What is absolutely not to be missed on your holiday in Puglia? Be sure to include these 8 attractions/activities on your list!

1Visit of the Polignano a Mare Caves – Boat ride – skipper hire – Polignano a Mare is famous for its picturesque sea caves that pierce the coastal cliffs. With this boat tour, admire dramatic grottoes and caverns and relax on board with prosecco and light snacks

2Private Tour of the Medieval Village of Ostuni by Tuk Tuk – Ostuni is a city of explorers: built on the top of the hill to protect from invaders, Ostuni is a maze of alleyways, dead ends and pretty little gardens, glimpses of the Adriatic sea, green doors and bright blue skies

3UNESCO’s Alberobello and Matera from Bari – Visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one day: explore Matera, including the Sassi area, a complex of cave dwellings carved into the mountainside and admire Alberobello’s Trulli

4Lecce Bike Group Tour – Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Lecce on a leisurely bike tour. Lecce has been called the ‘Florence of the baroque’, here the baroque is expressed in a unique way. Enjoy the fresh air and stop often to snap photos, browse local boutiques, and sample regional food and wine

5Desirèe experience. Visit of the marine caves of Vieste – Explore the unspoiled Gargano coast by boat and let the skipper take you to the region’s secluded beaches and bays, some of which are inaccessible by land

6Bari Street Food Walking Tour -Taste your way around town with this street food tour of Bari, and learn about the city’s signature treats from a private guide. Continue to explore the cobblestoned enclave, trying fresh burrata cheese, focaccia, salumi, panzerotti, and home-made gelato

7Alberobello Tour in Sewgay, Risció, E-bike or Mini Golf Cart – No where else in the world will you find such a unique town of charming, narrow streets where the inhabitants live in “Trulli,” small conical-roofed houses. Zip through two historical districts with a guide to admire these fairytale-like dwellings, stopping to take in a “trullo” church and visit the interiors of an authentic “trullo” home

8Puglia Bike Tour: Cycling Through the History of Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Bicycle tours are a great way to get out of plodding buses and go places they can’t reach. Visit an old millstone and press, a fortified “masseria” farmhouse, a modern mill, and a centenary olive field