Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.

Puglia: Travel challenge

Head off to the heel of Italy

Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. This week: a week in the southern Italian region of Puglia. Prices are per person, based on two people sharing. Each package includes a week's accommodation and flights from the UK to Bari in early September.

£879 - Citalia

Includes easyJet flights from Gatwick on 7 September and half board at the Hotel del Levante. "The hotel is situated on a private sandy beach close to the seaside village of Torre Canne – ideal for visiting Ostuni and Alberobello," says Joanna Pristernik (0843 770 4443; citalia.com).

£400 - easyJet Holidays

Includes easyJet flights from Gatwick on 7 September and B&B at the Delle Palme Hotel. "This hotel is located in the charming city of Lecce, famed for its exquisite Baroque monuments and botanical gardens," says Mandy Round (0843 104 1000; easyJet.com/holidays).

£666 - Inghams

Includes Ryanair flights from Stansted on 4 September, car hire and B&B at the Hotel Eos. "Puglia has magnificent architecture, pretty fishing ports and fantastic food and wine," says Tim Tollworthy (01483 791 111; inghamsitaly.co.uk).