Tucked quietly away between the towns of Alessano and Castrignano del Capo in the Province of Lecce in Italy is the tranquil town of Patu. The town of Patu is one of the best kept secrets of this part of the country as it is virtually undiscovered by tourists and travellers. A Patu holiday is the perfect option for those who wish to have a really relaxing holiday with the option to go out and explore if desired. What’s more, a Patu holiday rental house is perfect for watching the sun go down in the evening after a relaxing or fun-filled day.
As the emphasis of a Patu holiday is to rest and relax in wonderful surroundings so that you are fully refreshed for facing everyday life when you return home. If you feel that you need to indulge in some activities whilst on a Patu holiday, then you will find there are several pursuits available including walking, swimming, surfing, water skiing, fishing and cycling.
If you are feeling reenergised enough to leave your Patu holiday rental house for the day, then there are plenty of wonderful towns and villages to be visited in the Province of Lecce. A forty-five minute journey north-west from Patu will bring you to the town of Gallipoli. The town apparently dates back to ancient times and it is thought that is was founded by one of Helen of Troy’s suitors, the Cretan warrior Idomeneus. Amongst the older buildings and attractions worth seeing in Gallipoli is Angevine-Aragonese Castle. The castle was built in the 13th Century by the Byzantines and had additions made to the building and the fortified walls right through to the 15th Century.
If you are now convinced that booking a fantastic Patu holiday rental house is the right way to go then you will be even more delighted to learn that you can expect to enjoy some fabulous weather too. The warmest months of the year to have a Patu holiday are usually July and August when the temperature can soar to a blistering 29°C. The winter months of January and February see the temperature drop to between a reasonable 16° and 22°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 16 inches.
Travellers on a Patu holiday can arrive at Brindisi Airport (BDS) which is approximately an hour and a half’s journey away from the town. Air operators that have regular, affordable flights to the area include Alitalia, KLM and Air France. Passengers can start their Patu holiday by departing from several UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), London Heathrow (LHR), Liverpool (LPL), Edinburgh (EDI) and Newcastle(NCL).