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Salento

Salento, the south of Puglia amid crystal-clear waters and vibrant locations

26 September 2022

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Exploring Salento is all about getting lost in its villages, diving into the blue of its waters, reliving a thousand-year history, and enjoying a cuisine with authentic and exquisite flavours. Whether it be Lecce or Otranto, cities of a thousand faces and lights, the Caribbean waters of Porto Cesareo or the picturesque glimpses of the coastline between Gallipoli and Santa Maria di Leuca, this stretch of Apulia is the perfect destination if you are looking for a sense of pure wonder.

TRICASE | Puglia

A precious diamond set in the heart of Apulia, Salento is the jewel in the crown when it comes to hospitality and unspoilt surroundings. The coast offers unexpected views, slices of paradise in a thousand shades of blue, in the sea and in the sky. The hinterland is a series of gems combining wild nature and the power of history in its ancient villages. Sightseeing itineraries and little-known destinations coexist in a part of the region that bewitches and enchants you at every turn.

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