Villa Ducale Hotel

Address: Piazzetta Sant'Antonio, Martina Franca, Puglia, 74015, Italy | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Piazzetta Sant'Antonio, Martina Franca.
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Travel Blogs from Martina Franca

A trip to Locorotondo

A travel blog entry by suemacd on Oct 09, 2015

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Today the weather still wasn't great but it didin't stop us from taking a trip to Locorotondo - where the old town is built in the round. Smilar to Ostuni, it is made up of lots of small tightly packed whitewashed houses and little streets to ...

Back in Italy.....

A travel blog entry by suemacd on Oct 08, 2015

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So we are now back in Italy having arrived yesterday morning on the ferry at about 11.30am. We then had an hour or so drive to our Trullo, just outside Cisternino, a typical Puglian house, once used to house wine presses, or animals, and sometimes families ! The trulli can now be seen all over this area, and most are modernised ...

Saints Day

A travel blog entry by jomole on Sep 26, 2015

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... come across a lot of spent shotgun cartridges, so wondered if they get killed, or whether they are sitting there with their beaks shut so they won't be noticed! We came back for a late lunch and then this evening went into Alberobello for the festivities accompanying their saints' day. It's huge. All the decorative lights were on and alternated in time to the music. There were lots of stalls selling food, clothing, toys, pets, etc, ...

Trulli scrumptious

A travel blog entry by neilywheelie on Sep 26, 2015

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... for it. The train from Bari to Alberobello was a little confusing as it was in a slightly different part of the station, not dissimilar from Waterloo and Waterloo East stations in London. But we lugged our suitcases over and waited for the train. When we arrived at Alberobello we were greeting by the lovely Katia and her partner Pietro, the former had a smattering of English, her boyfriend none. Our accommodation was in one of the rather interesting ...

A long lunch

A travel blog entry by jomole on Sep 25, 2015

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... the streets. No-one knows the origin of the design, but none are older than the 14th century, and most were built from the 18th to 20th centuries. Because they are dry stone built, one theory is that they were made so that they could be dismantled if the tax inspector came around to avoid paying high taxes. In Alberobello they are attaching wooden frames with lights to all the lamp posts as there is ...