Trulli and Salento Bike & Beach

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Tour

Bike Tours, E-bike tours

Duration

8 days

Distance

420Km

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Guided

Travel alone or with your loved ones, but with the support of a specialized guide. The perfect organization and safety in a single experience!
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3/5 Medium

Moderate, between 35 and 85 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 300 and 1000 meters.

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Linear

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

Description

Day 1: Monopoli
Meeting in Monopoli after 5pm, for bike handover and briefing on your cycling holiday.

Day 2: Monopoli - Martina Franca (50 km)
From Monopoli we will venture inland to reach the pristine towns of the Itria Valley, dotted with characteristic trulli. We will pass through Alberobello and then reach Locorotondo and Martina Franca, near which we will stop at a beautiful masseria.

Day 3: Martina Franca - Manduria (55 km)
From Martina Franca we head, cycling through the olive groves of the interior, towards Grottaglie, famous for its ceramics. We will finally arrive at Manduria, land of the Messapi and Primitivo wine.

Day 4: Manduria - Gallipoli (76 km)
From Manduria we directly head towards the Ionian coast, through groves of holm oaks, enveloped by the scent of thyme and rosemary. The beaches we will touch will be among the most beautiful in Salento: Punta Prosciutto and Porto Selvaggio above all. Stage end at the Rotonda sul Mare, the particular fortified island of Gallipoli that for centuries has defended itself from external attacks and which today represents one of the most characteristic villages in the area.

Day 5: Gallipoli - Santa Maria di Leuca (62 km)
From Gallipoli, passing through the beautiful white beaches of the Ionian coast with waters going from turquoise to emerald green, we will reach the Finibus Terrae of Santa Maria di Leuca, the last outpost of the West towards new and distant worlds. Our hotel is by the sea.

Day 6: Santa Maria di Leuca - Otranto (62 km)
After rounding the cape of Santa Maria di Leuca on the most beautiful and challenging stage on the balcony of the Mediterranean, we will find ourselves on the Adriatic crossing the Ciolo canyon, the Grotta di Zinzulusa and Porto Badisco, until we reach, through countless coves with crystal clear water, the magnificent Otranto, a city to explore.

Day 7: Otranto - Lecce (60 km)
From Otranto, cycling again along the coast, passing by Torre dell'Orso, Baia dei Turchi and the Grotta della Poesia, we will reach the Parco delle Cesine, from where we will move inland for the last stretch of bike that separates us from Lecce. In the afternoon we will have time to explore the evocative city center of Lecce, where our adventure ends.

Day 8: Lecce
In the morning, or at leisure, you can consider returning by train, or staying a few more days in this beautiful land that has so much to offer to visitors.

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Why book online on Cyclando?

Because we guarantee you the lowest price and if your tour is not available or confirmed, you can always opt for the refund of the amount paid, or choose another tripfrom the over 800 on the platform.

Our cancellation insurance is the most advantageous you will find around!

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Cancel for any reason

Trip cancellation for any documentable reason: pregnancy, illness, work and more, guaranteed.

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Coverage of all costs

Full insurance covers all travel costs and penalties from companies, without worries.

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Refund in 7 days

With Smart Claims, we guarantee fast refunds in just 7 days for complete peace of mind.

✅ What is included in the trip?

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Welcome briefing
  • GPS or navigation APP

❌ What is not included?

  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • 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"
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary

💸 Cancellation fees

  • Time Range
  • Full refund
  • More 29 days of departure
  • 50%
  • From 14 to 29 days before departure
  • 25%
  • Up to 7 days before departure
  • Not refundable

Trulli and Salento Bike & Beach

  • To experience a spectacular cycling holiday between the trulli of the Itria Valley and the white beaches of Salento
  • To discover Salento in a season when traffic will have eased, but the climate will still be mild
  • Because you will have the opportunity to travel on your inseparable bicycle, which will be conveniently transported from Faenza on board the minibus that will support us throughout the week
  • To share this experience with a group of new friends, lovers of outdoor life, cycling and sea just like you

Package only on request.

Some of our tours are not available or bookable at the moment. If you are interested in this tour, then ask our team for more information on upcoming availability, or on a similar tour available or bookable immediately!

🙋 Frequently asked questions

  • Can I bring my own bike?

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