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Lake Maggiore: 1-Day Boat, Bus & Cable Car Travel Pass

Lake Maggiore: 1-Day Boat, Bus & Cable Car Travel Pass

Experience the enchanting beauty of Lake Maggiore with a convenient 1-day circle-travel pass. Discover the region's treasures as you glide across the water on a public boat, explore scenic routes by bus, and ascend to stunning heights in a cable car.  Marvel at the historic Santa Caterina del Sasso monastery, and soak in panoramic views from the Laveno cable car. Choose your preferred direction of travel, whether clockwise or counterclockwise, and embark on an adventure that starts and ends at the same boarding point. Enjoy the flexibility to hop on and off at any port of call along the way with your Lake Maggiore Shipping Company ferry ticket. Embark from official departure points like Verbania Intra, Laveno, Santa Caterina del Sasso, Stresa, Carciano, Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori, Baveno, Verbania Pallanza, and Villa Taranto.  Please note that the direction of travel and embarkation point is fixed upon ticket purchase. This self-guided adventure offers you the freedom to explore at your own pace, without a tour guide.

Taranto: Guided History Walking Tour

Taranto: Guided History Walking Tour

Explore the narrow alleyways, dark corners and striking coastline of Taranto on a guided walking tour through the city. Learn about the history of the coastal town from a local guide who will tell fascinating stories dating back to the Greeks. Stop at the Descent of Vasto to discover the legends and curiosities of Taranto and view the impressive Greek walls. From here, visit the Hypogeum of Palazzo Stola. Pass through little-known alleys and Largo Petino, with views of the rock town and the medieval towers. Stop by to visit the Monks' Hypogeum. Walk along the Great Sea railing and visit the Noble Floor of the Stola Palace. Hear explanations of the geological history and legends of the origins of Taranto.

Bari Airport: Shared Transfer to/from Taranto Train Station

Bari Airport: Shared Transfer to/from Taranto Train Station

Enjoy the great transport links between Bari International Airport and Taranto. Be greeted and supported by staff who will help you onboard. Avoid the hassle of navigating the public transportation system before or after a long journey, instead, relax and enjoy the views of Italy from the comfort of your seat. Board a modern bus to leave your worries behind, and arrive on time at your destination at the airport, or in the city. Choose a one-way service to or from the airport and feel safe knowing that your service is reliable and secure.

e-bike ring tour between Locorotondo and Martina Franca

e-bike ring tour between Locorotondo and Martina Franca

Locorotondo is one of the most beautiful villages in Puglia. It is characterized by its whitewashed houses called "cummerse". It enjoys incredible vantage points and its countryside offers stunning scenery. Depart from Locorotondo train station. Ride through the narrow streets of the old town of Locorotondo Enjoy the country roads dotted of trullos, vineyards, dry stone walls and old farms. Admire the elegance of the baroque palaces and churches in Martina Franca Taste a home made ice cream Reach the most beautiful viewpoints of the Itria Valley Be amazed by stories and legends related to these places Back to Locorotondo.

e-Bike ring tour between Martina Franca and Locorotondo

e-Bike ring tour between Martina Franca and Locorotondo

Depart next to the station. Admire the elegance of the baroque palaces and churches in Martina Franca Enjoy the country roads dotted of trullos, vineyards, dry stone walls and old farms. Ride through the narrow streets of the old town of Locorotondo Taste a home made ice cream Reach the most beautiful viewpoints of the Itria Valley Be amazed by stories and legends related to these places Back to Martina Franca

Puglia/Bari: "Primitive" Wine Tasting in Gioia del Colle

Puglia/Bari: "Primitive" Wine Tasting in Gioia del Colle

Unveiling the secrets of Primitivo: a wine lover's journey to Gioia del Colle Have you ever dreamed of venturing into the heart of Puglia, where the sunny vineyards whisper stories of ancient vines? This exclusive wine tasting experience in Gioia del Colle promises to be your gateway to the world of the renowned Primitivo grape. When you arrive in Gioia del Colle, a charming town rich in history and tradition, prepare to be welcomed by passionate local winemakers. Our adventure begins with a visit to a historic winery, whose walls resonate with the stories of generations dedicated to producing exceptional wines. With the guidance of an expert, you will delve into the fascinating history of Primitivo. Discover the unique characteristics of this ancient vine, its journey across the continents and its deep connection with the Apulian soil. Next, prepare to tantalize your taste buds with a guided tasting of a selection of exquisite Primitivo wines. Each sip will be an exploration of taste: notes of dark fruits such as plums and cherries intertwined with hints of spices and Mediterranean herbs. Discover how the winemaking process influences the final product and how terroir, the unique combination of soil, climate and topography, shapes the character of each Primitivo. But this journey is not just about the wine itself. Food and wine are a beautiful dance in Puglia and you will experience this harmony first hand. Savor delicious local pairings carefully chosen to complement the complexity of the Primitivo. If you feel like it, you will also have the opportunity to purchase one or two bottles to take home a piece of this unforgettable experience. This is more than just a wine tasting; it is an immersive journey into the soul of Puglia.

Taranto: 2 Seas Walking Tour

Taranto: 2 Seas Walking Tour

Get to know one of the most interesting towns in Magna Graecia as well as one of the most important town in Italy thanks to the Navy which has the maritime arsenal, its monuments, and the MarTa Archaeological Museum. The guided tour starts from Piazza Castello square, the center of the major monuments of interest. Visit the ruins of the Doric Temple of Poseidon dating back to the 6th century with 2 Doric columns that bear witness to the ancient Magno-Greek temple. Continue with a visit to the Aragonese castle of which the first tower was built by the Byzantines in the 11th-century. Cross the revolving bridge, a symbol of Taranto which connects the island of Borgo Antico with the peninsula of Borgo Nuovo. About 90 meters long, it was inaugurated in 1887 and overlooks a large navigable canal that unites the 2 seas: the Mar Grande and the Mar Piccolo. Conclude the tour with a visit to the Cathedral of San Cataldo, probably the oldest in Puglia, built by the Byzantines in the latter half of the 10th century, although remodeled with a Baroque façade in the mid-1700s.

Wine Tour and Dinner: Puglia at the table

Wine Tour and Dinner: Puglia at the table

Reception of the guests with the welcome aperitif during which our painting will be in tasting - Negroamaro rosé IGP Salento accompanied by homemade friselline with fresh cherry tomatoes and our Jarche extra virgin olive oil. Guided tour in the cellar and, during the tour in the barricia, tasting of a primitive stapled directly from the barrique. The same type of wine tasted in barrique will then be tasted in the bottle (our primitive of Manduria DOP), to compare a wine in aging with the finished product, all accompanied by the tasting of local production pecorino cheese. At the end of the guided tour, tasting of our primitive of Manduria DOCG Natural Dolce accompanied by "hard pieces", typical Apulian sweets rich in almonds. A dinner in the cellar is followed by a dinner in a semi-hypogeum oil mill with a typical Apulian menu based on the one expected daily by our chef (excluded wines).

Wine Tour "The pearls of Manduria"

Wine Tour "The pearls of Manduria"

Reception of the guests with the welcome aperitif during which our painting will be in tasting - Negroamaro rosé IGP Salento accompanied by homemade friselline with fresh cherry tomatoes and our Jarche extra virgin olive oil. Guided tour in the cellar and, during the tour in the barricia, tasting of a primitive stapled directly from the barrique. The same type of wine tasted in barrique will then be tasted in the bottle (our primitive of Manduria DOP), to compare a wine in aging with the finished product, all accompanied by the tasting of local production pecorino cheese. At the end of the guided tour, tasting of our primitive of Manduria DOCG Natural Dolce accompanied by "hard pieces", typical Apulian sweets rich in almonds.

Taranto: MarTa Archaeological Museum Tour

Taranto: MarTa Archaeological Museum Tour

Meet your tour guide and begin your exploration of the magnificent collections in the National MarTa Archaeological Museum of Taranto. The exhibits are arranged according to the type of materials with vast rooms of marble sculptures, monumental tombs, soft stone sculptures, pottery of the necropolis, and gold artifacts. Begin the guided tour in the rooms dedicated to marble sculptures dating back to the Hellenistic age. Then continue to the room containing sculptures, mosaics, and epigraphs from public and private buildings. Marvel at the Carparo stone heads dating back to the Roman period. Following this, explore the pottery exhibit featuring works from The Necropolis, pink clay vases with black figures, with illustrations of characters and scenes from mythology and athletics.  The highlight of the museum is the so-called Ori of Taranto (Golds of Taranto) room which holds a fantastic collection of objects of extraordinary craftsmanship from Greece. See the diadem and silver case of Princess Opaka Sabaleidas of Canosa town. Finish the tour with an exhibit dedicated to the mosaics of the baths and villas of the Roman patricians, terracotta tools and the numismatic collection.

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