To Brindisi for richer or poorer

Bargain hunter: An inexpensive hop to Brindisi starting at 57 pounds.

Air One, an airline partner of Lufthansa, is offering inexpensive hops within Italy. If you are traveling to Italy this summer, consider booking a domestic flight from one of Air One’s hubs — Milan, Rome, Turin — to Brindisi or Bar, where you can enjoy Puglia’s seaside beauty. One-way flights start at 57 pounds. For more information, visit www.flyairone.it.

If money is no object

What: A weekend of luxury in Brindisi

How much: 2,300 pounds per night

Where: Masseria San Domenico

Why: When you book the San Domenico Suite at Masseria San Domenico, expect a weekend of a luxury. Located about 500 yards from the sea between the bowns of Bari and Brindisi, the resort is also one of the oldest watchtowers built in the 15th century. Today, the property’s whitewashed stone buildings stand out amid ancient silver olive groves, a pool encircled by rocks and plants. The resort also features an 18-hole, par-72 golf course and a full-service spa. Double rooms are also available for ¤470 per night. For more information, visit www.imasseria.com.

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