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Best Places And People to Photograph In Puglia
March 12, 2019

Best Places And People to Photograph In Puglia

Imagine stone-walled lanes, endless vegetable gardens, quiet storybook cycling roads weaving in and out of tiny white-washed villages crumbling down to the sea…this is our Puglia. We’re here to tell you about the places where you can get the best shots of Puglia. These suggestions offer some of the greatest places and people to photograph.

The beautiful region of Apulia: Italy’s “heel” of the boot is vastly colorful and rich in people, places, pleasures and so much more!

Check Out Some of Our Best Shots of Puglia

A photograph of an older gentleman in Puglia, Italy.

Our La Bella Puglia trip offers a wonderful riding experience at a softer, easier pace–so there’s always time to chat with the locals.

A photograph of a local woman sitting down in Puglia, Italy.

Ancient artisanal methods still being used and practiced in everyday life.

A photograph of some of the building architecture in Puglia, Italy.

Whitewashed villages toppling down hillsides and long, narrow country lanes framed by stone walls, pastures and gardens.

A photograph of cyclists riding through the streets of Puglia, Italy.  

Quaint, sleepy real-life villages that come to life with the early morning sun.

A photograph of a man learning how to make orecchiette pasta from local women in Puglia, Italy.

In Puglia, you may have the chance to learn how to make orecchiette – the “tiny ears” pasta.

A photograph of a cyclist snapping a photograph in Puglia, Italy.

Did we mention there are views at every turn?

A photograph of a woman sitting on an indoor stone bench in Puglia, Italy. A photograph of a beautiful stone building in Puglia, Italy.

We pick our spots carefully. We want you to feel pampered, indulged, immersed in the authentic feel of each and every place.

A close-up photograph of an Italian dish featuring tomatoes and olives.

You can find sun-drenched tomatoes on just about everything. From freshly caught seafood to wonderful local pastas and endless plates of just picked garden vegetables cooked up in the most creative ways imaginable.

A photograph of an old olive tree in Puglia, Italy.

The oldest olive trees in Italy are found in Puglia. Some more than 100 years old!

A photograph of a boat on the shore in Puglia, Italy.

Water. Boats. Beaches. This is also Puglia.

A photograph of seaside buildings in Puglia, Italy.

Imagine how poetic your evenings become walking through gorgeous towns like Polignano al Mare?

A photograph of an old woman sitting at her kitchen table in Puglia, Italy.

Every Pugliese nonna has a secret, special handful of recipes she absolutely won’t share with anyone. Well, maybe her daughter.

A photograph of a cyclist riding around a street bend in Puglia, Italy.

Dreamy cycling along dreamy, fairytale roads. This is how we enjoy our beloved bella Puglia!

If you happen to capture several beautiful photographs during your trip, don’t forget to submit them for our annual photo contest. The top four winners will receive cash credits toward a future Ciclismo trip. Submit your best shots of Puglia and you stand the chance of joining us for another adventure!

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