14 days in Puglia Itinerary

14 days in Puglia Itinerary

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14 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Trani
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Taranto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Otranto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Polignano a Mare
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

3
nights
Trani

Trani ©
Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. Get out of town with these interesting Trani side-trips: Castel del Monte (in Andria), Bari (Palazzo della Provincia, Basilica San Nicola, & more) and Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo (in Monte Sant'Angelo). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Trani, get to know the fascinating history of Confetti Andria, see the interesting displays at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, and don't miss a visit to Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Trani trip planner .

Salt Lake City, USA to Trani is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Trani, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Trani: highs are around 56°F and lows about 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Taranto.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Bari, Andria, Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo, Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta, Basilica della Madonna dei Martiri
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Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Castel del Monte ©
Castel del Monte

3
nights
Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Lecce (Centro Storico, Lecce, Palazzo dei Celestini, & more) and Martina Franca (I Pastini & L'Acropoli di Puglia). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, snap pictures at Ponte Girevole, take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Archeologico, and identify plant and animal life at Jonian Dolphin Conservation.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Taranto road trip website .

Drive from Trani to Taranto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Taranto, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Otranto.

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lecce, Martina Franca
Highlights from your plan
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Museo Nazionale Archeologico ©
Museo Nazionale Archeologico

3
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Otranto: Galatone (Frantoio Semi-Ipogeo & Santuario del Santissimo Crocefisso della Pieta), Lido Punta della Suina (in Gallipoli) and Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria (in Galatina). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Otranto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Otranto, make a trip to Cripta del Crocifisso, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta della Poesia.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Otranto trip builder site .

You can drive from Taranto to Otranto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Otranto are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Polignano a Mare.

Things to do in Otranto

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Galatone, Salve, Lido Punta della Suina, Circolo Ippico Malepezza, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto
Cava di Bauxite ©
Cava di Bauxite

3
nights
Polignano a Mare

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 (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Castellana, then admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, and then make a trip to Statua di Domenico Modugno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoosafari, then get engrossed in the history at Masseria Brancati, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Monopoli.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Polignano a Mare trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Otranto to Polignano a Mare by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Otranto in December: highs in Polignano a Mare hover around 52°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zoosafari, Masseria Brancati, Centro Storico di Monopoli, Grotte di Castellana, I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana

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