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Travel | Apulia, Italy

Apulia, Italy
Sept. 30 – Oct. 8, 2017
$2,495 plus airfare. No single supplement for solo travelers. Small group tour. 
Tour provider: Alumni Holidays, Inc.
Activity Level: 3

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More information from our tour provider, AHI.

Journey to Apulia and explore this fascinating, less-explored corner of Italy. Over the centuries this region has witnessed the ebb and flow of foreign armies and settlers, many of which imprinted their cultures on Apulia. Local guides and expert speakers provide fascinating insight during included excursions and interactive talks. This Alumni Campus Abroad program includes first-class accommodations, engaging excursions, educational programs and an extensive meal plan including wine with dinner.

Tour Highlights:

  • Solo traveler friendly! Single supplement waived. 
  • Groups are limited to 36 travelers to maximize your travel experience.
  • Settle in the town of Polignano a Mare perched above the sparkling Adriatic.
  • Begin your journey of discovery during an excursion to the vibrant seaport of Bari and its Basilica of St. Nicholas.
  • Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Trulli, or limestone, conical houses and the Sassi and Rupestrian Churches of Matera.
  • See the remarkable Roman amphitheater of Lecce, the Florence of the South
  • Gaze at Lecce’s baroque architecture and Ostuni’s trove of ancient walls and white edifices.
  • Explore the unusual Trulli of Alberobello.
  • Wander through Locorotondo’s tranquil streets.
  • Visit the Sassi di Matera, an extensive cave-dwelling district where troglodyte settlements once lived.
  • Awaken your taste buds while savoring regional specialties during a tour, tasting and lunch at a locally owned and operated olive mill. 

Accommodations:

  • Seven nights in Polignano a Mare, Italy, at the first-class Hotel Covo dei Saraceni. 

Contact Information

OSU Alumni Association
204 CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
(541) 737-2351
Toll free: (877) OSTATER
             (877-678-2837)
OSUalum@oregonstate.edu

Date & Location

Date: 9/30/2017 to 10/8/2017
Location: