“10 Incredible Stops on a Roadtrip through Puglia”

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“Perfect Puglia. Azure water, warm beaches, and history for days (millennia, really). It’s affordable, friendly, and right for a road trip.” highlighting one of the most recent articles about Puglia in the press, this one is from Fodor’s Travel.

At LAP we believe there is no better way to explore Puglia than by renting a car and exploring the versatility the region has to offer. From the North including sites like Castel del Monte, the octagonal 13th Century citadel, to the Southern tip in the Salento with its stunning coastline featuring cliffs and white sandy beaches.

The Fodor’s Travel article lists 10 sites worth visiting on your next Puglia visit. The list includes:

  1. The baroque town of Lecce
  2. The white sand and turquoise waters at the Ionian Sea Beaches  
  3. Swimming in the healing waters of Santa Cesarea Terme
  4. The natural swimming hole of the Grotto della Poesia 
  5. Strolling through the historic old town of Otranto
  6. Visiting the hilltop whitewashed city of Ostuni, also known as La Citta Bianca – The White City
  7. Learning about olive oil at the organic olive farm at Masseria Brancati 
  8. Shop and eat in the stunning Monopoli, the ancient seafaring city first settled in 500 BC
  9. Visit the underground crypt in Oria – The Archconfraternity of Death
  10. Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Alberobello, a town made up of hundreds of trullo – the ancient cone-shaped dwellings most often found in the Valle d’Itria.

View of La Citta Bianca – Ostuni

Ionian Sea Beaches on a Sunday in August

Apulian coastline close to Fasano

Streets of the old town of Ostuni

One of Puglia’s many olive groves

Map of Puglia (Source)

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