Walking in Puglia & Basilicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? After we arrived on Saturday, we went from Alberobello to Noci for the New Wine Festival, held on the streets of the town. I really liked being part of the crowded streets, trying the w…
Walking in Puglia & Basilicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? After we arrived on Saturday, we went from Alberobello to Noci for the New Wine Festival, held on the streets of the town. I really liked being part of the crowded streets, trying the w…
Walking in Puglia & Basilicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? After we arrived on Saturday, we went from Alberobello to Noci for the New Wine Festival, held on the streets of the town. I really liked being part of the crowded streets, trying the w…
A really enjoyable visit to Puglia & Basilicata.
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Matera was the highlight of the trip. Unknown to us before the trip, but an incredibly interesting place. What did you think of your group leader? Marinella was a fantastic group lead…
Walking in Puglia and Basilicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Visiting the caves and Rupestrian churches in Matera. What did you think of your group leader? Nino was a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and extremely flexible guide who couldn't do…
Walking in Puglia & Matera
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Walking through an arch way in the new town of Madera to suddenly see the old town spread out beneath us and across the opposite side of the gorge. 1000 year old olive trees. What did …
Puglia & Basillicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Matera - Staying in the cave hotel, the views from the terrace early in the morning and the extraordinary cookery course experience. What did you think of your group leader? Marinella…
Walking in Puglia and Basilicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Walking through ancient olive groves and the first sight of Matera Is there anything else you would like to add? Only disappointment was that we did not actually get to cook or see an…
Gentle walking holiday in Non touristy part of Italy.
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Seeing the view of the Trullis in Alberobello for the first time and also Matera. What did you think of your group leader? Salvatore was excellent. He was informative and patient wit…
Great trip
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Waking up in Matera with kestrels flying outside the window What did you think of your group leader? Letizia was a really knowledgeable good guide with quiet organisational skills and…
WALKING IN PUGLIA AND BASILICATA
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The evening walk through the trulli to a restaurant was memorable as there were so many of them. Lecce was great contrast. What did you think of your group leader? Charming and attent…
wonderful holiday
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Seeing a view of Matera for the first time What did you think of your group leader? Angelo was brilliant. Clearly passionate about the area he was leading us around and very knowledg…
Puglian feast
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The unscheduled bonuses. The celebration of the feast of St Cosmas and Damian in Alberobello on the first night. The town was lit up with thousands of lights, there was music from the ba…
Walking in Puglia & Basilicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? I loved the mix of leisurely walking and sightseeing and the food and drink was exceptional. The trip was well organised and with plenty time to pack and good transport arrangements mov…
Walking in Puglia and Basilicata
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The first sight of Matera old town. I'd wanted to go there for years, and it lived up to my expectations. Having the time to explore the town was very welcome. Also the stay at the …
WALKING IN PUGLIA AND BASILICATA
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The first sight of Ostuni, the White City, shining on its hilltop; the walk from Montescaglioso to Matera. Matera old town - amazing!  What did you think of your group leader? Angelo …
WALKING IN PUGLIA AND BASILICATA
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Matera - I could have stayed all day on the balcony watching the birds hovering, then occasionally swoooping and diving. What did you think of your group leader? Both Angelo and Enzo …
WALKING IN PUGLIA AND BASILICATA
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The walk from Montescaglioso to Matera. Fantasic views, walking through varied and interesting terrain and very different to the walks at the beginning of the week. The hotels in Ostuni …
WALKING IN PUGLIA AND BASILICATA
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The first view of Matera old town from the Sassi Hotel - this town is a hidden jewel. The wildflowers of the area which has not been subject to herbicides. Finding out the making pasta b…
November 2015
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Getting in touch with local life. What did you think of your group leader? Super
Excellent Holiday - Super Tour Manager
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The infectious fun easy going manner of a super tour guide. What did you think of your group leader? One of the best.
Walking, history, food and wine.
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Al fresco picnics on walks, magically produced from a rucksack, and delightfully presented right down to the oil and vinegar for the salads! What did you think of your group leader? M…
Just do it!
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Walking in Matera around the cave houses, seeing the cave where the bones of a 28000 year old skeleton were found, going into a 600 year old trulli that was still being lived in, walkin…
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 w…
A vegan adventure in Puglia & Matera
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Matera caves were awesome. Lecce free day was beautiful. Vegetarian Restaurant in Matera. What did you think of your group leader? Macella was well organised and kept the group to tim…
Walking in Puglia & Matera
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The initial walk through the canyon was very enjoyable. the friendliness of the locals was excellent and we especially enjoyed an evening BBQ in the living room of a local farm. What d…
Undiscovered Italy
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The little things. Seeing a hummingbird as we paused on a country walk. The incredible vibrant color of the frescos on the walls of rupestrian (rural) cave churches in Matera and in the …
A wonderful introduction to Puglia
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Seeing the cave dwellings in Matera. What did you think of your group leader? Marinella is an exceptional guide - knowledgeable, professional and lots of fun. She makes sure everyone…
Matera and Puglia
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? No single thing... Just loved every minute... Even in the rain!!! Loved Matera- such an unusual place and yet so sophisticated. Loved the farmhouse in Ostuni- such a quaint place Loved t…
Puglia & Matera - April 2016
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Matera - what a stunning gem of an old town, Reeks of history around every corner. It will be City of culture in 2019 - I would recommend going before the rest of Europe discover it ! …
Walking in Puglia & Matera
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? A delicious home cooked meal and pasta making demonstration at a traditional farmhouse near Alberobello was a fantastic experience. Wine tasting on a rooftop with views over the trulli h…
Puglia and Matera
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Walking along the raised aqueduct through the countryside on a beautiful sunny day with wild flowers on either side What did you think of your group leader? She was excellent. Friend…
Walking in Puglia and Matera
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Matera was a unique and fascinating place to stay. What did you think of your group leader? I have been on walking holidays in the past and Marinella was the best group leader yet, ve…
An inspiring enjoyable holiday
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Waking up in the rock town of Matera, sun shining off the cave dwellings and kestrels swooping past our window What did you think of your group leader? Letizia was a good leader who m…
Walking boots in the heel of Italy
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Meeting a sprightly ninety year old gathering wild asparagus. What did you think of your group leader? Marinella is passionate about her region of Italy and her enthusiasm is infectio…
Walked in Puglia and Maters
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The view of the Sassi from the hotel room in Matera. What did you think of your group leader? Excellent, always attentive and planning ahead. Do you have any advice for potential t…
Pretty Puglia and magnificent Matera
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? Seeing the houses and hearing the stories of the lives of the inhabitants of Matera Sassi Caveoso who were only moved out of their cave homes by the government in the early 1950s.
Walking on Matera and Puglia
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip? The history and sights of Matera. The architecture of Lecce, which some of us did on our free day, was sumptuous. The feast at the farmhouse we went to on our last night was fit for a…