Puglia

Bari, Apulia
Thursday, July 10TH, 2014 by
Piazza del Ferrarese Bari, the second largest city of Southern Italy, is capital of the Apulia (or Puglia) region, located on the Adriatic Sea. Named the fifth largest province in Italy and also the most populated, Bari carries a population 322.541, according to ISTAT data of 2013. As a very...
Touring Puglia
Tuesday, July 08TH, 2014 by
Puglia (Apulia) is a major tourist destination in Italy. Its historical, artistic, religious, cultural, and natural assets make it an important destination for travelers driven by different impulses. It is impossible to conceive a tour that would reveal all of it in one go, unless you have more...
Trabucco
Friday, November 26TH, 2010 by
Trabucco (Photo from tripadvisor.com) If you don't know what a trabucco is, read on: a trabucco is a large wooden construction, a real fishing machine, with a platform bonded to coastal rock by big pine logs and two, but sometimes more, antenna-like cranes stretching out over the water to...
Alta Murgia National Park
Monday, January 18TH, 2010 by
  Murgia Sud-Orientale - Gradino - Photo courtesy of Szajci/Wikimedia   The Italian national park of Alta Murgia, located in the Apulia region of the Murgia area, offers six different sightseeing itineraries to help visitors discover the wonders of the area. The park was established in 2004 and...
The Trulli of Alberobello
Monday, January 11TH, 2010 by
Alberobello - Trulli The trulli are limestone houses found in the region of Puglia, which are beautiful examples of the ancient technique of drywall construction that is still used today for houses in the region. The trulli are built from rough limestone rocks and boulders, usually domed or in a...
Shopping in Apulia
Tuesday, December 29TH, 2009 by
Apulia on the Italian Map Apulia or, as it is known locally, the region of Puglia, is located on the southeastern border of the country along the Adriatic Sea. It is also bordered along the coast by the Gulf of Taranto and Strait of Otranto on the south. The region is spread over an area of 19,345...
Castel del Monte
Tuesday, December 22TH, 2009 by
Castel del Monte Castel del Monte is a unique castle built in the 13th century by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II in the Apulia region. When the Emperor had castle built, he had created a symbol which was of much significance, reflected in the layout, shape and the location of the castle. Castel...
Sant'Agata di Puglia
Wednesday, December 09TH, 2009 by
Sant'Agata di Puglia Sant'Agata di Puglia is a town and a commune located in the Apulia region in the province of Foggia. The town is located in the Colaggio valley and had gained much importance in the ancient times due to its strategic location. The town had a different name in the Roman times,...
Taranto
Thursday, November 19TH, 2009 by
Castello Aragonese, Taranto When one thinks of Italy, traditional images come to mind.  Churches that are hundreds of years old, engineering and architectural wonders from centuries past, rolling hills, mountains, the sea, and, of course, great food, all are thought of when talking about Italy. ...
Foggia
Thursday, November 19TH, 2009 by
Foggia With a rich diversity of landscape the Puglia region demonstrates fully the fact that you do not have to go too far to in this country for a change of scenery.  From mountains silhouetting the sky at one side, plains where sheep herders once carried on with their trade, to cliff side and...

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