Thursday, 24 June 2010

Puglia Sightseeing

Want to find out about Puglia sightseeing highlights? Read the article below...

What to Do on Holiday in Puglia
By Andy Gibson

Puglia is popularly referred as the "heel of Italy's boot" and is the fine assortment of baroque churches, pagan dances and fairytale cottages. This captivating terrain is full of picturesque locations that are very popular with families staying in holiday homes.

Puglia boasts about its long history and has a wide range of sightseeing attractions that are well worth a visit. Puglia is divided into six provinces making it more interesting when renting holiday villas.

Many holiday makers visit Lecce. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations of this region. Lecce is regarded as a magnificent jewel of the baroque architecture. You will find different crafts of architecture constructed using the theme of yellow colors and splendidly preserved.

Other places to visit are Bari, Taranto, Ostuni, Otranto, Alberobello, Gallipoli, Isola San Domino, Bitonto, Isola Caprara, Castellana Grotte, Rignano Garganico, Monopoli, Brindisi and Foggia. Apart from sight seeing, you can also go to the zoo safari at Fasano.

Puglia has a wide range of markets including Putignanno, Alberobello, Noci and Martina Franca. These markets have a great selection of locally made crafts and food. There is nothing better than walking through a local market and sampling locally produced wine and cheese. The area also has many shopping centers and retail outlets.

You can buy fabulous art and craft works, designer attires, fashionable accessories and hi-tech gadgets, the markets in Puglia are there to serve you for all your needs and interests.

If you are true lover of adventurous activities, then Puglia has fun and entertainment in store for you. This is because there are many beaches such as Polignano, San Vito, and Castellanetta among others. The best thing about these beaches is that you can enjoy serene landscapes and sun basking to a large extent.

Along with this, these beaches are also popular for different adventurous activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, sea surfing, underwater swimming, fishing and splendid views of coral reefs. This will make your entire trip a memorable experience as these activities are entertained with the advance amenities so as to provide travelers with the most exciting experience.

If you are connoisseur of Mediterranean cuisine and wines, Puglia will never disappoint you as this terrain is popular for world class restaurants and eateries offering top quality and finger licking cuisine varieties made from tomatoes, courgettes, olives, chickpeas, sauces and cheese.

All these varieties are assorted with mouth watering friselle, bread rings, softened water and oregano. This way they are classically served to the people. Moreover, another attraction is its wine. You can taste all kinds of wines available in the world such as red wine, white wine and gold wine among others.

Some of the famous brands include Primitivo di Manduria, Salice Salentino and snifferes. So, travel to this terrain and enjoy all these things to a large extent and make your entire trip a rocking experience.

The relaxed way of life here combined with the abundant local foods makes renting holiday villas here so calming and easy, giving you time to explore the Puglia region with great ease.

Italy is an interesting country to visit on vacation and is full of a rich history and takes great pride in its local culture. You can stay in holiday rentals when you come here on vacation. If you bring your family you may decide to stay in a self catering holiday apartment in Puglia.

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