Friends In Puglia

Explore the South


 The ideal travel experience in Italy is a constellation of many things: the landscapes you see, the food you eat, the culture you experience, and the local people you meet.

With over 15 years of designing itineraries and leading tours in Italy, Friends in Puglia lets you experience the soul of Italy - weaving together authentic food experiences, moments with local people, and immersion in the culture and lifestyle that make Southern Italy unique.

open 2019 workshop dates

Culinary Workshops: April 28 - May 3 | May 12- 17 | September 8 - 13 | September 22 - 27

Photography Workshops : May 5 - 10 | September 15 - 20

Artisan Workshops: May 19 - 24 | September 29 - October 4



Learn the essentials of Pugliese cuisine with local chefs or master photography in this inspiring landscape.  Our workshops will hone your skills & immerse you in the local experience.

Custom Itineraries

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Whether traveling alone, with your family, or as a company-bonding experience, Friends in Puglia will create a custom itinerary that immerses you in the bella vita of Italy. 


From anniversaries and weddings to corporate events and family reunions, we design and orchestrate immersive, personal and unforgettable experiences.


"Our trip to beautiful Puglia was nothing short of magical! We were treated to a highly curated, zero-stress experience that made us feel like we were local Pugliese!" -Megan O


"My wife and I had an amazing time in Puglia, and Friends In Puglia made the trip enjoyable and hassle free!  We had a genuine experience, and we are very fortunate to have enjoyed the traditional rhythm and way of life, We can't wait to return to Puglia to explore the area. We will contact Tony again!" -Peter M