Ostuni, la Città Bianca (The White City) is an absolute, must go to place if visiting Puglia. Its whitewashed windy streets are reminiscent of many Greek towns because it was once occupied by Greeks, along with many other countries which invaded this beautiful city due to its prominent position. Each country left their architecture mark…
Feeling Festive in Puglia
It’s two weeks before Christmas day and Puglia is starting to ramp up the festive vibe; with twinkling lights adorned outside the town houses and a large modern Christmas tree in every Piazza. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Creative ‘Presepe’, nativity scenes, are dotted around each town and in the homes of…
Friends, food and wine…….. What’s not to like!
Come and join us for an evening of fun with friends, whilst sampling the award winning wines from La Pruina at the very stylish bar in the historic centre of Ostuni; Evò! 30th November at 9 pm. Contact Puglian Pleasures for more information or to reserve your place! Hope to see you there!
Top 10 Reasons to Visit Puglia Italy
Six provinces make up the Puglia or Apulia region on the southeast coast of Italy. The Puglia (pronounced pool-ya) or Apulia region as it is known in English, is the most undiscovered and unknown region of Italy. With twenty different regions, Puglia is easily identified on the map as it runs down the east coast of…
Mr BBQ: AKA Michele Iaia
Summer is here and the weather is hot in Puglia. So it’s time to kick back, relax and have some fun with your friends and family. Why not invite them over for a BBQ? Don’t want to stand over a hot grill? Then call Mr BBQ! He’s a professional butcher and chef, therefore he only…
What’s Happening in May 2016
Here’s a few dates for your social calendar! 8th May Ostuni Street Music Festival Location: Ostuni Piazza & Centro Storico Time: 15:30-22:00 Price: Free! For more information, check out their Facebook page. 8th-12th May October Beer Festival in Spring! Plus live music. Location: Macondo, Ostuni. Time: 21:30 Price: Depends on how many beers your have! For…
Poetic, Passionate Plates of Puglian Cuisine: Masseria Il Frantoio
They say it’s not all about the food and ‘they’ may be right but at Masseria Il Frantoio, located near Ostuni, you will find passion and poetic stories, as Armando Balestrazzi (the owner), presents each plate of carefully crafted organic, Pugliese cuisine. His enthusiasm and quiet, calm demeanour, is truly captivating! Keeping with tradition and…
A Hidden Gem For Sale In Ostuni
Ever dreamed of owning your own little place in the sun but thought buying a place in Ostuni would be too expensive? Then think again! Puglian Pleasures are thrilled to have this little hidden gem for sale on our site. Tucked away from the main road, down a quiet little street, lies a 26mq underground…
Octoberfest in May? – Anything is possible in Puglia!
Macondo Birreria Location Via Bari 48 72017 Ostuni Phone 339 889 9919
Spring is in the air, the big black puffer jackets that the Italians seem to favour, are off, and there is a sense that summer isn’t far away now. So, time for an afternoon Spritz! What better way to relax, take in the warm spring air, than with a refreshing, vibrant Aperol Spritz and some…