Deseasonalizing tourism through the live nativity Network
No, Apulia is not only about beach holidays – the Apulian Regional Tourism Board is here to remind us, with the objective of deseasonalizing and promoting Christmas tourism offers through the launch of a new live nativity Network. From Gargano to Salento, live nativities are becoming another way to valorize landscape and culture. Among many, it’s worth mentioning Sternatia’s live nativity scene in Salento, where characters dialogue in Griko, a local language surviving since ancient Greek colonization. Held at suggestive locations, Apulian nativities enhance their surroundings: Alberobello’s trulli houses, Pezze di Greco’s rupestrian settlements, Parco del Gargano, Studà’s fields. Visitors are often welcomed with wine and pettole, home-made pasta and traditional desserts. For more info on locations, opening days and times of all live nativities in the Network, visit www.mediterraneantourism.it.