8 days in Puglia Itinerary

8 days in Puglia Itinerary

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Fly
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Torre dell'Orso
— 1 day
Drive
2
Santa Maria di Leuca
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Porto Cesareo
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Monopoli
— 1 night
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Torre dell'Orso

On the 5th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Neve, get great views at Torre Sant'Andrea, and then explore the striking landscape at Le Due Sorelle.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Torre dell'Orso trip builder app.

Milan to Torre dell'Orso is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Torre dell'Orso

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Le Due Sorelle ©
Must see
Le Due Sorelle
4.3

3
nights
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. Step out of the city life by going to Channel Ciolo and Grotta Tre Porte. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Basilica Santuario di Santa Maria de Finibus Terrae and La Grotta Verde. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Maria di Leuca: Spiaggia Porto Miggiano (in Santa Cesarea Terme) and Castello Aragonese e Museo Archeologico Castro (in Castro). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia, make a trip to Scalinata Monumentale, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Soffio, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Santa Maria di Leuca trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Torre dell'Orso to Santa Maria di Leuca in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Santa Maria di Leuca can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porto Cesareo.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Grotta Tre Porte ©
Must see
Grotta Tre Porte
4.8
Channel Ciolo ©
Must see
Channel Ciolo
4.6

3
nights
Porto Cesareo

Porto Cesareo is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.The area around the sea of Porto Cesareo is a beautiful example of "Maquis Shrubland". Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and Frantoio Ipogeo di Palazzo Granafei. Visiting Spiaggia di San Pietro in Bevagna and Zona Franca Lounge Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Porto Cesareo side-trips: Museo della Civilta del Vino Primitivo (in Manduria), Campomarino di Maruggio (in Maruggio) and Gallipoli (Antica Farmacia Provenzano & Basilica Cattedrale di Sant'Agata). The adventure continues: walk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Selvaggio, get into the urban bustle at Nardo, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Il Molo, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto Cesareo road trip planning app.

Getting from Santa Maria di Leuca to Porto Cesareo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Porto Cesareo when traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in September, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monopoli.

Things to do in Porto Cesareo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
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1
night
Monopoli

Monopoli is a town and municipality in Italy, in the province of Bari and region of Apulia. On the 12th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano, get interesting insight from Tours, then kick back and relax at Lama Monachile, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monopoli trip builder site.

Drive from Porto Cesareo to Monopoli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Monopoli can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monopoli

Side Trips

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