Puglia and Matera

What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Personality of the manager of the wine bar where we had the wine tasting in Alberobello. The farm house stay was excellent and the walk from there through the olive groves to the coast was pleasant. It was sobering, rather than inspirational to see the refugees lodged in the Spanish Counts former residence on this walk.

What did you think of your group leader?

Marinella was an absolute delight. She worked tirelessly to make sure everything went smoothly for the group.

Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Make sure you get Marinella as a guide. If you get a bus from Naples, ensure it takes you to the Matera central bus station, not dump you the outskirts of town with no directions and suitcases.