Bicycle touring

Salento is a land of sea, sun, wind, but also the traditions, history and folklore. The red clay decorated by stone walls and olive trees become an ideal scene for those who decide to travel by bike. An ecological holiday, low cost and healthy.

The alternative to motor vehicles is spreading more and more, considering the mild temperatures that Salento offers throughout the year. In addition, to tackle long distances, they are used trains allow transport of bikes. The Salento peninsula offers a number of cycling paths, satisfying the tastes of more. It is a suitable area for lovers of the sea, the countryside, the history, culture and culinary traditions. Lecce, Lecce, Gallipoli, Leuca, Otranto, Maglie are the landmarks of the area.

Seaside Leuca Otranto: a path of 70 km that winds on the coast between the spectacle of the cliffs that are thrown headlong into the sea, the creeks that hide dream creeks, many caves carved into the rock by the waves. The route is easy with a few uphill, never too difficult. They touch the tip of Palascia and in Tricase you can admire a centuries-old oak tree. Nature lovers can then onward to the north, up to Lecce, taking the opportunity to visit the WWF oasis of Gesine and the wealth of wildlife and landscape of the Alimini lakes.