Puglia has a rich history that spans over a millennia and spans over 500 miles of coastline. This is an enchanting region and a tourists dream. Puglia is located in the the south-east of the boot and graced be a pleasant climate.
Puglia is known for its whitewashed hill towns, centuries-old farmland and hundreds of kilometres of Mediterranean coastline. The capital Bari is a vibrant port and university town, while Lecce is known as “Florence of the South” for its baroque architecture. Alberobello and the Itria Valley are home to “trulli,” stone huts with distinctive conical roofs.
There are many fascinating places to visit in Puglia including –
Valle d’Itria, also called “Trulli valley”, is an extended valley with a unique fairytale landscape composed by cylindrical peasant houses with beehive roofs known as Trulli. These traditional buildings served a very practical function: using up all the stones that peasants cleared from the difficult, rocky fields. They were easily made and easily knocked down again.
The city of Ostuni is a beautiful maze-like white city on a hilltop just 8km from the Adriatic Sea packed with narrow streets you can spend ages getting lost in, climbing staircases and falling in love with the stunning views. Wandering through the old alleys of its historic centre inside its ancient walls you can find traditional craftsmanship shops, cosy cafes and and lovely restaurants to experience a perfect Apulian dinner before a drink in one of the trendy bars where you can enjoy the lively Italian nightlife in a very international environment.
Welcome to Villa Coki – a rustic Trullo farmhouse lovingly converted into a barefoot luxury Italian escape. Designed around a historic fortified farming residence, this one-of-a-...
Villa Hiera is a beautiful Apulian villa, designed around a historic Trullo complex. The architecture is an enticing mix of old and new, including original Trullo buildings as well...
Villa Joda is an authentic Trullo getaway in the heart of unspoilt Apulia. This lovingly restored rustic farmhouse has retained its old-world charm while also having been modernisi...
Villa Kyme embodies simple elegance, promising a romantic escape to unspoilt Apulia. This converted farmhouse has been redesigned for the discerning traveller of today and is the p...
Step back in time at Villa Navira, a beautiful rustic Apulia household. Retaining original architectural features, but updated to modern standards, this boutique villa is the perfe...
Villa Taras is a lavish Apulian villa estate, boasting twelve bedrooms across four characteristic residences. Surrounded by a bountiful rural landscape, this superb luxury villa is...
Villa Tria is a true fairy-tale villa, set in the romantic heartlands of Apulia. Nestled within more than twelve acres of private manicured grounds, this converted Trullo house is ...
The number of flights to Puglia (Apulia) is increasing all the time and it is now served by British Airways, Easyjet, Lufthansa, Ryanair and many others. You have a choice of two airports, Bari and Brindisi.
|Flying time:||2 hours 45 minutes|
|Area Size:||19,541 square kilometres|
|Time Difference from the UK:||+ 1 hour Winter / 0 hours summer|
|Driving:||Drive on right side of the road|
|Airport:||Bari and Brindisi|
|Entry Requirements:||British citizens do not require a visa. You will require a valid passport with 6 months validity|
|Water:||Tap water is safe to drink|
|Beaches :||Puglia has many beaches worth visiting. For beach lovers, it's a treasure trove of stunning strands, intimate rocky coves and wild, sandy shores, from the Gargano peninsula in the north to the stiletto heel of Salento in the south|
|Health & Safety:||No inoculations are needed. Italy is a safe place and the locals are very friendly and accommodating. As with any destination be vigilant and don’t leave high worth items without supervision.|
The Puglia climate is typically Mediterranean. They have short mild winters and hot dry summers. Puglia is one of the driest and hottest areas in Italy. … Southern Puglia has a mean temperature higher than 18 °C from May to October.