Blue Flag Program, Salento triumphs in Puglia with 4 award-winning locations  

This year, the Danish NGO Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has awarded the Blue Flags, namely the award awarded to seaside resorts that show more respect for the environment and boast cleaner waters as well as services and security on beaches and regulations Of vehicle traffic, according to a procedure specified in the Uni-En Iso 9001-2008 protocol.

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For this summer 2017, Salento maintains the scepter and triumphs in Puglia, obtaining 4 Blue Flags, assigned both to the Adriatic and Ionian waters. To obtain the recognition were in particular the marinas of Melendugno, Castro, Otranto and Salve. For the four Salentine resorts, this is a reconfirmation since in 2016 they had been awarded recognition, meeting all 32 criteria of FEE.


In Puglia, the beaches of the Blue Flag are in total 11, with paragliding with Sardinia. Among the Apulian municipalities awarded for the summer of 2017, besides the four Salento resorts, we also find Polignano, Fasano, Ostuni, Ginosa, Margherita di Savoia, Castellaneta and Carovigno.





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