalfi coast.
Experiences & Activities
Cooking with locals in the castle, visit and hike to Maratea, walking and relaxing around the beach. Wine tasting around the hills of Campania enjoying some delicious Aglianico.
“"I cannot say enough good things about Voomago and Antimo! Just returned from a truly fabulous trip to Italy ... the highlights unquestionably were the personal experiences arranged by Voomago. Travel is about so much more than seeing new places—it's most valuable when we meet new people and become immersed in new cultures."”Louise K.
“"Antimo creates personal experiences that truly give you the flavor (in many senses!) of a special place. If you're looking for a rich, deep, personal travel experience—but one that's also relaxing, tailored to your needs, and not overly expensive—you will love Voomago."”Robert K.
“"Antimo took us to all the places we wanted to see and more! I can't wait to plan m next trip with Antimo, I not only consider him the best guide you could have to plan a trip but also a best friend to share memories with. VoomaGo is the way to go on a trip."”Susan R. C.
Four stars quality accommodations – Private transportation – Two meals per day – Wellness sessions – Cooking with locals – Visit and shopping to local markets – Two free days – Sightseeing – Hiking – Cheese tasting – Train tickets as needed – Private guided art, history and architecture walks – Visit to local wineries – Visit to Medieval and Baroque towns – Grape harvest – Meals with Locals – Making wine – Time on the beaches of Southern Italy – Organic seasonal produce – Hiking – Cooking class and much much more!
Note: You will be responsible for your airfare, hotel incidentals and additional libations, and airport to hotel transfers. Suggested Gratuity (5-8%) – Gratuity is a kind gesture expressing your gratitude for the efforts and the work that go into making your travels memorable.
To keep the group small and intimate, space is limited to 6-7 travelers. In order to book your spot a non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is required. (Your deposit will apply toward the balance)
A basic or comprehensive Travel Insurance coverage through our partners (Squaremouth) is required.