Dive deeper into Puglia. – to the clear waters of the Ionian Sea to find the seaside down of Gallipoli. An easy day trip from Lecce. Don’t forget your swimsuit!
The light in Puglia is not any ordinary light and as the sun sets it turns everything a delicious warm cinnamon gold. Our first night in Puglia was not in the town of Lecce, but rather in the seaside town of Monopoli. We took the local train from Bari
We embraced the evening as we did the beginning. A cool wind whipped at our faces as we joined the locals in the evening passeggiata – a leisurely stroll around town – a nightly ritual performed throughout Italy. The cool stone radiated the warmth of the day. We shoved our hands deeper in our pockets…
We arrived in Lecce the day before by train and had trouble sleeping. We woke up to the early morning light and crept out into the stillness of the morning, the grit on the damp stones beneath our feet making the only sound. Puglia is magical and so unlike any other part of Italy. Don’t…
More from Grotta Palazzese. A memorable evening in the Puglia seaside town of Polignano a Mare. If you plan on going, make sure to check their schedule as it varies with the time of year.
Dinner in a sea cave complete with ocean breezes as the waves crash on the rocks. This is the seaside town of Polignano a Mare in Puglia.
Have you ever been to Puglia? Lecce is a charming city nestled in the heel of the Italian boot. She turns on her charm on warm summer evenings.