Location and Surrounding Areas

Ostuni Beach at Torre Guaceto
Beach at Torre Guaceto Alberobello
Places to visit
  • The beaches:Dividing the Ionian and Adriatic seas, Puglia offers abundant beaches. The port of Ostuni and the nearest beaches are a 15-minute drive, while several others (including one with a hot spring and another within a nature reserve) are within 25 minutes

  • Ostuni: One of the most beautiful and famous towns in Apulia - this is nearest city and easy to visit

  • Cisternino: dive into the authentic atmosphere of the four districts known as “Bère Vécchie,” “Scheledd,” “u Pantène,” and “L’ìsule”

  • Ceglie Messapica: This is the town to visit for a wide selection of osterias and trattorias, where you can experience a traditional family-style meal

  • Alberobello This town's characteristic historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a striking expanse of trulli

  • Lecce: (1 1/2 hour drive) Called “the Florence of the South,” Lecce is the provincial capital of the Salento area

  • Tourist website: Viaggiare in Puglia
Ostuni & the Valle D'Itria of Puglia

This is Puglia - a land between two seas, a crossroads of cultures and experiences. Be prepared to celebrate the best of each! Some highlights include centurion olive trees, quaint stone “trulli”, medieval castles, baroque architecture, traditional music, dances, and festivities, and crystalline seas.

Puglian culture is a blend of passion and simplicity, with focus on family and friendship. People take time to greet one another and pursue friendly conversation.

When it comes to food, you will have the opportunity to taste the variety of seasonal fresh vegetables, meats, cheeses and fish, prepared in simple but delicious methods.

The weather is wonderful, with abundant sunshine -it is hot in the summer and cool in the winter, but there is rarely a week without lots of sunshine - and the beautiful light that is created when the sky is overcast but the horizon is sunny.

Ostuni is one of the most beautiful and famous towns in Apulia. Its unique historic town, called "Città Bianca" (the Italian for "white town"), its monuments, its baroque-style churches, are examples of great architecture and culture

The so-called "Old Town" is Ostuni's citadel built on top of a hill and still fortified by the ancient walls. Ostuni is regarded as an architectural jewel, and is commonly referred to as "the White Town" ("La Città Bianca", in Italian) for its white walls and its typically white-painted architecture.