The Best Guide To Monopoli, Puglia

Monopoli Puglia

An easy 44 km (27.3 miles) and 40 minutes drive from Bari, the capital of Puglia, and with much more of a local feel compared to nearby Polignano a Mare, Monopoli is a great addition to a Puglia road trip. Inhabited since 500 BC, this small town’s name gives in to its Greek origins, though … Read more

A Short Guide To Martina Franca, Puglia

Martina Franca Puglia

One of the largest towns of the beautiful Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, Puglia, is a real gem of a place and can’t be missing from your Puglia itinerary. Photo opportunities abound in this hilltop town, and a short visit will reveal a well kept historic center, with narrow winding alleys, whitewashed buildings, and baroque churches. … Read more

A Short Guide To Ostuni, Italy

Ostuni Italy

If you are planning a road trip to Puglia, make sure to include the lovely Ostuni, also known as the Città Bianca (White City), in your itinerary. At 83 km (51.5 miles) and just one hour drive from Puglia’s capital Bari, Ostuni is a picture perfect small town with whitewashed buildings, narrow cobbled alleys, and … Read more

A Quick Guide To Polignano A Mare, Italy

Puglia road trip itinerary

A road trip to Puglia is hardly complete if you don’t include Polignano a Mare in your itinerary. At 35 km (21.7 miles) and just 30 minutes drive from Puglia’s capital Bari, Polignano is anything you’d expect from a small town in southern Italy: quaint, picture perfect, slow-paced and absolutely charming. Visit in the summer, … Read more

The Best 2-Weeks Puglia Road Trip Itinerary

Puglia road trip itinerary

Looking for the perfect itinerary for a Puglia road trip? You are in the right place! With beautiful countryside landscapes, gorgeous cities and picturesque small towns and villages, a coastline made of sandy beaches and smaller rocky coves, Puglia is quite the perfect place to enjoy a road trip. Add to this the fact that … Read more

The Best Things To Do In Lecce, Italy

Things to do in Lecce Italy

There are more things to do in Lecce than you’d expect. This is easily one of the most beautiful cities of Southern Italy. The capital of the gorgeous Salento region (between the Adriatic and Ionian Seas) of Puglia is often referred to as the Florence of the South, packed as it is with beautiful historical … Read more

The Best Things To Do In Locorotondo, Italy

Locorotondo

If you are planning a road trip around Southern Italy, Puglia’s Valle d’Itria should be on your radar and – with that – the lovely Locorotondo. A million miles away – well, in terms of atmosphere – from the popular seaside towns of Ostuni, Polignano a Mare and Monopoli, Locorotondo is the ultimate quaint village. … Read more

What To See And Do In Alberobello, Puglia

Alberobello Puglia

If you are considering a road trip across the south of Italy, you should definitely add Alberobello, Puglia, to your itinerary.  This small town of little over 10000 people is known for the trulli (that’s the plural of trullo), tiny white dry stone huts with a domed, conical roof that in their traditional version were … Read more