Drift along the Adriatic Sea with a quad bike

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Apulia is famous for its beautiful nature and wonderful beaches. The southern part of the Italian region, the Salento peninsula, is surrounded by the Ionian and the Adriatic Sea. The proximity to the two seas, form stunning coastal areas, which you definitely need to explore if you are in Apulia. Salento has many hidden spots and untouched raw nature. When you drive along the Adriatic coast, it is best to be flexible, because surely you will see many places, where you'll want to stop. The area's slightly undeveloped infrastructure is an additional reason why it is best to have your own vehicle. 

Picture © Credits to iStock/vololibero
Picture © Credits to iStock/vololibero

So, you can either rent a car or go with the more adventurous option and rent a quad! It is the perfect afternoon activity for adrenaline junkies and nature enthusiasts, who are looking for new ways to explore the area. 

You don’t need any prior knowledge or experience since you will get a short instruction on-site. The only requirements to join the tour and drive by yourself is to be older than 12 years and have the "A or B driving license". If you don’t feel comfortable steering the quad but you still want to experience the freedom of riding one, you also have the option to stay on the back and let somebody else drive.

There are two different tour options; the first one is a 50-minute tour exploring the Adriatic coast and its beautiful nature around Torre Sant'Andrea. This section brings in mind Algarve since the driving lane is directly located at the waterfront, offering the most amazing view.

Torre Sant' Andrea
Torre Sant' Andrea
Contrada Torre Sant'Andrea, 73026 Melendugno LE, Italien

The second and longer tour is a 90 – minute drive around the beautiful area of Laghi Alimini. The Alimini lakes are surrounded by a dense forest located directly at sandy beach. The beach at Alimini is among the most popular ones in the region. It is no doubt, the perfect area to explore by quad. 

The tours have to be booked two days in advance. The quad expierence will take place as soon as it's booked, but the trips are limited to a maximum of 10 vehicles, so your schedule might be slightly altered. For more information and contact info visit:

http://www.salentoquad.it/index.asp
"Spiaggia Azzurra" - Alimini (Otranto)
"Spiaggia Azzurra" - Alimini (Otranto)
Laghi Alimini- Otranto, 73028 Otranto

A quad tour in Salento is the perfect activity for everybody who wants to explore the area off the beaten track and enjoy the freedom on the four-wheeled all-terrain vehicle.

Picture © Credits to iStock/Toa55
Picture © Credits to iStock/Toa55

Title Picture © Credits to iStock/meskolo


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Sandra Marx

Sandra Marx

My name is Sandra and I grew up in Austria. I started a Bed and Breakfast in Puglia, Italy, with my partner. I will tell you about all my favorite places and I hope that this wonderful region will fascinate you.

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