Print Friendly, PDF & Email is offering a FAM to Puglia, Italy, with two dates this fall: Oct. 23-30 or Nov 1-8, 2023. There are only 14 rooms for each group, so if interested jump on this one quickly.

Home-base is Risorgimento Resort in downtown Lecce with views of ancient ruins, allowing you to explore independently. There are daily tours, and breakfast (except day of arrival) and special lunches are included each day. One welcome dinner is also included. Price is $2,290 per agent (guest add $200 additional).

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Also included are light lunch and wine tasting at La Strada del Vino Wine Bistrot in the old town of the city of Barocco; pasta cooking class at a farm in Otranto; lunch in Ostuni and Gallipoli; one olive oil tasting in a local farm; one cheese tasting experience; a traditional farewell lunch in Matera; and an array of guided walks and explorations. Visits are to: Lecce; Barocco; Otranto; the White Villages of Central Puglia (Ostuni, Cisternino, Polignano a Mare; Galatina; Gallipoli; Trulli Valley; and Matera.

Portfolio of electronic travel documents sent in PDF format and 24-hour emergency customer service while in Italy are included; not included are local city taxes, which must be paid directly to hotel on departure (taxes range from 3-5 Euros per person per night).

E-mail Melody Fee at or call (941) 322-1800. Visit

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