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. It's little surprise, with scenery like this and a variety of Apulia holiday rentals to choose from, that this is such a beloved holiday destination.
Apulia is a diverse region making it perfect for those who really like to explore an area when they go on holiday. To the north, Foggia, is home to lovely crystal clear waters, amazing caves and buildings dating all the way back to the Swabian-Angevin period in the 11th and 12th centuries, such as the castle at Lucca and Piazza Duomo Cathedral. Barletta Andria-Tranni next down, is home to some stunning beaches and more ancient places of interest dating back even further to the Roman period.
Bari, a large and beautiful swath of land in the middle of it all whose coastline spans much of the incredible Golf of Taranto, is a small town with a busy port, you can expect excellent food here alongside a town centre which hasn’t lost a sense of individuality. Lecce in the very south, is the crown jewel of the area and is distinguished by its unique architecture and relaxed atmosphere. If you have the time, absolutely every region in Puglia should be thoroughly explored.
Enjoy a glass of Italian wine from the comfort of your Apulia holiday rentals
By staying in holiday rentals in Apulia you can truly get a feel for the culture of this area. It’s warm, dry yet hospitable climate also make Apulia a perfect wine growing region, and there is no shortage of wineries to prove that. In fact, Apulia is outdone by only Sicily 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 from your villas in Apulia. The beaches are spectacular with their white-gold sand and cool, fresh water; From which you can take part in water sports such as swimming, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, para sailing and more.
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From your Apulia holiday rentals you can visit the Italian sub-peninsular Salento as well the beautiful regions Basilicata which borders on Apulia is worth a visit if you find enough time.