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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Puglia

May 9

5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Puglia

Are you planning on going on a tour of Puglia sometime soon? If you are, you may want to learn a little more about this region. Luckily for you, we’ve got a few interesting pieces of information that you may not know. Without further delay, here are 5 facts about Puglia!

  1. Puglia is also known as Apulia

For anyone who’s confused about which name is correct, it’s technically both. Apulia is what the region is known as in Italy, but English speakers commonly refer to it as Puglia and either is fine.

  1. Apulia has the longest coastline of Italy’s mainland regions

If you’re looking for the perfect place to embrace the warm weather, you’ll be glad to hear that Puglia is home to plenty of fantastic beaches and coastal towns, many of which you’re sure to want to visit during your Puglian tours.

  1. Puglia is best known for olive oil production

Despite having many beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery, iconic destinations, and landmarks the thing that Apulia is most famous for is its olive oil production!

  1. Puglia was colonized by Greeks                     

One of the things that add to the unique atmosphere of this region is its rich history; from the little-known Greek influence to roman castles nestled within traditional Italian villages. There’s so much to love about this destination and if you are interested in history in particular, you’re likely to see many different cultural influences across Puglia wherever you choose to go.

  1. Puglia is popular among Italians

While it is still relatively unknown among tourists, many Italians choose to spend their vacations in Puglia due to the simple fact that it’s not as common among foreign visitors. This way, they get to avoid the larger crowds of tourists without having to miss out on the amazing attractions and beautiful beaches that are right on their doorstep, which is a bonus for practically anyone who’s visiting during the summer.

If you want to see all the best aspects of this region during your stay, it could be well worth going on a guided tour. A team like  Travel Puglia, for example, could be just perfect if you want to immerse yourself in the beauty of this Italian region.