Things to see in Grottaglie

Things to see in Grottaglie

Thiings to see in Grottaglie, city of colours, craftsmanship and creativity in the province of Taranto Among the most enchanting villages in Apulia, Grottaglie, in the area of Taranto, deserves a special mention. We are in the mountain area called Southern Murgia, where the landscape begins to gradually become more gentle and hilly. Known for its ceramics, its craftsmanship and its exquisite grapes, Grottaglie reveals to the eyes of travelers…

Salento in autumn: the 7 most beautiful things to do

Salento in autumn: the 7 most beautiful things to do

Salento in autumn has a lot to offer to those who live here and to those who visit it: events, opening of theatrical seasons, outdoor activities thanks to a mild climate. Above all, Salento in autumn has peculiarities afar from the mainstream autumn aesthetics, linked to the foliage and its reddish colors: Salento in autumn has a landscape that mixes patches of bright green and the first yellow leaves of…

Soggiornare a Lecce: design nel centro storico o country life

Soggiornare a Lecce: design nel centro storico o country life

Un soggiorno a Lecce: design in pieno centro o country life tra città e mare? Lecce è una città meravigliosa, per la sua architettura, per la sua storia, per il barocco ma anche per la sua storia legata allo stile liberty e eclettico. Una città a pochissima distanza dal mare adriatico, ponte di passaggio verso il versante ionico; Lecce viene scelta da moltissimi viaggiatori per unire l’amore per il fermento…

Villas in ancient historical centers of Salento: small hidden kingdoms

Villas in ancient historical centers of Salento: small hidden kingdoms

The old historic centers of Salento hide treasures; not only squares and bell towers, but also hidden corners worthy of observation. Small squares where the stories of entire families have grown up, alleys where the layers of history have drawn surreal scenarios that cannot be found elsewhere, small glimpses you can only see by walking and entering, slowly and respectfully, in the twisted alleys that branch off from the topographical…

Visitare Maruggio, borgo dei Cavalieri di Malta

Visitare Maruggio, borgo dei Cavalieri di Malta

Maruggio è uno dei borghi più belli d’Italia, legato alla storia dei Cavalieri di Malta. Ecco una nostra guida per visitare Maruggio, borgo in provincia di Taranto, affacciato su uno dei tratti più incantevoli di mar Ionio. Posto in un avvallamento naturale, ai piedi delle Murge tarantine, nell’area che accarezza il confine nord del subterritorio salentino, nella terra che alimenta le vigne del vino Primitivo di Manduria, si trova il…

Aperitif overlooking the sea, in Salento

Aperitif overlooking the sea, in Salento

Old city walls, terraces overlooking the deepest blue, ancient overhanging towers: the places where you almost feel you are “dominating” the sea or, simply, love and appreciate it better, in Salento, are countless. Today we travel together among some of these panoramic points on the sea of Salento; Some of them are in “wild” areas, far from homes and inhabited centers, while others are in the heart of villages of…

Modern farms: all but a contradiction

Modern farms: all but a contradiction

Who said that the Masseria farm is par excellence a place with a strongly ancient flavor? Old Farm houses fans have often in mind places with an ancient peasant taste and charm, where the usefulness of old style furniture belonging to a peasant and rural heritage prevails; But we must never forget that the farms, even before being a place of residence to enjoy vacations, were a real production system,…

Things to see in Santa Caterina, Salento.

Things to see in Santa Caterina, Salento.

What to see in Santa Caterina, a seaside resort in Salento, part of the municipality of Nardò. Very close to the fascinating village of Santa Maria al Bagno as well as on the shores of the luxuriant Porto Selvaggio, about ten kilometers from the more famous Porto Cesareo and Gallipoli, Santa Caterina is a small, cozy and guarded jewel of peace. With a city and coastal landscape that tastes like past…

Itinerary through 5 towns of Salento hinterland

Itinerary through 5 towns of Salento hinterland

The towns of the Salento hinterland, the small villages not directly overlooking the sea, are  a strategic choice for your holidays in Salento, and, on the other hand, they are very interesting destinations to visit, during your excursions to discover traditions and culture. In fact, the concept of “hinterland”, in Salento, is different than elsewhere: our territory is a narrow peninsula, in which the maximum distance from the sea does…

A multifaceted and theatrical villa between Otranto and Torre dell’Orso

A multifaceted and theatrical villa between Otranto and Torre dell’Orso

Alternating pellet armchairs with designer chandeliers, author paintings and poor art objects under the same pergola, flanked by a very large window overlooking the interior, a continuation of an immense garden. Combining a 80s style table football with a large wooden dinner table, with a motorbike parked next to the modern kitchen with all the comforts, an iconic Seventies barber chair with a rustic and romantic stone fireplace. Entering and…