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Puglia to Matera Walking

Puglia & Matera Walking Journey

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    Scheduled
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    Scheduled

    The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.

    Private

    Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.

    Custom

    Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

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    24/7 Guided
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    Self-Guided

    Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

    Daytime Guided

    Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

    24/7 Guided

    Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

  • Hotels
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    Signature

    We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.

    Bistro

    These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.

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    Recreational
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    Occasional

    “I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”

    Recreational

    “I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”

    Enthusiast

    “I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”

    Avid

    “I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”

    Expert

    “I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”

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The magic of old Italy

Whitewashed towns, fortified farms, distinctive stone trulli, fresh seafood, beautiful wines and olive oil straight from the source: welcome to Puglia! We journey along coastal roads, ancient pilgrimage trails, and winding streets to uncover the history, landscape, and architecture of this area marked by myriad civilizations. We switch regions as we cap off our travels in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Matera, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, dating back to Paleolithic times. All the while, we’ll find ourselves embraced by the warm welcomes and southern hospitality always on offer by our local friends in this corner of Southern Italy.

Trip designed by Travel Expert Christina Cain

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Your private Puglia to Matera Walking trip

At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!


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* Trip elements may be adjusted on smaller group sizes.

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Recreational

This trip is appropriate for people who enjoy a good walk and feel comfortable while on the move. Daily walking distances vary from 5-13 km (3-8 mi.), with some longer afternoon options along the way.

The Traveller

“I enjoy going for a good walk and can even handle an incline or two.”

The Terrain

Relatively flat, with occasional steeper climbs.

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What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.

In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • All hotel accommodation
  • Meals as indicated with wine
  • Services of B&R guide(s)
  • Support vehicle during the walks where accessible
  • Use of a customized walking sticks
  • GPS routes, provided via RideWithGPS (app available for Apple or Android)
  • B&R water bottle
  • All special events and private tours
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
Walking Sticks & Hip Holsters

Included with all walking trips are Leki telescoping walking sticks and custom-made padded hip holsters, which comfortably carry one full half-litre water bottle. And while the walking sticks get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller, the holsters are yours to keep at trip’s end.

Walking Sticks

trip pool Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.

Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.

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