Where to stay around Puglia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,767 holiday lettings near Puglia. From 4,144 apartments to 3,614 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Puglia is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Puglia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Puglia. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bari: 351 holiday homes
  • Ruvo di Puglia: 53 holiday homes
  • Ostuni: 2,595 holiday homes
  • Lecce: 1,217 holiday homes
  • Alberobello: 1,500 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Puglia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Puglia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Puglia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bari: 351 holiday lettings
  • Ruvo di Puglia: 53 holiday lettings
  • Ostuni: 2,595 holiday lettings
  • Lecce: 1,217 holiday lettings
  • Alberobello: 1,500 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Puglia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Puglia are:

  • Lecce (LCC-Galatina Air Base): 4,169 self catering accommodations
  • Bari Airport (BRI): 354 self catering accommodations
  • Casale Airport (BDS): 926 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Puglia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Puglia. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Villa Marchesi: 2,501 holiday rentals
  • Trullo Sovrano: 2,662 holiday rentals
  • The Trulli of Alberobello: 2,678 holiday rentals
  • Punta Prosciutto Beach: 1,790 holiday rentals
  • Otranto Waterfront: 1,827 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Puglia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or villa in Puglia, Italy your home away from home

Puglia (or Apulia), is a gastronomic honey pot. Located on the South East or ‘heel’ of Italy, Puglia provides much of Italy’s fresh produce. 70% of Italy’s fish, olive oil and pasta all comes from this region, which is enough of an excuse alone to take a holiday rental in Puglia! Puglia is a dramatic land of natural beauty too, with stunning views offered from the majority of Puglia's holiday villas.

Places to holiday in Puglia (Apulia), Italy

Lecce in the southern region of Salento is a city often overlooked by tourists. It is a lavishly decorated city in the south of Puglia. Light pink local sandstone has been ornately crafted in local Pugliese styles to create some of the most intricate masonry in the world. It is an undiscovered art lover’s haven.

At the heart of trulli district lies the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alberobello. This is the ideal place to rent Puglia luxury holiday accommodation if you are looking to explore the stunning architectural and artistic beauty of Italy.

Galatina has a spectacular historic centre with Baroque churches and palazzos with one of the highlights being the famous floor-to-ceiling frescos of the Basilica Santa Caterina d'Alessandria

Things to do in Puglia (Apulia), Italy

Having been invaded by Greek, Spanish and almost every other power in the region, Puglia has a fascinating mix of architecture in gothic, renaissance, Romanesque and classical styles. Puglia is equally as interesting from this point of view as the much celebrated towns of North Italy, yet Puglia remains less crowded and completely alien to its North Italian counterparts. The trulli of Puglia are whitewashed cones build of stone, visible across the countryside.

For the active holiday maker, there are plenty of spots along the coast perfect for windsurfing and sailing, as well as snorkelling and scuba diving.

Puglia is essentially flat and therefore a cyclist’s paradise. The unbelievable scenery of trulli, castles, monuments and raw countryside mean that taking a bicycle from your Puglia holiday villa will give you a holiday experience you will never forget.

Taking a daytrip to the small islands of Tremiti is a popular excursion, where you can walk and cycle through the wooded shores of the Gargano National Park.

Weather in Puglia (Apulia), Italy

Puglia is one of the hottest and driest regions in Italy. Summers are scorching, particularly in Salento where temperatures are around 37°C, and winters, although there can be strong winds, are also relatively warm, averaging around 10°C.

Travel to Puglia (Apulia). Italy

Puglia travel is very convenient with two airports, Bari (BRI) and Brindisi (BDS), which means that all the Puglia holiday villas are within an hour of landing in Puglia. Ryanair offer cheap flights from London Stansted to Bari, so try them first.

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