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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Apulia Region in Italy – A Wonderful Place to Celebrate your Wedding in Italy

English: The Castel del Monte is one of the be...
English: The Castel del Monte is one of the best known landmarks of Southern Italy. It lies in the the region of Apulia. The resolution of the original photograph is 7912*5825. Nederlands: Het Castel del Monte is één van de meest bekende bezienswaardigheden in Zuid-Italië. Het staat in de regio Apulië. De resolutie van de oorspronkelijke foto is 7912*5825. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Author: daniela castellarin
Apulia (Puglia) region in Italy forms the eastern most part of the peninsula and has a long coastline, facing the Ionian and the Adriatic Seas.
Crystal blue sea, green countryside, intense red terrain, golden sunsets.... from Porto Cesareo to Peschici, from Bari to Taranto, from Vieste to Brindisi, from Otranto to the Tremiti Islands, you can experience a multitude of emotions while visiting Apulia all year round.
The region is divided into six provinces: Bari (which is the regional capital), Brindisi, Foggia, Lecce, Taranto and the recently-constituted province of Barletta-Andria-Trani. The area around Lecce and the southernmost tip of the 'heel' is called the Salento dotted with wonderful beaches and seaside towns.

Apulia is a land of flavors and fragrances, the Apulia cuisine maintains much of its traditional, ancient flavor and cooking style. Olive oil, fresh vegetables, seafood, legumes, mozzarellas, cheese, and wine are the key elements of its cuisine. Apulia's cuisine is delicious, yet simple at the same time. It is perfect for those who follow a vegetarian diet as well as for those who enjoy the authentic Mediterranean food.
Many low cost airlines offer budget flights from the UK and from Ireland (and also from Milan and Rome) to Bari and Brindisi airports. Bari Airport (called Palese Airport). From the airport there is a local bus service into the centre of Bari and an airport shuttle bus which runs straight to the railway station of Bari. Puglia has another international airport at Brindisi, called Brindisi Casale Airport. Brindisi airport is the closest to the Salento district.
A wedding in Puglia offers many special touches thanks to the region's wonderful culture, traditions, exquisite cuisine, wines and scenery. Last trend is to celebrate Weddings in wonderful and historic "masserie" in Apulia.
A masseria is a ancient fortified farmhouse. In the past, the owners, usually members of the aristocracy or bourgeoisie, kept the estate simply to get a good return from it. The main construction period for the masserie, (plural, in Italian of "masseria" ) were the 16th and 17th centuries and many have more farm houses on the estate including a small church or chapel where catholic weddings can be celebrated. You can find many examples masserie in Puglia particularly in the countryside around areas of Taranto, Brindisi and Lecce and many nowadays have been finely restored and turned into top luxury locations with all modern comforts, wellness centers and swimming pools.
A wedding celebration in a masseria in Apulia will truly be a romantic choice that you and Guests will never forget !
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About the Author
Daniela was born in Sydney, Australia, from Italian parents and has always had a passion for international travel.Visit Daniela's website: or contact her at

Now living in Rome, Daniela spends her summers on historic Lake Bracciano , about 30 km Northwest of the Italian capital and in the Castelli Romani District. After several years in Italy and Australia working in the sales departments of Italian and Australian companies operating in the travel industry, during her last years in Australia Daniela also helped several friends get married in Italy, many of them in their ancestors towns in various parts of the Italy.
Daniela decided to return to Italy seven years ago and use her experience and knowledge to help couples around the world realize their dream of a destination wedding in Italy.
She enjoys her unique career as an Italian Wedding Planning Team manager ; the happiness and thankfulness of the many newlyweds she has worked for are very rewarding and fill her days with excitement and personal satisfaction.
Problem solving, organisation skills and innovation are what she thrives in. She never forgets details and only suggests what is best to her planners and couples..
Daniela loves planning and organising weddings throughout all Italy. Her favourite wedding locations are without doubt the Castelli Romani District near Rome, all Latium region, Tuscany, Umbria, Amalfi Coast and Sicily. Daniela makes friends with all her couples, helping them on their very special wedding day and personally taking care of all details
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