Residenza Pizziniaco B&B
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We had an easy trip from Patras to Brindisi, sailing time 17 hours. We chose not to take a cabin, an just as well we didn't. Most of the ship was full of trucks and drivers and the cabins were shared cabins!
The rest of the public areas were quiet and we were able to find flat couches each in a alcove. We took food on board, just as well as the stuff in the café ...
Our last day in Italy......for a while!
Today we're off to Brindisi and decide to travel via Lecce which we have learned is another fabulous old town......and it is!
Later we arrive, eventually, at our hotel after another period of searching as it's situated on a road that is not open to traffic......eventually we park the car ...
... layers of history, including a tomb of the original Greek settlers dating back over 2000 years, remains of the Knights Templar, a Roman grain store, and a medieval convent, where the nuns used to dry out bodies. He had to pay for all the work, and the authorities took most of the artefacts. It is amazing to see, and makes you realise that this could happen in any one of all the houses in Lecce. We then ...
... Santa Croce, a building more Baroque than any other, its facade described as 'a decorative waterfall, a fantasy that becomes delirium', full of eagles, monkeys, dragons, the saints, the Turks, twisted columns, flora, fruit, ribbons, cherubs etc. It is being renovated so had some scaffolding, but still very impressive. By this time we were Baroqued out, so decided to return tomorrow.
Said goodbye to Paolo and drove north to Merine, a town near Lecce, to the Villa Diana, our next stay. We were met by another Paolo and his father and shown around the rather dated but quirky estate with lots of unusual decorations, a tennis court, boules pitch, swimming pool, jacuzzi, olive grove, garden, laundry, drinks machine, seating area, etc. We think his father probably ...