Apulia is a region in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Otranto and Gulf of Taranto to the south. The climate is typically Mediterranean with hot, dry and sunny summers and mild, rainy winters. Main towns are Bari, Brindisi, Lecce and Foggia. Its international airports are Bari and Brindisi. Its cuisine is based on local agriculture, cheese and wine. Apilia is the ‘heel’ of the Italian Peninsula, on the Ionic Sea and its beautiful beaches lie in Salento and in Gargano.
Gay entertainment is to be found in Salento: gay accommodations and beaches are easy to find here. D’Ayala Beach is the most frequented gay beach in Puglia by the Italians. It is right in the middle of a fairly long stretch of sandy beachline and for this reason it is popular with all the Italians. It is a nude beach, even though nudity is still forbidden in Italy. This beach is close to Lecce and it is surrounded by a pine forest.
G Beach, in Gallipoli is attracting not only Italians, but more and more international tourists from all over the world. The success of this destinations is also due to the beauty of its beaches, and in particular to Punta della Suina. Also Torre Guaceto, which is a natural park is an amazing beach with few people and clear waters. You can enjoy water sports and city tours (in Lecce, for example).
Between August and September the Italy gay summer party takes place in Salento. The ‘Picador’ is the disco where the official event takes place in Taviano, Lecce. Also the LED Cafè in Gallipoli is a nice venues ti catch up with friends and meet new people while drinking an aperitif. A walk to Lido Makò and Caffè Bellini is worth it.