Puglia is a region of great charm, which in recent years has seen an increase in the number of tourists, attracted in particular by the golden beaches and the "Caribbean" sea of Salento. But the "heel of Italy" is not only a coastline and seaside life: the hinterland of Puglia, mainly rural and wild, contains many villages, such as the "white cities" of the Valle d'Itria (Cisternino, Locorotondo and the famous Alberobello ), or Ostuni, also called the "gateway to Salento". There are also many villages on the coast: Polignano a Mare, Giovinazzo and Otranto are real gems to visit not only in summer, but in every season of the year. Masserie and ancient taverns will delight you with the food and wine flavors of an area rich in culinary specialties.
In the heart of the Murgia dei Trulli, 50 kilometers from Bari, a graceful expanse of pinnacles announces Alberobello, with its characteristic historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Alberona rises in the Subappennino Dauno on the slopes of monte Stylus, which dominates the Tavoliere delle Puglie.
the foundation of the village of Alessano, in Puglia, has its roots in the myth.
The authentic village of Biccari, in Puglia, rises on gentle and peaceful hills.
Bovino is situated in Puglia in the historical region of Daunia.
Cagnano Varano, in the Gargano National Park, is known for the famous Grotta di San Michele.
The village of Candela stands in the historical region of Daunia, in Puglia.
Carpino, a small agricultural center, is considered one of the most characteristic villages of the Gargano National Park.
the village of Casamassima rises to the southeast of Bari in Puglia.
Cassano delle Murge
Cassano delle Murge is a village lying on the slopes of the Murgia, from which overlooks the city of Bari.
We were looking for a place to do nothing. Just walking among the olive trees in a beautiful countryside, go to find friends in an ancient masseria, eat at a trattoria mashed beans with chicory and orecchiette homemade.
In the heart of Daunia, a linguistic island, a living and rich culture, defended by a forest where gush sources of curative mineral waters. And the scent of the ham of Faeto that strengthens the body and the spirit.
Galatina is situated in Puglia, in the historical region of Salento.
A legend tells that it was Perseus, son of Jupiter, to establish 'Jovis Natio': Giovinazzo, in Puglia Region.
The village of Grottaglie, in Puglia, is known for the production of artistic ceramics.
The lake village of Lesina is an important tourist center in the north of Apulia, known for its famous eel.
The White Locorotondo is the most beautiful balcony of the Murgia dei Trulli.
the village of Martano is situated in Puglia within the region ellenofona called Grecia Salentina.
Monte Sant'Angelo, home to the Gargano National Park, is considered the sacred city of the Gargano.
Morciano di Leuca
Morciano di Leuca is located three kilometers from Torre Vado, at the foot of Serra Falitte which divides it from its fraction Barbarano.
Oria is placed on the most elevated heights of Salento in Puglia.
The White City of Ostuni is the most popular seaside town in Puglia, characterized by narrow alleys and white beaches.
Otranto, on the Adriatic coast of Salento, is the village most eastern Italy.
The foundation of Patù goes back to 924 A.C. due to the refugees from the neighboring Vereto. Its name, according to some scholars, would derive from the Greek "pathos" indicating the suffering of Vereto people.
Peschici, an evocative fishing village which is part of the Gargano National Park, is a popular destination for tourists on holiday in the Gargano.
Between thick woods and clear springs of the Northern Dauni Mountains, stands Pietramontecorvino, in Puglia.
The village of Presicce is located in lower Salento near Capo di Leuca, in Puglia.
In panoramic position, on a high hill on the border with Basilicata and Campania, rises Rocchetta Sant'Antonio, in Puglia.
The village of Rodi Garganico is located in Puglia inside the Gargano National Park.
The village of Roseto Valfortore is situated in Puglia, in the inside of the historical region of Daunia.
San Giovanni Rotondo
Immersed in the greenery of the Gargano National Park, San Giovanni Rotondo is an important center of international religious tourism, thanks to the figure of Padre Pio.
The village of Seclì is located in the western slope of Salento in Puglia.
The historic center of the village of Specchia, in Puglia, is considered among the most beautiful of the Salento.
The village of Tricase is situated on Cape Leuca, in Puglia.
The village of Troy was founded to become a stronghold of the Byzantine Empire.
Vico del Gargano
Walls encrusted with history, cross vaults, portals that defy time again and keep the secret of events that no archive has collected.
Vieste, "the Gargano Pearl", is the eastern hamlet of the namesake promontory. The particular urban relocation of Vieste is linked to the karst nature of the Gargano Promontory.