Luxury Puglia Gourmet Wine Experience

5 days

Discover Italy’s best-kept secret with a stay in the beautiful Itria Valley (and, later, the cultural heart of Matera) and private chauffeured tours and tastings at the region’s most prestigious wineries.

Trip Highlights

  • Bespoke SmoothRed itinerary with personalised travel app

  • Relax with private airport transfers

  • Four-night stay in a luxurious hotel in the enchanting Itria Valley

  • Explore in style with two private chauffeured wine tours and tastings, sampling the best of the Primitivo grape variety

  • Watch the production of mozzarella cheese in a nearby farmhouse and indulge in much of the traditional local produce during your stay

from $3,050 per person

This is a guide price based on 2 people travelling together, based on double/twin room occupancy. Use this itinerary to inspire your bespoke Puglia wine tour.



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Trip details

Day 1

Relax with private transfers from Bari Airport. Travel to a luxury resort located in the heart of Puglia, immersed among the ancient olive groves of the Itria Valley and only steps away from the crystal blue sea of Savelletri. Set in 40 acres of grounds, the Borgo is designed to replicate a traditional Puglian village, enjoy a truly luxurious stay along Puglia’s gorgeous Adriatic coastline.

Day 2

Discover the land of Primitivo visiting two estates, followed by wine tastings. Your day will also include a light lunch of traditional local produce.

In the afternoon, your English-speaking guide will take you for a guided city tour to discover the European Capital of Culture 2019 and city of stones, Matera, and to discover its UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sassi di Matera, located in the nearby Basilicata region.
Day 3

A free day to sit back and relax. The hotel has four swimming pools, and a wellness centre of almost two thousand square metres. Or why not simply laze on the beach, sipping on an Aperol spritz!

From Michelin-star cuisine to more traditional Apulian flavors in a rustic and informal setting, there’s a superb range of food on offer to ensure a unique experience each evening.

Day 4

Explore the countryside of the Itria Valley, in the very heart of Puglia. Visit a local farmhouse, where you will watch the production of mozzarella cheese, followed by a tasting of mozzarella, salami, and breads. During the day, you will continue to enjoy wine and taste local produce. Or, if you are feeling energeitc, hop on E-bikes for a ride through the Puglian countryside.

Day 5

Before your departure home, take a moment to absorb the breathtaking views of the beautiful landscape of the Adriatic coast and its intense and vivid colours. Relax with private transfers to Bari Airport.

All of the holidays we create are completely tailor-made to you

This sample itinerary is intended to give you a flavour of what we can do.

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“Thanks for taking the time and trouble to call. You really have set the standard by which we compare all other companies!! Thank you so much for organising a fantastic itinerary with such an interesting and varied range of stop-overs. We are already starting to think about next year’s trip to France so would welcome any suggestions.”

Hilary Alder

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