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Picture this - Puglia!

Retired and Paying only 7% Tax…

Mattinata, Foggia
Mattinata, Foggia

This beautiful region of Italy is blessed with picturesque landscapes, serene beaches, and a profound cultural legacy.

The 7% tax regime presents a golden opportunity for foreigners wishing to retire in Italy. The program makes it possible to savour a decade long respite from exorbitant tax burdens, rendering it an irresistible prospect for those yearning for a tranquil and economically feasible retirement.

There are so many charming towns in this region that offer this fiscal benefit..   


So, where to begin?

In this first article, we show you five properties currently for sale in four different localities of Puglia ranging in price from €460,000 to €900,000 each residing in a town that offers the 7% tax regime.


Situated within the sun-kissed landscapes of Puglia, lie four charming towns — Ceglie Messapica, Carovigno, Casarano, and Corsano—each offering its own unique blend of history, culture, and culinary delights.

For Sale – Ceglie Messapica – €900,000

Ceglie Messapica, founded by the ancient Messapians, stands as one of Italy's oldest cities, steeped in the traditions of its storied past. From its strategic location between the Adriatic and Ionian coasts to its narrow cobblestone streets and ancient churches, Ceglie Messapica bears witness to centuries of cultural exchange and artistic expression.

Renowned for its gastronomic heritage, Ceglie Messapica invites visitors to savour its authentic cuisine, from hearty pasta dishes to sumptuous pastries. Beyond its culinary delights, the town boasts a rich agricultural tradition, with olive groves and vineyards dotting the surrounding countryside.

For Sale – Carovigno – €740,000

For Sale – Carovigno – €460,000

Carovigno captivates with its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage. Situated between the azure waters of the Adriatic Sea and the rolling hills of the Valle d'Itria, Carovigno stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of the region. Founded in antiquity and shaped by centuries of civilization, this charming town offers a glimpse into the heart of Puglia's past.

Home to historic palazzi and charming piazzas, Carovigno offers a glimpse into the region's storied past. The town's culinary scene is equally enticing, with fresh seafood and locally sourced ingredients taking centre stage in its traditional dishes.

For Sale – Casarano – €490,000

The town of Casarano beckons with its ancient streets and timeless allure. The historic centre of Casarano exudes a timeless charm, with narrow cobblestone streets winding their way past centuries-old palazzi and quaint piazzas. Here, locals gather to socialise, savouring the simple pleasures of life amidst the beauty of their surroundings.

Steeped in history, Casarano boasts a rich array of architectural wonders, from ancient ruins to mediaeval churches. The town's agricultural heritage is evident in its olive groves and vineyards, which produce some of the finest olive oil and wine in the region.

For Sale – Corsano – €480,000

Finally, Corsano offers a tranquil escape amidst the rolling hills of the Salento Peninsula. With its winding streets and historic buildings, Corsano exudes a sense of old-world charm. The town's agricultural bounty is celebrated in its cuisine, with locally sourced ingredients elevating its traditional dishes to new heights.

From the historic streets of Ceglie Messapica to the scenic vistas of Corsano, each of these charming towns offers a unique glimpse into the rich cultural landscape of Puglia. The entire area is deeply rooted in the legacy of the Messapians, who once inhabited the region. Over the centuries, the towns have been shaped by the influences of successive civilizations, from the Greeks and Romans to the Byzantines and beyond. Today, remnants of these bygone eras can be seen in the architecture, monuments, and cultural traditions.

Whether exploring ancient ruins, savouring authentic cuisine, or simply soaking in the beauty of the countryside, you are sure to be enchanted by the timeless allure of these captivating locations.

Should one of these properties interest you, please contact us for further information.

At Finding La Dolce Vita, we are committed to helping expats navigate the complexities of relocating to Italy, including understanding and optimising their tax obligations. Whether you're a retiree seeking serenity in southern Italy, a professional embarking on a new career path, or a high net worth individual seeking tax efficiency, our boutique expat relocation agency is here to assist you every step of the way. With Italy's advantageous tax regimes and our personalised relocation services, your journey to La Dolce Vita awaits. Contact us today to start your Italian adventure!

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