• Saline of Monks – A natural oasis along the Salento coastline

    During our recent trip to Puglia we visited the natural protected area known with the name of Salina dei Monaci, literally “The Saline of the Monks”. If you’re in the area, we highly recommend visiting it, ideal for a walk and it has direct access to the beach. Easy to reach ...

  • Isola dei Conigli Puglia (Rabbits Island)

    About 1 km from the coastal village of Porto Cesareo there is the charming Rabbits Isle (Isola dei Conigli), a must-see if you’re in the area! The island runs parallel to the coast, it is about 2,5 km long and just over 400m wide. Photo Credits Fran Flickr Origin of its name! Also ...

  • Orchids, natural beauties of the Gargano

    Today we have the pleasure to meet an expert researcher of Orchids, Giuseppe Santoro, hailing from Bovino, in the Foggia Province, to know more about these singular flowers whose beauty enriches our landscapes and represents the true pride of Puglia. The mysterious world of Orchids The species of orchids that we currently ...

  • Zinzulusa Cave

    Just a couple of miles north of Castro, there is the phenomenal Zinzulusa Grotto, the most famous Karst cave along the Puglian coastline and considered to be one of the most important examples of this geologic phenomenon in Italy. The name comes from the word zinzuli, meaning rags. In fact ...

  • Gargano National Park Gargano_National_Park

    The Gargano National Park is a protected nature reserve which was established in 1991, it is entirely located in the Gargano Promontory, the spur of Italy. It covers an area of 300000 acres and includes the Foresta Umbra (Umbra Forest) and the archipelago of Tremiti Islands. Photo Credits Flickr Of particular interest ...

  • Castellana Caves grotte_di_castellana2

    Castellana Caves (Castellana Grotte) is a small town in the province of Bari. The town bases its economy mainly on agriculture and tourism. It has a very nice historic center with many ancient buildings dating back to the 17th century. The town links its name primarily to the enchanting beauty of its caves, ...

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