Top 20 Experiences in Taranto
Mozzarella Experience - Cheese Tour and tastings to Masseria Fragnite
Visit an authentic Apulian Masseria and find out how Mozzarella, Burrata, Caciocavallo and many other typical products of southern Italy are made. You will taste both fresh and seasoned cheeses, typical cold cuts and much more... all in complete relaxation. An experience that will make you learn about the history of a small farm and its great craftsmanship! The visit is usually carried out in English, in order to find a common language for our guests, but you can ask for some explanations in French, since our guide speaks French too. As the activity takes place on a farm and partially outdoors, it is advisable to wear closed shoes and suitable clothes for outer temperatures. Pets are welcome, except for the visit inside the mozzarella factory; we inform you that there are some pets on the farm.
Puglia Cooking class "Le orecchiette, che pasta!"
An experience to live our traditions and know the origins of our cuisine in the typical Apulia buildings: i trulli surrounded by a peaceful nature. The art of making the orecchiette (our traditional pasta) is part of a ritual made also of soil and wind, a time in the countryside, slowly spent for preparing our lunch collecting wild herbs, fruits, tomatoes, melons and all that our organic garden seasonaly produce.The same slow time lived by our grandmothers to prepare the daily lunch for all the family. At home, a pastry board, the flour and the wind will be the simple ingredients to make our Orecchiette. We will learn to do this particular pasta, its variations and many other secrets will be revealed. We will then partecipate to prepare meat sauce, vegetables and cheese and all necessary for lunch. We will taste all our preparations.
Private Tour of the Medieval Village of Ostuni by Tuk Tuk
The tour of the medieval village is a unique, cultural and exciting experience. We will let you know the whole history of our beautiful white city.
Matera & Alberobello Full Day Tour
Explore the 3 districts of Matera: Civita’ and the most fascinating part of the old town, named “Sassi”: Sassi Barisano and Caveoso. The guide will pick you up and bring you to Matera where you will start the guided walking tour. Stop 1 - MATERA - 2 hours. The stones of Matera is a real cultural landscape, capable of perpetuating from the most distant prehistoric past to the modern times.During the walking tour which lasts approx. 2 hours, our professional guides will show you the Sassi and take you to visite inside of a cave house to see the tools, the furniture, the lifestyle of the people that lived in THE SASSI OF MATERA , will take you back in time. transfer - 1 hour Stop 2 Alberobello 90 minutes The first trulli showed up in the prehistoric age being part of an ancient settlement in the Itria Valley.Still, the oldest trulli we know today are in Alberobello, dating back to the 14th Century. A visite inside of a trullo will show you the magic of this place.
Private Tour of the Itria Valley by Ape Calessino
The Ape Calessino tour of the Itria Valley is a magical tour to discover the magical colors and flavors of Puglia.
Private Tour of Taranto aboard an Ape Calessino
In just an hour you can visit the most interesting places in the old town and in the Umbertino village. Our slogan is "the best way to visit the city of two seas". In fact, it often happens that you are just passing through our capital, you stop only for a few hours, a fleeting meal and you are disappointed to have noticed a beautiful city but that for reasons of time we did not linger as it would have deserved because the territory is quite extensive, what better opportunity then to speed up everything by spending a pleasant hour letting yourself be guided aboard a nice Calessino bee? Seeing is believing.
Private Wine Tour from Ostuni with Lunch including Alberobello and Locorotondo
The winery visit is a sensory experience and a chance to learn about the precious grape varieties that are used to make the amazing wines of the Valle D’Itria. You’ll see the 16th century Masseria and Trulli as well as the ultra-modern winery where you can understand the processes from harvesting to production right through to bottling and dispatch. There will be a tasting of 4 different wines with savoury snacks. A quick visit of Locorotondo , the “the medieval round town” , then a tasty light lunch including typical food from the Farm and “Locorotondo DOC” local wine . Then, on to Alberobello. A Unesco World Heritage site since 1996, the historic centre is made up oftwo distinct regions. We’ll visit an ancient Trullo and meet a genuine local Trullo Master who willdescribe the construction techniques of the Trulli. At the end of the tour a tasting of typical “rosoli” can be sampled on a stunning panoramic terrace up amongst the cones and pinnacles of the surrounding Trulli.
Private guided tour in Ostuni: exploring the panoramic historical centre
Private guided tour exploring the white city of Ostuni, with its panoramic views of the olive groves and the Adriatic coast. You will experience one of the most typical old towns of Puglia and learn about its ancient origins.
Cooking Class in your accommodation: Fresh handmade pasta
We bring to your accommodation/holiday home one of the most important culinary traditions of Pugliese cuisine: HANDMADE PASTA. This experience will not only allow you to carry in your luggage back home the satisfaction of having been part of the preparation of 3 types of pasta with your own hands, but also to have learned techniques and tricks that you can put into practice to delight your family and friends on their way home. The experience includes the preparation of 3 types of fresh pasta: Orecchiette, Tagliatelle and a stuffed egg pasta, but the experience does not end here, for each type of pasta we will prepare a sauce/dressing for an explosion of flavor. At the end, all seated, to taste the prepared dishes, accompanied by a starter that our local chef will offer us.
EVO Oil Tasting in Masseria in Ostuni
Among captivating scents and colors, you can walk among millenary olive trees, visit the underground and epigean oil mill, learn about the evolution of the rural world of the last centuries in the annexed museum of peasant civilization, discover the processes that lead to the birth of extra virgin olive oil and taste farm products. An experience of taste and culture that will surprise you and leave you satisfied.
Costa Di Taranto/Leporano boat experience
We will spend 8 hours aboard our Gozzo Sorrentino to discover the Tarantina Coast, departure at 10.00 and we will visit various points of Mar Piccolo and Mar Grande, making various stops to dive into the water and relax, the excursion will last 8 hours with a maximum of 10 people to be accommodated on board. We will start from the Sant'Eligio pier located in the old city of Taranto, we will pass by the swing bridge and Aragonese castle for customary photos, entrance to the small sea up to the stone bridge, and then we will go out towards the great sea towards San Vito to make the first swim stop , after some time spent there we will reach the Salento coast road where we will stop to dive into the crystal clear waters of the various beaches of Marina di Leporano (blue flag 2023) it is possible to anchor to swim in total relaxation and safety accompanied by an excellent prosecco . return at 18.00 to the starting point. Also ideal for celebrating an anniversary with friends and relatives…
Masseria Seppunisi Tour - Mozzarella and Burrata experience
It rises in the Murge plateau between the Itria Valley and the gates of Salento, it has origins of the sixteenth century. Its business has four generations that for decades has preserved the traditional spirit of the Apulian farms. The protagonists of this zootechnical reality are the cows. Every day they are milked and their high quality milk, used in the company's dairy, becomes the main source from which it all begins. The commitment of expert hands in the production of latex and cheeses at km0, guarantees our customers freshness and goodness.
Private Tuk Tuk Tour of the Millenary Olive Groves in Ostuni
A slow and pleasant journey aboard our Tuk Tuks along the path of the ancient Romans, along the Via Traiana. The experience will be a real historical re-enactment starting from the medieval village - where its history will be briefly explained - and will then extend towards the farms where the millenary olive trees of Puglia are present. You will have the opportunity to learn about the history of planting and the origin of the milling techniques, explained by our drivers. Upon returning, we will stop at the sales point of a farm to have a free tasting of extra virgin olive oil.
Ostuni DOC wine tour and wine tasting 2 hours
Immersed in a centuries-old olive grove, you will have the almost unique opportunity to walk in the vineyards of Ottavianello, Impigno and Francavidda, minor vines that have almost disappeared. The tasting of the two Ostuni DOCs, accompanied by a tasty aperitif based on typical products, will make you immerse yourself in the rural atmosphere of our past.
e-bike tour in the plain of the secular olive trees of Ostuni
The plain of the centuries-old olive trees is a huge flat expanse, in which there are about 250,000 olive trees, many of them millenary. Immerse yourself in this unique landscape by e-bike. Visit an ancient farm and discover its secrets. Listen to the knowledge related to the cultivation and the olive harvest. Embrace a thousand-year-old olive tree. Taste the local products in the farm.
Private Transfer from Ostuni to Bari (BRI) Airport
Take the worry out of your departure to Bari Airport and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 8 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis at the hotel, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.
Private Transfer from Taranto to Brindisi (BDS) Airport
Take the worry out of your departure to Brindisi Airport and pre-book a private transfer to suit your group size (up to 8 people). Avoid the long lines for taxis at the hotel, and travel in the comfort of a Premium car or minivan.
Wine Ostuni, tour of an Apulian winery with traditional lunch or aperitivo
- Visit a wine cellar immersed in the Apulian countryside and discover the history of the family and how the local wine is produced - Walk in the vineyard to discover the secrets of the wine varieties - Join a tasty four-course lunch paired with four local wines or a traditional full aperitivo Transfer available at additional cost upon request.
Valle d'Itria departing from Taranto
In a single tour you will be able to discover the wonderful Valle d'Itria, with its characteristic trulli, the countryside that surrounds them and splendid examples of Martinese Baroque.
Share your Pasta Love: Small group Pasta and Tiramisu class in Ostuni
You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two! Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta from scratch with your Cesarina. As the icing on the cake you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture. • Learn to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand • Learn to make 2 iconic pasta types • Learn to make the iconic tiramisu • Small-group cooking class with a maximum of 12 people. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine with other lovely guests • Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country. They are welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.