The weather is typically Mediterranean, with short mild winters and long dry summers, and as for swimming weather, the season is long: from end of April through October. Every month brings its fruits and activities….
Students arrive at the Puglia Culinary Centre and “cold” means just about 10 Celsius.
Water temperture averages 14C and the sandy beaches are empty.
Winter walking recommended and healthy cauliflowers growing in the garden.
Visit the Greek villages near Ugento, in Grecia Salentina, and prepare for Easter sweets at Castello di Ugento.
Zucchini, cherries and roquette salad are ripe in the 18th century garden …why go anywhere else?
Gallipoli is at its best and Castello di Ugento offers special visits to all the historic towns.
Jazz and baroque music fill the area, and while guests sunbathe at the beach, tomatoes are sun drying in the fields.
The Castello’s experienced concierge service will help you choose your beaches, do you like them lively or discrete? Salento: the heel of Italy, where two seas meet.
Castello di Ugento welcomes the fall students from the Culinary Institute of America, the Puglia Culinary Centre is in full action and the beaches are heavenly.
Best biking month in Salento: we’ll arrange everything and the Castello’s cuisine will be your reward for all those kilometers of hard work.
Olive picking and savoring the prima pressione Extra Virgin olive oil plus Novello Wine tasting all in one month… does it get any better?
It’s all about art: Lecce, (the Florence of the south), Otranto, Galatina and myriad of towns will enchant your eyes and senses during your stay at Castello di Ugento.