Specialists in Southern Italy, Sicily & Sardinia
Boasting golden beaches, cuisine dictated by seasons and glittering sunshine, Puglia really is magical. Tucked away from mass tourism sits undiscovered Puglia. The "bread basket of Italy" is a haven to those seeking quintessential Italian experiences. Home to the trulli, the most extraordinary example of Italian folk architecture, these beautiful conical roof stone buildings in Itria Valley offer sites that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. A shuffle south to the Salento area, delivers acres of vineyards. Bustling city of Lecce, known as “the Florence of the South” offers doses of culture and history with its breathtaking Baroque
Puglia: Out and About
Whether you’re visiting for a long weekend, or a couple of weeks, Puglia has so much to offer it’s visitors. Wander the streets of Lecce, people watch with an expresso or stroll around the shops. Visit the photogenic town of Ostuni, also know as the ‘wedding cake town’ earning it’s nickname from white washed walls which layer the hillside. For those in search of sun catching, the pristine beaches near Marina di Ugento Torre Canne boasts white sands and crystal blue seas. It goes without saying that you will be overwhelmed with the choice of eateries, and take it from us – you will not be disappointed with its traditional dishes and local wines. .
Taking the kids to Puglia
The friendly locals do a brilliant job of welcoming families to their region! Puglia offers attractions suitable for families of any age. The zoo safari in Fasano will even have parents engrossed! Splash Parco in Gallipoli is a waterpark/amusement park combined, filled with organised activities, numerous swimming pools and plenty of waterslides! For the adventure seekers, prepare a packed lunch of local cured meats and breads, hire bikes and explore the mountains, taking in the exceptional views! For the brave and daring young explorers (and parents too) Grotte di Castellana will leave you breathless, we won’t spoil it for you but the kids will be begging to go back!
Where to stay in Puglia
For those who are lucky enough to visit this incredible region of Southern Italy, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation. Masseria Santa Lucia is an idyllic beach property with superb food and is amazing value. Tempted towards a private, romantic getaway? Then Trullo Zingaro ticks all the boxes and more and you will soon be under its spell. For an agriturismo experience, we introduce to you a blend of traditional & modern in the form Borgo Naturalis, a bioresort surrounded by vines. If ultimate luxury is what you seek, treat yourself to an unforgettable stay at the elegant spa hotel Torre Coccaro.