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    Places to visit in Puglia: Top 10 not to miss

    Puglia, also known as the heel of the Italian boot: such a splendid region offers charming towns and villages, marvellous architecture, tasty food, plenty of traditions and folklore. Here we want to present you with what we consider to be the top 10 places to visit in Puglia and among the most beautiful in Italy. Otranto Otranto is a town in the province of Lecce and is part the Salento area. It is located in a harbour along the east coast on the Adriatic Sea and is the easternmost town in Italy. Its small seaport is mostly used for fishing activity and tourism, especially for the ferry services to Greece.…

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    Bovino, a pearl on the Daunia Mountains

    Bovino, one of the most beautiful villages of Italy An enchanting village of the Daunia Mountains, officially elected as one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in Italy”, is Bovino. Founded by the Dauni population in 323 B.C., it was destroyed during the Samnite wars started in 343 BC and rebuilt by the Romans under the name of Vibinum. Its historical past is rich of battles and conquers: Byzantines, Lombards, Saracens and finally the Normans occupied the town, until the 13th century, when Bovino found a period of peace under the kingdom of Frederick II. During the 19th century, due to its strategic location at the border between Puglia and Campania,…

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    Daunia Mountains

    Daunia Mountains, on the footsteps of the Romans The Sub-Apennine Dauno, also known as Daunia Mountains, is a mountain chain located in the North West part of the Capitanata, so called the Province of Foggia, and derives its names from the ancient Italic population of Dauni, who lived in the area during the first and second millennium B.C. The Daunia Mountains include 30 charming villages and the area is well known for being the green heart of Puglia. Rich in lush forests and valleys, the Daunia Mountains offer their visitors astonishing views of landscapes, medieval castles and architectural beauties. Its economy is based on natural and agricultural resources, that is…