Visit Puglia: tourism and highlights

Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Puglia with full reviews on Italy This Way...


photo of Alberobello

Alberobello is a beautiful little town full of incredible buildings called trulli with cone-shaped roofs [...]

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Alberona (Foggia Province)

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Alberona is a beautiful village in the Puglia region of Italy [...]

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Altamura is a historical town with a fine cathedral and reputedly the beast bread in Italy. [...]

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Bari (Bari Province)

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Bari is a coastal city with an interesting historic centre. [...]

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Barletta is a historic town with the largest bronze statue dating from Ancient Roman times. [...]

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photo of Bitonto

Bitonto is a pretty town with some important museums and archaeological sites. [...]

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Cagnano Varano (Gargano Province)

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Cagnano Varano is a pretty hilltop village close to Lake Varano. [...]

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Carpino (Gargano Province)

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Carpino is a pretty village with fine views. [...]

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Castel del Monte

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Castel del Monte is an unusual octagonal shaped castle in southern Italy. [...]

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photo of Galatina

Galatina centre has some fine Baroque buildings. [...]

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A popular seaside resort, Gallipoli's old centre is on an island accessed by a bridge. [...]

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Ischitella (Gargano Province)

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Ischitella is a popular resort with a pretty old town of narrow alleys and colourful houses. [...]

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Isole Tremiti (Foggia Province)

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Isole Tremiti is a beautiful group of Islands in the Adriatic sea near Italy. They are very popular for summer holidays. [...]

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Lecce has an abundance of rich Baroque architecture [...]

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Lesina (Gargano Province)

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A town on the edge of a lake, Lesina is popular for water-sports and nature-lovers. [...]

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Not to be missed! Locorotondo is famous for its quaint cottages called 'trulli'. [...]

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Lucera (Foggia Province)

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Lucera has a Roman amphitheatre and a Medieval castle amongst other historic buildings. [...]

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photo of Manfredonia

Manfredonia castle can be visited and is now the home of a National Archaeological museum. [...]

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Mattinata (Gargano Province)

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Mattinata has both a nice beach resort and an attractive village a little inland. [...]

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Monte Sant'Angelo (Gargano Province)

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The Sanctuary of Monte Sant'Angelo along with its sacred cave is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [...]

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Ostuni (Brindisi Province)

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Ostuni is known as the 'White City' for its lovely white-washed buildings. [...]

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Otranto is a lovely seaside town on the Adriatic sea of Italy [...]

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Peschici (Gargano Province)

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Visit Peschici which is one of the prettiest resorts on the Gargano Peninsula. [...]

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Rignano Garganico (Gargano Province)

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Visit the well preserved old town of Rignano Garganico and admire the views from its hilltop position. [...]

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Rodi Garganico (Gargano Province)

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Visit Rodi Garganico whose pretty white houses rise up from its large sandy beach. [...]

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Ruvo di Puglia (Bari Province)

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Ruvo di Puglia has an attractive old centre and and attractive Romanesque cathedral. [...]

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San Giovanni Rotondo (Gargano Province)

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San Giovanni Rotondo is the second most visited pilgrim site in the world with visitors visiting the tomb of Padre Pio. [...]

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San Marco in Lamis (Gargano Province)

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The Monastery at San Marco in Lamis is a popular pilgrim destination. [...]

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San Nicandro (Gargano Province)

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San Nicandro has a medieval centre surrounded by defensive walls and dominated by its castle. [...]

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Specchia (Lecce Province)

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Beautiful village in the 'heel' of Italy. [...]

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Sitting on the edge of the sea, Taranto's impressive castle dominates the old town. [...]

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Trani (Barletta-Andria-Trani Province)

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Trani is a delightful seaside port with an elegant town centre. [...]

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Troia (Foggia Province)

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Visit Troia for its beautiful cathedral. [...]

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Vieste (Foggia Province)

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Vieste is a beautiful fishing village set dramatically on top of a rocky promontory. It has some great beaches. [...]

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