Sights and Adventures in Italy's Heel When on a Private Tour of Puglia
Located in the heel of Europes ‘boot’ Italy you will enjoy many sights and adventures on a private tour of Puglia.
The reasons to visit this city are many that include the crystal clear seas, golden beaches, fascinating medieval towns, quaint fishing villages, archaeological sites and museums.
Food and wine are very important to the people of Puglia just like it is to the majority of Italians. “Primitivo” is a very well known red wine from this region.
Puglia attracts many different types of tourists such as those who come to relax in the resorts and have quiet days and nights. Then there are those who love adventure and will try every adventure tour available before enjoying the lively nighttime entertainment.
Top 10 Things to Do in Puglia
Fascinating Sightseeing Tours of the Medieval Castel Del Monte
In Puglia, there is no shortage of fascinating places to see on sightseeing tours such as the 13th century medieval Castel Del Monte.
Other gems of history and culture include the Basilica di San Nicola, Bari Cathedral, Castello Norman Svevo, Sanctuary of Monte Sant’Angelo and Castellana Caves to name a tiny few.
An excellent way to see as many of these places as possible is on a customized private tour. These tours drive you to all attractions in luxury with your safety and comfort being a priority to them.
With so many different places to see you in Puglia, even more exciting activities and very friendly, welcoming people, you will have a wonderful and memorable time in this stunningly beautiful region of Italy.
Travel Tips for Puglia
Many tourists come to Puglia for different types of holidays. Therefore the best time varies for their wants. If it is a relaxing sun holiday, then the best time is May to September. During July and August, the region is very busy with people, concerts and food festivals. October, November, March and April are ideal months to go on private sightseeing tours; There are fewer crowds and weather is cooler for walking around the sights.
The prices in hotels, restaurants and private guided tours vary from place to place in the region of Puglia. However, on average the price for a double room in a mid- range hotel with breakfast included costs from US$110 - US$200. Dinner in a local restaurant will cost from US$30-US$55. There are of course cheaper or more expensive options available. Prices do increase during peak season but if you check around there are bargains.
When going anywhere in Puglia is it advisable to book all accommodation and private guided tours well in advance of traveling especially if you intend to be there during peak season. When you are there, although it is regarded as a safe place, you need to be careful with your possessions. Be wary especially when there are big crowds. Never stray away from the group when on tours or out at night with friends.
It is typically a mediterranean climate that is found in Puglia. Lovely hot and dry summers and short mild winters. Puglia is regarded to be one of the hottest and driest regions in Italy. The temperatures at their hottest in July or August can reach in and around 40 degrees Celsius and January which is regarded as the coldest month has temperatures at its lowest only 8 degrees Celsius. Reportedly there are 300 sunny days and 63 rainy days.