Only with us, you can cycle through the Alta Murgia National Park (Puglia), the only pseudo-steppe in the Italian mainland and aspiring UNESCO Global GeoPark!
Fill your eyes with the dazzling colors of the blooms and smell the sweet scents of the thousands of wild plants that find a welcoming home in these places… if you love nature, unspoiled itineraries, and are looking for dreamy natural landscapes, this is the trip for you!
The Guided version of Transmurgiana will be confirmed upon reaching the minimum number of 10 people booking.
Road surface:on mainly asphalt roads with very little traffic that can be pedaled comfortably with a Hybrid Bike (ROAD).
Length of daily itineraries: 50 km
Ask for an e-bike.
Technical organization: AuthenticPugliaTours.
For travel terms & conditions click here.
Discounted price: 325,00 € (for booking by 12th of February)
Full Price: 370 euro € (after the 12th of February)
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE GUIDED VERSION:
The Guided version of Transmurgiana will be confirmed upon reaching the minimum number of 10 people booking
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE GUIDED VERSION:
• First day overnight in Matera (€ 50 more on the travel fee, in a double or triple room)
• Additional final overnight in Trani (€ 50 more on the travel fee, in a double or triple room)
If you are interested in one or all the options, specify it in the Special request section, in the registration form, accessible by clicking on BOOK NOW!
WHAT TO DO IN THE OPTIONAL DAY in Matera
Independent arrival in Matera (you can easily take a train from Bari that will take you to Matera in 1 hour and a half).
Accommodation and relax. If you want you can ask us for a guided tour of the Sassi or of the Bari historic center
MATERA: Did you know that Matera is one of the oldest cities in the world? It has been constantly inhabited from prehistoric times to the present day. Today this small center of Basilicata region is rich in cultural ferment and, despite the world media prominence derived by the Hollywood productions that have chosen it as a location, it remains a sincere city, inhabited by simple people who know how to welcome visitors with incredible generosity.
Matera – Altamura – Gravina in Puglia
Meeting with the guide at the Gravina in Puglia station, bike delivery, and… let’s go!
Our travel menu today proposes the first course to lick your mustache:
Technical details on the first day’s ride.
Distance 43.37 km
Positive difference in height 390 m
Altamura – Poggiorsini
On this day the second course of the travel menu includes:
The next step of the ride will be the Agriturismo Coppa, where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Technical details on the second-day ride.
Length: 40 km
Positive difference in height: 515 meters
Castel del Monte – Corato – Trani
The third course of the travel menu includes a ride on the First Cycle Route of the National Park, visiting an ancient necropolis and the most famous manor in Puglia: Castel del Monte, UNESCO site.
From the Castle, we will move downhill through the countryside, between vineyards and orchards, arriving at the city of Corato and continuing the ride to the coast, reach the city of Trani Trani, better known as “the Pearl of the Adriatic”, embellished by its Romanesque cathedral on the sea, one of the most beautiful in Europe!
(Trani is very well connected with Bari).
IMPORTANT: If you have a return flight or a train at a departure time that does not allow you to ride with us until the afternoon, after the passage from Castel del Monte, we can give you a ride to the Trani station with our van
Technical details on the third-day ride.
Length: 74 km
Positive difference in height: 310 meters
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