Nature is the protagonist again in the Murgia National Park, and in Gargano’s wild Umbra forest, its salt pans and lakes. Visit the marine reserve of Torre Guaceto and the deep ravines of Laterza and wide dolines (depressions in the terrain) of Altamura characterize the hinterland of the region with their charming landscapes.
For those who want to travel through history, Apulia offers a wide range of places that testify to the ancient origins of this land: from prehistory to Magna Graecia, from the Imperial Age to the Renaissance and the Baroque splendor of Lecce and of Salento.
The trulli, for example those of Valle d’Itria, offer an evocative testimony to the rural past of the region. Meanwhile, numerous castles dot the coasts of the southern coast, hinting at an era when both perils and commerce landed on these shores.
Discover a wild nature with natural parks and protected areas of great ecological importance, the best placesfor sports and wellness, where you can enjoy trekking trails, cycle routes and trail riding, golf facilities, spas and water sports. Apulia is a land with an ancient spiritual tradition whose territory isstudded with countless places of worship, important hubs along pilgrimage routes, with a rich tradition of rituals and colorful religious festivals. Puglia cuisine features genuine ingredients and renowned delicacies; the bread of Altamura Dop, the capocollo (capicola) of Martina Franca, the bombetteof Cisternino (small beef rolls stuffed with cheese, ham and lettuce), extra-virgin oils and Primitivo, Negroamaro and Nero di Troiawines.
Puglia is a land full of life, offering a rich calendar of events throughout the year, from big festivals to live concerts, film festivals and art exhibitions. And if you are on a business travel, here you will find everything you need; congress centers, exhibition areas, meeting rooms and excellent catering service.
Visiting Puglia means setting out on an inspiring journey from Gargano and Daunia down to Salento, that will take you through Imperial Puglia, Bari and the Coastline, Magna Grecìa, Murgia and Gravine and the Valle d’Itria.