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Apulia (Italian: Puglia) is a region in southeastern Italy.




Other destinations


Apulia (Puglia in Italian) is sometimes referred to as "the heel of Italy", in reference to the country's boot-like shape.


Get in

By plane

Bari Palese international airport has flights to international destinations including the UK, Belgium and Germany and flights to Italian destinations including Milan and Rome.

From Brindisi Airport, there are flights to Switzerland and the UK as well as Italian destinations.

From the UK, Ryanair[3] flies to Bari and Brindisi from Stansted in London.

British Airways also flies to Bari with a summer schedule.

By train

Train from Rome can take about 6 hours and is usually very packed. Don't forget to validate your ticket!

By car

It takes 3 hours from Rome to enter into the region of Puglia. It takes 1 hour from the Naples area to get into the area of Puglia.

By bus

By boat

There are many ferry companies providing service several times daily from Greece (i.e. Corfu, Igoumenitsa, Cephalonia, Zante, Patras) to Bari and Brindisi.

Get around

Ferrovie del sud est[4] offers train and bus service in the region.


There are a lot of things to see in Puglia: Trulli in Alberobello, Old town in Bari, Trani, beaches in Monopoli.

You can also see the Castellana Grotte, Castel del Monte, the castle of Federick II, Polignano, Conversano, Martina Franca and Ostuni, the "white city".

Santa Maria Al Bagno is a small fishermen village, district of Nardò, and it is located on the coastline of the Gulf of Taranto, Ionian west coast. It has beautiful unspoilt beaches all along the coast. Santa Maria Al Bagno is approximately 45 mins travelling time by car from Brindisi and approximately 1hr 30 mins from Bari. There are several food shops in the village, restaurants, pubs, bars open in summer 24h a day, a chemist, a post office, newsagent shops and a weekly market every Sunday. Lots of large supermakets, shopping centres and fashion boutiques are in the town nearby such as Nardò, Galatina, Gallipoli and Lecce.


In July there's a typical music festival in Melpignano near Lecce where you hear the famous "Pizzica".

Visit the Gargano National Park and the Tremiti islands.




  • B&B Gallipoli, S.V. Santa Venardia Gallipoli LE, 328.1863440, [1]. Good value compared to hotels. Close to beaches and town center.


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