September 11 – 19
Unpack once in Italy’s southern region of Apulia, where views of the sparkling Adriatic Sea vie with picture-prefect towns. From your home in Polignano a Mare, discover the region’s essence on daily excursions. Apulia is filled with gems in the area known as the heel of Italy’s boot. Marvel at Alberobello’s trulli, conical-roofed limestone homes built without mortar; sassi, ancient cave dwellings in Matera; the white hill town of Ostuni; and the baroque city of Lecce. Contrast the seaside lifestyle of Bari and Trani with the inland at a winery and a family-owned olive mill. An exclusive lecture series complements your excursions. No single supplement! $3,340 per person plus airfare.
“I found the food in Apuila to be truly splendid. The highlight of the trip for me was the excursion to the Galantino olive groves and processing plant.” – Anne B. Pendleton, VA
“The sites were unbelievably beautiful! The food was the best!” – Michael Osmian, NJ