Located close to the middle of the region of Puglia in southern Italy is the popular travel destination that is the town of Castellana Grotte. Visitors looking for an active trip with plenty of activities and things to see will thoroughly enjoy a Castellana Grotte holiday. What's more, a Castellana Grotte holiday rental house will offer all of the comforts of home with all of the amenities you need to have a truly stress-free trip away from home.
Travellers on a Castellana Grotte holiday will find that there are plenty of things to see and do during their stay. Some of the activities available in the town and the surrounding area include caving, snorkelling, windsurfing, swimming, roller-blading, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, golf and horse riding. One of the biggest reasons that the town is so popular with visitors is the Castellana Caves. The caves were discovered in 1938 and are one of the most famous sets of show caves found in the whole of Italy.
If you have had enough of relaxing and want to get out to see some of the sights of the Puglia region then head on down to the coastal city of Taranto, which is approximately an hour's drive south of Castellana Grotte. Taranto has many great sights to see and visit including an impressive archaeological museum and Aragon Castle. The castle, sometimes referred to as the Castel Sant'Angelo, was constructed towards the end of the 6th century and is situated on a large piece of volcanic rock. It is connected to the mainland by a stone bridge and was well fortified with the aim of protecting its inhabitants from pirates.
Weather is an important factor of any holiday and a Castellana Grotte holiday is no exception. Visitors to the town will be able to enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate no matter what time of year they choose to visit. The summer months run from June through to September and sees the daytime temperature reach as high as 30 degrees Celsius. The winter months see the temperature fall to around 12 degrees Celsius and can go as low as 5 degrees Celsius, especially at night. The annual rainfall amount for Castellan Grotte is around 14 inches.
Starting out on a wonderful Castellana Grotte holiday is very simple as travellers can arrive at Bari Airport (BRI), which is approximately 43 miles away from the town. Passengers can leave the UK from various airports including Liverpool (LPL), Stansted (STN), Norwich (NWI) and Belfast (BFS). There are several air operators who can offer affordable flights to Bari on a regular basis including Ryanair, British Airways, KLM, Alitalia and BMI.