Puglia offers absolutely everything you need for an unforgettable holiday under the warm Italian sun.
This beautiful region is rich in nature, history, art and monuments. The beaches are endless stretches of white sand, interspersed with rock formations and caves. Not yet affected by mass tourism, Puglia still has wild and pristine beaches. The Salento area is truly spectacular!
Bari is a beautiful university town with charming streets and numerous bars. Lecce is known as the ‘Florence of the South’ due to its archaeological remains and ancient origins. Here you can visit the magnificent baroque palaces, medieval castles and magic cathedrals.
Average summer temperature: 29 degrees
Basilica of Santa Croce, Lecce
Costa del Gargano
Oven-baked Bari, fish
Beautiful fabrics of Barletta
The Fasanolandia Zoo Safari was the first safari park in Italy and one of the largest in Europe for the number of species present. Groups of giraffes, zebras, lions, bears, Tibetan tigers and many other animals can be seen on foot, by car or by train!
The ‘Orecchiette’ are the most popular specialties of Apulia. This pasta is accompanied by green turnips. In typical Salento style is a variant with tomato sauce and/or sheep's ricotta forte.
The historic centre of Lecce is wonderful for shopping. You will find several Italian clothing stores, as well as many local products such as olive oil, wine and hand-embroidered linen. It is also famous for jewellery Argentinean shops.
Alberobello, in Puglia, is one of the 50 Italian sites included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage. The historic centre is made up of special pyramid-shaped buildings that make it unique in the world.