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The New York Times: Puglia is one of the best places to go in 2019

Puglia never ceases to amaze: The New York Times puts it at the eighteenth place among the Best destinations of 2019, first in Italy, fifth in Europe. Another prestigious award for Puglia after the “Best value travel destination” obtained by National Geographic twice (in 2014 and 2016) in last years.

The reasons for this growth in popularity are related to the beauty of the naturalistic and artistic places that the region offers but also to the experiences that travelers can do in Puglia, like the enogastronomic ones. Finally, the high standard of accommodation facilities and the all year sunny weather that makes guests live a unique experience. Let’s see in detail the reasons for this success.

Unique experience: Puglia is a land where it is possible to live a unique experience for its paradisiacal beaches, its villages, its rural and at the same time modern dimension, its castles and its art cities. Among the most appreciated beauties, there are the Castellana Caves, the picturesque Polignano a Mare, the fascinating Monopoli, beautiful and suggestive villages like Ostuni and Locorotondo. Not to mention the Trulli of Alberobello, a World Unesco Heritage.
Puglia Paradise’s villas represent the excellence among the accommodation facilities in Puglia and are located in a strategic position to allow guests to experience first-hand the authentic atmosphere of these places. With anything from an ancient Trullo to a modern luxury villa, Puglia Paradise offers in 2019 the best travel option for everyone.

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Beautiful town of Alberobello with trulli houses among green plants and flowers.

Enogastronomic excellences at reasonable prices. For lovers of good food, Puglia is a paradise: top-quality products, a centuries-old culinary tradition, a variety of ingredients and flavours. Good wine lovers can taste top-quality wines that are not at all expensive, in a region that is the third biggest wine producer and has no less than thirty different indigenous grape varieties. Among the most authentic experiences there are wine tours straight in the vineyards, lunches and dinners in masseria (rural farmhouses), olive oil tastings, cooking lessons,  wine tours, guided tours to the dairy.

Typical landscape with grape and trullo farm house

Puglia attracts tourists all year round. Tourism in Puglia is not confined to just a handful of weeks in summer but thanks to the variety of its places and its sunny climate it can be a wonderful destination for an all seasons travel during 2019. In spring or autumn. you can enjoy less crowded beaches, quieter villages, cooler days and some seasonal delicacies.new york times puglia best places to go 2019



  1. Magdalena Graham

    Please can you send me names or recomended places where to stay near Ostuni.
    Magdalena Graham

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