Cycling the Adriatic Coast in Salento

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Tour

Bike Tours, E-bike tours

Duration

6 days

Distance

120Km

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With family

Capture memorable moments by starting with your family and your children!
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Self-guided

The beauty of this package is in the freedom it offers: without a guide, you are free to decide the timing, pace, and stops of your journey. Travel freely, travel your way!
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1/5 Easy

Easy, between 10 and 40 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 0 and 150 meters.

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Ring

The starting point is the same as the ending point, with overnight stays in different hotels and daily stages.

Description

Day 1: Lecce
Individual arrival and overnight in Lecce. Depending on your arrival time, you will have time to visit the splendid Baroque city, known as the Florence of the South: do not miss the amphitheater, the Duomo and the Basilica of Santa Croce.

Day 2: Lecce – Maglie (35 km)
Briefing and bike delivery. In this first stage, you will cycle southwards, in the Salento hinterland, crossing some municipalities of the Grecìa Salentina such as Sternatia and Corigliano d’Otranto. Griko, a neo-Greek dialect, is still spoken in these countries. You will then arrive in Maglie, an elegant town in the heart of Salento.

Day 3: Maglie – Otranto (30 km)
You continue to pedal to discover the Grecìa Salentina, passing through the typical villages such as Melpignano, home of the Notte della Taranta. Today’s destination is Otranto, the easternmost city in Italy. It is advisable to visit the Aragonese castle and the Cathedral, famous for the majestic rose window and the famous floor mosaic.

Day 4: Otranto – Torre dell’Orso (25 km)
Your bike tour in eastern Salento continues north. After a few kilometers you will take a dirt road that will lead you to the Alimini Lakes. Afterwards, you will cycle towards the Faraglioni of Sant’Andrea and then finish the stage in Torre dell’Orso, where one of the most beautiful beaches of Salento awaits you.

Day 5: Torre dell’Orso – Lecce (30 km)
Proceeding along the coast, just before arriving in San Foca, you will find the wonderful Grotta della Poesia. Always pedaling along the Adriatic coast, you will enter the Cesine Nature Reserve. The itinerary proceeds inland towards Acaya, where it is possible to admire the castle and the wonderful square, before returning to Lecce.

Day 6: Lecce
After breakfast, end of services.

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✅ What is included in the trip?

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary
  • GPS or navigation APP

❌ What is not included?

  • Transfers not listed as "Included"
  • City tax
  • Tips
  • Journey to/from the starting point of the tour
  • Meals and drinks not listed as "Included"
  • Bike rental
  • Extras
  • Entrance fees, ferries and anything not listed as "Included"
  • Welcome briefing

💸 Cancellation fees

  • Time Range
  • Full refund
  • More 29 days of departure
  • 75%
  • From 13 to 29 days before departure
  • 50%
  • Up to 7 days before departure
  • Not refundable

Cycling the Adriatic Coast in Salento

  • To explore Puglia by bike cycling the Adriatic Coast and discover incredible beaches, charming small towns, panoramic views and mouthwatering local food
  • and the magnificent Salento with the typical villages of the Grecìa Salentina up to Melpignano, home of the Notte della Taranta
  • To discover the amphitheater, the Basilica of Santa Croce and the Duomo in the splendid Baroque city of Lecce
  • To visit the Aragonese castle and the Cathedral of Otranto
  • To take a break on the magnificent, white beaches of Torre dell’Orso
  • To dive into the paradisiacal natural pool of the legendary Grotta della Poesia, a jewel of Salento
  • To enter the wonderful Cesine Nature Reserve by bike and explore its many habitats going from wetlands to sand dunes and forests

🙋 Frequently asked questions

  • Can I bring my own bike?

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