Puglia is the so-called heel of the boot, a strip of land stretching out to the sea with wonderful beaches and between them: from the sandy Torre dell’Orso and Porto Cesario to the riviera made of rocks in Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca. The lovers of the sea in this region will only be spoiled for choice: from Gallipoli named the "Gemma del Salento" to Gargano named the "Sperone d'Italia", stretching in the clear waters of the sea that hosts the beautiful Tremiti Islands. Nature, in Puglia, still stands out with the Murge National Park and the Gargano National Park, the salt lakes and lakes. You can also visit Torre Guaceto marine reserve, the deep gravy of Laterza and the large valleys of Altamura, which, with their impressive landscapes, characterize the interior of the region.
Puglia offers itineraries that can satisfy all tastes: the most devoted people will not miss the opportunity to go to San Giovanni Rotondo (Foggia), where San Pio da Pietrelcina lived his faith while Alberobello, famous for his trulli and inserted from UNESCO to the World Heritage List, is a must-have for lovers of history and tradition. In addition to the trulli, Puglia boasts another UNESCO site in the town of Andria: Castel del Monte, a unique masterpiece of medieval architecture built by Frederick II of Hohenstaufen in the 13th century. Delight for the eyes are finally the five islands of the Tremiti Archipelago: San Domino, San Nicola, Capraia, Cretaccio and Pianosa.
In the Puglia region there are 258 municipalities, including Altamura, Cerignola, Gallipoli, Polignano a Mare. The capital of the region is Bari.