Last updated on 13/12/2012
Trip to Puglia
Have you heard of Puglia ? How about the Adriatic Sea, sunshine, tarantella, the Trulli village, extravergine oil di oliva ... ? Bring out the sunscreen and join us on a journey to the boot of Italy, 500 km from Rome ...
Puglia, region of characterFar from bustling Rome or Naples, Puglia is a calm region full of authenticity and Italian charm. Still fairly unknown in the tourism world, Puglia is working on displaying its riches beyond its borders. Lovers of Mediterranean culture will find in these southern regions the wild Italy in all of its beauty. The kindness and patience of the locals knows no limits. Expect a warm welcome ...
Tourism in PugliaPuglia still offers mostly unspoiled nature. Olive groves border the roads, vineyards cover numerous acres. Throughout the breathtaking landscapes, Puglia abounds with small villages to explore, both inland as well as on its 800km of coastline. The region is mainly known for its unique Trulli architecture : dry-stone small houses with cone roofs. Alberobello is « the village of the Trulli » by excellence with over 1000 homes built along steep alleys. A heritage still intact, of which many buildings have been transformed into museums or shops selling local products.
Gastronomy in PugliaTraditional gastronomy takes center stage in all of the Puglia region with over 264 typical products. Wine and olive oil are true local treasures. Strictly extra-virgin, oil is considered as « Puglian gold ». Besides that, less known products are also worth the detour : Altamura bread, fresh « orecchiette »pasta , la tiedda alla barese (gratin of rice, potatoes and mussels), Toritto almonds ...
Sports oriented holidays in PugliaCyclotourism, golf, relaxing at the beach, windsurfing, sailing, hiking, ... Puglia offers numerous sports activities to vacationers. You will discover Puglia from every angle. Sophie Dandoy et Olivia Regout Even more on Puglia ...
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