8 days in Puglia Itinerary

8 days in Puglia Itinerary

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8 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Lecce
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Taranto
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Bari
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Montreal

2
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Explore Lecce's surroundings by going to Sidereus (in Salve), Maldive del Salento Pescoluse (in Pescoluse) and Torre di Torre Lapillo (in Torre Lapillo). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Gallipoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Lecce.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lecce holiday website .

Montreal, Canada to Lecce is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Montreal to Lecce, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Montreal, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lecce, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Taranto.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Salve, Otranto, Torre di Torre Lapillo, Centro Storico di Gallipoli, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria
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Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto

1
night
Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taranto Catherdral - Duomo of San Cataldo, look for all kinds of wild species at Jonian Dolphin Conservation, then take in the views from Ponte Girevole, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Archeologico.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Taranto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Lecce to Taranto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lecce in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Taranto, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Bari.

Things to do in Taranto

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Museo Nazionale Archeologico ©
Museo Nazionale Archeologico
Ponte Girevole ©
Ponte Girevole

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bari: Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare (in Polignano a Mare), I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site (in Alberobello) and Zoosafari (in Fasano). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola, contemplate the long history of Castel del Monte, Head underground at Grotte di Castellana, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Trani.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bari road trip planning website .

Take a bus from Taranto to Bari in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Taranto in July since evenings lows in Bari dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castel del Monte, Cattedrale di Trani, Zoosafari, Grotte di Castellana, I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site
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Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana

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