Southern Italy Is... Trulli Memorable
Puglia is one of Italy's best-kept secrets. When you ask Italians where they like to go in the warmer months, it's likely they won't ever name the Amalfi Coast. Instead, they'll say Puglia, the sun-drenched heel of the Italian boot.
Puglia is bright blue waters.
Puglia is silver-green olive groves.
Puglia is whitewashed cities perched on hills.
Tourism in Puglia reflects genuine hospitality and time-honed traditions. Here, you can taste fresh-pressed olive oil at a family farm. Here, you can make focaccia from scratch with a local grandmother. Here, you can watch the sun dip in the Mediterranean on a quiet shore -- without a tourist crowd or cruise ship in sight.
Here are 4 reasons Puglia will entice even the worldliest of travelers:
1. OTRANTO, PUGLIA
Otranto, on Puglia’s east coast, is one of Italy’s loveliest seaside towns. Otranto is famous for light blue water, stone cliffs and charming whitewashed homes.
2. TRULLI STUNNING SIGHTS
Trulli are the traditional stone homes of this region – topped in a cone-shaped roof. The town of Alberobello is famous throughout Italy for the quantity of trulli found there. Nowhere else in Italy will you find these buildings – originally built this way so they could be quickly taken down to avoid heavy property taxes.
3. OLIVE OIL
Field after field of olive trees fill Puglia’s sun-soaked land. Silvery leaves and gnarled branches brim with purple and green olives. In the fall, farmers pick the olives and press them into green oil. Puglia alone accounts for 40% of Italy’s olive oil production.
4. THE FOOD
Food fans will fall in love with Puglia. Each day, local cooks turn flour and water into fresh pasta. Famous throughout Italy is Puglia’s signature pasta—orecchiette. And from caciocavallo to fresh burrata, Puglia produces some of Italy’s finest cheese. Travelers to Puglia can shape orecchiette by hand or enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of a cheese farm.
Let’s start planning your next vacation to Puglia where Wanderlust Travel will put together an itinerary with the finest hotels and activities for you to experience this hidden gem of Italy.
Jamie Jackson: (336) 263-1977 or email@example.com
Luxury Travel Advisor and Virtuoso Wellness Travel community member at Wanderlust Travel Boutique
At Wanderlust Travel Boutique, we will create a truly personalized, hassle-free vacation with a comprehensive itinerary, so you can enjoy an unforgettable experience.
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