DEEP BLUE APULIA

Apulia: grand tour of the heel of Italy

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Land of sea and sun, of warm smiles and lively dance steps. The region Apulia makes everyone happy thanks to its crystal-clear waters and its towns that have kept their truly authentic soul. Keep reading

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1

Polignano a Mare

In the blue of Polignano a Mare

2 Nights

Polignano a Mare
Arco Marchesale
Polignano a Mare
The white architecture of Polignano a Mare
Landscape of Polignano a Mare
Polignano a Mare in the evening

Crystal-clear sea, pebble beaches and splendid caves: Polignano a Mare is a dream, a natural paradise that in summer offers unique memories to those who dive into its waters.
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Lecce

The capital of Salento

2 Nights

The Duomo square
Santa Croce Church
The historic Napoli door
Lecce's amphitheater

Your journey through the heel of the boot takes you to Salento: visit Lecce, a city with a typically baroque charm which expresses itself domineeringly in its palaces and in the splendid facade of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta.
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Recommended activities

  • The secrets of the Barocco walking tour in Lecce
  • Salento wine tour from Lecce
  • Guided tour of the Itria Valley from Lecce
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Otranto

A fortress on the sea and pastel houses: welcome to Otranto

2 Nights

Otranto
Baia dei Turchi
The Castle of Otranto
The historic center

Surrounded by olive groves and pastel coloured houses, Otranto is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, bathed by the clear blue Salento sea.
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Gallipoli

Gallipoli, "The pearl of the Ionian"

2 Nights

The coast of Gallipoli
The Gallipoli Castle
Saint Agatha's Cathedral
Port of Gallipoli

Gallipoli, "The pearl of the Ionian", is a renowned summer destination famous for its crystal-clear sea and for its nightlife that attracts many young people every year.
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Porto Cesareo

A dip in the waters that inspired Lucio Battisti

3 Nights

Porto Cesareo beach
Porto Cesareo
Torre Cesarea
Torre Chianca
Torre Lapillo
Porto Cesareo
The sea of Porto Cesareo

Not far from Lecce is Porto Cesareo, an authentic Salento paradise bathed in blue, clear water; the famous singer Battisti took the sea of Porto Cesareo as inspiration for his famous song.
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Matera

The phoenix of Basilicata

2 Nights

Matera's panorama
Matera at sunset
The night over Matera
Sassi di Matera
Arch in Matera
Street of Matera
The Sassi di Matera

Like a phoenix rising from its ashes, the city of Matera has been able to rise after difficult moments of the second half of the 1900s.
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Recommended activities

  • Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera
  • 2 hour walking tour of Matera
  • Tour of the Rock Churches
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Bari

You can't live on just orecchiette

2 Nights

Bari's panorama
San Nicola's Cathedral
Mercantile square
The Norman - Suevian castle

Its "rivalry" with Lecce precedes it, and for Lino Banfi it has nothing to envy of Paris - if the latter had "lu mere".
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Recommended activities

  • Walk to discover the local secrets of the historic center of Bari
  • Bari bike tour
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