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A journey through the beauties of craftsmanship, architecture, culture, hospitality, costume and design in Puglia

La Summità Relais: Puglia’s endless sky meets the purity of design

La Summità Relais: Puglia’s endless sky meets the purity of design

Only 15 rooms. This is the exclusive welcoming Relais La Summità, a small design hotel located on the highest point of the historic center of Ostuni, the White City of Puglia. The hotel, housed in a building of the '500 and recently expanded with the restoration of the old monastery next to it, owes its…

Light takes form in the works of Peppino Campanella

Light takes form in the works of Peppino Campanella

When I get there, Peppino Campanella is working on his beautiful terrace overlooking the beach of Lama Monachile. I was a bit lost between the one-ways here in Polignano and when I found myself in front of a sort of warehouse in Via Conversano, I felt a bit confused. I am welcomed by some fantastic…

The Duchess Sea House, luxury in Puglia dresses the color of the sky and the sea

The Duchess Sea House, luxury in Puglia dresses the color of the sky and the sea

Diving in the atmosphere of bygone days, listening to the sound of the sea, the tolling of bells and the sound of the wind ... this is what happens to the guests of The Duchess, a fine Luxury Guest House north of Bari. Let’s discover the ancient and imposing Palazzo Ducale in Giovinazzo, a fishing…

Renzo Buttazzo: a passion carved in Lecce stone

Renzo Buttazzo: a passion carved in Lecce stone

First get to know the stone’s breath, then you listen to it. This is Renzo Buttazzo’s motto, an Apulian artisan sculptor of the Lecce stone (leccisu in the local dialect) who his hands to recreate anything his soul has seen and heard, accompanied by the sound of the wind. His lab/house is nestled in Cavallino,…

After the white Ostuni, here is the blue painted blue of Polignano a Mare

After the white Ostuni, here is the blue painted blue of Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare is a small and ancient village in the Greek Apulia, which stands on a promontory overlooking the Adriatic Sea, a few kilometers from Bari. Jutting out between East and West, and a meeting point between land and sea, it has been, over the centuries, the crossroads of peoples and ancient cultures: Arabs,…

Salento lights up again on the rhythm of Notte della Taranta

Salento lights up again on the rhythm of Notte della Taranta

Salento Summer heats up with the approach of one of the most anticipated and spectacular, La Notte della Taranta August 6 to 21, and the grand final concert on August 24. A must for those who this year will spend the holidays in Puglia, in the area that for some years now has drawn crowds…

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice PUGLIA

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice PUGLIA

A journey of discovery in Puglia through its architectural beauties, boutique hotels, luxury handicraft and events not to be missed. Otranto, a splendid precipitous fortress The trendiest Puglia meets the taste of tradition in Cisternino Alberobello, the world capital of Trulli After the white Ostuni, here is the blue painted blue of Polignano a Mare Lecce, the…

Lecce, the Baroque parlor of Salento

Lecce, the Baroque parlor of Salento

Holidays in Puglia? Then you cannot miss a visit to Lecce. As well as to the whole Salento, of which this lovely city is the beating heart. The Baroque and the local stone were the emblems that made this city the “Florence of the South”. The facades of palaces and churches of the old town…

Fashion for art: Prada and Fai, together for two restoration projects in Puglia

Fashion for art: Prada and Fai, together for two restoration projects in Puglia

If "The Devil Wears Prada," as a famous 2003 novel titled, now Prada gets new splendor on the artistic heritage of Italian history. The famous fashion house of haute couture has announced its commitment to support two projects that are part of the architectural and pictorial culture of Italy, together with FAI, the Italian Environmental…

The trendiest Puglia meets the taste of tradition in Cisternino

The trendiest Puglia meets the taste of tradition in Cisternino

Cisternino is an Italian casbah of Itria Valley, in Apulia. Jumped to the headlines for being one of the "immune" places to the Mayan prophecy, Cisternino is ‘the end of the world’ for its extraordinary and genuine charm. It is no coincidence if this place is among the most beautiful villages in Italy but also…

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