Carpe Diem in Salento

4-day Salento Sunset Boat Trip - Italy

Prices from £248 pp

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Duration4 days / 3 nights (flexible)


Suitable for families

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End your Italy trip on the Salento Peninsula with its southern Italian hospitality, a casual Mediterranean atmosphere and two stunning coastlines. You’ll hop from the rugged Adriatic limestone coast with rustic fishing bays to long white sandy beaches and azure blue waters on the Ionian coast. The interior is dotted with olive trees, cacti and white houses and you’ll stay in a comfortable masseria (an old olive farm).

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • 3 x breakfast
  • Sunset boat trip

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Arrival Salento

Today you’ll travel to Salento, the land of two seas. On one side of this peninsula is the Adriatic coast with its rugged cliffs and small pebble coves, along with quaint fishing villages and the ruins of watchtowers. To the west lies the Ionian coast with long white sandy beaches and azure blue water. You will stay in an old masseria (olive farm) that has been converted into a B&B with a comfortable roomswimming pool and a beautiful roof terrace. The masseria is centrally located and within half an hour you can reach various beaches. 

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Beach hopping and sunset cruise at Salento

Time to explore the landscape of Salento. Imay be relatively bare and flat, but it is the sandy beaches and blue water that steal the showand you have plenty of choose from. We will arrange a sunset cruise on day two for you.Sailingfrom the port of Gallipoliat Torre Pali, you’ll pass an island with ancient ruins and spot the medieval tower off the coast. Then you’ll sail further on to Santa Maria di Leucathe cape that separates the Ionian from the Adriatic, for sunset, and few sundownders. 

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Departure from Salento

It may be that you have arrived at the end of your journey today. If not, you can unravel the secrets of southern Italian cuisine by travelling on to the baroque city of Lecce in Puglia, where we will arrange a cooking workshop for you.  

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