Renting a bike in Puglia is a great way to explore the olive groves, countryside and seaside trails. Why not cycle around Casalabate or into Torchiarolo through the olive groves. It’s a great way to enjoy the countryside, get some exercise and fresh air.
Get a real feel for Puglia during your vacation, book an Artisan Market Tour and discover the real Puglia. You will experience the authentic local artistic traditions with visits to local artists and craftsmen in their studios. or visits to the artisans and craftsmen workshops.
There’s no better way to find out if advertised Puglia boat trips stand up to expectations than to try it yourself. This one did … it is probably the best boat trip in Puglia that we have ever been on.
Learn to cook the traditional recipes of Puglia. Fun classes taught by local Mums or Chefs followed by lunch eating the dishes you have prepared.
New kids on the block, Puglian Pleasures, offer a number of alternative tours. Last October we took guests to the Wine Tasting and Lunch event. We met our hosts at a petrol station and followed them through the countryside to La Pruina vineyard.
Over the years we have met some wonderful people, guests and locals, here in Puglia. We’ve discovered that many guests at our villas in Puglia who, as well as enjoying relaxing at the villa, by the pool and on the beach, like to try something different. With the help of our marvellous local events coordinators and the Puglia Experience Days we have been able to introduce Puglia villa guests to much more of the real Puglia. You can discover the heritage, culture, cuisine and much more of Puglia and the Salento that you might not find by yourself.
We are often asked when is the best time to visit Puglia. The short answer is anytime. Personal preferences need to be taken into consideration. Do you like a hot and sunny holiday, to relax and chill on the beach by the pool?
Fancy learning to wind-surf while you are on vacation here in Puglia? Or if you are already experienced, accompanied wind-surfing with all equipment is also available.
We have been on so many wine tours now. We have enjoyed each and every one. You can visit three winerys followed by lunch with our wine tour organiser. Or if you prefer to visit just one winery we can arrange that for you too.
There are any number of beaches where you can go snorkelling. Bring your own snorkel mask or buy one locally. The children can start by snorkelling in the pool, the beaches are perfectly safe once they have a little confidence.
Explore the Adriatic and Ionian seas under the water. Scuba diving lessons and equipment rental are both readily available up and down the coastline of the Salento.
Learning to sail, or maybe you just want to give it a try. Sailing courses are available here in Puglia, either weekend courses or just an ad-hoc sailing lesson.