Puglia aka Apulia; is becoming a popular tourist destination. Rich history, extravagant architecture and abundance of olives and beaches makes Puglia a must visit place for a crowd-weary traveller.
Bari, the capital city of Puglia is a perfect blend of old and new. It is also known as ‘City of St. Nicholas’.
Visit the fantasy town of Alberobello. It has over 1,000 ‘trullis’ which led it to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The trullis are peasant dwellings particular to this area. They have conical roofs made with stacked stones and are completely mortar-less. A must-visit for photography lovers!
This cute seaside town of Polignano a Mare is famous for its beach and the ice-cream.
You can't help fall in love with this pretty town of Locorotondo. Enjoy wandering around the tiny streets or relax with a glass of wine at the street- side restaurants.
You can take the Appian Way (Appia longarum: regina viarum) which starts from Rome and ends in the port city of Brindisi.
Ostuni is well known for its beautiful vistas of the countryside and Adriatic coast along with the uniform white buildings in a medieval layout.
Take a stroll through the magical streets of the most picturesque towns in Puglia. Cisternino is known for its white washed houses and elegant architecture.
The charming town of Otranto is a delightful mix of history, architecture, and beautiful views. The imposing castle and the cathedral dating back to 1088 along with beautiful bauxite quarry lake, make the place a must visit.
The old island town of Gallipoli still lives up-to its name, interpreted as ‘beautiful city’ in Greek. You should also visit the most famous landmark Castello Angioino di Gallipoli.
Perfect little place for nature as well as history enthusiasts, Torre dell’ Orso is also famous for a natural swimming pool ‘Cave of Poetry’.
The Castel Del Monte, commissioned by the Holy Roman Emperor Fredrick II was completed in 1240. It has a unique octagonal shape with 8 octagonal towers in 8 corners. It was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996.
Visit the Cattedrala di San Nicola Pellegrino in Trani for spectacular views of the shore.
Visit the the bold historic monuments in Lucera: Amphitheater of Romano Augusto and the Fortress Svevo Angioina.