Southern Emotions

Tie your boots, get on your bicycles and activate your will of discovering local culture and traditions: now you are ready to travel with Slow Active Tours!

Slow Active Tours organizes your trips, excursions and tours to give you experiences rich in emotions, to discover places, cultures and customs that will involve you throughout the whole vacation.

We put passion and dedication in organizing holidays in Puglia, Basilicata, Sicilia and Campania: bike trips, hiking and trekking trails, cultural tours or water activities, in freedom, with the family or together with new travel friends.

Slow Active Tours means dynamic holidays at a “slow pace” because you need to slow down to savour every moment of a beautiful journey, full of adventure, generous breakfasts, peaceful wellness moments in the spa, food and wine tastings, cool dips in the most beautiful seas of Salento, walks in total relaxation to enjoy the best moments.

Rely on Slow Active Tours to regain calm and tranquility, to smile and think, to admire what nature offers, to chat with the locals, to connect with resident cultures and to travel in a sustainable and responsible way.

With us you will be in good hands! We plan trips in detail and safe for everyone: easy as you like them, with fair and affordable prices for any budget.

We are flexible and we always find the best solution, even when you decide to program your vacation last minute.

Responsible and sustainable tourism

We believe that each of our trips should leave a mark to those who choose to travel with us, with the wish to come back home peaceful and feel better, having just lived a truly authentic experience. We know that to achieve something like this, our commitment and that of our collaborators, the facilities involved, the guided visits and the social projects that we propose to you, play a central role. This is why all of our itineraries are carefully and personally designed by us. We select accommodation, restaurants, trattorias and partners, but more importantly we place our focus on the environment. We believe that local culture and traditions make our trips educational, social experiences and only by fully participating this will help you understand the values of the places visited. In respect of this, we make the most of “slow” mobility by walking, cycling and using public transport whenever possible. We are sure that together by using this way of travel with cultural tourism, we can contribute to the development of a habit of sustainability in the broad sense also in the territories we propose. Following these ideals, we want to give a small but concrete contribution to our territory, committing ourselves with passion and dedication to meet the expectations of those who choose to travel with us.

Identity on the move

Slow Active Tours comes from decades of experience in sustainable and responsible tourism. It was born from our love for culture and passion for local traditions, from the study of our territory and a deep respect for nature. We personally try and test the routes that we design, explore the places by bike and on foot, select the facilities and our partners, and look for the best places to taste local flavours. We prefer to travel according to the rhythm of nature, living it in full: a nice walk, a bike ride, a swim, using the train for longer stretches. Our travel packages are full of options for everyone; each itinerary aims to be as easy as possible, whith safety as a priority. They include everything you need to make your experience comfortable, leaving you to feel free to travel in complete safety. During the trip, we will always be with you: we will welcome you at your arrival and satisfy all your needs in accordance with our ethics. We are always ready to solve any unexpected problems which may occur along your way.

Slow Active Tours

Southern Italy experience

Nature, emotion & art

Choose your active holiday


Self guided

Be free and happy!

We offer package holidays to satisfy the desire for freedom and the desire for “adventure”, but enriched with all the necessary comforts! Free to return to the hotel or farm whenever you want, free to get lost or stop for hours, admiring a flower in a meadow or a painting in a rock church. Free to relax in the shade of an olive tree in bloom or stretch out on the beach after a dip in the sea. Free to live your time.Self guided tours

Guided trips

Sharing emotions

Small groups for happy, proactive people who are prepared to share their travel experience with new and diverse people, with the same desire for an alternative holiday which leave lasting memories. We offer trips on fixed dates that are open to everyone. The group holidays will always be accompanied and guided by one of our dynamic tour leader.

Soon new group dates. If you have your group contact us.

Private tour

Segments of happiness

Our pre-packaged holidays are already wrapped up, designed for small groups of friends, families or colleagues. Just choose your gang and departure date. Leave the organization and tour guidance to us.Private tours

Family friendly

Peace of mind for all ages

To meet the needs of both adults and children, we offer tailor-made solutions: from carts and child seats to ad hoc itineraries for families, with the selection of the most suitable facilities and routes.Tailormade holidays



Cycling holidays

For Slow Active Tours, travel by bike means knowing the territory and enjoying it. And so we study and refine our routes on secondary roads with low traffic between traditional dry stone walls and olive trees, wheat fields and rolling green expanses, between the blue sea and the sky, designing safe and accessible routes.Cycling Tours


Walking in nature

Trails that wind through protected reserves, along cliffs overlooking the sea, on pristine beaches or on the route of ancient pilgrimages. Led by our guide or in complete independence, you’ll be immersed in unique natural environments. We suggest itineraries for everyone, along which, you will learn secrets and stories of the landscape around you. We walk slowly, to get reacquainted with nature and with the passage of time but also to rediscover the joys of sharing a journey.Walking tours


Travel and discover

It is our alternative way of doing cultural tourism, always paying attention to the responsible and sustainable aspect of it. Learn about the area in a simple and fun way, discovering small villages and social projects, tasting wine and sampling the culinary delights of the places we visit, and travelling mainly by using local public transport. Another way to enjoy the scenery, relax and be in direct contacts with the locals.Discovery tours


Diving culture

If you're looking for something else than lying under an umbrella on a crowded beach, Slow Active Tours offers you a different beach holiday! Imagine immersing yourself in the blue waters of the Mediterranean, discovering the underwater beauty wearing flippers and goggles, or kayaking. Besides the sea, a mix of art, culture and history to discover local values and traditions that should not be forgotten. Ready to dive??Snorkeling tours

Travel Tailor made

Holidays designed on you

If you like our style but you can not find what you're looking for, we can help you create your perfect holiday. Tell us what you like, and we will customize an itinerary for you, your partner, your family, your friends or your colleagues: we will organize your very own unique holiday. We are able to tailor every trip to your individual needs, to study new routes especially for you in every manner and style, creating a unique and authentic experience. We organize your holiday efficiently using our professionalism, extensive experience in the travel industry and our enthusiasm, because that’s what we like to do! We work to make you travel, we travel to make you feel good. We get excited every time we can show our guests our local traditions, folklore and the flavours of an authentic southern Italy. Everything, as always, hand in hand with our ethics.Tailor made holidays

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Slow Active Tours

Via Corrado Alvaro, 17a

73100 - Lecce, LE - Italia

P.IVA 04615750751

Tel: +39 0832 1826868