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Italy Travel Guide

Italy travel guides, reviews, travelogues and inspiration for your next trip.

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The Best Things to do in Gallipoli, Puglia’s Coastal Treasure

A few things in Italy are certain. Pineapple does not belong on pizza, a pinched hand gesture says a thousand words, and no visit to Puglia is complete without a visit to the charming town of Gallipoli Tucked away in Salento, Gallipoli is a treasure trove of beaches, historical sights and stellar restaurants.  One of …

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Lecce, Puglia Travel Guide: Discover Italy’s Baroque Gem of the South

Looking to visit Lecce, Puglia? Sitting right at the heel of the Italian Peninsula, this beautiful city has plenty to offer. Often referred to as the “Florence of the South” (although, as I’ve said before, I’m not a huge fan of these comparisons), Lecce is a charming city filled with friendly locals, excellent food, and …

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Monopoli, Puglia Travel Guide: Exploring Italy’s Hidden Gem

Looking for the best things to do in Monopoli, Italy? This guide will take you through everything you need to know about this picturesque town in Puglia. Where is Monopoli? Tucked away along the Adriatic coast sits this charming little haunt – it’s just 30 km from Bari and is one of southern Italy’s hidden …

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Polignano a Mare, Puglia Travel Guide: Discover Italy’s Beautifully Historic Southern Town

Looking for the best things to do in Polignano a Mare? Perched on limestone cliffs delving into aquamarine waters and marked with coastal caves, this ancient town makes for a picturesque southern Italian escape. Located less than an hour away from the cities of Ostuni and Bari, this little 62km² town is the perfect spot …

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Ostuni, Puglia Travel Guide: Discover Italy’s White City

Ostuni is a beautiful place in Italy’s Apulia province you must visit. Discover the secrets of the White City with this in-depth travel guide.  Ostuni. Where do I start?  Nicknamed “La Città Bianca,” thanks to the white architecture prevalent throughout the city, it’s certainly one of Puglia’s prettiest spots.  That’s not all there is to …

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Where to Stay in Puglia: The Best Areas + Hotels For Your Trip

Wondering where to stay in Puglia? The southern heel of Italy may not be as popular as the country’s more northerly reaches, but the Puglia (Apulia) region is making an appearance on the radar of savvy travellers — and for good reason. Hotels are easy enough to come by in Puglia, but staying at the …

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The Best Things to do in Puglia: Exploring Italy’s Stunning Heel

Cities like Rome and Venice spring to mind when you think of holidaying in Italy, but you’re missing out if you don’t make a beeline for the region of Puglia in southern Italy. Here’s why.  I fell so freaking hard for Puglia on my recent trip. I’m talking about love at first sight, selling all …

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17 Unmissable Places to Visit in Tuscany

Tuscany knows its charms and isn’t afraid to show them off. Teetering hilltop towns surrounded by rolling hills, dramatic religious buildings, museums filled with the wealth and excesses of days past – it’s everything you want from Italy and more. Here’s my pick of the best places to visit in Tuscany. Italy’s most famous region, …

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Best Beaches In Italy

Hunting out the best beaches in Italy? You’re in the right place! Lovingly nicknamed “Bel Paese”, which stands for beautiful country, Italy has 4,723 miles of tranquil coastline, attracting millions of tourists every year. Aside from the incredible coastal towns, delicious local foods, and plenty of sun, this coastline is also home to some of …

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