Apulia is rich in natural beauty. And is one of the Italian regions with the largest coastal perimeter, about 800 kilometers, made of sandy beaches alternate with rocky stretches as Gargano, which is the only mountainous area of Apulia along with the Subappennino Dauno. The Tavoliere is the second largest valley in Italy and the Murge extends to the Salento. In the Itria Valley there are the Trulli, the traditional buildings. Puglia includes the beautiful archipelago of the Tremiti, Cheradi islands and the island of Sant’Andrea.
On the Murge there’s Andria, administrative centre with Barletta and Trani. The Castel del Monte is the symbol of the town and dates back to the XIII century, World Heritage. In this area we suggest you an elegant Charming Agritourism.
In the Alto Tavoliere, there’s San Severo, in Foggia district,where we can find the Museo dell’Alto Tavoliere MAT, situated in the Palazzo San Francesco and where you will be able to stay in a elegant Masseria.
The remains stored in the museum belong to the Prehistoric and Medieval periods.
Gargano is included in the Gargano National Park and in the Mountain Community of the Gargano. In this area there’s Peschici, in Foggia district, a seaside resort with clear waters and the coast surrounded by lush vegetation. Peschici is historically linked to the sea and fishing and the typical Trabucchi are evidence of this past, today they are used as restaurants to successfully combine fishing and tourism. A Peschici you will be stay in a elegant Country House.
Canosa di Puglia, in Barletta Andria Trani district, is located on the Murge. It’s an important archaeological site with finds that are now stored in many museums around the world. In the village you can visit the Basilica of San Sabino, built in the seventh century. A Canosa di Puglia you will discover an elegant Charming B&B.
In Itria Valley you can visit the villages in Taranto district: Martina Franca, with its rich Baroque architecture and the Basilica of St. Martin, and Crispiano, with the Museum of Rural Life, located in the tower of the Masseria Lupoli. Locorotondo in Bari district dates back to 1000 and includes 146 districts. The district Marziolla houses the oldest Trullo in Apulia. In Itria Valley we propose you an elegant Masseria or a Cozy Charming B&B.
Salento offers beautiful natural landscapes and towns that are rich in history and culture. In this area there’s the town of Nardò, in Lecce district, it was the main cultural center of the area and seat of the University of Salento and the Academy. From here you can easily reach Lecce, a town of art with ancient Messapian origins, that shows the ages that has lived with its buildings especially the period of the Kingdom of Naples when it was enriched by numerous Baroque palaces.
Gallipoli, in Lecce district is called the pearl of the Ionian. Overlooking the sea on the Salento peninsula, it is divided into the new town and the old town centre. You should visit the Abbey of Santa Maria di Cerrate. In Salento you will be able to choose among different wonderful Masserie.
Then we move to Brindisi where we can find Ceglie Messapica characterized by a territory full of olive groves and farms and by its trulli, here you will enjoy relax and quiet in a elegant Masseria.
In Alta Murgia there’s Toritto, in Bari district. It is part of the Alta Murgia National Park, its territory includes the Pulicchio Toritto and the Cave of St. Martin. In the village, you can also visit the Mother Church of St. Nicholas built in the fifteenth century, fully renovated. In Alta Murgia, where you will be able to stay in a elegant Charming B&B or a lovely Charming Agritourism.
Besides, in other regions, Charminly offers you the possibility to stay in beautiful Relais, Boutique Hotels and Country House.