Play golf in the most talked of destination of the moment: Puglia.
Our Puglia Golf tour takes place in the heel of Italy, where dramatic coastlines, rugged landscapes, centenary olive groves and ancient cities define the region’s unique character. The hospitality of Puglia is unrivalled, the cuisine is defined by the locally grown products and the regions wines are increasingly growing in renown.
On this tour we explore Puglia at a pleasant pace, staying in the region’s top Golf resort, both within easy reach of the historical and cultural marvels the area has to offer. From the Trulli houses of Alberobello, to the white city of Locorotondo the local architecture is like no other in Italy. Step back in time in the ancient city of Lecce or enjoy an up-beat evening in Otranto, the most hip and trendy town of Southern Italy, all this is within easy reach.
San Domenico Golf Course is one of the best in Italy, immaculately kept and located between the rugged coast line of Savelletri Marina and the ancient necropolis of Egnathia, it is an unforgettable experience to play. Acaya Golf Club with its intricate system of lakes and waterfalls is another breathtaking course, located in the heart of Salento.
On our Puglia Golf Tour, we blend the pleasantly paced life style of the Pugliesi, with golf, culture and great food coming together into another memorable Caspin Journeys tour, where friendship, camaraderie and great memories are created.
from € 3,900
Included in the Tour:
♦ All accommodation
♦ All meals – except one lunch & one dinner
♦ Wine, water & coffee with meals
♦ All transport within the tour
♦ Green Fees & Golf Carts
♦ No hidden extras!!
Day 1 Bari Airport – Lecce
We meet at Bari Airport at 14.00 and drive to Acaya Golf resort near Lecce.
We enjoy a relaxing evening in the resort with the option to make use of the Wellness Centre, before heading for a traditional Pugliese dinner.
Day 2 Golf Round 1 – Salento coastline and Lecce.
In the morning golfers head out for their first round in Acaya golf Club while non-golfers enjoy a leisurely stroll around Torre dell’Orso and the Salento coastline.
In the afternoon we all head to explore the baroque city of Lecce also known as the Florence of the South. The city is perfect for spotting local handcraft shops and ancient roman ruins.
Day 3 Golf Round 2- Otranto
Golfers play their second round while non-golfers head out for coastal views at Porto Badisco, where according to Virgil Aeneas landed on his journey from Troy. We all meet in Otranto to explore the town, visit the Duomo and see its amazing Byzantine mosaic floor portraying the tree of life.
Day 4 Torre Guaceto Marine Reserve and the white city of Ostuni
We start with a beautiful walk in a protected marine nature reserve known as Torre Guaceto. Along this short piece of coastland with exceptional sandy and rocky backdrops, we walk through maquis and olive groves and fresh water lagoons where migrant birds stop to feed. Enjoy a free afternoon to have lunch and then explore the white city of Ostuni.
Day 5 Golf Round 3 – Alberobello and the Trulli
We begin our day by playing in the incredible San Domenico golf course, while non-golfers explore the nearby coast town of Torre Canne and Savelletri. We then head out for a short drive to Alberobello where the highest concentration of Trulli is to be found, the famous dry stone huts with conical roofs.
Day 6 Golf Round 4 – Polignano al Mare
While golfers play their final round, non-golfers explore the town of Locorotondo famous for its circular shape. We then enjoy the beautiful port town of Polignano al mare, before our final dinner in Grotta Palazzese, a restaurant inside a cave overlooking the sea.
Day 7 Departure from Bari Airport
Scheduled drop off at Bari airport at 9.00am (or earlier as long as this accommodates everyone in the group). If you wish, we can help you to extend your stay or make other independent departure arrangements such as early taxis to the airport.