Wild beaches, seriously tempting food and wine, await those who venture to Apulia.
Apulia, is a charming region that can be visited all year round and is suspended among nature, history,
tradition, tastes and spirituality. “The heel of Italy’s boot” stretches between two seas the Adriatic and the
Ionian. This strategic position, combined with more than 800 kilometers of wonderful coastline, has shaped
its history and culture. Apulia has been variously conquered by Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Normans and
Spaniards, all of whom left their mark in the shape of amphitheaters, castles, churches, noble palaces and
The region is divided into six provinces: Bari (which is the regional capital), Brindisi, Foggia, Lecce, Taranto
and Bat (Barletta-Andria- Trani).
Apulia is the home of not one, but three UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
- Frederick of Swabia's mysterious Castel del monte the most important medieval building in southern
- The Trulli of Alberobello, Apulia's striking attraction, nowhere else in the world will you find such a unique
structures; A trullo is a simple dry-stone- walled building with a domed roof topped by a cone. They are
dotted around the Valle d'Itria, and in Alberobello the town's large clusters of white-washed trulli create an
unusual and memorable scene
- The Sanctuary of Monte Sant'Angelo, on Mount Gargano, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part
of a group of seven inscribed as Longobards in Italy. It is the oldest shrine in Western Europe dedicated to
the archangel Michael.
The cave-town of Matera, another astonishing UNESCO World Heritage Site, is close to the Apulia border
and makes a good addition to a tour our region.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Apulia are famous and wonderful, but there are still a ton of amazing
places that you have to know and visit in this amazing region of South Italy. Also striking is Lecce, known for
its exuberant baroque architecture: all white stone (in the Leccese stone) and elegant seventeenth-century
sophisticated architecture; The picturesque hilltop towns scattered around the Valle d'Itria such us:
Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Cisternino, Ceglie Messapica and Ostuni; The ancient capital of the Greek
Empire Taranto, with its hidden treasures and its National Archaeological Museum.
Another popular holiday destination is the wooded Gargano national park and Murgia Barese.
These are just some of the possibilities, all town of Apulia are a treasure trove of authentic stories of art
and beauty. Come to discover the land washed by two seas and let yourself be pampered by the sun and
the warmth of its inhabitants.
Choose the perfect holiday for you and get lost in a sea full of relax, fun and