Puglia has been recommended among the top ten value destinations for 2014. This continues the renaissance of the tourist industry in Puglia. Villa Puglia ensures that prospective holiday makers have a choice of the finest holiday homes for rental.
Old fortified farmhouse in Puglia, Italy. Image by Michele Galli / E+ / Getty Images.
If you’ve ever rubbed shoulders with billionaires on the Amalfi Coast or spent the weekend in Venice, you’ll know that Italy can drain travel budgets. This year, look south. Italy’s heel has arguably the best beaches in the country, hilltop towns and ancient sights. But what makes Puglia, Basilicata and Calabria such good value is not just the financial side of being in this part of the country. It’s the fabulous food – cucina povera (poor man’s food), simple, tasty and cheap – and the relaxed pace of life even in peak season, coupled with good-value accommodation for all budgets.