25 days in Puglia Itinerary

25 days in Puglia Itinerary

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25 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  26​h
1
Lecce
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Taranto
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Polignano a Mare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Altamura
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Monte Sant'Angelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Trani
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Perth

4
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Explore Lecce's surroundings by going to Libreria La Musa (in Galatina), Muro Leccese (Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione, Piazza del Popolo di Muro Leccese, & more) and Otranto (Cattedrale Di Otranto, Centro Storico Otranto, & more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Centro Storico, Lecce, take an in-depth tour of Museo Faggiano, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Santa Croce, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lecce trip planner .

Perth, Australia to Lecce is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Perth in April, expect Lecce to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Taranto.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Gallipoli, Muro Leccese, Otranto, Galatina, Santuario di San Giuseppe da Copertino
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce

4
nights
Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taranto: Bari (Basilica San Nicola, Room Escape Games, & more), Martina Franca (L'Acropoli di Puglia & I Pastini) and Bari War Cemetery (in Carbonara di Bari). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, don't miss a visit to Ex Convento di S Francesco, and take in the views from Ponte Girevole.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Taranto trip planner .

Getting from Lecce to Taranto by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lecce in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Taranto. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Polignano a Mare.

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bari, Martina Franca, Cantine Le Pajare
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Museo Nazionale Archeologico ©
Museo Nazionale Archeologico

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. Venture out of the city with trips to I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site (in Alberobello), Ostuni (Masseria Brancati & Centro Storico) and Canale di Pirro (in Fasano). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Castellana, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoosafari, and take in the views from Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Polignano a Mare trip planning site .

You can drive from Taranto to Polignano a Mare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, Polignano a Mare is slightly colder than Taranto - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Altamura.

Things to do in Polignano a Mare

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Altamura

Altamura ©
Altamura is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy. Explore Altamura's surroundings by going to Acquaviva delle Fonti (Torre dell'Orologio & Concattedrale di Sant'Eustachio), Cattedrale di San Michele Arcangelo (in Bitetto) and Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta (in Bitonto). The adventure continues: examine the collection at La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino, explore the striking landscape at Il Pulo, do a tasting at Amari & Rosoli, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Melodia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Altamura travel route app .

Drive from Polignano a Mare to Altamura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Altamura, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monte Sant'Angelo.

Things to do in Altamura

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gravina in Puglia, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta, Cattedrale di San Michele Arcangelo, Santa Maria degli Angeli
Highlights from your plan
La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino ©
La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta ©
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta
Cattedrale ©
Cattedrale

2
nights
Monte Sant'Angelo

Monte Sant'Angelo ©
Monte Sant'Angelo is a town and comune of Apulia, southern Italy, in the province of Foggia, on the southern slopes of Monte Gargano.HistoryMonte Sant'Angelo as a town appeared only in the 11th century. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Abbazia ed eremi di Pulsano, then go for a walk through Centro Storico, then contemplate the long history of Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Lapidario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Il Sentiero dell'Angelo, make a trip to Basilica di S. Maria di Siponto, then steep yourself in history at Parco Archeologico di Siponto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Santa Maria delle Grazie.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Monte Sant'Angelo day trip planner.

You can drive from Altamura to Monte Sant'Angelo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Altamura in April: highs in Monte Sant'Angelo hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Trani.

Things to do in Monte Sant'Angelo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Giovanni Rotondo, Manfredonia
Highlights from your plan
Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo ©
Convento Santa Maria delle Grazie ©

5
nights
Trani

Trani ©
Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. Change things up with these side-trips from Trani: Castel del Monte (in Andria), Tiquitaca asd (in Orta Nova) and Cattedrale di Troia (in Troia). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Trani, step into the grandiose world of Castello Svevo di Barletta, don't miss a visit to Peschici centro storico, and steep yourself in history at Scavi archeologici S. Chiara.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Trani road trip tool .

You can drive from Monte Sant'Angelo to Trani in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Trani sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Andria, Barletta, Foggia, Peschici, Chiesa di San Vito
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani
Castel del Monte ©
Castel del Monte
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale

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