If the map of Italy outlines the shape of a boot, then Apulia – or Puglia as it is known to the locals – is the heel. Encompassing a seemingly endless stretch of powdery sandy coast and some of the most breathtaking views of both the Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas, Apulia does a superb job of combining rolling, green countryside with breathtaking white-walled villages cropping up along the coastline, and embedded like jewels within the region’s pastoral countryside. It's little surprise, with scenery like this and such a fine variety of holiday homes Apulia and holiday villas Apulia to choose from, that Apulia is sucha beloved holiday destination. Croatia lies right across the ocean, with popular holiday destinations like Central Dalmatia and Southern Dalmatia right at the shore. Montenegro with its beaches in Littoral and Bay of Kotor is separated from Apulia solely by the beautifully sparkling deep blue Adriatic Sea. So why not merge the beauty of the ocean with Italian lifestyle in Apulia holidays?!
The sections of Apulia are divided into Foggia to the north, Barletta Andria-Tranni next down, Bari, a large and beautiful swath of land in the middle of it all, Taranto, whose coastline spans much of the incredible Golf of Taranto, and Brindissi and Lecce in the very south, poking out into the Mediterranean Sea. If you have the time, absolutely every region in Puglia should be thoroughly explored. Book an Apulia holiday home or holiday villa Apulia in one of these fine towns and set out on day trips to the surrounding villages. Before going, however, it is important for travelers who have not been to southern Italy to note that there’s no mistaking it for the north – or anywhere else in the world, for that matter. The thick local dialects and centuries-old ways of life provide incredible glimpses at the proud gusto at the heart of the warm, hospitable and fiery Italian culture. The beautiful regions Basilicata and Campania border on Apulia and are worth a visit as well - given that you find enough time. In Apulia, there are plenty things to do in your holidays!
In a historic holiday villa Apulia you can truly get a feel for the culture of Apulia. It’s warm, dry yet hospitable climate also make Apulia a perfect winegrowing region, and there is no shortage of wineries to prove that. In fact, Apulia is outdone by only Siciliy in terms of natural wine production. Wine tours are also a delightful pursuit for the tourist, although this activity will be competing for your attention among a host of other incredible things to do and see in Puglia. The beaches, for one, are spectacular. Book a holiday home near the coast for maximum enjoyment. Nestle into the powdery white-gold sand that shimmers in the sun and work on a nice Italian bronze. Dive into the cool fresh water, or enjoy lively water sports such as swimming, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, parasailing and more. Among the places to go in Apulia, Ostuni is one of the most incredible villages, as it is completely white. No, really. The pavement, the walls, everything is encasing in a glistening, snowing plaster that is emblematic of the Moorish Mediterranean, the very sight of which will cool you in the hot summer sun. Throughout Puglia, accommodations are offered in a diverse array of options, from lodging in holiday homes to 5-star luxury villas Apulia on the Tarantino Gulf waterfront. Apartment rentals are also quite common in Apulia and perfect for relaxing Apulia holidays. Those planning their Puglia holidays should be sure to book their holiday homes Apulia or Apulia villas ahead of the high tourism season, as vacancies go quickly.