Apulia is a region in south-eastern Italy that includes the heel part of Italy’s boot, suspended between the Ionian and Adriatic Sea. The region is characterised by endless olive groves, long fields of grain and vineyards.
This cycling tour starts in Matera, UNESCO world heritage site with its “sassi” and European capital of culture 2019, and finishesin Lecce, also known as “Florence of the South” because of its magnificent baroque architecture.
This bike tour will lead you into a region of scenic beauty, which is, by today’s standards, still unspoiled by the more unattractive aspects of tourism and still retains testimony of its great and ancient culture.
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