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Top Ten Things To Do In Apulia – Italy’s Undiscovered South

Monica Tindall

Spectacular coastlines, rolling hills of green, olive groves that stretch as far as the eye can see, charming towns, unique architecture, comforting food proudly made from local ingredients, sparkling wine fresh from the barrel, warm hospitality and prices far more reasonable than the north – Apulia is Italy’s best-kept secret (no longer)! Here’s our list of

Top Ten Things To Do in Apulia!

Bath in the blue waters of the Adriatic Sea.

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Wander the streets of ancient towns: our favourites are Ostuni, Alberobello, Monopoli and Polignano a Mare.

Twin Geckos Villa, Ostuni, Apulia
Ostuni – The White City
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Monopoli
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Alberobello
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Polignano a Mare

Lather crusty slices of toasted sourdough with extra virgin olive oil pressed from 1000-year-old olive trees.

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Groves of Olive Trees From Which Olive Oil is Freshly Pressed Each Season

Stay in a trulli house.

Leonardo Trulli Resort, Locorotundo
Leonardo Trulli Resort

Drink sparkling wine fresh from the barrel.

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Apulia Sparkling Wine

Live the Italian dream with life in a villa for the summer.

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Twin Geckos Villa

Eat antipasto – it’s way more than just the cold cuts and cheeses that are often pushed in tourist destinations. Here, it’s a whole buffet meal delivered to your table.

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Antipasti Apulian Style

Drink Primitivo – the local wine. Big, powerful and fruity.

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Primitivo Wine

Try a coffee especiale in the town of Polignano a Mare.

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Coffee Especiale

Get a taste of farm life by staying in a masseria.

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Masseria Palombara Grande

Have you been to Italy’s south? What are your favourite things to do in Apulia?

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9 Comments

  1. They have bougainvillea in their Mediterranean climate too? For one thing, here, I notice that it will bloom in all its glory on dry days.

  2. What a spectacular view that you’ve captured in that first photo!! The colors, light and textures are incredible!

  3. Wow, dining amidst the sounds of waves splashing against the rocks beneath must be truly incredible 🙂

  4. A beautiful holiday and I like all the suggested things to do there.

  5. It’s certainly a gorgeous place!

  6. That is such a lovely place
    especially the blue waters.
    Love your pics.

    Ann

  7. Drink sparkling wine fresh from the barrel is heaven!

  8. It’s perfect plan! 🙂

  9. This area is on our list of places to visit in Italy.

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