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Photography in Puglia & Matera
Located in the “heel” of the boot, photo opportunities of this enchanting area will be bountiful. We will wander through the charming villages of Trani, Matera and Ostuni. Side trips to Alberobello and Lecce, among others, are sure to delight.
Lori Diemer and Lois Mauro will be your professional photography tutor for the duration of the tour and they will assist you with interesting and creative tips on aesthetic and composition. Group discussions and sharing images always prove to be fun and creative learning experiences for all.
This tour is not a traditionally structured photography workshop.
All skill levels and camera types are welcome.
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- Vacation Style Holiday Type
- Activity Level Leisurely
- Group Size Small Group
Follow Lori & Lois in this dreamy photography experience!
Puglia coastline boasts an ancient strategic importance and a rich historical heritage dating back to the Greek & Roman civilisations and others seeking passage to the East across the Mediterranean Sea.
Among the highlights of this Photography Tour in Puglia are the famous Trulli houses of Alberobello (UNESCO heritage site). Trulli are limestone rock buildings curiously cone-shaped to insulate against extreme summer heat, harsh winters and allow for the collection of rainwater. You will also discover Trani & Otranto, Frederic II’s imperial Castel del Monte (UNESCO heritage site), the decorative baroque town of Lecce known affectionately as the Florence of the South, the spectacular Castellana Caves and two National Parks. Before ending our beautiful journey we stop to explore the ‘Sassi’ cave dwellings of Matera.
Hospitality in Puglia is a Trulli memorable experience! Our accommodations are in the region’s traditional Masserie – agricultural estates where, during the 19th century, extended families lived and worked protected from pirates and brigands.
We are welcomed with open arms by the locals and fed an abundance of delicious Pugliese specialties favouring ingredients like beans, figs, melons, grapes, olives and a whole variety of particularly delicious cheeses – leaving us satisfied and sometimes a little over-full!
For sure you will never run out of inspiration and beautiful settings for your photos!
Your wallet? You won’t need it! Except for postcards and souvenirs we’ll take care of everything
- 2 experienced professional photographers 24/7
- Caspin guide 24/7
- All breakfasts, lunches and dinners
- Wine, water & coffee with meals
- All accommodations
- Walking sticks – if needed
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
- Minibus transport from start to finish
- Entrance fees to museums, events and parks as listed on itinerary
- Local specialist guiding fees
- Photography equipment
- Transfer to the meeting point
- Travel insurance and other emergencies
- Visa fees and entry clearing fees
- Single room accommodations
- 1 lunch & 1 dinner
- Day 1 Trani
Pick up from Bari Airport.
Drive to Trani for sunset shots of the Medieval seaside and Marina.
Enjoy welcome dinner with Group.
- Day 2 Castel del Monte & Matera
Sunrise Photos in Trani.
Drive to castel del Monte, an incredible XIII century castle, UNESCO heritage.
Drive to Matera, check in at the hotel and down time to enjoy the characteristic location.
Sunset in Matera and dinner on own.
- Day 3 Matera
Sunrise Photos in Matera
Explore UNESCO city of Matera and the Sassi. Lunch on promontory.
Free afternoon for shopping and relax. Evening meal with group.
- Day 4 Alberobello - Locorotondo
Head to Alberobello to discover the cone-shaped Trulli houses and capture these unique buildings.
Lunch in Locorotondo followed by photo locations of the white city, considered one of the most beautiful towns in Italy.
Head to Ostuni, free evening for dinner on own in the city.
- Day 5 Ostuni
Photo opportunities of Centenary Olive groves. Evening photo shoot in Polignano sul Mare.
Free dinner in Ostuni.
- Day 6 Lecce & the Puglia Coastline
Morning visit of the city of Lecce, known as the ”Florence of the South”. Capture the remains of the Roman Amphitheatre in the main square.
Drive to Torre Guaceto for pic-nic lunch. Photo location of the coastline and dunes.
Dinner with group in Ostuni.
- Day 7 Departure
After Breakfast depart for Bari Airport.
A superb photogenic location.
Fantastic light and unique sceneries.
Accommodations are an important point of your overall holiday experience. One of our first thought is to find and choose the best hotel and b&b solutions, ensuring that each night of your itinerary finds you comfortably settled in a space that is welcoming and full of authentic local charm.
When considering a hotel, we look at more than just the rooms and wherever possible, we arrange for stays close to the places you most dream of seeing like historically iconic, coveted high-design or supremely located at the edge of a wilderness.
Take a closer look at some of the properties we have chosen for your next Caspin Journeys holiday!
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- WHICH AIRPORT SHOULD I FLY TO?
Pick up and drop off for this tour are from Bari International Airport. You can easily find connecting flights to Bari from Rome, Milan and any other airport you may be flying in to.
If you plan on arriving a few days early and will not be flying in on pick up day, contact us and we can work together to arrange a more convenient pick up location for you.