Puglia & Matera Summer Active Holiday – Italy travel package

THE FIRST MULTI-ACTIVITY GUIDED TOUR IN SOUTHERN ITALY

The most unique multi-adventure trip! It’s time to discover MATERA and PUGLIA as a real “local”!
On this 7 days tour you will feel like in a corner of “Paradise” because you will live unforgettable experiences always accompanied by expert guides.

Entrusting yourself to us means receiving an active all-inclusive holiday package, without worries. It is a complete experience that one could never organize on his own.

SUMMER WEEK

FIND OUT YOUR NEXT EXPERIENCE DAY BY DAY!

  • Meeting at BARI (Central Train Station) where we will do presentations

  • Private Transfer (70 min) to MATERA, UNESCO World Heritage

  • Arrival at the typical Resort, check-in and lunch

  • Week briefing with “Tour Leader” and relax time

  • Private guided WALKING TOUR
    discovering the old, secular and majestic area called “SASSI DI MATERA”.
    It’s a very old cave-dwelling district full of unique atmospheres that make this city enchanting.

  • After a delicious characteristic aperitif, visit of the old town with its churches,
    former palaces and typical craft shops

  • In the evening: special dinner with traditional dishes from Basilicata,
    in the most evocative restaurants of the ‘old town’

  • Right after breakfast: HIKING TOUR.
    You will be ready to defy the canyon called “Gravina” of MATERA.
    You will trek close to prehistoric sites and rocky churches.
    Unimaginable visions and landscapes await you!

  • Early afternoon: typical special tasting of local food at a visitor center of the natural park that rises
    inside an ancient sheepfold

  • After lunch: back to your Resort and relax in your room or at the swimming pool
    (with anti-fatigue massages on request)

  • Free afternoon (we suggest you visit the suggestive alleys of Matera or enjoy the cultural and
    artistic exhibitions in an autonomous way or with guides on request)

  • Another delicious dinner and free time

  • ATV QUAD BIKE TOUR: riding a “Quad-Bike” (also know as All Terrain Vehicle) you will discover
    the hidden paths that run near the wild area of the “NATURAL PARK OF THE MURGIA HILLS“.
    As in an adventure movie you can explore Matera’s places of myth, where famous hollywood movies
    have been made such as: “Passion of Christ”, “Ben Hur”, “Wonder Woman” and other masterpieces!
    These biblical landscapes will take you back in time! In complete safety you will see scenarios
    that will fill your heart with wonderful emotions!

  • At mid-excursion: brunch with typical food tasting at a local “Agriturismo”

  • Afternoon: back to the Resort to relax in your room or at the swimming pool
    (with anti-fatigue massage on request)

  • Another delicious dinner and free time

  • This is the day when you’ll move from Basilicata to the renowned Puglia region; on the road,
    an unforgettable activity will surprise your senses

  • WALKING TOUR in the spectacular TRULLI DI ALBEROBELLO known as “Apulia’s Wonder”.
    ALBEROBELLO is a unique destination in the world. It is well known for its “Trulli
    (about 1500 white houses with a stone conical roof)
    and for being a UNESCO World Heritage site.
    An ancient world will be unveiled just in front of you, just like a time travelling 500 years back in time.

  • After the activity we will take you to delight the palate: typical tasting of Apulian products

  • In the early afternoon we will arrive at the “COUNTRY RESORT” near the Adriatic Sea (SAVELLETRI),
    where you will spend the second part of your holiday. Check-in & relax time.

  • In the late afternoon: BIKE EXPERIENCE. Special excursion towards rural and bucolic locations.
    You’ll spin across the paths that run from the “Plains of Ancient Olive Trees” to the fishing village of TORRE CANNE,
    where you will taste the famous “octopus sandwich”. Your Mountain Bike tour twists and turns
    towards natural spaces consisting of Apulia’s emblems:
    huge olive trees, archaeological settlements, ancient farmhouses

  • In the evening you will finally taste a rich dinner with the authentic flavors of Puglia.

  • FISHING TOUR & BOAT TRIP. Experience sea life like real local fishermen; jump on authentic artisanal FISHING BOATS.
    Jump on board and experience the emotions of standing side by side with real fishermen.
    It is possible to fish with bottom fishing, trolling fishing and octopus hunting!
    During the fishing trip (equipment included) you will taste local appetizers
    (cheese, bakery products, octopus, beer and Prosecco Wine)

  • Early afternoon: transfer to your accommodation and relax (in your room or by the swimming pool)

  • In the late afternoon: SUNSET TOUR IN LAND ROVER! On your off-road vehicle, you will enjoy
    the rural panoramas known only by locals. Secret roads leading to natural parks,
    fabulous fairytale olive trees, hills and ancient farmhouses

  • In the evening: visit of traditional Hypogenous Olive-oil Mill;
    later you will experience a high quality dinner in the most exclusive and picturesque old farmhouse in the region.

  • SAILING BOAT TRIP. Let’s sail along the Adriatic Sea, coasting two ‘pearls’:
    MONOPOLI and POLIGNANO. Enjoy Apulia’s sea on a prestigious boat
    and look at the spectacular and famous SEA CAVES.
    You can also learn the basic techniques of sailing and try to become a skipper!
    During the mini-cruise: pleasant tastings accompanied by Apulian wine

  • After sailing: exclusive lunch at restaurant with sea view

  • Early afternoon: back to the resort, relax time (in your room or by the swimming pool)

  • In the evening there will be a magic moment: authentic COOKING CLASS… “The Panzerotti Night”!
    As a true “LOCAL”, you’ll prepare typical bakery  (following the instructions of our cooking ladies)
    for your special dinner with “PROSECCO” wine and cheerful dancing!

  • Today it’s time to say “CIAO CIAO Puglia”…
    your spectacular “active holiday” has reached its conclusion

  • In the morning: check-out and private transfer to BARI
    (Central Train Station or Karol Wojtyla Airport)

  • End of ‘Puglia & Matera Active Week’ Tour.

WHAT YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES (Summer version)

This won’t to be a stressful holiday. We’ll always guarantee the right balance between active experiences
(in total safety and at the most suitable time), relaxing rest moments and cultural enrichment.

Your holiday is organized as follows: 3 overnight stays in Matera (Unesco world heritage, Basilicata region) and 3 overnight stays in central Puglia. Because our Active Tours will take place in summer, appropriate excursions will be made according to the season: so, we are going to enhance the experiences at sea (sailing boat trip and fishing tour). Of course you’ll explore the ancient city of Matera and the wonderful town of Alberobello with its characteristic “Trulli house”. The summer activity will be enriched by quad-bike excursions and a sunset spin on a mountain bike. As always, you’ll participate in exquisite daily food experiences (even in restaurants by the sea). Thanks to the warm season, you can also enjoy typical outdoor dinners in authentic “Masserie“. But also ‘Safari in authentic Land Rover’ (at dusk) and unforgettable cooking classes!

The suggested age for this kind of holiday is from 15 up to 60 years old. This ‘Active Week’ starts and ends in Bari City. Depending on your flight, you may need to spend the night before the meeting (or after) in this City. The general itinerary can have variations due to technical operational and meteorological reasons.

6 nights in comfortable and charming PREMIERE HOTELS (double room or single room)

In particular:

3 nights in Fortified Farm Resort ‘San Francesco’ ✰✰✰✰(Matera, Basilicata)
(or similar resorts with the same classification and strategic position)

3 nights in Country House Resort ‘Casale del Murgese’ ✰✰✰✰S (Savelletri, Puglia)
(or similar resorts with the same classification and strategic position, for example: Relais Villa Cenci)

BREAKFAST INCLUDED

1 Tour Leader (the «Adventure Angel») always present during your trip;

Moreover: certified hiking guides, tour guides and professional drivers

Continuous assistance on site
(it is possible to have direct relations with the headquarters of the tour operator in Matera)

ALL OUR STAFF SPEAKS ENGLISH

1 Welcome Aperitif
6 International Breakfasts
6 Tastings of local gastronomic excellences
(lunch and light lunch based on mozzarella, cheeses, cured meats, bakery products,
typical bread, sea food, local wines)

6 Typical Dinners in Premiere Restaurants

This tour offers Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request.
Communicate it during the booking process

ACTIVE GUIDED EXCURSIONS

Naturalistic and Archaeological Hiking: The Matera Canyon
Hike features: 5,5 km (about 4 miles –  3 hours) with official guide.
Route in loop , not slight drop, general level: simple/medium.

Quad-Bike Tour: Matera Countryside
Each Quad has 2 seats (driver and passenger).
35 km route in loop (21 miles –  about 4 hours)
Includes break to visit the archaeological settlements. General level: simple.
Before the excursion you will be instructed on how to drive the vehicle,
easily and in extreme safety. Car driving license required.
Includes: helmet, private guide, fresh drinks

“4×4 Land Rover”  Sunset Tour  – Plain of the Ancient Olive Trees
Each vehicle has 6 seats (driver and passenger).
About 35 km route in loop (21 miles –  about 2 hours).
Includes Driver, visit of ancient Masseria.

Cycling tour in Mountain Bike  – Plain of the Ancient Olive Trees
Cycling tour features: 15  km route in loop
(about 9 miles /2 hours – tasting included)
Not slight drop. Slope and general level:simple.
Includes: helmet, private guide, assistance in van, fresh drinks

Sailing Navigation: Adriatic Shore Trip
Coastal navigation (with skipper)
from Monopoli to Polignano and back (4 hours)

Boat: Grand Soleil 39 – 12 meters length.
with ‘dinette’, 3 bedrooms, bathroom.
Planned anchorage for diving and water games.
included: appetizer and wine

Fishing Tour
Coastal navigation in front of the marine village of Torre Canne (with skipper)
Boat: typical local fishing boat (10 meters length, with covered zone and bathroom)
Various types of fishing trips are planned
Aperitif and Prosecco on board.
Planned anchorage for diving and water games.

………………………..

in case of unfavorable weather conditions: we will proceed
by replacing some activities with cultural guided tours
(wine/food tastings, museums, historic buildings)
or another kind of experience (Buggy Tour, Horse-riding
visit to the famous ‘Castellana’ tourist caves)

FOODIE EXPERIENCES
Local typical tastings

TOURISTIC GUIDED TOUR 1
Old Matera Town – the “Sassi

TOURISTIC GUIDED TOUR 2
Old Alberobello Town – the “Trulli

………………………….

In case of unfavorable weather conditions: we will proceed
by replacing some activities with cultural guided tours
(wine/food tastings, museums, historic buildings).

Private Transfer (minivan or sedan car):

To Matera from Bari
To Puglia from Matera
To all the excursion/activity/hiking sites
To all the restaurants

International and national flights to / from the city of Bari

Extra guided visit and extra treatments in the resort

General insurance, health insurance, trip cancellation, baggage insurance (optional)

Any additional service “on request”

Everything that is not described in the “WHAT YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES” section

  • DURATION: 7 days – 6 nights
  • GUARANTED DEPARTURE: with a minimum booking of 2 people
  • PARTICIPANTS PER WEEK: maximum of 8
  • AVAILABLE IN THE MONTHS OF:
    JUN
    JUL
    AUG
    SEP
  • LOOKING FOR ANOTHER TIME VACATION? Check our Spring/Fall Tour
  • PRICES:

    From € 2990 per person in double occupancy
    (+ € 300 for solo traveller; Single Supplement applied to secure private room)

    From $ 3355 per person in double occupancy
    (+ $ 340 for solo taveller; Single Supplement applied to secure private room)

    From £ 2705 per person in double occupancy
    (+ £ 270 for solo taveller; Single Supplement applied to secure private room)

PREMIERE ACCOMMODATION (✰✰✰✰S)

Puglia Matera Summer Active Holiday Italy travel package

TYPICAL “MASSERIA” RESORT
Matera

COUNTRY HOUSE RESORT
Adriatic Shore, Savelletri di Fasano

Puglia Matera Summer Active Holiday Italy travel package

AUTHENTIC “TRULLI” RESORT
Itria Valley, Cisternino

USE THE FOLLOWING INTERACTIVE MAP TO PREVIEW YOUR NEXT TRIP

CHOOSE YOUR WEEK HERE

and check the SUMMER TOUR availability

06/16/2019 to 06/22/2019
06/23/2019 to 06/29/2019

Didn’t find the weeks you were looking for? Check out here.

06/30/2019 to 07/06/2019
07/07/2019 to 07/13/2019
07/14/2019 to 07/20/2019
07/21/2019 to 07/27/2019
07/28/2019 to 08/03/2019
08/04/2019 to 08/10/2019
08/11/2019 to 08/17/2019
08/18/2019 to 08/24/2019
08/25/2019 to 08/31/2019
09/01/2019 to 09/07/2019
09/08/2019 to 09/14/2019

Didn’t find the weeks you were looking for? Check out here.

06/16/2019 to 06/22/2019
06/23/2019 to 06/29/2019

Didn’t find the weeks you were looking for? Check out here.

06/30/2019 to 07/06/2019
07/07/2019 to 07/13/2019
07/14/2019 to 07/20/2019
07/21/2019 to 07/27/2019
07/28/2019 to 08/03/2019
08/04/2019 to 08/10/2019
08/11/2019 to 08/17/2019
08/18/2019 to 08/24/2019
08/25/2019 to 08/31/2019
09/01/2019 to 09/07/2019
09/08/2019 to 09/14/2019

Didn’t find the weeks you were looking for? Check out here.

Do you want to see a full day-by-day itinerary?

Puglia Matera Active Holiday Italy travel package

Receive a detailed travel book,
with more photos and extended information on each trip location.

GET YOUR FREE CATALOGUE

Would you like to live a customized experience?

Let us know your needs filling our dedicated form,
and we’ll design an active week to exactly fit your expectations.

Cut out your tailor made active week

Puglia & Matera Active Week
THE ROAD TO THE FIRST MULTI-ACTIVITY ESCORTED TOUR IN SOUTHERN ITALY BEGINS HERE…

❝ Your trip will be focused in the central part of Puglia and in the ancient city of Matera.
The particular position of these sites is ideal for celebrating the most unique Italian active holidays.
You’ll go beyond this dimension because you’ll practice adventures off the beaten track.
All this in an atypical, passionate, adventurous way.
Oh, yes, travelling helps you discover how much you love the Life.
Your eyes will admire some hardly known Beauty… your sight will be like the view of who
is going to fall in love with a true, rude and wild charm.❞

Triboo Travel team Puglia Matera Active Weeks Southern Italy signature
Puglia Matera Active Week Holiday - Tribootravel