Apulia, or Puglia in Italian, is a region in Italy located on the southern coast of the “high heel” shaped area of the country, known as the Salento Peninsula. Encompassing an area of almost 7,500 square miles, its capital city is Bari.
Millions of tourists from around the world come to Apulia to enjoy the beautiful Adriatic Sea and the almost continuous sunshine common to the region. From olive groves to sun bleached coasts, quaint coastal towns to swarming city centers, this area is one of the top Italian destinations for travelers in Europe.
The Salento Peninsula is known for its beautiful small scenic towns, villages, and its seaside destinations. Salento offers both the sleek sophistication of bustling cities and seaside resorts to small towns, which are lesser known but offer a different take on the country of Italy. Visitors to this pristine region will discover numerous hidden gems that provide an unforgettable atmosphere of natural beauty and deliver a timeless authentic experience of Italy.