37 days in Puglia Itinerary

37 days in Puglia Itinerary

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37 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Train:  28​h
1
Bari
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Peschici, Province of Foggia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Monte Sant'Angelo, Province of Foggia
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Otranto
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Taranto
— 8 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

8
nights
Bari

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Get out of town with these interesting Bari side-trips: Monopoli (Centro Storico di Monopoli, Chiesa di Santa Maria del Suffragio detta del Purgatorio, & more), Zoosafari (in Fasano) and Polignano a Mare (Lama Monachile, Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Nicola, make a trip to Citta Vecchia - Bari, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and step into the grandiose world of Castel del Monte.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bari trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Bari is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or fly. Traveling from Sydney to Bari, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Bari are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Peschici.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Polignano a Mare, Altamura, Andria, Monopoli, Giovinazzo
Highlights from your plan
Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Zoosafari ©
Zoosafari

5
nights
Peschici, Province of Foggia

Peschici ©
Peschici is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Peschici: Cattedrale di Troia (in Troia), Basilica Cattedrale Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo (in Lucera) and Vieste (Motobarca Desiree Grotte Marine di Vieste, Vieste Promenade, & more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Peschici centro storico, explore the gorgeous colors at Baia Zaiana, examine the collection at Museo Trappeto Maratea, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia del Pizzomunno.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Peschici day trip app .

Traveling by car from Bari to Peschici takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. May in Peschici sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monte Sant'Angelo.

Things to do in Peschici

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vieste, Cattedrale di Troia, Basilica Cattedrale Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo, Museo Trappeto Maratea, Panis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Baia Zaiana ©
Baia Zaiana
Peschici centro storico ©
Peschici centro storico
Vieste Promenade ©
Vieste Promenade

5
nights
Monte Sant'Angelo, Province of Foggia

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. Explore Monte Sant'Angelo's surroundings by going to Tiquitaca asd (in Orta Nova), Chiesa di Santo Stefano (in Trinitapoli) and San Giovanni Rotondo (Church of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, Convento Santa Maria delle Grazie, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, explore the world behind art at Il Sentiero dell'Angelo, and take a peaceful walk through Foresta Umbra.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Monte Sant'Angelo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Peschici to Monte Sant'Angelo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In May in Monte Sant'Angelo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Otranto.

Things to do in Monte Sant'Angelo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

San Giovanni Rotondo, Manfredonia, Chiesa di Santo Stefano, Alimentari Roberto, Tiquitaca asd
Highlights from your plan
Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo ©
Foresta Umbra ©
Foresta Umbra

8
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. Get out of town with these interesting Otranto side-trips: Santa Maria di Leuca (Basilica Santuario di Santa Maria de Finibus Terrae, Speed Boats Tours, & more), Frantoi Ipogei (in Specchia) and Maldive del Salento Pescoluse (in Pescoluse). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Otranto, see the interesting displays at Sidereus, head outdoors with Circolo Ippico Malepezza, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta Zinzulusa.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Otranto road trip planning site .

You can drive from Monte Sant'Angelo to Otranto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Taranto.

Things to do in Otranto

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Maria di Leuca, Gallipoli, Muro Leccese, Castro, Gagliano del Capo
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto
Baia dei Turchi ©
Baia dei Turchi

8
nights
Taranto

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Taranto: Gallipoli (Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli & Centro Storico di Gallipoli), Torre di San Tommaso (Torre Lapillo) (in Torre Lapillo) and Guglia dell'Immacolata (in Nardo). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese, snap pictures at Ponte Girevole, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Archeologico, and relax in the rural setting at Masseria Brancati.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Taranto trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Otranto to Taranto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Otranto in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Taranto, with lows around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lecce, Martina Franca, Ceglie Messapica, Ostuni, Gallipoli
Highlights from your plan
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Jonian Dolphin Conservation ©
Jonian Dolphin Conservation

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