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|The Region of Puglia, situated on Italy's southeast coast, boasts art
and archaeology treasures (including several UNESCO World
Heritage Sites), historic landmarks, areas of religious significance,
world-class beaches and resorts, and foods and wines that are
enjoyed around the world.
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"A Visit to the New
and the Old Puglia"
Tourism marketing professional Kate McGrath
just returned from her latest trip to Puglia.
We're happy to present her report:
The Palm Trees of Puglia
By Dick Oliver
Dick Oliver is a former
managing editor of the
New York Daily News
and hosted a radio show
on WABC and WOR for
many years with local
reporters. He also was
also the political TV
correspondent for Fox-
TV’s “Good Day New
York” for more than 12
years. Click here to read
Dick's Puglia travel
The enigmatic Castel del Monte in Andria, Puglia, was constructed by Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick II in the 1240s utilizing octagons throughout. Photos by Jeff Barrington/Puglia Connection
The dramatic waterfront of Polignano a Mare,
situated on the Adriatic Sea coast in the
Province of Bari.
Photos by Jeff Barrington/Puglia Connection
Puglia’s President Appoints New York Representative
To Promote Region in America
BARI, ITALY ‒ Michele Emiliano, the President of the Region of Puglia, has
named John Mustaro, the President of the United Pugliesi Federation of Greater
New York, as the official representative to promote and support Puglia business
development and cultural exchange programs in America.
“I nominate my good friend John Mustaro for all of his great work and timeless
efforts over the years to promote the culture and food and wine products of
Puglia through numerous educational programs and events,” said President
Emiliano. “I look forward to visiting next spring to spend time with many of you in
the New York area.”
Click here for further information about the United Pugliesi Federation.
Statues of the Santi Medici, Saints Cosma
and Damiano, at the Santuario Santi Medici
Cosma e Damiano in Bitonto.
A cafe and souvenir shop in Alberobello.