How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip in Southern Italy
Puglia has been a beloved vacation spot among Italians for decades, but now savvy international travelers are basking in its innumerable charms

Rolling hills dotted by olive trees, gorgeous beaches with turquoise water, poppy fields, vineyards, and charming villages—if you think this is Tuscany, think again. Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot, is all this and more, and now it’s coming onto the radar of American travelers in a big way. And since the area isn’t very well connected by public transit, a road trip is the way to go. Here’s how to do it.