8 days in Puglia Itinerary

8 days in Puglia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lecce
— 1 night
2
Santa Maria di Leuca
— 2 nights
3
Vieste
— 2 nights

1
night
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museo Faggiano and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Torre Sant'Andrea, take in the dramatic natural features at Le Due Sorelle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cattedrale di Sant'Agata, and finally examine the collection at Frantoio Ipogeo di Palazzo Granafei.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lecce online trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Lecce is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gallipoli, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Le Due Sorelle, Torre Sant'Andrea
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Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria ©
Torre Sant'Andrea ©
Torre Sant'Andrea
Museo Faggiano ©
Museo Faggiano

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nights
Santa Maria di Leuca

Santa Maria di Leuca ©
Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. On the 4th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta del Soffio, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santuario di Santa Maria de Finibus Terrae, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Channel Ciolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Faro di Leuca, thenlaugh and play at Sidereus, thenget to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Piscina Naturale di Marina Serra.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Maria di Leuca trip planner.

Drive from Lecce to Santa Maria di Leuca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lecce in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Santa Maria di Leuca, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vieste.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Centro Storico Medievale di Specchia, Channel Ciolo, Piscina Naturale di Marina Serra, Sidereus
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Channel Ciolo ©
Channel Ciolo
Grotta del Soffio ©
Grotta del Soffio

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nights
Vieste

Vieste ©
Vieste is a town, comune and former Catholic bishopric in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Portonuovo, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Antico di Vieste, thenmake a trip to Arco di San Felice, and finally make a trip to Trabucco San Lorenzo.

Make your Vieste itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Santa Maria di Leuca to Vieste takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Vieste. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vieste

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Borgo Antico di Vieste ©
Borgo Antico di Vieste
Arco di San Felice ©
Arco di San Felice
Spiaggia di Portonuovo ©
Spiaggia di Portonuovo

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