15 days in Puglia Itinerary

15 days in Puglia Itinerary

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15 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Lecce
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Ostuni
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Alberobello
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Bari
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
5
Trani
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Corato
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
On the 17th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Croce, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Otranto. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museo Faggiano, explore the world behind art at Museo Mostra La Tana della Taranta, and then kick back and relax at Baia dei Turchi.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lecce journey planner .

Newark, USA to Lecce is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Lecce can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Ostuni.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Otranto
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Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce

2
nights
Ostuni

Ostuni ©
Ostuni is a city and comune, located about 8 km from the coast, in the province of Brindisi, region of Apulia, Italy). On the 19th (Thu), experience rural life at Masseria Brancati, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Ostuni, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally look for gifts at Il Botteghino. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Torre Guaceto, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido onda blu, and then take in the exciting artwork at L'Ulivo che Canta.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ostuni trip planner .

You can take a train from Lecce to Ostuni in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Ostuni sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Ostuni

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area
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Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Cathedral of Ostuni ©
Cathedral of Ostuni

2
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Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. On the 21st (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Castellana, then admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano, and finally admire the striking features of Trullo Sovrano. On the next day, kick back and relax at Lido Rilcado Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lama Monachile, and finally look for gifts at GiuInLab.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alberobello day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Ostuni to Alberobello takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ostuni in September, expect little chillier with lows of 59°F in Alberobello. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bari.

Things to do in Alberobello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

GiuInLab, Lido Rilcado Beach, Grotte di Castellana, Castello Aragonese, Lama Monachile
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Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana

3
nights
Bari

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica San Nicola and Sassi di Matera. Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Baart Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bari: Matera (Sassi in Miniatura & Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Bari and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare e Murat.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bari trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Alberobello to Bari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Trani.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Matera
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Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera

2
nights
Trani

Trani ©
Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. On the 25th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo Caccetta, then get to know the fascinating history of Confetti Andria, and then contemplate the long history of Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II (Largo Catuma). On the next day, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Trani, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Trani.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Trani tour itinerary site .

You can take a train from Bari to Trani in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Trani can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Corato.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Andria, Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis
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Confetti Andria ©
Confetti Andria
Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis ©
Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis
Palazzo Caccetta ©
Palazzo Caccetta

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night
Corato

Corato ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, step into the grandiose world of Castel del Monte, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Ruvo di Puglia, and finally wander the streets of Centro Storico Corato.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Corato day trip app .

Corato is just a stone's throw from Trani. In September in Corato, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corato

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Andria, Cattedrale di Ruvo di Puglia, Gravina Sotterranea, Foresta Mercadante
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Castel del Monte ©
Castel del Monte
Gravina Sotterranea ©
Gravina Sotterranea
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni ©
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni

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