12 days in Puglia Itinerary

12 days in Puglia Itinerary

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12 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Fasano
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Vieste
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Salve
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lecce
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Fasano

Fasano ©
Fasano is a town and comune in the Province of Brindisi, Apulia, southern Italy. Bring the kids along to Zoosafari and Jonian Dolphin Conservation. Change things up with these side-trips from Fasano: Area Marina Protetta Torre Guaceto (in Carovigno) and Grotte di Castellana (in Castellana Grotte). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Ostuni, do a tasting at L'Acropoli di Puglia, and make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fasano trip itinerary builder tool .

Manchester, UK to Fasano is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Fasano due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect Fasano to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vieste.

Things to do in Fasano

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ostuni, Alberobello, Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area, Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, Jonian Dolphin Conservation
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Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Zoosafari ©
Zoosafari
Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation

2
nights
Vieste

Vieste ©
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Peschici centro storico and then kick back and relax at Vignanotica Beach. On the next day, go for a walk through Vieste Promenade, explore the fascinating underground world of Motobarca Desiree Grotte Marine di Vieste, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia del Pizzomunno, and finally look for gifts at La Bottega Dei Formaggi.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vieste tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fasano to Vieste in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fasano in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Vieste, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salve.

Things to do in Vieste

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Peschici centro storico
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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La Bottega Dei Formaggi ©
La Bottega Dei Formaggi
Vieste Promenade ©
Vieste Promenade
Peschici centro storico ©
Peschici centro storico

3
nights
Salve

Salve ©
Salve is a 5,000 inhabitants village and comune in the province of Lecce, in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.HistoryIndications of Bronze Age settlements in the territory of Salve have been revealed by several archaeological findings. Attractions like Maldive del Salento and Lido Punta della Suina make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salve: Grotta Zinzulusa (in Castro) and Gallipoli (Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli & Samsara Beach). Next up on the itinerary: choose your vessel at Leuca Explorer.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salve travel route website .

Traveling by car from Vieste to Salve takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Vieste in July, plan for little chillier days in Salve, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Salve

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gallipoli, Grotta Zinzulusa, Leuca Explorer
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Maldive del Salento Pescoluse ©
Maldive del Salento Pescoluse
Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli ©
Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli
Grotta Zinzulusa ©
Grotta Zinzulusa

3
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Baia dei Turchi and Porto Selvaggio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lecce: Grotta della Poesia (in Roca Vecchia), Torre dell'Orso Beach (in Torre Dell'Orso) and Cava di Bauxite (in Otranto). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lecce day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Salve to Lecce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Salve in July, you will find days in Lecce are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lecce

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Otranto, Torre dell'Orso Beach, Porto Selvaggio, Grotta della Poesia
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Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Baia dei Turchi ©
Baia dei Turchi
Porto Selvaggio ©
Porto Selvaggio

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