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Apulia (Puglia)


Puglia has been minding its own business for generations, illuminated for English speakers only occasionally by its more adventurous writers.
This is changing. People have noticed, and travel magazines are falling over themselves to tell everyone to go there soon, before mass market tourism changes everything.
We’re within a unique window of opportunity. Visitor infrastructure is sufficient to enable a reasonably comfortable accessible tour, yet the area retains much of its original character.

Lecce Amphitheatre - Makin Tracks Accessible Tours

This is what Lonely Planet has to say –
“Puglia can surely now take its place in the first rank of Italy's famous regions.
Clearly, everything the Italophile craves is there in abundance: ancient towns heavy with the tangible past; extravagant churches dreamt up by Europe's finest architects; the footprints of an endless procession of conquerors and cultures, stamped in stone, gold and marble; seas of olives; olive-green seas; and food the equal of any in Italy.
Travellers bored or worn down by the crowds of Campania and Tuscany can find release in the baroque splendour of Lecce, ‘Florence of the South’, or one of many lesser (but no less beautiful) Pugliese towns.”

Puglia is going to be a very special experience.
With daily excursions, we’ll explore Ostuni, Polignano, Lecce, and much more in this land of the Tarantella.

Fishing - Makin Tracks Accessible Tours

Accommodation & Dining
Hilton Lecce - Makin Tracks Accessible Tours

We have booked into Lecce’s Hilton Garden Hotel - You can understand why we’re excited.
The wheelchair accessible rooms have one double bed, with a second smaller temporary bed. If you prefer two separate but connecting rooms, let us know and we’ll confirm the price.

Although most of the public areas are accessible, the rooftop pool does not have a dedicated hoist or ramp.

Pool & Palms - Makin Tracks Accessible Tours

The historic town centre is just one mile away.

Breakfast will be at the hotel, while many of our evening meals will be taken in restaurants around the town, so that we can enjoy a variety of cuisine and ambience.

As usual, we will have our extensive collection of accessibility aids, including hoist, shower chairs, & mobility scooters, at no extra charge.

Trulli - Makin Tracks Accessible Tours

Highs of the upper twenties are expected in late May & early June, with only 3 days of rain in the month,
according to online resources.

Our packages do not include flights  (Click here to learn why).
However, we are more than happy to assist in identifying the best value and most suitable flights for you, and indeed need to liaise with all clients prior to ticket purchase in order to be sure all the transfers to & from hotel are feasible.

Brindisi is the closest airport, though Bari (2hrs drive) has more flights.

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Choose 7 or 10 nights between
the following,

20 – 30 May 2018

3 - 13  June 2018

  Prices based on 2 people sharing
7 nights £1900 per person
or 10 nights £2400 per person

Price includes
Accommodation at Hilton Garden
Breakfast on site, plus

Dinner at a variety of local restaurants

  Programme of daily wheelchair accessible excursions around Puglia

Transfers between Bari or Brindisi airports and the Hotel

Adriatic Coast - Makin Tracks Accessible Tours

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