Are you ready to make your dream of touring Italy a reality and visit this enchanting, life-changing country in 2022?

PBS12 is thrilled to team up with host Kathy McCabe of Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive and our friends at Tourissimo to offer you a chance to win an easy-level bike tour for two in southern Italy!

tour dates

October 8-15, 2022

Tour is for two and includes bike rentals. Flights to and from Italy are not included.

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You will spend 8 days and 7 nights in magical Puglia, a stunning region that stretches along the heel of Italy and in neighboring Basilicata. The region is filled with stone-walled farms and vineyards and giant olive trees and produces some of Italy’s best food and wine and olive oil!

You will also ride into neighboring Basilicata home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Matera, an ancient cave city. This tour with accommodations is worth more than $8000.

trip map


biking ability

This is one of our easier tours. You do need to know how to ride a bike, but the tour is fully supported, and you can ride in the van whenever you want. A hybrid or road bike is included in the cost. Electric bikes available at an additional cost. Additional miles could be available on some days for stronger riders.

what’s included

  • All accommodations
  • Bianchi bike rental with Garmin GPS
  • All breakfasts, three lunches, and six dinners

  • Two experienced guides to provide local knowledge, support,
    and camaraderie.
  • Tastings of olive oil, mozzarella, and local specialties

  • Guided tour of Matera and Alberobello
  • Snacks and drinks for each day’s ride
  • Logistical support during the tour and luggage transfer

  • Commemorative cycling jersey
  • Shuttle at the beginning and at the end of the tour

  • All activities mentioned in the day-by-day description

what’s not included

  • Airfare
  • Pre-tour hotel stays and post-tour hotel stays
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and cell phone
  • Guide gratuity
  • Optional tour extension
cyclists in the country
cyclists high five
cyclists toasting

more information

Want more details about the tour? Visit Tourissimo for more highlights, a day-by-day itinerary, hotel details, packing lists, and more!