Wildlife and Wonder in Fasano | savethearcade.info

Exploring a region that has a little bit of everything to offer is a safe bet when visiting the Mediterranean coast of Italy. One fantastic stop along the way where you can find some fantastic hotels in Puglia in a beautiful coastal town is Fasano. While tourism has been picking up in recent years, the area has done a great job maintaining its cosy, friendly and comfortable atmosphere to offer guests a chance to unwind and simply enjoy breathtaking ocean views around every turn. Not only are there secluded and peaceful spots for relaxing, Fasano has thrilling activities and attractions that the whole family can indulge while staying in any of the hotels in Puglia.Admiring Fasano’s exotic flora and faunaRight in the middle of this sleepy town is one of its biggest draws – a large amusement park complete with rides, a safari area and a marine-themed show with dolphins. Guests may take their vehicle or a train ride to observe the animals closely in their open environment, including species such as rhinos, elephants and monkeys. Everyone will have fun spotting the zebras, wild horses, hippos and lions too. Children of all ages will love heading over to the rides after the safari as well; there are also puppet shows, roller coasters and a 4-D cinema attraction.While staying in hotels in Puglia around this are you can also take a peek at the many olive tree farms throughout town and in the surrounding suburbs, some of which can be explored on a unique agricultural tour. Some have even been built around ancient ruins and farms that have centuries-old histories.Pull up a table at a cosy Fasano restaurantAfter some time spent at the charming zoo and immersed in the town’s natural beauty, you should take the opportunity to experience the local cuisine you will find around any of the hotels in Puglia. Luckily, there are plenty of popular spots to choose from, utilising fresh, local ingredients to create delectable dishes.Part of the adventure of eating in Fasano is seeking out the best restaurants. For instance, there is a tiny café called “Il Cortiletto”, simply marked as a Trattoria on a small side street. Take a seat in the outdoor courtyard and be treated to an ever-changing menu that highlights some of the seasonal finds in town. Pasta is homemade and the wine will be flowing as soon as the first anti-pasti dish is brought to the table. Seafood lovers can make a beeline for Ristorante Albachiara, which features some of the best “catch of the day” offerings around. Grilled and sautéed octopus accompanies leafy salads, while sea urchins are mixed with fresh pastas as appetizers. Located on the water, the ambiance cannot be beaten and is perfect for couples, families or solo travellers in search of a hearty, flavourful meal.Other places to discover in FasanoBesides swimming and checking out the wildlife, many people visit Fasano for its lush golf courses. The Coccaro club is nine holes and allows golfers to weave in and out of olive trees. Or, the San Domenico is ideal for perfecting one’s swing with views of the sea.