Castellana Grotte

Castellana Grotte is an Italian town of about 19,000 inhabitants in the province of Bari, in Puglia. It is located in the Land of Trulli, it is best known for the complex karst caves of Castellana. The Castellana Caves are less than 500 meters away from the town and 330 meters above sea level. It […]

Locorotondo

The town of Locorotondo was born around the year 1000. It was originally located at the foot of the hill, but later developed on top. It was expanded, in fact, after a miracle of St. George the Martyr as the people built a chapel in the beginning of the seventeenth century, proclaiming him the town’s patron. […]

Martina Franca

Martina Franca is a town of about 49,000 inhabitants in the province of Taranto in Apulia. It is best known for its Baroque architecture and the music festival of the Itria Valley, it sits at the border of the provinces of Taranto, Brindisi and Bari. Its location offers stunning views of the Itria Valley, it’s […]

Cisternino

Cisternino is a town of about 11,000 inhabitants in the province of Brindisi. Until 1927, however, it was in province of Bari. Its name comes from “Cis-Sturninum”, that means “on this side of Sturni”, an ancient center near Ostuni. Ostuni is a neighboring town that instead took the name from Sturno, Comrade hero of Diomedes. It is […]

Ostuni

Ostuni, the White City, is known for the historical center mainly painted with white lime. It is located in the southern Murgia, on the border with Salento. From 1994 to 2015 he received the Blue Flag and five sails of Legambiente for the quality of services offered and the cleanliness of the waters of its coast […]

Taranto

Taranto is an ancient Greek colony, the first town of Salento by population and second of Puglia. It is often called the “City of the two seas” because of its strategic location straddling the Great Sea and the Small Sea and also known as “Dolphin Earth” for the historical settlement of a group of cetaceans […]

Bari

The apulian capital is the first municipality by population, the third in the South and the ninth in Italy. The entire metropolitan area, however is the sixth most populous in Italy after Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin and Palermo. The basilica is one of the favorite centers by the Orthodox Church as it houses the relics of […]

Polignano a Mare

The “Pearl of the Adriatic“, as it is often called, is characterized by a crystal clear sea and spectacular rock cavities, a combination that creates a wonderful scenario. The coast, in fact, from Grotta Palazzese to Lama Monachile, is one of the most beautiful in Apulia with its sandy and hidden coves. The city was the birthplace of Domenico Modugno, […]

Brindisi

Brindisi is characterized by the natural harbor in the shape of a deer’s head that overlooks the Adriatic Sea. Over time the internal docks have been transformed into a charming waterfront, full of restaurants and clubs, and link the old town. The symbol of the city are the Roman columns at the end of the Via Appia, a […]

Lecce

Lecce is called the “Florence of the South”, it is the capital of Salento and is only 12 km from the Adriatic Sea. There is a lot of baroque influence that goes well with the local stone, particularly soft and crumbly, and that can be processed into refined cuts that can be appreciated especially in the facade […]