Contemporary Architecture in Puglia: Antonio Annicchiarico, CGA Studios, Andrew Trotter

Tourism has proven a driving resource in the development of Southern Italy, with major investments in the roads and infrastructure being made. But how do you avoid the fast, easy mass tourism, which is notsustainable in the long run and neither respects the local economy nor the heritage?

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A Soul Awakening Experience: La Peschiera at Monopoli

Formerly a fisherman’s hatchery of the 19th century, La Peschiera today is a luxury hotel with 13 rooms that bring the mind, body and soul into harmony with the great expanse of the Adriatic sea they face. Each room has a private terrace and direct access to the natural seawater pool for an intimate and peaceful atmosphere

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Majesty and Reverence at Masseria Salamina

Perpetually illuminated by warm, golden-hour light, Masseria Salamina is a 17th-century country estate in Fasano that has been converted into a rustic hotel and restaurant. Family-run for over 30 years, Masseria Salamina’s high standards of hospitality contribute to an elevated experience for those seeking to immerse themselves in the decelerated delights of agricultural tourism.

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In Conversation with Ceramists Giovanna Alò and Enza Fasano

Puglia is certainly known for its unique geological landscape, but the town of Grottaglie in Taranto is particularly renowned for its ceramic production. We spoke with mother Enza Fasano and daughter Giovanna Alò, fourth and fifth generation ceramists respectively, about the artisanal traditions of their hometown.

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