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5 days Salento bike tour self guided

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What to Expect
Enjoy a 5 days bike tour of PUGLIA to discover Lecce, Gallipoli and Otranto  by bike. 

Day 1 Lecce old town 

10 mi

At arrival at your bike hotel on the outskirts of Lecce, briefing and welcomed with an aperitivo based on typical produce of Salento. 

Overnight: Lecce

 B&B Villa Giuliana

cycling distance: 15km  

terrain: flat 

rated: easy  

Day 2 Lecce & the local wineries  28mi

Start exploring with a loop ride across olive groves and end endless vineyards to vist some of the most interesting winneries of Salento.

Enjopy a complete introduction to the local grape varieties and wine production, walk the vineyrds, taste selected wines and learn more about the Primitivo, Negroamaro and Salice Salentino wines through a food ad wine pairing lunch before cycling back to your hotel.

Overnight: Lecce B&B Villa Giuliana

 Cycling distance: 45km / 28mi  

terrain: 100%flat     

rated: easy 

Day 3 Bike from Lecce to Gallipoli 37mi  

Bike more of the Salento peninsula as you head to the Ionian coast, biking through Copertino to reach the Sant Isidoro harbor.

Continue pedaling along the ionian sea, enjoy lunch at the charming hamlet of Santa Caterina and Santa Maria al bagno and continu on two wheels all the way to the charming fishing town of Gallipoli.

Stroll the old town and dine at leisure at one of many suggested restaurants.

Overnight: Gallipoli Corte Palmieri or similar

Cycling distance: 60km / 37mi   

terrain: flat     

rated: easy 

Day 4 Bike coast to coast from Gallipoli to Otranto 37mi  

Continue exploring Puglia by bike with a coast to

coast ride cycling across sleepy villages all the way to Otranto the most eastern town of Italy.

Explore the old town and visit its Cathedral and amazing floor mosaic.

Overnight: Otranto Relais Valle dell'Idro or similar

 Cycling distance: 50km / 31mi  

terrain: flat 

rated: easy

Day 5 Otranto and the Adriatic coast biking 37mi  

Today you are out to explore by bike the wildest stretch of the Adriatic coast,

cycling along cliff and ancient watching towers, with many opportunities along the way to stop for a swim into crystal clear water, explore the coast by boat and enjoy lunch overlooking the azurre sea.

Overnight: Otranto Relais Valle dell'Idro or similar

 Cycling distance: 50km / 31.mi  

terrain:80%flat 10% rolling 

rated: easy
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Important Information
Departure Point
Villa Giuliana B&B
Inclusions
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Use of helmet
  • GARMIN GPS
  • separate luggage transfer
  • Local support
  • personalized travelogue with plenty of information for independent sigthseeing and dining
Exclusions
  • all meals
  • Gratuities
  • airport pickup
  • airport drop-off
  • city stay taxes
  • bike renta
  • personal and travel insurance
  • personal expenses
  • everything not included within inclusion list
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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