Puglia, or Apulia, the heel of Italy's boot, has miles of beautiful coastline with sandy beaches, clean water, and fantastic seafood. Puglia is also known for trulli, unique structures with conical roofs, found mainly around the town of Alberobello.
With this Puglia Travel Guide you'll discover Puglia's best beaches and find out where to see the trulli and even where you can stay in one. You'll explore Roman and Greek ruins, medieval villages and castles, and nature reserves and caverns as well as find places to eat and unique places to stay. Find out about an unusual chapel made of skulls and bones, 13th century castles built by the Holy Roman Emperor, the Podolico cattle of the Gargano, and where to dine or stay in a cave above the sea. Take this guide with you when you visit Puglia or use it at home to discover one of Italy's lesser-known but beautiful regions.
★ About the Author ★
Martha has traveled extensively in Italy for more than 25 years. She produces the Italy Travel site on About.com and has a house in northern Tuscany where she spends five months of the year, using it as a base to explore Italy.
Martha's first experience in Puglia was as part of an archeological project based on the Salento Peninsula more than 20 years ago. Since that time she has traveled to Puglia several times and explored the entire region from the tip of the peninsula up tthrough the Gargano Promontory. She is passionate about this part of Italy and enjoys sharing her experiences with her readers.
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