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2020 Yoga & Culture Vacation in Puglia, Italy

May 30 - June 5, 2020

5 Classes Yoga,
7 Days, 6 Nights,
2 Dinners, 4 Brunches,
Olive Oil and Cheese Tastings,
2 Guided Visits, Family-run Hotel on Countryside,
All Transfers by Private Coach,
Travel Insurance, Local Organizer and Tour Leader,
Small Group 4 to 15 Guests.

1205 €
per person



Yoga and Culture in Puglia is an escorted travel that starts with morning Yoga by Stef: beside the swimming pool and under the blue sky, you will wake up by exercising your body and feeling energized for the excursion in the region.


The beautiful hill and sea landscape, the excellent local food and the visits of beautiful historical centres will complete this organised package tour.


Stef Wallace is a German Hatha Yoga teacher. Since her certificate (BYV 2007) she is teaching different levels mainly Personal Training and Business Yoga. Her focus lies on Therapeutic Yoga based on her Svastha Yoga certificate (2016). Her Yoga style is empathetic and mindful. She teaches gentle movements in order to get in touch with the breathing. But still the classes are demanding to strengthen your body with the result to obtain a strong sense of body awareness. You will gain deep relaxation and an uplifted mind.


Dates of start and conclusion of this travel:
Saturday May 30 – Sunday June 5, 2020.


Places: Conversano, Alberobello, Polignano a Mare, Ostuni, Parco delle Dune Costiere, Monopoli - Puglia, Italy. 


First Day – Transfer from arrival place (airport or station of Bari) to Hotel Masseria Gravelle: itinerary introduction and walk through the Masseria facility and farmed fields. Here you will have a delicious dinner with local produced cheese and meat specialities.


Second Day – First Yoga class with Stef (9-11 a.m.); brunch and break in your hotel; in the early afternoon you will have a guided visit through the marvellous alleyways of Conversano, an old centre composed by white stones, stories and legends, where the coexistence of Lords, Abbesses and Bishops was never easy. See what remains of an important heritage: the Castle, the Monastery and the Cathedral; the guide will narrate facts and tales related to those places. Afterwards you will walk through the UNESCO site of Alberobello, the area where the Trulli are located so close to one another; For dinner you will move to a pizzeria with a nice view on town's life (this dinner is not included). Return to Hotel. 


Third Day – Yoga class with Stef (9-11 a.m.); brunch and break in your hotel; you will spend your afternoon in Polignano a Mare having a walk through the picturesque old town, perched atop limestone cliffs above crystal clear water: one of the most enchanting view in Italy; here you can try the traditional ice-cream and swim from the pebble beach, beneath the old town. On this evening the dinner is not included, but in Polignano you can have different options for a meal. Return to Hotel.


Fourth Day – Yoga class with Stef (9-11 a.m.); brunch and break in your hotel; for lunch you will travel to a local cheese workshop and learn how to produce the typical Mozzarella and Burratina: you will surely be delighted by their savour! After a short drive you will arrive to Masseria il Frantoio to visit their elegant residence and the old oil mill in a cave and taste their different olive oils. Your day will terminate in the close Ostuni, "the White town" for a stroll in the cobbled white streets overlooking the sea borders between land and sky. Return to Hotel. 


Fifth Day – Yoga class with Stef (9-11 a.m.); brunch and break in your hotel; you will start your afternoon with a unique experience, a "Butterfly Safari": in a protected area and supported by the biologist of Polyxena, you will try to catch and recognize the butterflies around you! After the magnificent release of butterflies, you will drive to a marvellous beach close to ancient dunes. Return to Hotel. 


Sixth Day – Yoga class with Stef (9-11 a.m.); brunch and break in your hotel; your afternoon will be at a free beach* close to Monopoli's old centre to swim through spring salted waters, admiring the ancient walls. Here you will also have a walk in this town before to return to your Hotel for your salutation dinner.


Seventh Day – Transfer to your departure place (airport or station of Bari).


(*Beaches in Puglia are not always sand beaches, often mixed to stones and rocks)



Places to start and terminate this travel: Airport or station of Bari.

For transfers from other places, we will communicate you the cost according the number of guests.


Accommodation facility:
Hotel ★★★ Masseria Gravelle, Castellana-Turi km 7, 70014 Conversano (BA), Italy -
Hotel Masseria Gravelle is a country hotel, run by Raffaella's family.

The main construction, the restaurant with stone walls and arched ceilings, was the 18th century barn.
Masseria Gravelle is located in a prime location with a wonderful view of surrounding villages and the sea in the distance from the swimming pool.
Double room with bathroom, fridge-bar, TV, wifi, air conditioned, swimming pool.
(Distances: Gravelle-Bari 35km, Gravelle-Conversano 14 km, Gravelle-Polignano 25km, Gravelle-Ostuni 60km, Gravelle-Monopoli 25km)


At reservation and before down payment, we will confirm you the place availability.


Price: 1 205 EUR/Person.

Down payment of 25% after confirmation of IDILLIO D'ARTE. Final payment of 75% latest 45 days before arrival.


Reduction of 50 EUR/Person to all three guests sharing a triple room.


The group will be made up of minimum four guests and maximum 15.

We will communicate you the group size 20 days before arrival.

If the minimum number is not reached, the price will not change, but IDILLIO D'ARTE will communicate, which services can not be included.


In the price are included the following services: five Yoga classes with Stef Wallace (9-11 a.m.; in German); six overnight stays in double room with breakfast in Hotel ★★★ Masseria Gravelle; olive oil and local cheese tasting; two dinners at Masseria Gravelle restaurant with water and local wine; four brunches after the Yoga classes; two guided visits: Conversano and Nature Excursion (Butterfly Watching); entrance to the beach*; tour leader during the whole journey (in German; Luigi Piero Grieco or colleague); transfers to the indicated places and from/to the airport or station of Bari; Schengen travel insurance: as indicated below.


Included travel insurance: 7-day Schengen travel insurance for medical expenses (maximum 30 000 EUR); repatriation: in the event of serious accident, serious illness or death.

An extension of the included insurance or other travel insurances (such as insurance to cover the cost of termination of the contract by the traveller) can be inquired.


Meals: two dinners at Masseria Gravelle restaurants with water and local wine; four brunches after the Yoga classes; breakfast every morning at hotel.


In the price are not included the following services: travel from and to own domicile; other meals and drinks than the indicated; other guided visits than the indicated; other insurances than the indicated; bank wire costs.


Surcharge double room for single occupancy: 200 EUR/week; this surcharge is reduced to 185 EUR/week by booking before January 31, 2020.

Surcharge for one more overnight stay with dinner in the same accommodation facility: 130 EUR/Person.

Surcharge for two more overnight stays with dinner in the same accommodation facility: 240 EUR/Person.


Transportation: by car, 9-seat minivan (Ford Transit or similar) or minibus.


To this travel the General Sales Conditions of IDILLIO D'ARTE apply.


For further information or program suggestion, please use the contact form or write to or simply call the +39 / 080 403 81 28.


IDILLIO D'ARTE informs that even if it is not needed a passport for border checks within the EU Schengen area (e.g. Italy, France and Germany are included in the Schengen area; United Kingdom and Ireland not), it is still always highly recommended to take a passport or ID card with you, so you can prove your identity, if needed (if stopped by police, boarding a plane, etc.). Schengen EU countries have the possibility of adopting national rules obliging you to hold or carry papers and documents, when you are present on their territory. Driving licenses, post, bank or tax cards are not accepted as valid travel documents or proof of identity.

The non-EU citizens shall find information for visa to the Italian Embassy in their country: The GUEST can ask IDILLIO D'ARTE for support.

The guest shall verify any modification before departure as well as the health and security situation at destination by competent authorities (e.g. at , or


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