10 days in Puglia Itinerary

10 days in Puglia Itinerary

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Castellana Grotte
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Taranto
— 3 nights
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Santa Maria di Leuca
— 2 nights
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Otranto
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Castellana Grotte

Castellana Grotte ©
Castellana Grotte is a town and comune in the province of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site and then Head underground at Grotte di Castellana.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Castellana Grotte trip builder website.

Milan to Castellana Grotte is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Castellana Grotte sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Taranto.

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Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site ©

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Taranto

Taranto ©

Città dai due mari (City with Two Seas)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Castello Aragonese and Museo Nazionale Archeologico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spiaggia di Punta Prosciuto and Togo Bay Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Taranto side-trips: Marina di Ginosa (Lido Zanzibar, Master Wave, &more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Jonian Dolphin Conservation.

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Traveling by car from Castellana Grotte to Taranto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Castellana Grotte in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Taranto, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Santa Maria di Leuca.

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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Spiaggia di Punta Prosciuto ©
Spiaggia di Punta Prosciuto

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Santa Maria di Leuca

Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Le Cinque Vele, then head outdoors with Maldive del Salento Pescoluse, and finally head outdoors with Lido 77. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Grotta del Soffio, kick back and relax at Channel Ciolo, then find something for the whole family at Sidereus, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Protonobilissimo Risolo.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Santa Maria di Leuca tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taranto to Santa Maria di Leuca in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Taranto in August, you will find days in Santa Maria di Leuca are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Otranto.

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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maldive del Salento Pescoluse ©
Maldive del Salento Pescoluse
Channel Ciolo ©
Channel Ciolo

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Otranto

Otranto ©
Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. Get outdoors at Lido Punta della Suina and Grotta della Poesia. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Storico Otranto and Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Otranto: In barca nel Salento (in Castro) and Chiesa di San Leucio (in Felline). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Di Otranto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo del Principe, get outside with Cocobay, and stroll through Baia dei Turchi.

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Traveling by car from Santa Maria di Leuca to Otranto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in August: highs in Otranto hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria ©
Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria

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