Bike Tours

Guided bike tour through Leuca

Availability: Wednesday
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Follow your expert guide through the streets of Leuca
  • Learn more about local products and handcrafts
  • Cycle trough country roads and visit interesting spots
What to expect

First stop at the small village of Salignano for a visit to its impressive defense tower. The entire population of the village could take refuge in the tower in case of attack by the Saracens. We'll move on to Patù, where we'll discover the Centopietre, enigmatic monument built with a funerary function, then used as a religious chapel (there are traces of Byzantine frescoes) and, in recent times, even as a sheepfold.

Cycling through country roads, you will see the hill where Vereto village once was, probably the largest and most important Messapian settlement of Salento, the mainland of that population whose buildings remains were found in the whole peninsula. We'll then reach Barbarano and visit the Shrine of Small Leuca and its cave, an ancient pilgrimage destination and shelter for pilgrims going to Leuca.

On the way back we'll visit the castle of Giuliano and finally Castrigano, where we'll go down to the impressive ancient underground oil mill. Final tasting at the restaurant "Retrò" in Castrigano.

Read more
What's included
  • Bikes and helmets are provided
Reduced price
  • Children under 6 years old: free
  • Children between 6 and 12 years old: 25% discount
Where

Camping Santa Maria di Leuca ss 275, 73034, Gagliano del Capo (LE)

Meeting point:

Bus yard on the Gagliano/Leuca road

What to remember
  • Distance: about 15 km
  • Difficulty: easy
Read more
When

Wednesday at 17:00.

Read more
Provider
Salento Bici
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

You might also like

Attraction passes

Looking for the perfect gift to celebrate an anniversary or to simply express your affection? Not su...

Food & winery tours

The Uccellaia is an organic winery located in Val Nure, one of the four valleys of the Piacenza hill...

Day trips & excursions
Must see

Try a real once-in-a-lifetime experience by renting a wonderful vintage car for the whole day: enjoy...

Nightclubs

A day and a night of music, arts and atmospheres. > info@outcast-torino.com > + 39-3420602941 Produc...

History & heritage tours

Join this unique tour and discover one of the settlements that the Templars established in the first...

Nightclubs

A day and a night of music, arts and atmospheres. > info@outcast-torino.com > + 39-3420602941 Produc...