Your wedding in Apulia: stylish couples tying the knot find their dreamy venues in Apulia.
Even for decades couples failed to notice this region, the past years have seen Apulia rise to the fore again.
It is a land full of history, sandy beaches and unique testes to offer to its visitors.
The history is inextricably linked with many civilizations starting from the ancient Greeks and the Romans, the Byzantines, the Normans, the Swabians and ending with the Angevins.
All the different cultures left their sign under an architectural point of view and their heritage is still visible.
Wedding in Apulia: A Sealover Destination for Your Special Day
Menhirs, medieval castles, Baroque cathedrals, historical residences, noble palaces, charming masserias and trulli are what remains of a glorious past.
Starting from the sea, this region has a coastline of 860 km, bordered by the Adriatic Sea on one side and the Ionian sea on the other.
Boasting some of the best Italian Blue flag beaches, it can offer multiple options to sealovers from the sandy Torre dell’Orso down to the crystalline waters of Santa Maria di Leuca.
But Apulia is more than this, it is a site of enchanting beauty and charme from an architectural point of view.
Alberobello: enchanting beauty and charme
The town of Alberobello is among the most famous of the region’s attraction, known as the home to the largest collection of whitewashed stone huts with conical roofs named trulli.
No one know exactly when the first trullo was erected but it was probably around mid 14 th century
The Trulli are nowadays a “National Monument and World Heritage Site” and are considered as a “unique and exceptional testimony of a disappeared civilization and tradition, great example that illustrates a significant period in human history and a particular culture.
Masseria: typical architectural element of the region
Beside these territorial peculiarity, masseria is another typical architectural element of the region.
The masseria is a traditional farmhouse made of tuff and it is usually surrounded by walls to protect in the past from Turkish pirates.
It used to be a sort of little village where people from the countryside stayed, working as farmers, and producing wine, olives and corn. So if you are looking for something unique, glamorous for your charming wedding a masseria or a trullo house will be perfect for you.
You can have a wide selection of venues for you and your guests with high standard of hospitality.
Among our favorites, Borgo Egnazia is the perfect place where you can experience the Apulian atmosphere mixed with the exclusivity of a 5 stars luxury resort. More info about Borgo Egnazia.
Your wedding in Apulia: Apulian cuisine
Apulian cuisine is also an experience every visitor remembers for sure. Its symbol is homemade pasta made with durum wheat: from orecchiette to the famous strascinati, that once were the main course for the most indigent families and are now served in the best restaurants. Pasta recipes are still cooked according to historic traditions.
The region is composed of six provinces, all with slightly different features, so there is a plenty of choice for all the couples and their requests.
- Bari is perfect for a traditional wedding celebration among vineyards and farmland.
- Taranto offers its resorts for elegant and refined weddings.
- If you are a food lover couple Foggia is for sure your choice, steeped in history and charm.
- Golden beaches of Brindisi coast are perfect for romantic sunset weddings.
- Barletta-Andria-Triani is an ideal location for a dreamy woodland wedding.
- Renowned for the medieval architecture, Lecce is a great wedding destination for history lovers.
Apulia also offers hundreds of opportunities for an unforgettable wedding thanks to very romantic churches on the cliffs or masseria for civil ceremonies.