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Puglia Information
Location of Puglia
Area: 19,366 km²
Population: 4 million
Density: 210/km²
Capital: Bari

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Comunes
  • Bari
    • Acquaviva delle Fonti
      Adelfia
      Alberobello
      Altamura
      Bari
      Binetto
      Bitetto
      Bitonto
      Bitritto
      Capurso
      Casamassima
      Cassano delle Murge
      Castellana Grotte
      Cellamare
      Conversano
      Corato
      Gioia del Colle
      Giovinazzo
      Gravina in Puglia
      Grumo Appula
      Locorotondo
      Modugno
      Mola di Bari
      Molfetta
      Monopoli
      Noci
      Noicàttaro
      Palo del Colle
      Poggiorsini
      Polignano a Mare
      Putignano
      Rutigliano
      Ruvo di Puglia
      Sammichele di Bari
      Sannicandro di Bari
      Santeramo in Colle
      Terlizzi
      Toritto
      Triggiano
      Turi
      Valenzano

  • Barletta-Andria-Trani
    • Andria
      Barletta
      Bisceglie
      Canosa di Puglia
      Margherita di Savoia
      Minervino Murge
      San Ferdinando di Puglia
      Spinazzola
      Trani
      Trinitapoli

  • Brindisi
    • Brindisi
      Carovigno
      Ceglie Messapica
      Cellino San Marco
      Cisternino
      Erchie
      Fasano
      Francavilla Fontana
      Latiano
      Mesagne
      Oria
      Ostuni
      San Donaci
      San Michele Salentino
      San Pancrazio Salentino
      San Pietro Vernotico
      San Vito dei Normanni
      Torchiarolo
      Torre Santa Susanna
      Villa Castelli

  • Foggia
    • Accadia
      Alberona
      Anzano di Puglia
      Apricena
      Ascoli Satriano
      Biccari
      Bovino
      Cagnano Varano
      Candela
      Carapelle
      Carlantino
      Carpino
      Casalnuovo Monterotaro
      Casalvecchio di Puglia
      Castelluccio dei Sauri
      Castelluccio Valmaggiore
      Castelnuovo della Daunia
      Celenza Valfortore
      Celle di San Vito
      Cerignola
      Chieuti
      Deliceto
      Faeto
      Foggia
      Ischitella
      Isole Tremiti
      Lesina
      Lucera
      Manfredonia
      Mattinata
      Monte Sant'Angelo
      Monteleone di Puglia
      Motta Montecorvino
      Ordona
      Orsara di Puglia
      Orta Nova
      Panni
      Peschici
      Pietramontecorvino
      Poggio Imperiale
      Rignano Garganico
      Rocchetta Sant'Antonio
      Rodi Garganico
      Roseto Valfortore
      San Giovanni Rotondo
      San Marco in Lamis
      San Marco la Catola
      San Nicandro Garganico
      San Paolo di Civitate
      San Severo
      Sant'Agata di Puglia
      Serracapriola
      Stornara
      Stornarella
      Torremaggiore
      Troia
      Vico del Gargano
      Vieste
      Volturara Appula
      Volturino

  • Lecce
    • Acquarica del Capo
      Alessano
      Alezio
      Alliste
      Andrano
      Aradeo
      Arnesano
      Bagnolo del Salento
      Botrugno
      Calimera
      Campi Salentina
      Cannole
      Caprarica di Lecce
      Carmiano
      Carpignano Salentino
      Casarano
      Castri di Lecce
      Castrignano de' Greci
      Castrignano del Capo
      Castro
      Cavallino
      Collepasso
      Copertino
      Corigliano d'Otranto
      Corsano
      Cursi
      Cutrofiano
      Diso
      Gagliano del Capo
      Galatina
      Galatone
      Gallipoli
      Giuggianello
      Giurdignano
      Guagnano
      Lecce
      Lequile
      Leverano
      Lizzanello
      Maglie
      Martano
      Martignano
      Matino
      Melendugno
      Melissano
      Melpignano
      Miggiano
      Minervino di Lecce
      Monteroni di Lecce
      Montesano Salentino
      Morciano di Leuca
      Muro Leccese
      Nardò
      Neviano
      Nociglia
      Novoli
      Ortelle
      Otranto
      Palmariggi
      Parabita
      Patù
      Poggiardo
      Porto Cesareo
      Presicce
      Racale
      Ruffano
      Salice Salentino
      Salve
      San Cassiano
      San Cesario di Lecce
      San Donato di Lecce
      San Pietro in Lama
      Sanarica
      Sannicola
      Santa Cesarea Terme
      Scorrano
      Seclì
      Sogliano Cavour
      Soleto
      Specchia
      Spongano
      Squinzano
      Sternatia
      Supersano
      Surano
      Surbo
      Taurisano
      Taviano
      Tiggiano
      Trepuzzi
      Tricase
      Tuglie
      Ugento
      Uggiano La Chiesa
      Veglie
      Vernole
      Zollino

  • Taranto
    • Avetrana
      Carosino
      Castellaneta
      Crispiano
      Faggiano
      Fragagnano
      Ginosa
      Grottaglie
      Laterza
      Leporano
      Lizzano
      Manduria
      Martina Franca
      Maruggio
      Massafra
      Monteiasi
      Montemesola
      Monteparano
      Mottola
      Palagianello
      Palagiano
      Pulsano
      Roccaforzata
      San Giorgio Ionico
      San Marzano di San Giuseppe
      Sava
      Statte
      Taranto
      Torricella

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Puglia Airports
Puglia National Parks
The Alta Murgia National Park
The Gargano National Park
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Olive Wood Jewellery
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Puglia, at your own pace.
Explore Puglia on foot or by bike, savouring life’s simple pleasures.

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Holiday Lets
Holiday Lets in Puglia
We select properties on the basis that the basic necessities, modern comforts and added personal touches are part and parcel of your holiday home.

Once you have settled in you can relax knowing that we are at hand to organise wine or olive oil tours, guided walking and cycling itineraries and even an in-house local pugliese chef to ease and tease you into holiday mode.

www.relaxpuglia.com
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City of Lecce, Puglia
Piazza del Duomo, Lecce - Photo: Tango7174
Lecce is the capital of the province of Lecce in Puglia. It is the most important city in the Salentine Peninsula and one of the most important in Puglia. The city was founded around 2,000 years old and by the 15th century had become one of the most important cities in southern Italy. Over this period Lecce was decorated with important Baroque monuments and under threat from an Ottoman invasion, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, rebuilt the defenses of the city along with a new castle.

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Pretty window in Lecce - Photo: www.understandingitaly.com

Rich in history, architecture, art and culture, Lecce has been called 'The Florence of the South'. The city was also the seat of the first Christian bishop, Orontius of Lecce, who became the patron saint of the city.

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Typical street in Lecce - Photo: www.understandingitaly.com

The 'Lecce Stone', from which much of the city is built, is an important export for the area. Lecce is also a leading agricultural producer particularly for olive oil and wine and the area around Lecce also specialises in the production of ceramics.

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Lecce stone - Photo: www.understandingitaly.com

Lecce is rich in monuments and important buildings. The most important is the Church of the Holy Cross (Chiesa di Santa Croce). It was begun in 1353, but work was halted until 1549, to be completed only in 1695. Next to the church is the Government Palace, a former convent.

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Church of the Holy Cross - Photo: Tango7174

Lecce Cathedral is also one of the most significant cathedrals in Italy. It was originally built in 1144, and rebuilt in 1230. It was totally restored in the years 1659-70 by Giuseppe Zimbalo, who also built the bell tower which is 70 metre high. It is built over five storeys and has an octagonal loggia.

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Lecce Cathedral - Photo: www.understandingitaly.com

The Roman Amphitheatre is well preseved and is an impressive sight positioned at the side of Sant'Oronzo Square in the centre of Lecce. It was built in the 2nd century and in its heyday could seat more than 25,000 people. It is only partially visible now as other monuments have been built above it over the years. The theatre is still used today for various religious and arts events in the city.

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Roman Amphitheatre - Photo: www.understandingitaly.com

The column of Saint Orontius (Oronzo) towers over the main square. The column was a gift from the nearby city of Brindisi as Saint Orontius was credited with having saved that city from the plague. The column was one of a pair that stood in the centre of Brindisi to mark the end of the Appian way that ran from Rome to the south of Italy.

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Column of St. Orontius - Photo: www.understandingitaly.com

Lecce
Population: 93,302
Male: 43,461
Female: 49,841
Polulation density: 391.4 per square km

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Puglia Information
Location of Puglia
Area: 19,366 km²
Population: 4 million
Density: 210/km²
Capital: Bari

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Provinces
Comunes
  • Bari
    • Acquaviva delle Fonti
      Adelfia
      Alberobello
      Altamura
      Bari
      Binetto
      Bitetto
      Bitonto
      Bitritto
      Capurso
      Casamassima
      Cassano delle Murge
      Castellana Grotte
      Cellamare
      Conversano
      Corato
      Gioia del Colle
      Giovinazzo
      Gravina in Puglia
      Grumo Appula
      Locorotondo
      Modugno
      Mola di Bari
      Molfetta
      Monopoli
      Noci
      Noicàttaro
      Palo del Colle
      Poggiorsini
      Polignano a Mare
      Putignano
      Rutigliano
      Ruvo di Puglia
      Sammichele di Bari
      Sannicandro di Bari
      Santeramo in Colle
      Terlizzi
      Toritto
      Triggiano
      Turi
      Valenzano

  • Barletta-Andria-Trani
    • Andria
      Barletta
      Bisceglie
      Canosa di Puglia
      Margherita di Savoia
      Minervino Murge
      San Ferdinando di Puglia
      Spinazzola
      Trani
      Trinitapoli

  • Brindisi
    • Brindisi
      Carovigno
      Ceglie Messapica
      Cellino San Marco
      Cisternino
      Erchie
      Fasano
      Francavilla Fontana
      Latiano
      Mesagne
      Oria
      Ostuni
      San Donaci
      San Michele Salentino
      San Pancrazio Salentino
      San Pietro Vernotico
      San Vito dei Normanni
      Torchiarolo
      Torre Santa Susanna
      Villa Castelli

  • Foggia
    • Accadia
      Alberona
      Anzano di Puglia
      Apricena
      Ascoli Satriano
      Biccari
      Bovino
      Cagnano Varano
      Candela
      Carapelle
      Carlantino
      Carpino
      Casalnuovo Monterotaro
      Casalvecchio di Puglia
      Castelluccio dei Sauri
      Castelluccio Valmaggiore
      Castelnuovo della Daunia
      Celenza Valfortore
      Celle di San Vito
      Cerignola
      Chieuti
      Deliceto
      Faeto
      Foggia
      Ischitella
      Isole Tremiti
      Lesina
      Lucera
      Manfredonia
      Mattinata
      Monte Sant'Angelo
      Monteleone di Puglia
      Motta Montecorvino
      Ordona
      Orsara di Puglia
      Orta Nova
      Panni
      Peschici
      Pietramontecorvino
      Poggio Imperiale
      Rignano Garganico
      Rocchetta Sant'Antonio
      Rodi Garganico
      Roseto Valfortore
      San Giovanni Rotondo
      San Marco in Lamis
      San Marco la Catola
      San Nicandro Garganico
      San Paolo di Civitate
      San Severo
      Sant'Agata di Puglia
      Serracapriola
      Stornara
      Stornarella
      Torremaggiore
      Troia
      Vico del Gargano
      Vieste
      Volturara Appula
      Volturino

  • Lecce
    • Acquarica del Capo
      Alessano
      Alezio
      Alliste
      Andrano
      Aradeo
      Arnesano
      Bagnolo del Salento
      Botrugno
      Calimera
      Campi Salentina
      Cannole
      Caprarica di Lecce
      Carmiano
      Carpignano Salentino
      Casarano
      Castri di Lecce
      Castrignano de' Greci
      Castrignano del Capo
      Castro
      Cavallino
      Collepasso
      Copertino
      Corigliano d'Otranto
      Corsano
      Cursi
      Cutrofiano
      Diso
      Gagliano del Capo
      Galatina
      Galatone
      Gallipoli
      Giuggianello
      Giurdignano
      Guagnano
      Lecce
      Lequile
      Leverano
      Lizzanello
      Maglie
      Martano
      Martignano
      Matino
      Melendugno
      Melissano
      Melpignano
      Miggiano
      Minervino di Lecce
      Monteroni di Lecce
      Montesano Salentino
      Morciano di Leuca
      Muro Leccese
      Nardò
      Neviano
      Nociglia
      Novoli
      Ortelle
      Otranto
      Palmariggi
      Parabita
      Patù
      Poggiardo
      Porto Cesareo
      Presicce
      Racale
      Ruffano
      Salice Salentino
      Salve
      San Cassiano
      San Cesario di Lecce
      San Donato di Lecce
      San Pietro in Lama
      Sanarica
      Sannicola
      Santa Cesarea Terme
      Scorrano
      Seclì
      Sogliano Cavour
      Soleto
      Specchia
      Spongano
      Squinzano
      Sternatia
      Supersano
      Surano
      Surbo
      Taurisano
      Taviano
      Tiggiano
      Trepuzzi
      Tricase
      Tuglie
      Ugento
      Uggiano La Chiesa
      Veglie
      Vernole
      Zollino

  • Taranto
    • Avetrana
      Carosino
      Castellaneta
      Crispiano
      Faggiano
      Fragagnano
      Ginosa
      Grottaglie
      Laterza
      Leporano
      Lizzano
      Manduria
      Martina Franca
      Maruggio
      Massafra
      Monteiasi
      Montemesola
      Monteparano
      Mottola
      Palagianello
      Palagiano
      Pulsano
      Roccaforzata
      San Giorgio Ionico
      San Marzano di San Giuseppe
      Sava
      Statte
      Taranto
      Torricella

Puglia Flag
Puglia Airports
Puglia National Parks
The Alta Murgia National Park
The Gargano National Park
Property For Sale
Elite Puglia
Elite Puglia have a wealth of local knowledge to assist international buyers to buy a holiday home, a permanent residence or a property for investment.

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