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Locorotondo: a little treasure chest in the heart of the Itria Valley

by Vincent on 4 March 2014

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In the heart of Itria Valley, the land of Trulli, immense landscapes, centuries-old olive trees and scents of Puglia, Locorotondo becomes a fundamental stop-over for the traveller who is keen on history and traditions.

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Carnival of Putignano: the magic of street celebrations

by Vincent on 2 March 2014

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The Carnival of Putignano is for sure one of the main carnivals in Italy: it is the oldest and longest carnival  and it is famous for its spectacular parades of  papier-mache floats.

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Torre Guaceto: the beauty of the uncontaminated land

by Vincent on 28 February 2014

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In a road travel to Brindisi, looking to the seaside, a tower erects on the left, surrounded by crystalline sea and uncontaminated plant life: it is Torre Guaceto, the natural reserve in Puglia that enchants the travelers all year long.

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Puglia itineraries: From Castro to Otranto

by Vincent on 26 February 2014

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Starting from the Adriatic balcony, as Castro is defined, here starts one of the most charming Puglia itineraries a traveller may explore.

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Traditional Puglia recipes: Linguini with sea urchins

by Vincent on 24 February 2014

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Here we propose one of the traditional Puglia recipes we love in spring and summer: Linguini with sea urchins. It may sound strange for those who never tasted sea urchins, but this plate is so delicious it is worthwhile trying!
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Alberobello – A short story about beauty

by Vincent on 20 February 2014

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Five delicacies to eat in Salento

by Vincent on 13 February 2014

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Hungry? Here there is a little selection of the best foods you may want to taste when coming in Salento.

Enjoy your meal!

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Easter in Puglia: visit Alberobello!

by Vincent on 11 February 2014

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Alberobello is a small town in the middle between Bari and Taranto and represents the best known image of Puglia in the world, thanks to its Trulli. Located in the heart of Murgia, Alberobello is surrounded by three natural reserves.

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10 things to see in the Itria Valley

by Vincent on 9 February 2014

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Itria Valley is an area located in Puglia; it spreads in different provinces and is overlooked by the towns of Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Cisternino and Ceglie Messapica. The valley probably takes the name from the Madonna Odegitria (The Virgin Mary that shows the way), because a fresco portraying the Virgin was found in Martina Franca.

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Castellana Caves: a natural heritage

by Vincent on 7 February 2014

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90 million years of history: the Castellana Caves are a historical and geological site situated in the Itria Valley, not far from Alberobello and Polignano a Mare. The scenario of the caves attract everyone among stalactites, stalagmites, shapes and fossils underground, in a 60 meters deep beauty without time.

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