Wild beaches, seriously tempting food, wine and few tourists await those who venture to Salento, the sun-kissed south of Puglia at the heel of Italy’s boot. For the Italians, Salento is sun, sea and seriously good food, fished from nearby waters and produced in the fertile pastures that supply much of the fresh contents of the country’s larders, and the increasingly admired local wines, Negroamaro, Primitivo di Manduria and Salice Salentino.

An eye-pleasing landscape of olive groves, wild beaches and clear seas, and old towns heaving with baroque buildings, Salento proved irresistible per un sunny, exclusive wedding.

This southernmost province of Puglia orffer not only the unspoilt nature, rocky cliffs, long stretches of natural beaches, crystal emerald sea, breathtaking landscapes; but also the remarkable richness of art and architecture, vibrant town centers; but also a journey across traditions and culinary adventures, like exquisite oil tastings at boutique Masserie near Lecce, or a great cheese making workshops at a historic landmarks charmingly located in the heart of the Natural Park of Porto Selvaggio.

What about such a pleasant experience just before the wedding day with friends and relatives?