“Much to Love About Puglia”

“Much to Love About Puglia”  2020

Travelling 2020, 10 days 9 nights – dates to be advised 

Experience the country, sea and city as we take you on an exciting culinary and cultural journey of Puglia and its surrounding towns. Known for its whitewashed hill towns, century-old farmhouses and hundreds of kilometres of Mediterranean coastline. Puglia is definitely worth a visit if you want fresh, tasty and local food. Among the dishes that most strongly define the traditional Puglian cuisine, are the orecchiette with broccoli rabe, Apulia focaccia, Fava Bean Puree and Chicory Greens just to cite a few. Furthermore, the wines of Puglia are admired wherever they go. Aside from the beaches and gorgeous sea villages, Puglia has a rich archaeological heritage and boasts 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites: Castel del Monte, Alberobello and the Sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo. A special mention should be dedicated to Lecce commonly nicknamed “the Florence of the south”. Together with the city’s Baroque architectural monuments, churches and religious buildings, there are Greek influences in the utilization of the renowned “Lecce stone”.

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