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How to get to our location in Puglia, Italy

Please read this information before you book your flights!

Contact for travel questions

manager.italy@kaliyoga.com

Check-in / Check-out

Arrival & check-in

Arrival time is from 14:00 (2pm) – gates are normally closed until this time.
In case you arrive late, or the gates are closed, please press the intercom button. In daytime we will  greet you in the car park, but if you arrive after supper, please park near the house and follow the sign ‘To KItchen’ – a meal will be waiting for you in the dining area and you will find written explanation of how to find your room.

Saturday Departure & check-out

Check-out is 10am.

If you have booked the group transfer, departure time is 10am, arriving at Bari Airport approximately 11:20am

Bari or Brindisi Airport / carbon offset

1. Fly to Bari International Airport – we can arrange group and individual transfers. see ‘Transfers’ for details.

2. Fly to Brindisi
Airport – this is within easy reach of the retreat (about 1hr by car), but there are fewer flight options. We are happy to arrange a driver to meet your flight. See ‘Transfers’ for details

For conscientious travellers wishing to offset their travel footprint, here are two Carbon Offset Calculators

MyClimate.org

CO2nsensus.com

Airport Transfers - group & individual

SUNDAY ARRIVAL DAY
(*see below for Saturday option)

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

On Sunday morning we organise a single group transfer from Bari International Airport (locally known as Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport). Morning flights are the most popular and we suggest you book a flight landing no later than 11:30am. At 12:30 our driver will stand with a Kaliyoga sign in the arrivals area just in front of the only cafe-bar ‘Briciole Bar’ – to see a photo, scroll down to ‘Meeting Point & Contacts’

The transfer time to Kaliyoga is roughly 1hr 20min.

Cost
– see below

If you fly to Brindisi Airport, we can arrange a taxi – just mention it in your booking form.

*OPTION TO ARRIVE ON SATURDAY
If  flights from your home city airport are more convenient on Saturday, why not stay overnight in Bari and enjoy a leisurely Sunday morning, then we’ll pick you up from Bari airport at 12:30. There’s a direct train connection between the airport and downtown (10 mins).
Here is a link to hotels in the vicinity of Bari 

SATURDAY DEPARTURE DAY

At the end of your retreat your check-out time is 9:45am, then the Group Transfer leaves Kaliyoga at 10am. Your journey time to Bari Airport will be approximately 1hr 20min.

COST : GROUP TRANSFER

The cost varies according to the number of passengers being collected – see below.

5+ passengers : 25 euros p/p
3-4 passengers : 35 euros p/p
2 passengers : 45 euros p/p
1 passenger : 100 euros p/p

REMINDER
About a week before your arrival our logistics team will send you an email to re-confirm your booking, transfers and helpful info.

Contact Us

Email: manager.italy@kaliyoga.com
Phone: +39 342 6190945‬

Meeting Point - Bari Airport

Bari International Airport – also known as ‘Bari Karol Wojtyla’  

Please wait for your driver in the Arrivals area at the Briciole Bar
Noe: as you come into arrivals, keep to the right – you will see Bricole Bar directly ahead of you.

Meeting Point - Train Rail

Bari Central Railway Station

 

Please wait for your driver at this spot (pre-arranged transfers)

 

Martina Franca Railway Station

 

Martina Franca – our local town – has a train station. There is no taxi rank, so please let us know in advance and we will meet your train at Martina Franca station (no charge). There are trains from Bari, Brindisi, Matera, Lecce, Polignano etc.

 

Car Rental

 

We are located in a beautiful world heritage site. If you hire a car it gives you the freedom to explore the local area and beaches during your stay.

(Suggestion: deals at RentalCars.com)

 

 

LOCAL CAR HIRE + FREE AIRPORT TRANSFER OFFER

 

A local car hire firm offers a free airport transfer service when you rent a vehicle for the week. They will pick you up from the airport at your convenience (from Bari or Brindisi) and bring you to Kaliyoga; and they will drive you back to the airport the following Saturday. You will need to provide a valid driving licence, passport and credit card.

 

Cost 70 euros per day for a medium size 4-door car, fully insured.
To book this service please contact Carmen at Emil Cars (bilingual English-Italian)
Tel. +39 331 907 9545

 

Google Maps: search ‘Kaliyoga Retreats, Massaria Pavone’

Sat Nav GPS
Enter the following coordinates into your Sat Nav device:
Latitude N 40.72563
Longitude E 17.33981

At the gates, press the intercom on the left pillar and we will greet you in the parking area.

If you get lost or need assistance, call us on +39 342 619 0945

Google Map Driving Directions

Google Maps: search ‘Kaliyoga Retreats, Massaria Pavone’

Sat Nav GPS
Enter the following coordinates into your Sat Nav device:
Latitude N 40.72563
Longitude E 17.33981

At the gates, press the intercom on the left pillar and we will greet you in the parking area.
Gates will open after 2pm – please do not arrive earlier.

For assistance call us on +39 342 619 0945

Or email the manager: manager.italy@kaliyoga.com