Life and property in Puglia

Great weather, endless seaside and fabulous food make property in Puglia a perennial favourite for buyers in Italy. Fleur Kinson guides you through this wonderful, affordable southern region Puglia at a glance The region Puglia is the ‘heel’ of Italy’s ‘boot’, and uncluttered region known for its whitewashed towns, its ‘trulli’, its food (especially its […]

Lecce: Puglia’s Baroque Lady

Amy McPherson takes a tour around the baroque city of Lecce in Puglia and discovers that there is a lot more to the ‘Florence of the South’ than meets the eye. It seems that I am eating all the time in Lecce, which I find makes it appropriate to use this simile: Lecce is like […]

My life in Puglia

Suffolk-based Elaine Falken bought a two-bedroom trullo cottage in Puglia’s Itria Valley area in 2012. She spends two months there every summer as well as a month over Christmas, and she makes the house available to friends and family as well as offering holiday rentals at all other times of the year. What drew her […]

Selva di Fasano villa, Puglia

This two-bedroom villa with self-contained one-bedroom annexe is located in a residential area in Selva di Fasano, just five minutes from Fasano with all amenities, 15 minutes to Savalletri on the sea and 40 minutes to Brindisi airport. The very well-maintained villa provides comfortable accommodation, which includes an open-plan living room with kitchen to view, […]

Drink Italia! red wines from Puglia

Rich and intense, thanks to the hot summer climate, red wines from Puglia continue to consolidate their reputation for finely crafted wine at fair prices Puglia’s largely flat, fertile lands have supported vines – and grains – since at least as far back as the 3rd century BC. There are very few mountains in the […]

Nardo apartment, Puglia

Recently constructed ground-floor 2-bedroom apartment with private parking space in small residence of 12 apartments with swimming pool, in Santa Maria al Bagno, 600m from the sea, 1.5km from the Santa Caterina di Nardo and the Lidos, 15 minutes from Lecce and about 55 minutes south of Brindisi airport. Ground floor entrance into large open […]

Puglia dining & accommodation guide

Adrian Mourby shares some of his favourite places to eat in Puglia, plus places to stay with a focus on local gastronomy… Puglia photos by Kate Tadman Mourby  Where to eat Gran Bar Pugliese This superb café and fish restaurant sits on an old harbourside just 15 minutes from Bari Airport. Ideal for a first […]