Situated in the vibrant region of southern Italy, Puglia is beautiful and eclectic, with attractions ranging from idyllic beaches to historic buildings. Puglia is the proud owner of the longest stretch of coastline in the country, with the farming region occupying the area between the Ionian and Adriatic seas. Thanks to year round sunshine and fertile soils, Puglia is renowned for its high quality grapes and wine, as well as authentic Italian architecture that reflects the country’s long, proud heritage. Whether you’re planning a romantic couple’s getaway, family summer holiday or a trip with your friends, Puglia is a wonderful choice of Italy destination for your 2020 holiday.
Top resorts in Puglia
Bari is the second largest city in southern Italy and the capital of the Puglia region. With an interesting old …From €262 per person
Santa Cesarea Terme
Santa Cesarea Terme in Puglia, Italy …From €384 per person
Morciano Di Leuca
Morciano Di Leuca in Puglia, Italy …From €275 per person
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Taranto is the capital of the Province of Taranto and is …From €370 per person
San Giovanni Rotondo
San Giovanni Rotondo in Puglia, Italy …From €235 per person
Monopoli in Puglia, Italy …From €286 per person
Your guide to Puglia holidays
There’s something for everybody with a Puglia holiday, whether you’re travelling with a group of friends, your significant other or the whole family. If you’re a history enthusiast looking for places of historic interest, visit the site of Alberobello, located between a pair of hills. This attraction has an abundance of picturesque architecture from both the ancient and modern world. Alternatively, you can explore the Trulli of Alberobello to take in the beehive-like buildings and cobbled streets. This magical town has a selection of souvenir shops selling little gems that you’ll cherish. In San Giovanniani Rotondo you’ll find the majestic Shrine of Padre Pio, the second most visited Catholic shrine in the world. Visitors here focus their worship at the tomb of Saint Padre Pio, amidst majestic marble and bronze sculptures in a well preserved church. If you’re keen to see more enchanting architecture, the scenic city of Lecce has a range of ornate square and baroque churches that you spend a day exploring. Finally, Puglia hosts a number of popular music festivals in the summer months, including the Festival della Valle d’Itria and the Centrico Artistico Musicale Paolo Grassi, a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of this dynamic and vibrant area.
Puglia is surrounded by two Mediterranean seas and boasts more than 800 kilometres of stunning shoreline, making it a paradise for beach lovers. From the glistening waters of the Ionian to the radiant sands of the Adriatic, you’re sure to find a beach to suit your tastes. The Pugliese coastline boasts a multitude of unforgettable seaside views and experiences. You’ll feel totally relaxed and rejuvenated amidst the golden sandy beaches, tall white cliffs, jagged coves and magical grottos. If you’re holidaying with your family, take a day trip to the Punta Prosciutto to enjoy crystal-clear waters and long expanses of golden sand. Puglia’s most popular beaches have great facilities for sunbathers including parasols and sun loungers, making it easy to stay safe in the sun. At Pescoluse beach in Leuca, there are small neat banks of soft white sand and glimmering waters, ideal for a romantic picnic with your significant other. The beach crowd here is mostly Italian and family centred thanks to the beach’s safe, calm waters and shallow, gently-shelving coastline.
Top Puglia Destinations
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