Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria Travel Guide
Plan Your Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria Vacation
Venture off the traffic-filled highways and explore the countryside of Italy’s boot, made up of the three separate regions—Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria—each one with its own character. This is Italy's deep south, where whitewashed buildings stand silently over three turquoise seas, castles guard medieval alleyways, and grandmothers dry their handmade orecchiette, the most Puglian of pastas, in the midafternoon heat.
Hotels in the region range from grand, upscale establishments to small and stylish bijou inns to family-run rural agriturismi... read more
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A wander through Sassi: The simple Basilicata town of Matera is endowed with one of the most unusual landscapes in Europe: a... Read more
The Mediterranean diet was born here. Southern Italian cuisine is based on seasonal local produce, so don’t expect to find, say,... Read more
Puglia has long been inhabited, conquered, and visited. On sea voyages to their colonies and trading posts in the west, the ancient Greeks... Read more
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