Travel Blogs from Santa Maria di Leuca
... not too many years before Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79AD.
We have had a nice quiet day and have met some lovely couples. One was in the coffee lounge when we got talking to an older English couple (now that’s a surprise, not) who were just so interested in us and our holiday. They shared some of their experiences with us and the four of us had a few laughs together. Splendid. Again at lunch, we ...
From a distance, either north or south, Gallipoli was a strikingly white town out in the blue of the Mediterranean. Absolutely spectacular.
TT struggled with taking us to the information centre. Miles out. It also wasn't where the town map indicated, LP, and, in fact, was hidden away down a narrow street in the middle of the town. It was indicated accurately in the tourist brochure that ...
... wind and wandered along the front and through the town. Scattered throughout the village, and especially so closer to the harbour, were some absolutely magnificent homes set in stately gardens. Some still in use, others in need of repair. Quite a surprise given the smaller villages we'd driven through on the way south. Perhaps the extensive marina was the key, crowded with expensive ...
... br> Mapping the return journey of The Grand Tour.
The three of us have sat down with the map of Europe laid flat.
From The Heel of Italy, our plan is to head north, visit Lecce, more baroque architecture then inland to the white city of Ostuni. Next, the Truli houses at Alberobello, before finally setting up camp for a week near Foggia.
Then it's into the heart of the country to Lago Trasimeno, sidestep Rome, a week or so in Tuscany and a couple ...
... we felt that we could relax for 4 nights and acclimatise to being back in the motorhome. You take pot luck with the campsites in Calabria.
Sicily - we are missing you already.
The early days back on the road have us all reflecting on our time in Sicily.
We all agree the people are wonderful, generous, helpful, cheerful. The architecture grand, imposing and decorous. The country's landscape varied and spectacular. If you want ...
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Other places to stay in Santa Maria di Leuca
Contrada Masseria Li Turchi, Santa Maria di Leuca | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Lungomare Cristoforo Colombo, 59, Santa Maria di Leuca | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Via Panoramica 1, Santa Maria di Leuca | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Via Cristoforo Colombo, 31, 73040 Leuca, Santa Maria di Leuca | Hotelfrom $52
Via S Antonio 31, Santa Maria di Leuca | Hotelfrom $72