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Discover the Heel of the Italian boot on our 3-centre Self Drive holiday! This stunning rural region is not only packed with picturesque architecture but is also great value for money and home to amazing food. The castles in the North of Bari, the trulli in Alberobello and the art and music of Lecce complete the picture of an unforgettable holiday to Puglia.

What´s included:

  • 7 nights B&B in 4* hotels as follows:
    • 2 nights in Barletta
    • 3 nights in Conversano
    • 2 nights in Lecce
  • Car hire (Economy - Fiat Panda or similar)
  • 1 lunch in a charming trulli restaurant


  • Flights

Room/property types


Selected hotels

4* Tenuta San Francesco

Tenuta San Francesco is a 4 star hotel dating back to the 17th century.

Its name and the chapel onsite comes from the story according to which St Francis stopped there on his way back from Egypt. It used to be a winery and oil mill and nowadays it´s a charming relais resort surrounded by 35 thousand square metres of park where you can enjoy walks or stop by the outdoor swimming pool.

Interiors have stone floors and wood ceilings in the different public areas: reception, restaurant with 100 seats open for dinner, cafe, TV room, reading area, billiard room and two meeting rooms for 10 to 200 people.

4* Nicotel Barletta

Set right on the Adriatic Coast, Nicotel Barletta is a 15-minute walk from Barletta town centre. It boasts air-conditioned rooms, a 24-hour reception and a rich buffet breakfast.

Classic-style rooms at the Barletta come with a satellite TV and minibar. The private bathroom is complete with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Wi-Fi is free throughout.

4* Corte Altavilla Hotel

Corte Altavilla is a mediaeval building in Conversano´s historic centre. It has a roof garden that offers beautiful views, and well-designed, refurbished rooms with free Wi-Fi and wired internet.

The property features the Sibilla Thermarium Spa, housed in ancient cellars. Here you will find a Turkish bath, chromotherapy treatments and a relaxation area.

Most rooms at Corte Altavilla have stone walls and handmade furniture. All have satellite TV with free Mediaset Premium channels and air conditioning, while some even have their own spa bath and great views.

Corte Altavilla´s reception is always open and you can book a range of tours here, or rent bikes. Conversano Cathedral is just opposite the property and guests have discounts at a rocky beach located 8 km away, as well as at a sandy beach located 20 km away.

Restaurant Goffredo Osteria in Terrazza serves local dishes made with seasonal and organic products. Breakfast is a varied buffet and free tea is available in the lounge.

4* Hotel D´Aragona

With a peaceful location in Conversano, Grand Hotel d´Aragona has extensive gardens with 2 swimming pools and a children´s playground. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi.

Rooms at d´Aragona come with a minibar and a TV. Most have a balcony overlooking the pool or gardens.

Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar and specialities from the Puglia region at the hotel restaurant. Breakfast is buffet style and includes traditional Italian food such as croissants and pastries.

4* 8piu Hotel Lecce

Set in the Porta Napoli district of Lecce, 8piuhotel is a 4-star design hotel offering a free fitness centre and modern accommodation with high-technology devices and free WiFi.

Guest rooms and junior suites are air conditioned and come with Simmons® mattresses, a pillow menu and mood lights. You will also find a flat-screen TV with free Sky and Mediaset Premium channels, together with a bathroom featuring a rainfall shower with chromotherapy.

The buffet breakfast includes both sweet and savoury food such as croissants, hams and cheese, together with cereal and yoghurt. A vending machine is also available for snacks and drinks when you wish.

Parking is free at the 8piuhotel, as is the internet point and games area. You are 3 km from Lecce Train Station and 30 minutes’ drive from Brindisi Airport. The nearest beaches are 15 minutes away by car.

Policies & disclaimers

A deposit of 30% will be required upon booking confirmation.

Cancellations for self drive holidays received within 30 days of departure date are subject to the following penalties on the land portion:

Up to 4 weeks prior to departure, any deposit will be forfeited.

  • 30-15 days - 25% of the cost of the holiday per person is forfeited;
  • 15-5 days - 50% of the cost of the holiday per person is forfeited;
  • 5-0 days - 100% of the cost of the holiday per person is forfeited.

The above mentioned conditions may vary in high season months (July - August) according to the accommodation properties’ cancellation policies. All cancellation charges apply to each person covered by a booking.

Balances are due 10 weeks before departure (3,5% surcharge if paid by credit card).            
Prices, taxes & availability are subject to change.


Car rental conditions

Rate details

TAX       22%
Location service charge:       EUR 43.02 + TAX Included in estimated total amount
Vehicle licensing fee and road tax:       EUR 19.60 + TAX Included in estimated total amount
Collision Damage Waiver       Included in rate
Personal Property Insurance       1 Week = EUR 84.00 1 Day = EUR 12.00 + TAX not included
Super Cover       1 Week = EUR 196.00 1 Day = EUR 28.00 + TAX not included
Theft Protection       Included in rate
Winter equipment       Included from November 15 to April 15 locations in central and northern Italy, where there is an ordinance prohibiting the circulation without tires or snow chains




NOTES: SCDW does not cover any improer use of the vheicle. The following items are not covered: tires, glass, interiors, chassis, loss of keys, fuel contamination. In case of an accident due to the renter s liability, renter has the obligation to pay to the Vendor a no refundable fee to cover administration expenses. Super Cover (SCDW) does not release customer from this fee.
NOTES: The credit card must be under the name of the person who subscribes the rental agreement and who drives the car;

Early/Late Return: Hertz can apply a fee of EUR 11,50 in case of late return.

Cancellation Rules

1. Hertz allows you to cancel a prepaid reservation:
a. online by the "Modify/Cancel" reservation page
b. by calling the Internet Helpdesk

2. A full refund of the prepaid reservation will be made:
a. If the cancellation is made within 7 days of the original booking time;
b. Less an administrative fee of EUR 45.00, GBP 30.00, CHF 65.00, SEK 300.00, NOK 300.00, ZAR 450.00, DKK 300.00, AED 200.00, SAR 200.00, KWD 20.00, RUB 1,800.00, OMR 25.00, QAR 200.00, BHD 25.00, USD 60.00, PLN 200.00 if the cancellation is made after 7 days of the original booking time

3. Refunds will be made to the credit card that the original booking was made on.


All the accessories or other extras not specifically included in the prepaid reservation will be paid at time of rental.

In case of damage or theft, It is mandatory to provide to Hertz the Police report, otherwise the coverage provided by CDW/LDW and Super Cover will not be valid.

Rates updated to 01 November. The amounts of the exemptions and the amounts of the super cover may change at any time without notice!

Additional driver

The price of additional driver is EUR 9.00 +Tax per day and a maximum cost of EUR 162.00 +Tax
If it is not already included in the rate selected, the additional driver must be requested and it must be paid on site

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