7 days in Puglia Itinerary

7 days in Puglia Itinerary

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7 days in Puglia Itinerary

Start: Tirana
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Santa Maria di Leuca
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Otranto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Manduria
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Tirana

1
night
Santa Maria di Leuca

Santa Maria di Leuca ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria di Leuca online travel route planner .

Tirana, Albania to Santa Maria di Leuca is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Tirana in August, expect nights in Santa Maria di Leuca to be somewhat warmer, around 27°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Otranto.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sidereus, Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia
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Centro Storico Medievale  di Specchia ©
Grotta del Soffio ©
Grotta del Soffio

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. You'll get in some beach time at La Dolce Riva and Lido Il Molo. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and Cape Palascia. Take a break from Otranto with a short trip to Zona Franca Lounge Beach in Lido Marini, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Le Due Sorelle, do a tasting at Origano Cibo e Vino, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Porto Miggiano, and get outside with Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

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Traveling by car from Santa Maria di Leuca to Otranto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Otranto, with highs around 38°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manduria.

Things to do in Otranto

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ugento, Origano Cibo e Vino, Le Due Sorelle, Circolo Ippico Malepezza, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria
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La Dolce Riva ©
La Dolce Riva
Le Due Sorelle ©
Le Due Sorelle
Origano Cibo e Vino ©
Origano Cibo e Vino

2
nights
Manduria

Manduria ©
Manduria is a city and comune of Apulia, Italy, in the province of Taranto. On the 25th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Campomarino di Maruggio, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Pietro in Bevagna, and then don't miss a visit to Torre Colimena. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Martino, then look for all kinds of wild species at Jonian Dolphin Conservation, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taranto Catherdral - Duomo of San Cataldo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Manduria trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Otranto to Manduria takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Manduria when traveling from Otranto in August, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manduria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taranto, Torre Colimena, Basilica di San Martino, Campomarino di Maruggio
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Spiaggia di San Pietro in Bevagna ©
Spiaggia di San Pietro in Bevagna
Basilica di San Martino ©
Basilica di San Martino

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