5 days in Puglia Itinerary

5 days in Puglia Itinerary

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5 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
+4
Train + Shuttle + Fly + Train + Bus:  10 h 30 min
1
Alberobello
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Lecce
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  8 h 15 min
End: Cardiff

2
nights
Alberobello

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the striking features of Trullo Sovrano, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoosafari, then make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Castellana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, then do a tasting at I Pastini, then do a tasting at L'Acropoli di Puglia, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Alberobello online road trip planner .

Cardiff, UK to Alberobello is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Alberobello is 1 hour. When traveling from Cardiff in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Alberobello: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lecce.

Things to do in Alberobello

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Martina Franca, Zoosafari, Grotte di Castellana, Castello Aragonese, Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare
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Grotte di Castellana ©
Grotte di Castellana
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare

2
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Otranto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale Di Otranto, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Lecce, then explore the world behind art at Museo Mostra La Tana della Taranta, then make a trip to Centro Storico, Lecce, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Croce.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lecce trip planning app .

You can take a train from Alberobello to Lecce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Lecce are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Otranto, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria
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Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce

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