Posts about the Puglia Region, or the ‘heel’ of Italy’s boot.

Polignano A mare

Polignano a Mare and Monopoli

Polignano a Mare is a picturesque town perched on the Adriatic coast in central Puglia. Located 40km southeast of Bari or 40 minutes by train, Polignano a Mare is an ideal base for this part of the region.  The coastal town is famous for its towering limestone cliffs, picturesque beaches...

How to Spend Two Days in Matera

An introduction to the unique town of Matera Matera is often described as ‘unique’, ‘memorable’ and a ‘must-see’. It has a kind of raw beauty that, at the risk of sounding clich√©, must be seen to be believed. We spent two days in Matera and fell in love...

Gallipoli and the West Coast of Salento

Gallipoli is a seaside town located on the west coast of Salento. This region, is also known as the ‘heel’ of Italy’s boot. We visited Gallipoli as part of two days exploring the Salento region. We split our time having one day on each coast. Based in Otranto on the east...

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