Gargano National Park

Gargano National Park

The Gargano National Park established in 1991, is located in the north-east part of Apulia representing the mountainous area of the region: in fact the highest part reaches 1000 meters with Mount Calvo and is covered by a large wooded area, known as the Umbra Forest. This is one of the most extensive hardwood forests … Read more Gargano National Park

The Alta Murgia National Park

The Alta Murgia National Park

The Alta Murgia National Park, established in 2004, is a protected natural area located in Apulia, in the provinces of Bari and Barletta, Andria and Trani. Extended from the Adriatic coast to the Basilicata’s reliefs, the Alta Murgia National Park preserves the last example of Mediterranean steppes present in Italy. In the territory are present … Read more The Alta Murgia National Park

What to drink and eat in Foggia

Puglia Foggia focaccia pugliese

Baked goods are a pillar of the of Foggia’s cuisine; the province is a major producer of wheat. In the tradition of the province can not be missed the acquasale, simple dish that is cooked by dipping the toasted bread in water and then seasoned with salt, extra virgin olive oil and chopped tomatoes. You … Read more What to drink and eat in Foggia

What to do and see in Bari

Puglia Bari Alberobello Trulli

The city of Bari in addition to being the capital of the province is also the capital of the Apulia region and is the main artistic and cultural center of the region. Numerous monuments are available to travelers and tourists. In the foreground stands the Basilica of San Nicola, which holds the remains of this … Read more What to do and see in Bari

Lecce

Puglia Lecce

Lecce is the capital of a province that corresponds with the southernmost part of the heel of Italy and is situated between the Murgia and the Salento. Disputed for centuries between Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and Swabians. The fifteenth century saw the greatest economic flourishing of the city, thanks to the presence of Florentine, Venetians, Genoese, … Read more Lecce

What to drink and eat in Bari

Puglia Bari Orecchiette cime di rapa

If we were to elect a plate as a symbol of the Bari’s cuisine we would definitely choose the orecchiette with turnip greens (homemade pasta made with water, flour, salt and topped with vegetables) that has now become a traditional dish of the Apulia region. It definitely adds to the fish soup and cavatelli with … Read more What to drink and eat in Bari

What to do and see in Lecce

Puglia Lecce Gallipoli

The province of Lecce is located in an area almost completely flat and is surrounded by the sea on three sides and has over 200 miles of coastline. The coast is high and rocky with cliffs overlooking the sea on the Adriatic Sea coast from Otranto to Santa Maria di Leuca and the Ionian Sea … Read more What to do and see in Lecce

Barletta-Andria-Trani

Puglia Barletta

The province of Barletta-Andria-Trani is the latest of the provinces of Puglia, in fact, it was formed in 2004. The coastal part is of a sandy type in the north, in the towns of Margherita di Savoia and Barletta and it becomes rocky in the south, in the towns of Trani and Bisceglie. The National … Read more Barletta-Andria-Trani

What to drink and eat in Lecce

Puglia Lecce rustico

Inevitable on the tables of Lecce and Salento are the olive oil and the wine. This area produces extra virgin olive oil DOP Terre d’Otranto, while among the wines we indicate: the Aleatico of Puglia DOC, the Alezio DOC, the Copertino DOC, the Galatina DOC, the Leverano DOC, the Nardò DOC and the Negroamaro DOC. … Read more What to drink and eat in Lecce

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