Experience Puglia through the eyes of the locals!

Connect with people and get to know the culture of Southern Italy firsthand!

Go on vacation where italians go...

Go off-the-beaten-path

Apulia Slow Travel is a tour company run by passionate locals offering tailor-made tours for solo travelers, and small and medium-sized groups. We introduce visitors to Southern Italy – particularly the “heel” of the Italian boot, Puglia—in a friendly environment and in harmony with nature.

 

One Week Tour: Apulia!

Apulia Tours: one week Tor

We will make you fall in love with Puglia!

Through our week long itinerary you will discover and experience with locals the most attractive places of the region! Your accommodation will be right in the middle of the wonderful Itria-Valley. Together, we will see stunning landscapes, taste delicious authentic food, and enjoy a vast cultural and artistic heritage!

Furthermore you can also customize your tour by adding some daily tours or buying one of our special tour packages!

Apulia Day Tours

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Immerse yourself in the very heart of Puglia: the bucolic Itria-Valley!

Through our day tours itinerary we will discover together this timeless countryside sprinkled with trulli houses, the plain of the centenary olive trees, as well as the crystal blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. We will visit amazing towns, get to know the rich cultural, natural and gastronomic heritage of Puglia!

Private Tours

Apulia Private Tours

We give you what you need for a perfect holiday!

Ask for a tailor-made tour of Puglia. Have a look at our wide range of trips and activities across the region, choose the ones you like more and ask us for a customized private tour of Puglia!

By booking a private tour of Puglia you will enjoy a very special personalized service: a local private tour guide and driver will make you discover Puglia through local’s eyes! Your accommodation will be in the most enchanting part of Puglia, the Itria Valley! Together we will experience the region and indulge ourselves with the colors, tastes and scents of Puglia!

Interested in a daily tour in Puglia? Have a look at our daily tours, book and join us!

Slow Food Tour

Slow Food is active in preserving foods and the traditional techniques used to prepare foods. It also defends the biodiversity of cultivated and wild species.
Apulia Slow Travel embraces this philosophy by promoting a slow journey, which lets you indulge yourself in the colors, tastes, and scents of Apulian cuisine. We immerse you in the generous harvests of a luxurious countryside. We will take you to the most authentic places, and we will introduce you to Apulian restaurants selected by the Slow Food Movement.
We will take you to the most beautiful places in this region that offer tourists the marvelous charm of the art of nature and taste.

Apulia Walking Tours

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Apulia Walking Tours

Apulia is famous for its coastal towns, crystal clear sea and beautiful sandy beaches. But the region offers actually also a beautiful countryside, full of treasures, beautiful trekking areas, rural areas, bucolic countryside and natural reserve areas which are the best place where to enjoy hiking and walking tours that will let you fall in love with this region.

We offer different hiking trips that you can enjoy while in Puglia. Here below you can see some of the most requested ones and a possible walking one week itinerary of Puglia.

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TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   This was my third visit to Apulia region and all three times I used services of Apulia Slow Travel. Due to my obligations I can only find a few days to stay there, and Michele from the agency always finds the best, the most relaxed...More

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    8/20/2019

      We did an 8 day tour in July which totally exceeded our expectations. From the initial multiple communications about planning to tailor the trip to our interests, to the flawless on ground experience - it was all seamless. Michele & Manuel were excellent tour guides,...More

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    8/14/2019

      Michele and Manuel were our tour guides in the Puglia region for a couple of days and we were picked up in a large and comfortable mini-van. The tour was very well executed as they each had their own area of expertise and toured us...More

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    7/28/2019

      I found it very exciting to tour all around Puglia, Bari and Alberobello. Michele and Emmanuele,they were our tour guides. They are always capable of explaining the history of he places well and they brought us to amazing viewing areas. It was really fun and...More

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    7/19/2019

      We booked our tour kind of last minute and we had a very limited time since it was a cruise stop in Bari. We got greeted and picked up from the port in an air-conditioned minivan (5 people). The guys made our itinerary according to...More

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    7/16/2019
  •   Flawless execution of a thoughtfully organised, comprehensive week long Puglian itinerary including: Matera (in Basilicata) across to Alberobello, Ostuni, Lecce, Cisternino, Ceglie Messapica, Monopoli and Polignano a Mare. Michele not only has a sophisticated eye for detail, he is also relaxed, warm and engaging. His...More

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    7/14/2019

      Michele helped put an itinerary together for myself and husband for our first visit to this part of Italy. He was very helpful from first contact with emails and information. He arranged drivers and guides and cooking classes, olive oil tasting and wine tasting and...More

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    7/05/2019

      Had an excellent small group tour with Michele Piva visiting various places in Puglia including Ostuni, Alberobello, Altamura, Matera, Martina Franca, Lecce, Otranto, Bari and Polignano a Mare. Michele was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable and friendly. The driver Giuseppe was a first class driver,...More

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    6/26/2019

      My fiance and I recently returned from spending 5 days in Puglia and it was the trip of a lifetime, largely due to the help of Apulia Slow Travel. So many memories! Manuel, Michele and team were just amazing, not only in the communication leading...More

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    6/25/2019

      We just returned home from an amazing 10 nights in Puglia and we can't imagine a better way to see this part of Italy. Michele and his team were wonderful: everything was extremely well organized, the accommodations were luxurious, the food and wine were delicious...More

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    6/13/2019
  •   We hired Apulia Slow Travel for our visit to Bari and the surrounding areas. We traveled with 4 couples. They were able to provide us with transportation from the airport to our B&B in Bari as well as having the most wonderful 2 days of...More

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    6/05/2019

      We are finding it hard to express our gratitude to Michele at Apulia Slow Travel for the organisation of our 12 night holiday in Apulia. All help from the beginning of our booking on the Internet to our experience with tour guides who were sensitive,...More

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    6/04/2019

      Buongiorno Michele. Now that Susan and I our here in Lucca since leaving Matera a week ago, we wanted to share some of our thoughts on our time with Apulia Slow Travel. First of all, you should know that we could not think of one...More

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    4/18/2019

      It was a delight to travel with Apulia Slow Travel...Pietro made the planning process quite easy and seamless. He was helpful and had good suggestions. I had a lot of questions and input and he listened to what i wanted . We had quite a...More

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    3/25/2019

      Hi fellow travellers we went with Apulia Slow Travel because they catered for small groups, Pietro and Peter who helped out were fantastic. They maded sure everyone was comfortable when walking around which was to our pace Hence their logo of a turtle 🐢. The...More

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    11/14/2018
  •   Have just returned from 7 days tour in Puglia. What a fabulous time we had with our tour guide Pietro. Each day was different from the mountains to sea which were beautiful. The history of Puglia is fascinating from 1500 year old olive tress to...More

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    11/08/2018

      Michele and Pietro designed a custom tour for the four of us, for our first day in Puglia. They had clearly listened to our numerous e-mail requests and the day’s events showed that. We traveled about in their spacious mini van, looking at ancient olive...More

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    11/06/2018

      Our wonderful 7 day tour exceeded all our expectations and we had a really fabulous time with Pietro who took us throughout the very beautiful region of Puglia. His knowledge of the history and ancient sites was extremely interesting and informative. It is hard to...More

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    11/03/2018

      From the moment I contacted Apulia Slow Travel to ask if they could arrange a day tour for my husband and I as well as my parents, the service we received was second to none. Pietro put together a lovely 1-day itinerary for us, visiting...More

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    10/19/2018

      After some time of learning about Puiglia , a hidden Gem ( as my husband calls it)we finally had time to visit but knew it would be difficult to get around southern Italy . So through researching found Pietro and Michele who together we planned...More

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    10/13/2018