Vieste is a city nestled on the Adriatic coast of the Gargano, in Puglia.
It is famous for its sandy beaches, sea caves and breathtaking landscapes. If you only have one day to visit Vieste, there are several things you can do to make the most of your time. Here are some ideas:
-Leave early in the morning for enjoy the beauty of the sea and the beach. There are many beaches, easily accessible, such as the beach Marina Piccola, overlooking the lighthouse and the old town, or that of Pizzomunno, which houses the symbol of the city. In the morning the sea is generally very calm and the temperature in the morning is excellent for enjoying the sun's rays.
For a quick lunch you can eat directly on the beach, at many lidos that offer restaurant service or enjoying the excellent Viestana focaccia, made with olive oil and tomato.
-Take a boat trip at sea caves. Vieste is famous for its sea caves, dug into the rock by the action of the wind and the sea.
During a boat tour you will be able to admire the beauty of the coast directly from the sea, with a stop at the most beautiful coves that are difficult to reach by car, such as Pugnochiuso and Zagare Bay.
There are several boat tours that will take you to the most beautiful caves in the area, taking a few hours. The tours depart in the morning or in the afternoon, from the port of Vieste.
-Take a walk in the historic city center. historic center of Vieste it is full of narrow and characteristic streets, where you can discover the architectural beauties of the city and shop in the souvenir shops.
In the evening, the small squares overlooking the sea such as Piazza del Seggio, the viewpoint of via Judeca or Piazzetta Petrone, are particularly romantic.
In the historic center you can also taste the local specialties. Vieste is famous for its cuisine based on fresh fish and other sea and land products. Don't miss the opportunity to taste the typical dishes of the area, such as stuffed mussels or cuttlefish.
In conclusion, if you only have one day to visit Vieste, there are several activities you can do to make the most of your time.