Hotel Sovrano

Via De Gasperi, 2, Alberobello, Puglia, 70011, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alberobello

I am sailing, I am sailing, Across the waters

A travel blog entry by smithnet

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... arched entrance. The interior was extremely simple, unlike many of the churches we had previously visited in Italy. Immediately we entered the church we felt that this was a Holy place, a place of prayer and meditation. A pleasant change to some of the other churches which seemed more like a market place. Below the church I explored the remains of an ancient chapel and burial ground dating back many centuries. Archeologists were ...

It's sassy in Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

Dear god, Matera has 180 churches; 40 of which are in the Sassi. My favourite was the Church of Purgatory.

The Sassi reminded me of Fez medina. While the Sassi looks like a mass of houses, the house-like façades are only that, as the 'houses' are dug well into the rock, thereby forming the caves Matera is famous for.

Interesting walk around the Sassi this morning. However, the local ...

Staying in a Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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... that is, food just kept on coming over a two hour period.

Crossing the 'ankle' of Italy, we reached the extraordinary city of Matera. Before entering the city we drove to the cliffs on the other side of the ravine for a spectacular view of the city. The whole area is riddled with man made stone caves, or 'Sassi'. The Sassi of Matera is reputed to be the oldest inhabited settlement in Italy and is ...

Onward to alberobello

A travel blog entry by brsant

... the poorest places as late as the 1960's when the government removed people from their houses deeming it to be too unhygienic. The sewer travelled down the middle of the street. It is now a unesco site and some houses are being renovated inside with all the mod cons but very expensive to ...

Traveling to Alberobello

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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... the inner courtyard without any difficulties. However, there are at least 6 doors leading off the inner courtyard with only one of those doors leading to the castle's exit. I have to admit that a mild state of panic had started to set in after trying three of these doors and still not finding the exit. A coffee and cigarette at the café on site was well warranted after I finally did manage to get out!

Free WiFi on the bus. I wish we had been told this last night as I ...

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This hotel, located on Via De Gasperi, 2, Alberobello, is near Cattedrale di Ruvo di Puglia.
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