Nature holidays in Puglia

nature holidays pugliaMarch is about to come and so are the spring and… Women’s Day!
It might be not a coincidence that this celebration takes place in a month in which nature sprouts again or that girls receive mimosa branches, roses and flowers in general as an act of gallantry.
Maybe because flowers express elegance, beauty and delicacy, just as women do. Who knows?!

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Grottaglie: the City of Ceramic in Puglia

artigianato pugliese grottagliePuglia is a fantastic region bathed in sunshine. Its history and culture are remarkable, its natural landscapes and its cities are wonderful. But Puglia is also a region full of art.
And it is not a coincidence that “artisan” starts with “art”.
Craftsmanship – an ancient activity that requires skilful and expert hands – was born for merely practical purposes and has then become a veritable art that gives birth to amazing creations.

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Discovering Ceglie Messapica

traditional food puglia italyAmong the wonderful cities of Itria Valley, it is dutiful to spend some words about Ceglie Messapica. Thanks to its charm, it has been defined “City of art and Land of gastronomy”. City of art because of its millenary history, still visible in the historic centre, where the Torre dell’Orologio (Clock Tower) of Piazza Plebiscito separates the nineteenth-century from the Medieval part. City of art also for all the elements that lend Ceglie Messapica the typical style of the Apulian towns: the alleys in the historic centre, the white houses, the castles, the noble palaces, the frescoed churches, but also the world-renowned Trulli, which the locals call “casedde” (i.e. small houses).

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Must-see: Cisternino (Puglia, Italy)

bombette di cisterninoPuglia has the ability to bewitch anyone with its extraordinary beauty. A land rich in history, culture and traditions (including gastronomy) that really enchants everybody with its charm.
With great pride and surprise, we learned that one of the most important TV channels in Italy has discovered the marvels of Itria Valley and has decided to dedicate the whole episode of a famous program to this fantastic land.

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The Carnival of Putignano

carnevale di putignanoBreathe an air of joy and fun in Itria Valley!
Enjoy Carnival, the merrymaking period that children and adults love so much!
Born as an occasion to consume the last substantial meal before Lent (which explains the names Fat Tuesday and Thursday), today Carnival represents a period in which you can take everything less seriously, find the humour in every situation, change your identity for a while, laugh and have fun with your friends.

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New Year in Itria Valley

capodanno in valle d'itriaItria Valley is getting ready to say goodbye to 2015 and welcome the New Year.
The end of the year is always a special moment, full of hope and new purposes. That’s why many cities have organised different events to celebrate and drink a toast to the arrival of 2016.

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