Summer is almost over, but for many it is still a holiday. Holidays of Italians who leave and foreign tourists who arrive in the beautiful country, on vacation between the enchanting sea destinations and the most classic cities of art that dot the boot in great numbers. The Puglia Region in recent years has seen an increase in the number of tourists exponentially and Ostuni is among the favorite destinations by foreigners in 2018.
The Top 10 of Italian cities preferred by foreigners
Rome is also confirmed in 2018 at the top of the top 10 of summer destinations preferred by foreigners who decide to spend their holidays in Italy. The charm of the Eternal City remains unchanged from last year and more and more foreigners decide to treat themselves to the famous “Roman Holiday” between history, culture, excursions, events of all kinds and not least, good food. In second place, another confirmation for Venice, while in the third and fourth positions are respectively Florence and Milan, in reverse order with respect to the previous year. The 2018 ranking continues with two new entries: Alghero and Palermo, destinations much more suitable for those who want a holiday that combines art and culture with relaxation on the beach, diving in crystal clear water and fine cuisine. In seventh place, therefore, the folkloristic Naples, which enjoys a great reputation among foreign tourists: in fact, 31% of the number of foreigners who can not wait to get to the city and admire the its historical finds from Pompeii and Herculaneum, the paths of the underground Naples and the marvelous panorama on the gulf, along with its incomparable gastronomy. In eighth position Cagliari remains stable, while at ninth salt the pearl of the Amalfi Coast, Positano, with a growth of the influx of foreign tourists equal to 9% compared to last year. Closes the ranking of the most popular Italian destinations by travelers from all over the world for the summer 2018 a new entry from the Adriatic coast: Rimini. A destination famous for young people looking for a fun-filled holiday between beaches and open-air discos, this city is also ideal for families with children, thanks to attractions and events suitable for a wide public.
Where is Ostuni located in this special ranking?
The white city of Puglia is not far from these Italian tourist destinations. With its characteristic and unique white color every year it conquers the increasing curiosity of Italian and foreign tourists. Not only in the summer but also for the Christmas holidays and New Year the small pearl of Puglia is registering more and more visits.
What to see in Ostuni?
Picturesque and all to discover is Ostuni, the White City. Renowned tourist destination, boasts a wonderful medieval village, full of narrow streets. Among the white alleys of the village it is easy to see why it is called “the White City”: each house is painted white with lime paint.
Renowned tourist center, from 1994 to 2017 it received the Blue Flag and the five sails of Legambiente for cleaning the waters of its coast and for the quality of services offered, becoming the city with the cleanest sea in Italy. Moreover, in 2005, the Puglia Region recognized the municipality as a “tourist resort”. There are several monuments of Ostuni; that you can visit, for more information click here .
With 17 km of beaches, alternating dunes covered with ancient junipers, sandy beaches, rocks, Aragonese watchtower and seafaring boroughs, Ostuni offers a wide choice of beaches able to satisfy even the most demanding. The coast of Ostuni, along with its countless beaches and pristine coves, will allow you to experience a spectacular holiday from every point of view. An advice we can give you is to book well in advance because these beaches are always sought after in the summer months. The municipal administration of Ostuni has identified 2 public bau beaches where they are allowed our 4-legged friends. This beach is not far from the holiday home Ostuni Palazzo Rodio , staying in the building you will have the opportunity to enjoy the most beautiful beaches of Puglia and in the evening take a walk or participate in events that the city of Ostuni has to offer you. To find out what are the beaches near Ostuni read our article.
Summer 2018 is almost over, but we continue to receive guests and we are receiving the first requests for the next few months. The Ostuni Palazzo Rodio holiday house is located in the center of Ostuni and we have private parking inside and our holiday apartments are equipped with the most modern comforts.
Nineteenth-century palace located in the center of Ostuni. Renovated respecting the original style.