This authentic villa is barely a few steps away from the sea. It’s located in one of the most scenic regions of the Salento in Puglia. The nearby coastline has many limestone caves and turquoise water that is safe for both swimming and snorkeling. The property is on the southernmost point of Puglia, with an 18-hole golf club not too far away. This villa has room for up to ten guests, and each bedroom has its own en suite. All of the rooms here really make you feel like you’ve traveled to a new world. They do a great job of immersing you in the experience. Whether you’re having an al fresco dinner under the stars or taking a morning dip in the pool, you’ll always feel relaxed and tranquil.
This lively town offers upmarket boutiques, an array of lovely restaurants, and offers easy access to both the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. It is also bequeathed with a generous stash of baroque buildings that will have you swooning.
This is the longest, and one of the oldest, Carnival celebrations in the world. This annual event takes place over 2 months every year leading up to Lent and features numerous parades with allegorical floats and masked merrymakers.
Beach lovers should be sure to head to this seaside city in the southwest corner of Puglia. This old island town is accessible only via sea or a 16th century bridge, and certainly lives up to its name, ‘beautiful city’ in Greek.
Visible from miles away, it is both mysterious and perfectly octagonal, and definitely one of southern Italy’s most talked-about landmarks. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the castle is located approximately 22 miles from Trani.
This UNESCO World Heritage Site features 1,500 beehive-shaped houses, none older than the 14th century. Located in the town’s ‘zona dei trulli’, it was named for the oak forest that once covered this area.
One of Puglia’s most famous destinations, this is where you’ll find the rocky cliffs with white-washed houses perched over cyan waters for which the region is known. Be sure to check out the grotto-like restaurant at L’Hotel Grotta Palazzese.