There are many, many useful links that we have found whilst researching material for this website and probably far too many to actually be able to include on this page. We do hope you find the ones we have chosen to be useful and if you do believe that we have missed out some important ones then please don't hesitate to let us know!

We have tried to categorise them into different themes in order to keep similar links together:

Getting There


Very cost-effective daily flights all year round to both Bari and Brindisi Airports from Stanstead Airport (north of London). Book early for the best fares!

British Airways

Flights twice a week from Gatwick Airport to Bari Airport. Normally only from April to October.

Auto Europe Car Rental

Recommended by Excellent value car rental in Italy and Worldwide. For Italian rentals, Collision Damage Waiver Protection is built-in although an excess is payable. Auto Europe use all the major rental companies in locations where they do not have their own offices, so you are always assured quality vehicles.

Attractions & Things To do

For a wide range of things to do for all the family, please see our Things to do and Places to see in Puglia Article.

Festivals & Events Search

A comprehensive list of Festivals and Events throughout Italy. Simply select 'Apulia' and the month of your stay and everything from Religious Festivals to Handicraft shows will be displayed - enjoy.

Copuglia Co-operative Tourist Information Portal

Copuglia is a co-operative organisation that promotes Puglia. This site contains suggested places of interest, tourist routes of the region and a calendar of events of the region.

Puglia Information, History & Culture - Puglia Places & History

A collection of Photo Articles exploring some of the history and traditions Puglia.

Puglia Region Guide from Italiansrus

A wealth of articles and links about Puglia, including its history, culture and cuisine from an American Web-site dedicated to all things Italian.

Wikipedia guide to Puglia  

A guide to Puglia from Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia people

Buying a Holiday Home

Gruppo D'Amico

Just in case you fall in love with Trulli and Puglia, the wonderfully helpful staff at D'Amico will help you to decide on your dream holiday Trullo!


Puglia Food & Cuisine

La Terra di Puglia - Land of Puglia

A wealth of information on the wines, dishes and food of Puglia, including many recipes. Food Section

An overview of the food of Puglia contained within their comprehensive Italian food section.

Bell'Olio di Puglia - Typical Pugliese Food delivered to your Door!

If you've fallen in love with Taralli, Puglian Marmalade Cookies or the wonderful Extra Virgin Olive Oils of the region, Bell'Olio Di Puglia can make sure you get a fresh supply delivered to your door.

Apulian Food

A site showcasing the a huge range of products from a number of local Puglian companies. Buy pasta, cheeses, hams and many other products, shipped directly from the manufacturers. Recipes also available. In English with some Italian.

General Links about Italy

Life In Italy

A site dedicated to everything Italian with news, views, shopping and culture, topped by eye-catching photography of Italian scenes.

Made In Italy

If you are a dedicated follower of Italian fashion, and simply love shopping, this site offers you the opportunity to discover even more ways to spend your money! Personal Shopper, anyone?


A U.S. based site with extensive news, information, articles and resources about Italy, with an American perspective.

In Italy

Another web-site dedicated to all things Italian with over 4000 pages of information, articles and links on every conceivable subject!

A Guide to the 'Most Beautiful Villages in Italy'

A web-site providing a  comprehensive guide to those towns and villages which are considered the most beautiful in Italy (including Cisternino and Otranto in Puglia). Includes background information, a little bit of their history, photos and more.

Hotels and B&Bs (only if we are fully booked of course!)

Hotel Lo Smeraldo - Book through Active Reservations

4 star hotel with swimming pool in a peaceful setting next to a Pine Forest. Good quality rooms and facilities. Approximately 5 minutes from Cisternino.

Masseria Marangiulo

A collection of Trulli with traditional and antique furniture and use of private newly built swimming pool. B&B and self-catering facilities.

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