2-Day Tour Visiting Alberobello, Ostuni & Martina Franca
- Private group
- Duration: 2 days
Discover the city of Martina Franca in the province of Taranto. Meet the guide and start a private walking tour. Learn about the archaeological finds of the city, such as fragments of pottery, which provide evidence human presence in the area during the Neolithic period. Retrace the past of this city from the Middle Ages to the present day. See the Basilica of San Martino which was erected in the second half of the 18th century and is an example of Baroque Martinese architecture. Its particular facade is characterized by the presence of numerous statues including that of the patron saint. Wander through the historic center, which is full of civil buildings built between the 18th and 19th centuries that belonged to important lords of the city.
Day 1: Alberobello Start your 2-day adventure by meeting your guide at the Alberobello restaurant terminal. After you enjoy a short meet and greet with your guide, you will begin a walking tour that will eventually lead you to a vantage point where you can admire the expanse of the conical roof structures of the famous trulli, a type of rural, stone architecture. You will get to walk through the two historic districts of Rione Aia and Rione Monti, where you can enter typical shops and do a spot of souvenir shopping. At the end of your visit you will get to taste extra virgin olive oil in a trullo. Day 2: Ostuni and Martina Franca You will begin day two by meeting your driver at the terminal restaurant. From there, you will take the short scenic drive to Ostuni, the white city. Upon arrival, you can admire the historic center and the Romanesque-flower...
This tour is suitable for those traveling without a car who want to visit the major attractions of Puglia. Ideal for small groups, families, and couples, you will travel with a private guide who will teach you the history, origins, and local traditions of the area. Meet the driver in the center of Alberobello, the UNESCO World Heritage site, and head to Ostuni, considered the "white city" for its hills of white-washed houses. Stroll through the narrow alleys in the historic center and take in the views of the crystal clear sea and coast. Next, travel to Locorotondo, a pretty town in the Trulli Valley. Admire the olive groves, take pictures of the flower-filled alleys, and walk among the typical white stone houses. The last stop of the day is in Martina Franca, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Walk down the tree-lined boulevard and admire the old stone church in the city ce...
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