Guide to the best places to visit in Puglia on a self-drive itinerary; Keith Jenkins; Velvet Escape

Italy – The Trulli of Alberobello

Puglia is a region that occupies the ‘heel’ of southern Italy and is home to historic towns (many of which have histories that go back thousands of years), diverse landscapes, excellent food and some of the best beaches in southern Italy. The main entry points for most international visitors are Bari and Brindisi (both have airports and ports with international connections). From here, many adventures await for those who want to explore this diverse region. I’ve visited Puglia several times and explored the length and breadth of the region. Based on these trips, I’ve compiled this guide featuring the best places to visit in Puglia. These places can be visited on a comfortable 15-day self-drive itinerary or you can choose to focus on just 1-2 areas in a shorter space of time.

The Ultimate Guide to the Best of Puglia

Bari

Bari, the capital of Puglia, can trace its roots back more than 2,000 years when it was founded by the Peucetii tribe.

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