Italy - Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria (Chapter)
This is the Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria chapter from Lonely Planet’s Italy guidebook.
Southern Italy is the land of the mezzogiorno – the midday sun. The south’s violent history of successive invasions and economic hardship has forged a fiercely proud people and influenced its distinctive culture and cuisine.
- stroll through the old centre of Locorotondo, one of Puglia’s prettiest towns
- dip into the Disney-style scenario of the gnome-size trulli dwellings in Alberobello
- restaurants & accommodation
- hike in shady forests and swim in aqua blue seas in the Promontorio del Gargano
Coverage includes: Puglia, Bari & around, Promontorio del Gargano, Isole Tremiti, Valle d’Itria, Lecce & Salento, Basilicata, Matera, Potenza, Appennino Lucano, Tyrrhenian Coast, Calabria, Northern Tyrrhenian Coast, Cosenza, Parco Nazionale della Sila, Ionian Coast, Parco Nazionale dell’Aspromonte, Reggio di Calabria and Southern Tyrrhenian Coast.
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