7 days in Puglia & Matera Itinerary

7 days in Puglia & Matera Itinerary

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Polignano a Mare
— 1 day
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Monopoli
— 1 night
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Ostuni
— 1 night
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Matera
— 3 nights
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Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stroll through Lama Monachile, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro Apostolo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Polignano a Mare planning site.

Naples to Polignano a Mare is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Polignano a Mare when traveling from Naples in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Monopoli.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

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Monopoli

Monopoli is a town and municipality in Italy, in the province of Bari and region of Apulia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Monopoli, Head underground at Grotte di Castellana, then take in the dramatic natural features at Grotta del Trullo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Trullo Sovrano.

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Monopoli is very close to Polignano a Mare. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ostuni.

Things to do in Monopoli

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Trullo Sovrano ©
Specialty Museum
Trullo Sovrano
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Ostuni

Ostuni is a city and comune, located about 8 km from the coast, in the province of Brindisi, region of Apulia, Italy). Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): stroll through Spiaggia Torre Guaceto, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Costa Merlata, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido onda blu, and finally take an in-depth tour of Masseria Brancati.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ostuni holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Monopoli to Ostuni takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Monopoli in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Ostuni. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Matera.

Things to do in Ostuni

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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Masseria Brancati ©
Must see
Masseria Brancati
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Matera

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Master Wave and Lido Playa del Sol. Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina and Sassi in Miniatura will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Lido Zanzibar (in Marina di Ginosa), Sea and Beach in Roseto Capo Spulico (in Roseto Capo Spulico) and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto (in Metaponto). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, explore the fascinating underground world of Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria de Idris.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Matera trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ostuni to Matera takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ostuni in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Matera. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Matera

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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