Top 6 Things to See and Do on a 4 Day Tour of Puglia
In most cases, a 4 day tour of Puglia isn’t quite enough to truly get to know the region, but if you’re strapped for time, there are quite a few things that you could do to get a taste of what makes it so beautiful here. Luckily for you, our team of regional experts are here to assist you!
To give you a good idea of what’s on offer, we’ve put together a list of just 6 things that you might want to check out during brief or limited vacations in Puglia (as well as for longer stays too, of course).
Take a few hours to explore Ostuni
Also known as la città Bianca (the white city), Ostuni is simply a must-visit destination. There’s just so much to love about this traditional white-washed town, especially if you’re hoping to immerse yourself in the Puglian lifestyle and natural charm of the region. You’ll also find that there are some absolutely magnificent panoramic views to be enjoyed too, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to snap a few pictures.
Visit some of the region’s beautiful towns
You’re likely to have enough time on your hands in 4 days to allow for visiting more than one location, so let’s take a quick look at some of the other fantastic destinations that you might want to explore:
- Polignano a Mare
To get a better idea of where to go during your vacation, it might be worth taking some time to find out more about the different towns and villages in more detail, and what they have to offer.
Check out some of the amazing historical sites
The region of Puglia is rich in history and even if you only have a short amount of time to explore the region, you’re going to want to pay a visit to at least a few of the worthwhile landmarks here. Some excellent examples include Castel del Monte, the Roman amphitheater in Lecce, and the Dolmen of Chianca. Whether you’re a fan of history or not, there’s no doubt that you’ll find these ancient sites interesting.
Find the best hiking Puglia Italy has to offer
If you decide to look at what Puglia is popular for, you may find that there are quite a few different places that you could go for a hike. Locations like the Gargano National Park are excellent for anyone who wants to go on a meaningful journey during their vacations in Puglia. Get active, get closer to nature, and take in the absolutely magnificent views on offer – you won’t be disappointed.
Eat out at some of the Italian restaurants
Regardless of what you’re planning to do during your stay, you have to set aside some time visit some local eateries. The traditional foods of Puglia are absolutely fantastic, from the varieties of pasta to the pizza on offer, and this is exactly why you won’t want to miss out on the chance to taste some of the classics before your Puglian tours come to an end.
Taste some of the fantastic wines
Of course, much like the region’s incredible foods, you can’t pass up drinking a few of the fine wines, too. Whether you choose to visit some Puglian vineyards and wineries to get a taste of the classics straight from the source or you just want a glass to drink with your meal, you’ll find that Puglia has some excellent varieties on offer.
Want to enjoy a longer stay?
If you have a few more days to enjoy your Italian getaways, why not consider coming on a tour with us? We’ve packed quite a lot into our 7 day small group tours of Puglia, so if you’re hoping to get as much out of your vacation as possible, you’re in the right place.
If you’re planning on visiting Puglia in 2021, be sure to take a look at what our tours have to offer. From detailed itineraries, to luxurious accommodation; you may be surprised at how much Travel Puglia do to ensure that you can have the perfect vacation.