Puglia has attracted more than its fair share of travel magazine column inches in the last couple of years, yet still remains relatively untouched and well worth exploring. Packed full of ancient towns, dramatic Romanesque churches, dreamy windswept beaches and wild open plains, Puglia (the heel of Italy’s boot) is well worth a visit on a trip to Italy. This southern region is enclosed by the Adriatic Sea on one side and the Ionian Sea on the other and is populated by plenty of whitewashed hill towns that are perfectly situated to take in the stunning sea views. On your Puglia holidays, travel through
the vast plains of Tavoliere di Puglia in the north and see the iconic beehive shaped dry stone trulli houses in the picturesque, UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alberobello. Take a tour of the charming cities of Otranto, Leuca, Bari and Lecce and feel like you’ve stepped back in time on a visit to the ancient fortified hill town of Matera, a place so ancient in look and feel it was used to film several scenes of Mel Gibson's 'The Passion of the Christ.'

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We had a lovely time - the hotel was gorgeous - very comfy and in the perfect spot and they were very helpful and nice. Our two guides were excellent - very knowledgeable and interesting. It was great - all round! We were lucky and had beautiful weather too (blue sky and sun - but freezing, which was great). Thank you so much for everything - it was all perfect (transfer was great too).

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