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 preserves the tranquility of a small village, animated by cultural initiatives and traditional festivals.
Alessano is a small and pretty village, to be discovered, located in the heart of the Capo di Leuca
Biccari, located on gentle and peaceful hills, is a welcoming and genuine village, a treasure trove of medieval testimonies
Cattle is located in a morphologically very lively area, with reliefs outlined by a series of valleys, some crossed by waterways
Cagnano Varano, in the Gargano National Park, is known for the famous Grotta di San Michele.
Candela, of medieval origins, is a village composed of a tangle of steep and endless climbs and narrow alleys
Carpino, known for the production of oil and broad beans, is considered one of the most characteristic villages of the Gargano National Park.
Named Blue Country, Casamassima has kept its name by virtue of its houses painted in blue, in the ancient area of the village
Cassano delle Murge
Cassano delle Murge is a village lying on the slopes of the Murgia, from which overlooks the city of Bari.
Celenza Valfortore is a small village in Northern Daunia in Puglia, it is a magical place, rich in history and traditions
Cisternino, one of the pearls of the Itria Valley, is also known for the quality of its welcome and the number of restaurants
Corigliano d'Otranto has its roots in ancient Greece. Its historic center is embellished with typical courtyard houses
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, in the heart of Salento, is a treasure chest of charm and magic to be opened and admired, living every inch of it.
Giovinazzo, founded according to a legend by Perseo, is an evocative village, with typical Apulian characteristics within the historic center
Grottaglie, known for the production of artistic ceramics, stands on a hill a few kilometers from Taranto
The lake village of Lesina is an important tourist center in the north of Apulia, known for its famous eel.
Locorotondo is the most beautiful balcony in the Murgia dei Trulli. It is characterized by a particular circular plan from which the name derives, round place
Martano is particularly characterized by the production of oil and tobacco
Monte Sant'Angelo, home to the Gargano National Park, is considered the sacred city of the Gargano.
Montesano is a village located in an area of lower Salento and has always been characterized by the presence in its territory of artisan workshops
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 a faithful guardian of ancient traditions. It is located on the heights of a hilly cordon of ancient fossil dunes in the north of Salento
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 easternmost village in Italy and its sea is among the cleanest in 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.
Polignano a Mare
Polignano a Mare, the birthplace of Domenico Modugno, offers many places that are worth a visit during your vacation
Presicce, located in the lower Salento, you can admire the mosaic of churches and stately buildings that embellish the historic center
In panoramic position, on a high hill on the border with Basilicata and Campania, rises Rocchetta Sant'Antonio, in Puglia.
Rodi Garganico, called the "Garden of the Gargano", is characterized by its extension and being a very varied landscape.
Roseto Valfortore is a perfectly preserved typical medieval mountain village, nestled on a steep slope of the Fortore valley
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.
San Marco la Catola
San Marco la Catola, in the historic region of Daunia, stands around the building improperly called Castello
Sant'Agata di Puglia
Sant'Agata di Puglia, in the historic region of Daunia, retains its structure as a medieval village, with double walls
The historic center of the village of Specchia, in Puglia, is considered among the most beautiful of the Salento.
Tricase, located on the Capo di Leuca, fascinates with the historic center embroidered with Baroque friezes
The village of Troy was founded to become a stronghold of the Byzantine Empire.
Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano is called the country of love and its historic center is among the best preserved of the promontory
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.