25 11, 2018

The best beaches for kids in Puglia

2018-11-25T17:11:38+00:00November 25, 2018|Puglia, Travel tips, What to see|4 Comments

When you are going on holiday to the seaside with your children the first question to ask is: what beaches are ok for our children? I have written this post for those families that want to come to Salento on holiday in Puglia or that have already booked one. Before giving you the list of beaches that are adapt for your family, let’s see what are the characteristics a beach has to have for your [...]

11 11, 2018

A paradise sandy beach in Salento, Puglia: Baia dei Turchi

2018-11-11T15:36:02+00:00November 11, 2018|Puglia, Salento, What to do, What to see|0 Comments

Anyone who comes to Salento, both for a short period as well as for a long holiday during the hot summer, should absolutely visit Otranto, one of the most beautiful beach town in Italy. To arrive to the white and ancient town of Otranto, exposed on the Adriatic shoreline of the Salento, is very easy: it’s enough to take the 16th state highway which from Lecce arrives to Maglie and goes right towards the Adriatic [...]

13 07, 2018

The Salento beaches at Torre San Giovanni, Ugento

2018-07-13T13:53:13+00:00July 13, 2018|Puglia, Salento, What to see|2 Comments

Torre San Giovanni at Ugento marina is fantastic a summer holiday location for those who love the beach and the sea in Salento, Puglia. Kilometres of sandy coast with low dunes and a shallow crystal clear sea that stretches for many metres from the shore. I want to take you to discover this enchanted place. I will tell you how to get there, where to find the beautiful beaches and some curious things about it, [...]

28 05, 2018

Torre dell’Orso, the most beautiful beach on the Adriatic Puglia

2018-05-28T09:27:24+00:00May 28, 2018|Puglia, What to see|1 Comment

One of the most beautiful beaches in Puglia is the beach of Torre dell’Orso at Melendugno in Salento. It is a bay of almost 1 kilometre with very fine sand, dunes and a pine grove behind the dunes. The sea in this area is limpid and crystal clear thanks to the currents from the Otranto Channel. You can get there on the Adriatic coastal road from the north, just after Roca. While from the south [...]

13 11, 2017

Beautiful beaches in Salento, Puglia: Torre Mozza in Ugento

2017-11-13T05:37:22+00:00November 13, 2017|Puglia, What to see|0 Comments

The beach of Torre Mozza is in Ugento, in Salento, between Torre San Giovanni and Lido Marini and Torre Pali beaches. It is a beautiful beach that joins up with the white beach of Torre San Giovanni to the north, creating a continuous line of sand kilometres long. Torre Mozza is in itself a very small centre inhabited by a few dozen people that increase in numbers during the summer due to the amount of [...]

16 10, 2017

What to sea and where to bathe on the Adriatic Coast in Puglia

2017-10-16T05:39:25+00:00October 16, 2017|Puglia, Travel tips, What to see|0 Comments

I went to Castro for the nth timealong the Otranto - Santa Maria di Leuca coastal road in Salento, one of the most beautiful ones in Italy. The serene and sunny day urged me to take various photos and write this mini guide at Castro that you may find useful in case you find yourselves on holiday in Salento. The first thing you will notice about Castro is its position on a small bay dominated [...]

23 05, 2017

Punta Prosciutto in Puglia is among the 29 most beautiful beaches in the world

2017-05-23T08:40:16+00:00May 23, 2017|Puglia, What to see|2 Comments

It gives you a pleasant feeling when the most important newspapers and magazines in the world write that your beach is among the most beautiful ones ... in the world! It had already happened with the beach where I was born in Torre Lapillo, when The Guardian listed it among the 10 most beautiful little-known beaches in the world. Now its the nearby beach of Punta Prosciutto's turn: this time it's The Telegraph that mentioned [...]

23 04, 2017

The spring beauty of the countryside in Puglia

2017-04-23T13:37:00+00:00April 23, 2017|Puglia, What to do, What to see|0 Comments

I love walking in the open air through the countryside, and here in Salento there are fantastic views to be seen in spring time. So much so that even if finding the time to write is getting harder because of the summer season approaching (which means more work), I still wanted to write this post and let you see images of the countryside. Here is what I saw in the Itria Valley between the towns [...]

3 04, 2017

Beautiful Salento beaches in Otranto: the Alimini Lakes

2017-04-03T05:43:39+00:00April 3, 2017|Puglia, What to see|3 Comments

There’s a must-see place in Salento where you will find beaches, lakes and forests all together in one place. It's called Alimini Beach or simply ‘Alimini’. It’s a beautiful beach north of Baia dei Turchi in Otranto which I recommended you visit during your holiday in Salento. The Alimini consists of two small lakes close to Otranto and the Adriatic Sea: Alimini Grande to the North and Alimini Piccolo to the South (also known as [...]

6 02, 2017

A secret thing to see in Lecce: The Roman Theatre

2017-02-06T05:50:33+00:00February 6, 2017|Art & Culture, Puglia, What to see|1 Comment

In the heart of the historic centre of Lecce in Puglia, strolling down its alleys, you may come across some real masterpieces of culture and art. There is a secret place, very big in terms of size albeit invisible, a few steps from the Duomo and from Piazza Sant'Oronzo yet one usually passes by it without seeing it: the Roman Theatre. Why? Because it is hidden amongst the buildings of the Baroque city and to [...]

23 01, 2017

The Baia Verde beach in Gallipoli in Salento

2017-01-23T05:24:16+00:00January 23, 2017|Puglia, What to see|4 Comments

When we talk about the beautiful beaches in Salento, we can't not speak of the beautiful white sand beaches of Gallipoli. Here lies the most famous beach of the whole of Salento: the Baia Verde beach. In the last few years, Baia Verde has become the most requested beach in Italy above all by young people that come here in thousands to spend their holidays in Salento. Gallipoli is an unavoidable destination of you trip [...]

9 01, 2017

The sandy beach of Torre Sant’Isidoro in Puglia

2017-01-09T05:05:26+00:00January 9, 2017|Puglia, What to see|0 Comments

There is a beach on the west coast of Salento in Puglia, on the Ionian sea, half way between the famous beaches of Porto Cesareo and Gallipoli: it is the white beach of Sant'Isidoro in the municipality of Nardò. It is a particular beach, different from the other beaches in Salento. It is a small beach, about 700m long, a thing of pure beauty! Where is Sant'Isidoro Sant'Isidoro is just south of Porto Cesareo at [...]

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