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Apulia

Apulia Holidays, Vacations in Apulia in the Gargano Sea Holiday, Salento Sea Holiday Cities of art Barocco Holiday, Trulli Apulia Holidays. Travel accommodation reservation Guides. Apulia is a wonderful region, boardering the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Òtranto and Gulf of Taranto in the south. Apulia is well-know for its beaches, castles, towers, manor farms, and offers the tourists sun, sea, breathtaking landscapes and the art, the history and the culture of its cities. Apulia will offer you a huge choice of tourist structures: hotel, lodges, tourist villages, camping, residence, holiday houses and apartments, holiday farms, wellness hotel.

You should visit the whole region, from the Sea Caves of the Gargano and their natural park, to sea holidays at Tremiti islands, Vieste, Peschici, Rodi, the lakes of Lesina and Varano, Mattinata, the sanctuary of Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo.

Apulia will offer you unforgettable panoramas: sunny fields in the "Tavoliere delle Puglie" (a tableland at the foot of the Gargano promontory) with the cities of Foggia and Cerignola, the Murge plateau and Castel del Monte, ancient olive groves and vineyards, almond trees and cherry-trees, Itria valley, where you can find the typical local dwellings with conical roofs, the "Trulli" . They can be found in the towns of Alberobello, Locorotondo, Fasano, Cisternino, Martina Franca and Ceglie Messapica. Heading from Bari to Brindisi, you shouldn't miss to visit the cities of Monopoli, Fasano e Ostuni with the restructured manor farms, presented as exclusive relais and holiday farms. Heading south you will reach the Salento, the "heel" of the Italian "boot", the baroque city of Lecce.

Spend your sea holidays in Otranto, Santa Maria di Leuca, Gallipoli and Taranto vacations.

Give in to the temptation of the Apulia food and wine routes! Enjoy your Sea Holidays in Apulia.

Tourist Routes in Apulia. Tourist Guide in Apulia vacations

Apulia will welcome you with its shining sun, blue sea, pristine nature and its ancient cities. It's highly recommended to visit the whole region: the Gargano, the Tremiti islands, the Tavoliere, the Murge, Bari, the "Trulli", the Salento, the Adriatic and the Ionian Seas. The are many interesting points of interest: the Sanctuary of Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo in the Gargano, the Basilica of San Michele Arcangelo, the ancient villages of Peschici, Vieste and Borgo Sant'Angelo. In the "Tavoliere" area visit Lucera, an ancient Roman city; on the Adriatic coast visit Barletta, the location of the "disfida di Barletta" ("challenge of Barletta"); Trani and its cathedral, and on the inside Andria and the near "Castel del Monte" , built on a small hill by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, representing one of the most important monuments in Southern Italy and named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996.

Apulia Tourist Routes

On the Murge karst plateau, near Bari, visit the Castellana caves and the Alberobello "Trulli". Salento is a well-known area for the baroque style of its churches and buildings. Apulia is famous for its culinary tradition: extra-virgin olive oil, vegetables, durum wheat, the local dairy products, the grapes and the wines.

Apulia Worth a Visit Places

Bari and the church of San Nicola;
Barletta;
Gargano and its wonderful beaches, caves and parks;
Lesina and Varano lakes;
Tremiti islands;
The Murge karst plateau, its villages and the castles;
Martina Franca and Ostuni, the white city;
The baroque Salento and Lecce, Otranto, Gallipoli and Santa Maria di Leuca;
The beautiful Apulian coastline;
Castel del Monte;
Svevian routes;
Castellana caves;
The archeological museum in Taranto.

Apulia Tourist Resources


The Gargano and the province of Foggia holiday
Foggia and its monuments;
The "Tavoliere delle Puglie";
The "Heel" of the Italian "Boot" and the National Park;
The Appennines;
The Sanctuary of Padre Pio;
The peculiar ecosystem between Manfredonia and Margherita di Savoia, ideal for migratory birds, especially for flamingos;
The Roman Amphitheater in Lucerna;
The Terravecchia area in Pietra Montecorvino.

The Province of Bari
Bari and its historical center;
Bitonto and Ruvo di puglia Cathedrals;
Castel del Monte;
Canosa;
Trani, well-known for its history and the beautiful beaches;
Bisceglie and its Roman churches and prehistoric dolmen;
Alberobello and the Trulli;
The Murge;
Gravina, a beautiful village built upon a rock;
The caves of Castellana;
Mozzarella from Gioia del Colle;
The brad of Altamura;
The Mercadante forest;
The carnival of Putignano and its traditional Farinella mask.

The Province of Taranto
Taranto and its blue sea;
Manduria and the well (Fonte Pliniano);
Grottaglie, the capital of ceramics;
Valle d'Itria Opera Festival in Martina Franca; The Gravina in San Marco a Massafra;

The Province of Brindisi
Brindisi;
San severino fortress in Ceglie Messapica;
The eastern Murge;
Ostuni;
The "trulli" and the manor farms;
The archeological area "Muro Tenente" in Mesagne.
 

The Salento holiday and the Province of Lecce
Carlo V's castles in Lecce and Corigliano d’Otranto;
Messapic walls (3rd-4th centuries BC) in Muro Leccese;
Sacred sites in Muro Leccese, Tricase, Miggiano, Veglie;
Lecce and the Baroque;
The Otranto Cathedral;
Gallipoli;
Nardò Riviera;
Santa Cesarea Terme;
The Apulian Greece and the towns of Calimera, Castrignano dei Greci, Corigliano d’Otranto, Martano, Martignano, Melpignano, Soleto, Sternatia and Zollino;
The fortified manor farms and the towers;
The wonderful sea of Castro.

Apulia Events

February: Carnival of Putignano;
April: "Sagra te la purpetta" in Vernole;
May: San Nicola Festivity in Bari;
June: Procession of the adorned horse, in Brindisi;
July: Town festival for fish, in S. Cesarea Terme; Santa Cristina festivity; August: Mediterranean Populations Festival, in Bisceglie (BA); Sant'Oronzo horse race; Sea procession "Finibusterrae" in Santa Maria di Leuca (15th August); "Città dei Trulli", international folk festival; "Notte della Taranta" (the famous local dance) in Melpignano;
September: Salento International Film Festival, in Tricase (Le); SS. Medici local festivity in Alberobello;
October: Artichoke National Festival in S. Ferdinando di Puglia.

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