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Gravine of Puglia: the caves among the lands

by Vincent on 26 March 2014

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Among the centuries old olive trees and the almond trees, Nature in Puglia donates an unexpected landscape.

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Alberobello: in the homeland of Trulli

by Vincent on 6 March 2014

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The view gets lost in colored glimpses of lands and grass, little hills that go down to the valley, continuing the breathless landscape. This is the Itria Valley, in the southend part of the Murgia area. Here stand up Alberobello, with its Trulli.

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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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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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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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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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