Rome, the national capital, is located about 250 miles (402 kilometers) west of Palagiano.
Puglia is a well-established travel destination, which means getting from A to B is a breeze. Make sure you schedule in some time to tour the many things to see and do this region has to share. Taranto, lies approximately 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the northwest. Head there to enjoy the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto and Cathedral of San Cataldo.
Around 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west of Palagiano is Matera, an important regional city which is home to Cathedral of Matera, Sassi and Domenico Ridola National Archaeological Museum. Tramontano Castle and San Giovanni Battista Church are also good places to spend time.
A surefire way to get to know a region is by discovering its past. Make the time to visit the old towns while you are here. If the weather is good, take the time to explore Puglia's open-air markets, open-air museums and farms.
When the sun is shining, follow the locals and head to Puglia's waterways for a morning of kite surfing or fishing. The Puglia area offers plenty of gentle pastimes. Spend the day sunbathing or bird watching and let your stress melt away.
All good things come to an end, but be rest assured, when it's time to leave Puglia, you'll have wonderful photos and memories to last a lifetime.