Travel Blogs from Santa Maria di Leuca
... a spare table, which doesn’t happen very often. So we asked if we could share a table with another older English couple. It was the same nice experience – a few stories, a few laughs.
We enjoyed the show last Friday night and the same production company is doing another tonight. This one is based on English movies such as some of the James Bond series, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Oliver et al.
... from the tourist information centre....
Gallopili was an island fortress, with only a bridge link to the mainland. The castle was currently not open. However, we enjoyed walking around the walls, hanging onto hat and sunglasses so as not to have them blown away, retreating to the narrow streets when we needed a breather.
Continued along the coastal road towards Taranto. ...
... cruisers. To Pauls delight, found a pizzeria with a sheltered verandah for dinner.
Breakfast was supplemented by strawberries from a shop up the road. Local and sweet, they didn't even last till we reached the waterfall!
An old roman waterfall, waterless, was on the eastern side of the harbour. It commenced from the top of the small plateau, which boasted a cathedral ...
... 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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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