MARVELLOUS PUGLIA!

March 28th – April 2nd 2024

Visiting the Famous Pearls of APULIA – Alberobello, Grotte di Castellana, Fasano Zoo Safari, Bari, Polignano a Mare, Lecce etc.  Very Comfortable   four star  hotel  in Cisternino Puglia

Day 1

Thursday – March 28th

Departure on Airmalta flight KM 640 to Catania at 6.00am.  Group has to reach airport by 3:30am.  On arrival in Catania at 6:40am, we board our coach Gran Turismo and proceed for a quick breakfast, before starting our way to  Cisternino , a charming old town centre. This town is a commune in the province of Brindisi in APULIA  on the coast of  South –eastern Italy. After crossing the strait of Messina, we proceed further up, allowing a stop for lunch and other stops as needed.  On arrival in our comfortable four star Hotel , we are given our rooms, after which we can enjoy the delicious dinner awaiting us in the Hotel restaurant.

Day 2

Friday – March 29th

After our  buffet breakfast   we shall leave for the famous Grotte di Castellana  that are definitely a must visit being a  really world wonder .Formed millions of years ago they attract so many tourists from all over the world. They are a national heritage of inestimable value to Italy. We return for our delicious mouth watering lunch in Hotel.  Later on in the afternoon we shall leave for Alberobello where we visit the world famous Trulli.  Be prepared to explore and enjoy moving around these unique dwellings.  Souvenir shopping will be a delight for most of us.  Following this full day, an appetising dinner will comfort us at our Resort Hotel and those who wish may join in the fun provide by the Hotel’s Animation Team.

Day 3

Saturday – March 30th

After buffet  breakfast this morning   we set out for the famous Zoo  Safari  in Fasano. This is a great attraction for young and old. An experience like no other. Just get ready for some special excitement and get your cameras ready,

In the afternoon after lunch   we are off   to Noicattaro and  Polignano  a Mare   renowned as the birthplace  of the famous Italian singer  Domenico Modugno. A special photo near the big statue of this famous singer  is  highly recommended. We shall savour the tempting dinner  that awaits  our return  to our Hotel in the evening

 

Day 4

Sunday – March 31st

After breakfast we start on our way to the famous city of Lecce in the southern Apulia region known for its baroque buildings.  Lecce has been nicknamed the Firenze of the South.  In the central Piazza del Duomo the Cathedral of Lecce has a double façade and a bell Tower.  The Basilica of Santa Croce features sculptures and a rose window.  This is a central location for exploring the whole of the Salento, the main city of this peninsula.  A must visit for its great importance.  Today lunch will be paid for as we need to take longer for our excursion.  This is the only day when we have half board in   our  Hotel.. Back in Hotel  for some relaxing time for our  special EASTER Dinner

 

Day 5

Monday – April 1st

We shall enjoy our buffet breakfast and then leave for  the famous Trulli of Alberobello.. Be prepared to explore and enjoy moving  around these unique dwellings. Souvenir shopping  will be a delight  for most of us.After lunch today  we may be tempted  to visit  one of the very beautiful  villages nearby among which Ostuni , Monopoli, or  Cisternino itself’Dinner will provide us with some good time together later on in the evening.

Day 6

Tuesday -April 2nd

After our last buffet breakfast in hotel we board our coach with all our luggage to Start on our way to Catania with a few stops on the way, one of which will be to have lunch.  We need to be at Catania airport at 8:45pm. Our scheduled departure is at 11:25pm (23:25) on KM 643.  Arrival in Malta is expected to be at 00:04.

Discounted  price is €799
Price includes:

    • Airmalta flights to Catania and back. All taxes included.
    • Five nights in a very comfortable Four star Hotel on MOSTLY Full Board basis.  (Only one day half board) N.B  All food or drinks outside the hotel have  to be paid for extra
    • A fully air-conditioned coach for the whole 6-day trip.
    • ALL EXCURSIONS are included in price. No hidden costs.  Guaranteed safe.
    • Well experienced tour leader. Tassa di soggiorno to be paid in the end of trip.

    Entrance tickets to museums, funparks, boats, safari, cable cars etc. are to be paid for extra. PLEASE PHONE 9949 9072 / 21414788 for more details