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Puglia Food and Wine


8 Glorious Days

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Experience your honeymoon, anniversary or other milestone enjoying the unique wines and foods of uncrowded Puglia, Italy located at the heel of boot-shaped Italy. Discover this picturesque region with its unique Tuili houses,the tiny Hobbit-like limestone, mortar-less castles.

This is a perfect couples trip.  This food and wine-centered vacation is filled with history and cultural charm.  You’ll spend multiple nights in Masserias, Italian fortified, 16th-century farmhouses that have been turned into elegant hotels.  Drenched in romance, these farmhouses are set among ancient olive trees with sweeping Mediterranean vistas.  Also, what speaks romance more than a European castle-like resort overlooking the Mediterranean? A food and wine vacation in Puglia, Italy will give you memories for decades to come.

Food and Culture

Together, explore the stunning array of Renaissance frescoes at the Basilica di Santa Caterina d’Alessandro in Galatina; and an entire village of cave dwellings at Lama D’Antico that is hidden among olive groves.  Marvel at the beautiful architecture Ostuni, a seaside town built with whitewashed houses, churches and walled convent that were built using a local limestone.  Spend time with the locals indulging in farmhouses lunches. On your Tauck food and wine vacation, you’ll have access into the world of papier mâché, mozzarella and burrata making. In addition, you’ll get to:

  • Watch local artists create sandstone artwork
  • Sample wine and olive oil tastings at vineyards yet undiscovered by the maddening crowds
  • Tour a medieval castle
  • Walk the 300-year old cobblestone streets of Lecce, aptly named the “Florence of the South,”

Small-group departures through October 16, 2015

Your vacation should be as unique as the two of you.  Puglia delivers food, wine, history and culture that will give you cherished memories that you’ve waited your entire life to have with your special someone.

Call us as this off-the-beaten path vacation will fill up quickly.