With local wildlife, an unspoiled location and historic neighbouring towns, holidays to Vernole promise plenty of relaxation.
A quaint village in Italy
's secluded south, Vernole's a real rural retreat. The nearby nature reserve is the place to go for bird-watching and scenic coastal walks. Meanwhile, neighbouring towns offer authentic restaurants and plenty of local charm.
Travel back in time to Acaya – just a 12-minute drive away, it's packed with old-world gems. Wander around the ancient village streets before stopping off at the 16th-century castle. When you need to refuel, there's a mishmash of traditional restaurants serving local specialities.
Pretty Lecce is just a 20-minute drive away, making it an easy daytrip. Historic highlights include the dazzling Church of the Holy Cross and a 12th-century cathedral. Between cultural stops, browse shops selling traditional handicrafts and artisan products. Or, stop off for a frothy cappuccino in of the city's many cafés.