“Go to one of the inland cities today,” advises the burly fruit seller as he hands me a barattiere, a mixture of melon and cucumber that’s indigenous to Puglia, the region that forms the stiletto heel of Italy’s boot. “The sand will be blowing today on both the coasts, and you won’t be able to see the lovely colors of the sea.” The wind and the sea...

Puglia is confirmed first in Italy, for the second consecutive year, for bathing water quality (99 percent excellent), followed by Sardinia (97.6 percent) and Tuscany (96 percent). This is what emerges from the control and monitoring work conducted by the National System for Environmental Protection, the network that coordinates the various regiona...

The agreement has been signed among Piccola Industria di Confindustria Puglia, Politecnico di Bari, and Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote in the U.S. the Puglia innovation ecosystem made up of many Small Innovative Industries and top-notch Basic and Applied Scientific Research where excellent public and private partnerships operate syne...

“Go to one of the inland cities today,” advises the burly fruit seller as he hands me a barattiere, a mixture of melon and cucumber that’s indigenous to Puglia, the region that forms the stiletto heel of Italy’s boot. “The sand will be blowing today on both the coasts, and you won’t be able to see the lovely colors of the sea.” The wind and the sea...

Known for its white-sand beaches and seemingly endless sunny days, Puglia is the vacationland of Italy. Tourists from around the world flock in droves during peak summer season, basking in the region’s warmth, sipping on local fresh rosatos and enjoying the simple, yet refined, farm- and sea-to-table fare only Puglia can provide. The heel of Italy’...

Export sales of Apulian extra virgin olive oils are soaring, with a jump of +51% in the first six months of 2022 (compared to the same period last year), even though drought and production costs, have risen by more than +20% due to speculation and the conflict in Ukraine, are jeopardizing the viability of producers. This is according to an analysis...

One of the sights typically associated with southern Italy’s Puglia region is the trulli, unique stone houses with conical roofs made of limestone slabs that you see scattered around the countryside, especially in the Itria Valley. Trulli have been used for centuries but it’s not sure exactly when or why they were first built. Alberobello has the h...

Wild beaches and pristine landscapes surrounded by the scents of Mediterranean vegetation, hidden coasts caressed by a turquoise sea that is just as good as any tropical paradise: from Liguria to Sardinia, from Veneto to Campania, Italy enshrines breathtaking beaches where you can enjoy the sea and feast your eyes with magnificent views. Here for y...

The feast of Our Lady of the Sterpeto and St. Ruggero, after a two-year pandemic, returns to Barletta, Apulia. A millennial feast that fideistically the city's faithful repeat every year in July with heartfelt participation. The importance that the patronal feast in honor of its patron saints has always had has contributed to the solidarity of huma...

While the comforts of a hotel are undeniable (see: room service, restaurant bookings and kids clubs) there is something particularly special about renting a villa: especially when it comes to a family holiday, or a party booking that requires multiple rooms. And it feels particularly right when in Italy, where La Familia is at the heart of the cult...