Ultimate Puglia bucket list for your Puglia villa holiday

Ultimate Puglia bucket list for your Puglia villa holiday

Adding to our series of ultimate Italy bucket lists, today we’re focusing on Puglia. In the heel of Italy, Puglia is one of our favourite regions of Italy. It’s also home to some of the coolest villa rentals in Italy. However, being one of Italy’s more recent holiday destinations, information about what to do in Puglia can be a little harder to find. So, what are the must-see sites in Puglia? Check out our Ultimate Puglia Bucket List to help you make the most of your next Puglia villa holiday.

  1. Explore the trulli in Alberobello
  2. Go on a safari in the second largest wildlife park in Europe at Fasano
  3. Watch the cliff diving championships in Polignano a Mare
  4. Head underground to explore the network of caves at the Grotte di Castellana
  5. Go snorkelling in the Violet Caves of the Tremiti Islands
  6. Learn about Altamura Man, a human fossil discovered in caves in Puglia
  7. Go dolphin and whale watching in the sea off the coast of Taranto
  8. Go on a tuktuk or segway tour of the famous White City of Ostuni
  9. Watch the ladies making pasta on the streets of Bari
  10. Go wine tasting in Manduria
  11. Go bird watching to see the flamingoes in the salt basins at Margherita di Savoia
  12. Spend the day at the beaches fondly known as the ‘Maldives of Italy’
  13. Head back to Roman times at the Anfiteatro Romano in Lecce
  14. Enjoy a passeggiata in the ‘borghi piu belli d’Italia‘ in Puglia. There are 12 in total to choose from!
  15. Go hiking in the Gargano national park
  16. Enjoy a day trip to neighbouring Basilicata to discover the sassi of Matera
  17. Enjoy the thrills of the rides at Fasanolandia
  18. Roar with the dinosaurs at the park in Castellana
  19. Dance the tarantella in Taranto
  20. Visit the Chapel of the Dead in Otranto
  21. Celebrate at one of Italy’s oldest carnivals in Putignano
  22. Eat freshly caught seafood from the harbour in Monopoli
  23. Visit the cathedral at Trani
  24. Visit one of Italy’s best preserved castles, the octagonal shaped Castel del Monte 
  25. Learn about the history of oil production in Gallipoli
  26. Go walking in the Alta Murgia National Park
  27. Dive into the Grotta della Poesia
  28. Enjoy the views over Brindisi from the 53 metre tall monument known as ‘the rudder’
  29. Go shopping for a bargain at the Puglia Outlet Village in Molfetta
  30. Follow in the pilgrims footsteps to the Basilica Santuario San Michele Arcangelo

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