Visit Apulia

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Apulia, or Puglia in Italian, is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy. Located on the Adriatic Sea and bordered by Campania and Basilicata, Apulia stretches from the Gargano Peninsula to the "heel" of the Italian boot. Apulia is known for its centuries-old whitewashed trulli houses, stunning coastline dotted with beaches, and delicious Mediterranean cuisine.

One must-see destination in Apulia is Alberobello - a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its unique trulli dwellings that have been preserved over centuries. Other popular tourist spots include Lecce - an elegant city known as "the Florence of the South" for its baroque architecture - and Ostuni - a picturesque hilltop village perfect for exploring.

The ancient Greeks founded many cities in Apulia including Crotone and Taranto during the 8th century BC. During Roman times, Apulia was part of Regio Calabria and later became part of Magna Graecia under Byzantine rule after 395 AD. Today it remains a popular destination rich with culture and history that continues to draw travelers from around the world.