Medieval town of Vieste perched on cliff ridge.

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Puglia

In Puglia, everything the Italophile craves is here in abundance: ancient towns, extravagant churches, seas of olives, olive-green seas and food to equal of anywhere else in Italy.


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Best Things to Do

From hiking in Gargano National Park to tasting local pastries in Lecce, experience the best of Puglia with these top things to do.

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Things to Know

These top tips on safety and etiquette can help you plan your visit to Puglia in the south of Italy.

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Transportation

What’s the best way to get around Italy’s “boot heel”? Read our guide to find out.

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Money and Costs

While on the rise in recent years, Puglia is still a relatively undiscovered destination for foreign visitors. Italians, though, have known for a very long…

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Traveling with Kids

Puglia is an Italian vacation destination that can satisfy the whole family. Here are the region's best things to do with kids.

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Best Road Trips

The best way to get around Puglia is definitely by renting your own set of wheels – here are five of the best drives in Italy's boot heel.

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6 of the best things to do with kids in Puglia, Italy

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