Villa Ducale Hotel
Travel Blogs from Martina Franca
... figs . Anyway we all decided we wouldn't go there as far too many pips. The rest was delicious.
Went for a wander amongst the ancient olive trees surrounding our vicinity , marvellous shapes , and found one of the prickly pears .
Decided to try Monopolifor dinner , on arrival at main square could see there was some sort of concert planned , and we started our search for a suitable restaurant for ...
... deserted. It's a maze of little alleyways and interesting buildings, Old mansions with wrought iron balconies and portals displaying coats of arms, secret gardens and little squares .
after an hours parambulation we are getting thirsty so a shaded cafe is pounced on and we are relieved to discover almond milk on the menu so we order a coffee on ice with an almond milk on the side and hey presto we have the Lecce ...
... through a variety of private beach clubs and camping grounds and bars and restaurants. It's a blaze of colourful umbrellas and beach chairs , and hordes of Italian families enjoying the last few weeks before the school term commences .
Finally home to the villa to enjoy antipasti and more of our stash of wonderful local wines , followed by a version of caprese salad with a mozzarella stuffed with ricotta, Molto Bene ...
... the very top. They are made with a cornerstone above the main entrance , which can be removed to demolish the house
. then we went for a wine tasting alongside typical foods of the area. Gino has been operating this Enteco for30 years with true passion, and we ate and drank our way through many delicious cheeses with pastes from figs , and olives and onion jams ,my favourite was caciocavallo , like ...
... nearing Fasano we took a wrong turn and ended up at another villa. The owner kindly jumped in his jeep and guided us to the right spot. It is amazing. Very private and tranquil. After quick introduction and instructions we headed into Fasano for supplies. A stroll around the main piazza, a delicious gelato , then a visit to the supermecato , two trolley loads transferred to the beast and came home with us. jean and I had a ...
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