14 days in Puglia Itinerary

14 days in Puglia Itinerary

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14 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + Train:  9 h 45 min
1
Lecce
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Taranto
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Vieste, Province of Foggia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Bari
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Moscow

4
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Bring the kids along to Lido Punta della Suina and Sidereus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lecce: Maldive del Salento Pescoluse (in Pescoluse), Otranto (Baia dei Turchi, Centro Storico Otranto, & more) and Circolo Ippico Malepezza (in Sant'Andrea). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Lecce - La Cripta.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lecce holiday planner .

Moscow, Russia to Lecce is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Lecce is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in August; daily highs in Lecce reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Taranto.

Things to do in Lecce

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Otranto, Salve, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Lido Punta della Suina, Circolo Ippico Malepezza
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Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Baia dei Turchi ©
Baia dei Turchi
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce

3
nights
Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Attractions like Jonian Dolphin Conservation and Lido Rilcado Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taranto: I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site (in Alberobello), Zoosafari (in Fasano) and I Pastini (in Martina Franca). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, relax in the rural setting at Masseria Brancati, and contemplate the waterfront views at Riserva Naturale della Foce del Fiume Chidro.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Taranto online route planner .

Traveling by bus from Lecce to Taranto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Taranto can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Vieste.

Things to do in Taranto

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Lido Rilcado Beach, I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, I Pastini, Riserva Naturale della Foce del Fiume Chidro, Zoosafari
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Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation
Zoosafari ©
Zoosafari
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese

3
nights
Vieste, Province of Foggia

Vieste ©
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Kids will enjoy Vignanotica Beach and Spiaggia del Pizzomunno. Get out of town with these interesting Vieste side-trips: Monte Sant'Angelo (Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo & Rione Junno) and Peschici centro storico (in Peschici). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Vieste Promenade, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Crovatico, and explore the fascinating underground world of Motobarca Desiree Grotte Marine di Vieste.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vieste day trip tool .

Getting from Taranto to Vieste by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Vieste when traveling from Taranto in September, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bari.

Things to do in Vieste

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monte Sant'Angelo, Peschici centro storico
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Vignanotica Beach ©
Vignanotica Beach
Spiaggia di Crovatico ©
Spiaggia di Crovatico
Vieste Promenade ©
Vieste Promenade

3
nights
Bari

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare (in Polignano a Mare), Grotte di Castellana (in Castellana Grotte) and Centro Storico di Monopoli (in Monopoli). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Nicola, don't miss a visit to Citta Vecchia - Bari, examine the collection at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, and browse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale Eustachio Rogadeo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bari day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Vieste to Bari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bitonto, Andria, Centro Storico di Monopoli, Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, Grotte di Castellana
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Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©

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