Puglia is the heel of the Italian boot and has 800 km of coastline between the Ionian Sea to the west and the Adriatic Sea to the east. Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, Puglia is rich in dreamlike nature, millennial history and a rich culture, including culinary experiences and excellent fresh produce.
Already in ancient times, the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Normans appreciated the beauty of nature and the strategic location in the Mediterranean.
Numerous well-preserved archaeological sites from antiquity bear witness to the ancient high cultures and can be visited in several places Puglia. You can also admire medieval castles, baroque cathedrals and charming places, including some that have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In the south of Puglia, the Salento peninsula lies at the heel of the boot between the seas. The region of Salento lies between the Ionian Sea to the west and the Adriatic Sea to the east. It includes the provinces of Lecce, Taranto and Brindisi.