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Pride Journey Summer Getaway: Puglia, Italy

September 3-5: Italy Gay Travels hosts a sensational weekend of events in sunny Southern Italy! Join a select group of avid gay travellers basking in the sunshine and beaches of Gallipoli, the so-called Ibiza of Italy. Italy Gay Summer Party 2021 is a 3-day event packed with fun, sun, laughs and Prosecco, obviously! Boat Party, Club Night, Al fresco dining, spectacular sunsets, Explosive Beach Party, hot Italian men... should we go on? Book now to avoid disappointment

Welcome to Salento, the Southeastern-most tip of Puglia, the heel of the boot of Italy. Our Gay Salento Food and Wine Tour is your opportunity to explore the world-famous food in this amazing location, connecting Ionian and Adriatic seas. Our tour combines the must-see sights of the area with a sophisticated exploration of the best food and wines of Southern Italy. The cuisine of Salento region is rich in fresh vegetables, fish, seafood and herbs: a Mediterranean diet with a creative twist, and always using the most seasonal ingredients. It is no surprise that the region is developing a reputation as a foodies destination. You will have a taste of the best wines of the area (do Primitivo and Negroamaro ring a bell?). Discover the best olive oils and learn how to distinguish and develop your palette. Puglia is one of the biggest producers in the world. We will also make sure to show you the key sights of Puglia and Salento: Lecce, Otranto, Gallipoli, Nardo’, Santa Maria di Leuca are only a few of the places we will visit! It sounds like a lot but there will be plenty opportunity to shop, relax and unwind by the pool of our private villa.

Join a cycle trip like no other! Out Gay Cycling Tour takes you from the north to the south of this region, allowing you to discover many of the magical places in Puglia. Puglia is fast becoming the gay destination of South Italy and that is why we are sure that the Gay Cycling Tour is perfect for you! The area is rich in culture, food, awe inspiring landscapes, white sandy beaches and some gay nightlife for good measure! This tour is set at medium level that will suit most avid cyclists. The initial terrain is slightly hilly and we cover around 40-60km a day. This gay cycling tour is not only about biking: see yourself kayaking in the protected wild park of Porto Selvaggio, test your cooking skills in a local farmstead learning regional traditional recipes and savor the tastes and flavors of the region’s stunning wines and aperitifs. This all gay cycling tour allows you also to meet with like-minded gay men and to enjoy some free time to do what you like the most. You will have the opportunity to discover must see cities in Puglia including: Polignano a Mare, Alberobello, Ostuni, Lecce, Otranto and Gallipoli, the main gay hotspot of Puglia.

Our Exclusive All Gay Yoga Retreat in Puglia is a full week in a typical Masseria (farmstead) set within acres of olive groves and nearby to stunning beaches. The farmstead is close to Ostuni, known as the ‘White City’ as it sits perched on the rocks overlooking the Adriatic Sea with acres and acres of ancient Roman Olive Groves as far as the eye can see. This magical and tranquil place is the perfect spot to relax and tune out from the noise of our constant fast paced lives! The Puglia Gay Yoga Retreat is designed in such a way that you can either choose this week to improve your practice and spend the rest of your time in a place that is totally restorative and meditational or you can engage in an array of optional activities to discover the magical surroundings. Primarily we will focus on yoga! No matter what your level, the Puglia Gay Yoga Retreat ensures you are in safe hands. Our Hatha-Vinyasa based dynamic yoga sessions will keep you feeling invigorated and transformed. You will be led by our fun, fantastic and experienced Yoga Instructor: Riccardo. We will start each day with a strengthening based Hatha-Vinyasa flow and evenings will be more calming and restorative. For those really looking for the mind, body, spirit experience: look no further. Our Puglia Gay Yoga Retreat offers the perfect solution.

Our very own Exclusive Luxury Matera and Puglia Tour is the perfect opportunity to get to know some of the world-famous yet less mass market areas of Southern Italy. It is a region full of charm and authenticity. 10 days / 9 nights of pure bliss at Exclusive Luxury accommodations: a tour that combines the must-see sights of the region with a sophisticated exploration of the food and wine specific to the area. You will have the opportunity to discover beautiful towns belonging to the UNESCO World Heritage List: Alberobello and its iconic drywall dwellings called trulli; Matera, with its Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches, the most outstanding, intact example of a troglodyte settlement in the Mediterranean region, perfectly adapted to its terrain and ecosystem. You will also visit other key sights of Puglia, such as Monopoli, Polignano a Mare and Ostuni. Our very own Exclusive Luxury Matera and Puglia Tour is an unforgettable experience in one of the most sought-after areas of Southern Italy: spots are limited!

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