Plaine des oliviers millénaires dans les Pouilles, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta

Italy by Vespa: Charms and Wonders of Puglia

Italy - 6 days trip with legendary vehicle - starting at € 539
4 days to explore the spectacular region of Puglia (Apulia), Italy by Vespa
Beautiful landscapes, natural wonders and ancient ruins of southern Italy
Excellent gastronomy and relaxed life of the Puglia region
Guide speaks : French, English,
Duration 6 day
Driving 4 day
3h per day
easy
without guide
400km in total
From March to November
Available Vehicle Option:
Vehicle Included
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Roberta - Italy - legendary vehicle

Roberta

Spécialiste legendary vehicle

Italy

After having lived in Africa for a few years, I returned to Italy in 2002 and rediscovered my motherland through new eyes. My husband and I, therefore, decided to organise…

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Your Vespa road trip in Italy

On this trip to Italy, explore the Puglia (Apulia) region of southern Italy by Vespa at your own pace. Gorgeous landscapes, ancient ruins, spectacular Adriatic coastline, natural wonders, olive groves, canyons, excellent gastronomic and cultural delights of the Puglia region are waiting for you on this unforgettable scooter trip. Each day, you leave from your hotel in Alberobello to explore the fabulous Puglia region. With your Vespa, enjoy the magnificent Valle d’Itria and its intriguing trullis and the stunning Adriatic coast. Set out to explore the small towns and villages of Puglia region known for their rich cultural and architectural heritage. Starting each day from the charming town of Alberobello, enjoy the natural beauty of Puglia, the Gravina and the spectacular Grotte di Castellana.

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Des Trulli, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 1

Alberobello

Upon arrival at the airport of Bari or Brindisi, a private car is there to pick you up and take you to your hotel in Alberobello. Granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status, this charming town will serve as your base for the duration of the trip. You receive your Vespa scooter in the afternoon or the next morning, along with a helmet, the road guide, detailed plan and notes on your trip in English. This is followed by a briefing by Roberta’s team on the Vespa and your trip.

À Locorotondo, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 2

Loop 1: Alberobello - Itria Valley – Alberobello

88 km of roads – 2h30m of driving

Today you set out to explore the beautiful Valle d’Itria or Itria Valley. The valley is famous for the trullis, traditional whitewashed, cone-roofed dwellings that can be found all over. You ride your Vespa till Martina France, the largest town in the Itria Valley, and explore the old city centre known for its beautiful baroque-style architecture. Here you should taste the local speciality, unegranita, a refreshing drink made with coffee and fresh cream. Back on your Vespa, you ride to Ceglie Messapica, a welcoming city with a surprising number of restaurants and home to the International Centre of Mediterranean Gastronomy. After Ceglie, you ride to Grottaglie, a city famous for its ceramics. You then return to Alberobello via Locororondo.

À Ostuni, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 3

Loop 2: Alberobello – Ostuni - Alberobello

90 km of roads – 2h30m of driving

Today, you head towards the Adriatic coast on your Vespa. You start by visiting Capitolo, followed by Egnazia, an important and fascinating archaeological site along the Adriatic coast. After Egnazia, you ride to the picturesque port of Savelletri, where you can take a boat trip from Torre Canne or rent a Zodiac. The next stop is at Ostuni, Puglia’s White City perched atop a hill that offers spectacular views of the plains dotted with countless olive trees. On your way back, you can stop by the charming villages of Cisternino and Locorotondo.

Sur la route, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 4

Loop 3: Alberobello - Grotte di Castellana - Alberobello

97 km of roads – 2h45m of driving

Today, you take your Vespa to the incredible limestone caves of Grotte di Castellana (or Castellana Caves) forming Italy’s largest natural subterranean network. You then drive to the town of Putignano and visit its beautiful historic centre known for the traditional elliptical structure inherited from the medieval times. You then head to Gioia del Colle, a little town in the heart of Puglia. In addition to being the centre of production of mozzarella cheese, the town is also famous for the Gioia del Colle Primitivo red wine with the fruity aromas of plums and cherries. You then return to Alberobello, via Noci and Barsento.

Une Gravina, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 5

Loop 4: Alberobello – Gravina - Alberobello

102 km of roads – 3h of driving

This day is dedicated to exploring the natural beauty of Puglia region and particularly the Gravina, one of the largest canyons in Europe. You arrive in Massafra and visit its churches and rural surroundings. You then drive to Palagianello, where an imposing castle overlooks the Gravina. One can also find the remnants of a troglodyte village in this town. On your way back to Alberobello, your guide Roberta recommends that you make a stop at Mottola. You can explore its charming historic centre, its typical whitewashed houses, and the numerous small squares where people meet. You then return to Alberobello for your last night in the Apulia region.

Trulli d'Alberobello, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Roberta, Partenaire Spécialiste Planet Ride
Day 6

Alberobello

Return flight

Enjoy the last day of your trip in Puglia region by leisurely exploring Alberobello. Transfer to the airport of Bari or Brindsi by private vehicle for your return flight.

For this trip, your vehicle is: A 125 cc Vespa scooter.

To drive this vehicle you need : permis moto inf. 125cc.

A preview of the Vespa scooters available for this trip to the Puglia region in southern Italy:

On the road for your trip in Italy on a Vespa with Planet Ride and Roberta

Your Vespa scooters for your trip in Italy with Planet Ride and Roberta

Price for this trip starts at 539€ .

The price is per person and corresponds to a departure with 4 travellers and with one Vespa for two persons.
Additional Vespa: €260

The price includes:

  • 4 day rental of one Vespa 125 cc shared by 2 persons
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Transfers to and from Bari airport or Brindisi airport (as applicable)
  • 5 nights in a double room in a 3-star hotel on twin-sharing basis – a wide selection of hotels is available
  • Third-party insurance of the Vespa
  • Fire and theft insurance of the Vespa, with a deductible of €350 in the case of theft
  • A helmet
  • Road guide, detailed itinerary, travel notes in English and a list of recommended restaurants for each day
  • Delivery of Vespa at the hotel
  • Technical assistance
  • Breakfast on days 2 to 6

The price does not include:

  • Domestic and international flights
  • Personal insurance covering repatriation and medical expenses
  • Fuel
  • Lunch, dinner, beverages
  • Tours and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • All services not mentioned in ‘The price includes’ section
  • Additional Vespa: €260
  • Insurance against cancellation:  €20 per person
  • GPS: €50

Insurances

In case of an accident, third-party insurance provides coverage of up to €6,000,000 per accident.

In the case of theft, a deductible of €350 will be payable by the traveller.

An imprint of your credit card will be required as security.

Optional: “Limited Loss Damage Waiver” – In this case, no security will be requested.

  • 1 to 2 days: €30 per Vespa
  • After 2nd day: €10 per Vespa per day of driving

The “Limited Loss Damage Waiver” covers you up to €1,000:

  • For damage of up to €1,000, you will not be liable to pay
  • For damage greater than €1,000, you will be liable to pay the difference between the amount of damage and €1,000

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