Slow tourism in and around Noci and Alberobello
In and around Noci and Alberobello you can make very pleasant bike trips and about 60-65 km per day is very well attainable for an experienced cyclist.
Biking is a very nice way to explore Apulia through paths that car drivers do not even see. You can discover more of nature and the countryside, see more details and explore the region at your own pace.
Do you prefer a helping hand? Then you can also rent E-bikes through us.
We speak English quite well and you’ll sleep in comfortable rooms with a private bathroom and there is also a guest lounge with a fridge/bar and TV.
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To see in and around Noci and Alberobello
Information about some well-known and special places around Noci which in general are within a 45-60 min. drive from Villa Lavanda.
Alberobello is our neighbouring town and is worldwide known for its many Trulli, which are on the World Heritage list.
A large port on the Adriatic Sea with ferries to Greece, Croatia and Albania. There are several theatres, the Basilica with the remains of St. Nicolas and behind the boulevard (Lungomare) you will find the old town of the City.
World famous caves, less than half an hour from Villa Lavanda. In summer they also have plays in the caves and activities around the entrance. A must! Once you are there, you just drive to Castellana and then to Polignano a Mare.
The capital of Baroque. In fact you can find Baroque architecture all over Apulia, but in Lecce there’s a large concentration of it. There’s also a magnificent amphitheatre and many other sights.
It’s a little pearl on an a hill with quite a few restaurants, Locorotondo wines, and also famous for its…
In our information folder you can find the old panoramic route to Martina Franca. This lovely and lively town is on the edge of the Itria Valley.
It’s only a 45 min. drive to Matera, which is in fact in Basilicata. In this city you can spend an entire day enjoying its beautiful surroundings and the cave dwellings- and churches. Matera is the European Capital of Culture in 2019 and this beautiful city is a worth a day of your vacation!
Monopoli with its beautiful defence wall that ends at the idyllic fishing harbour is on the Adriatic coast. Driving a little more down south of Monopoli along its beaches, you will find Saveletri. Just before this small town there are archaeological excavations and a museum. In Saveletri a very nice fishing harbour.
Noci has it all: a lively weekly market, all amenities, a large amount of restaurants, ranging from pizzerias to traditional cuisine or Slow Food restaurants. In summer there are many activities going on at the village square. The ancient part of town is always lively with several nice restaurants.
In Noci takes a new edition of the important culinary festival “Bacco nelle Gnostre” place in the second weekend of November
These well-known cities are located in the Itria Valley and are definitely worth paying a visit.
Has a very rich history. This city with a naval harbour and a castle, the remains of a Greek Temple and a museum.
We have beaches on both the Ionic- and the Adriatic see and often it’s possible to combine a visit to a town with a visit to the nearby beaches.
To do in and around Noci and Alberobello
The last weekend of May a wine tasting is organised during the “Cantine Aperte”. Click on this link and you will see on the website ‘Ciao tutti’ where you have to go. There is also a wine tour, where you visit with a bus a number of wine cellars. A light meal is included.