36 hours in... Puglia
Alberobello is one of 36 hours in... Puglia.

1. Alberobello

9.3
Provincia di Bari, Apulia
Town · 77 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: In Trulli country, where clusters of hobbit-like, whitewashed, dome-roofed houses, whose origins are anyone’s guess, create a fairy-tale landscape. Most owners are happy to give you a tour.

Palazzo Ducale is one of 36 hours in... Puglia.

2. Palazzo Ducale

Piazza la corte, Andria, Apulia
Church · 1 tip

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The old Palazzo Ducale and the cathedral of San Martino lend an air of gentle nobility – both are venues in the annual opera festival.

Castellana Grotte is one of 36 hours in... Puglia.

3. Castellana Grotte

Provincia di Bari, Apulia
City · 7 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Puglia is laced with caves which provide welcome relief from the heat. This is a spectacular, glistening example with vast canopies of stalactites. Tours of half a mile or around two miles available.

Polignano a Mare is one of 36 hours in... Puglia.

4. Polignano a Mare

Apulia
City · 34 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: A scenic coastal town set high on limestone cliffs, nearby Puglia. Despite the dreadful name the N€uro (Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II) offers a delicious meal with wine for about €15 euros each.

Grotta Palazzese is one of 36 hours in... Puglia.

5. Grotta Palazzese

8.0
Via Narciso, 59, Polignano a Mare, Apulia
Hotel · 15 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: ...or blow the lot at the superb Hotel Ristorante Grotta Palazzesi (Via Narciso 59; grottapalazzese.it): appetisers cost from €40 a head.

Bari Vecchia is one of 36 hours in... Puglia.

6. Bari Vecchia

Bari, Apulia
Neighborhood · 10 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Drive to Bari from Polignano A Mare for a stroll along the seafront and through the historic centre of Bari Vecchia.

Basilica di San Nicola is one of 36 hours in... Puglia.

7. Basilica di San Nicola

Largo Abate Elia 13, Bari, Apulia
Church · San Nicola · 12 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: A final, unexpected twist. Here lie the mortal remains of Saint Nicholas, stolen from Turkey in the 11th century by Barese merchantmen. It’s no Florence, but it’s got Father Christmas.