In Deep: A Brief History of Ostuni, “The White Pearl”
Nathan Lane | Aug 20, 2015
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Featuring a walled acropolis and whitewashed buildings that stand as a testament to its Eastern influences, Ostuni is known a more...

In Deep: A Brief History of Lecce, “The Florence of the South”
Nathan Lane | Jul 23, 2015
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

With stunning baroque architecture, gorgeous views and an abundance of Puglia's famous wine and olive oil, Lecce is a work of more...

Fodor's Travel
15 Incredible Biking Tours around the World
In the News | May 15, 2015
Kathleen Rellihan | Media Mentions

"Escape the crowds of tourists and make your own tracks on a bike tour, the best way to uncover a region at your own pace. We more...

The B&R Q&A: Francis Ford Coppola
Georgia Yuill | Feb 20, 2015
Experts + Insiders | Our Friends

We caught up to the acclaimed director and hotelier to discuss our shared passions for storytelling, wine and the simple plea more...

Sky Magazine
Puglia or Bust
In the News | Nov 18, 2014
Adam Platt | Media Mentions

"Long ago, I promised myself that I would take a biking trip through some obscure corridor of Europe, going in-depth over a s more...

From Puglia, with Love: Our 2014 Guide Gathering
Dave Bowden | Oct 27, 2014
B&R Experts | Guides

This year, our annual Guide Gathering descended on Alberobello, Puglia to discuss the summer that was. more...

A Sharp Eye
Benvenuti in Puglia
In the News | Jul 11, 2014
Sharon Lorenzo | Media Mentions

Where in the world can you savor the cuisine, soak up the sun, burn off the local pasta, and view the ancient wonders of 16th more...

Trip Tales: Chef Roberto
to the Rescue!
Sonia Ter Hovanessian | Feb 27, 2014
Experts + Insiders | Our Friends

Chef Roberto is easily my favourite person I met in Puglia all year – and I was down there A LOT and had the chance to meet more...

A Day (or Two) in Puglia
Dave Bowden | Oct 18, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

We knew B&R Guide Luca Pacchioni loved Puglia. But when we saw the pics he took on a trip last summer, his passion became eve more...

Reading for the Road: Books About Puglia
Dave Bowden | Aug 23, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Many of these works capture the special qualities of a particular region and will provide you a much deeper sense of history more...

The Trulli of Alberobello
Nathan Lane | Aug 22, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Their origin remains a mystery, though we know one thing for sure: trulli provide Puglia with one of its most recognizable fe more...

Ode to Puglia
Dave Bowden | Jul 10, 2013
Accolades | Testimonials

A B&R traveller presents an ode to Puglia to her group at the end of a great trip — with glass of wine close at hand, of co more...

Puglia and B&R:
From Folly to Visionary
Chris Mark | Jun 25, 2013
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

The year was 1989, and I was toiling as a mechanic in our Burgundy depot, when word arrived of a mysterious new trip in a pla more...

Recipes from the Road: Orecchiette Recipe
B&R Staff | Mar 18, 2013
Eat + Drink | Recipes

The absolute favourite pasta dish of the Pugliese, orecchiette comes from the cucina povera tradition. more...

Immersion Kit: Puglia
Nathan Lane | Feb 28, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Immersion Kit

During its early history, Puglia, in Italy’s southeast (if Italy is a boot, Puglia is the heel) was highly sought-after. more...

Vines 101: Puglia Wine
B&R Staff | Feb 27, 2013
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Very few people know that Puglia produces more wine than any other region in Italy. more...

Puglia Cuisine 101
Nathan Lane | Feb 25, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

Between fresh groves of olive, almond and citrus and fruits of the sea, Puglia offers healthy and delicious regional specialt more...

Where to Eat: Brindisi Restaurants
B&R Staff | Jan 26, 2013
Eat + Drink | Resto

You can’t really call yourself a cultural adventurer if you don’t embrace the local food and drink. Here, we recommend a more...

In Puglia, It’s All About Love
Dave Bowden | Jan 17, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

B&R guide and native Italian Luca Pacchioni shares some of his favourite sights and moments from Puglia. more...

Picturing Puglia
B&R Staff | Aug 7, 2012
See + Do | Must Sees

Count the quietly compelling allure of Puglia as prime opportunity to discover an entirely fresh and oh so flavourful side of more...



Think Italy, with Greek parents: sun-drenched coastline, exquisite
organic cuisine, olive groves,
Baroque cathedrals and
the iconic trulli.

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