Hotel Valle Dell'Idro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Valle Dell'Idro Otranto
Travel Blogs from Otranto
... castle, which is being extensively restored, and which houses a museum of papier mache. We then drove to Roca Vecchia on the coast, stopping at a beach on the way to watch kite surfers and eat our sandwich. Here we found yet another archaeological site right by the sea which has been excavated to reveal human settlement there in the Italian Bronze Age (2nd millenium BC) along with evidence of Iron Age ...
... 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 ...
... west coast and stopped
for a swim at a small holiday resort town. Beaches are few and far between as most of the coast is rocky. There is a lot of litter everywhere. According to an Italian, writing in Lonely Planet, it's a sign of weakness to show any civic responsibility!
... at the pool, swimming, reading and chilling out.
We did have some rain this morning but it quickly disappeared and the sunshine returned but thankfully the intense heat has disappeared. Monday - Saturday afternoon temp 43c. Today a more comfortable 28c.
Thats it from Puglia as we head home tomorrow but this should go on all your bucket lists
Helen and Hilary