Il Valentino Hotel

Strada Statale Jonica, 106, Castellaneta, Puglia, 74011, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Castellaneta

It's sassy in Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

... not shut up and just drivelled on and on - for half an hour at one point at one spot; and in the sun (hot day). God alone knows what she was talking about.

Free afternoon before a group dinner at a local restaurant. Too much food. What is it with Italians and food? Every time we eat at a local restaurant the food just keeps on coming; and coming. No wonder they take 2 to 3 hours off in ...

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 ...

Alberobello and Ostuni

A travel blog entry by brsant

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... a massiera, a large farmhouse where the food we ate was all produced. First stacks of antipasti, then fava purée with spinach, followed by pasta, and then main course of patatine, salad, and mixed grill of pork and lamb, and Macedonia (fruit salad). All with wine and a limoncello. It was avery pleasant evening, quite cold with some light rain.. Getting lots of use of my long pants and ...

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 ...

Trulli houses

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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... a walking tour of the town, including an area where there are 400 Trulli houses. Apart from theses unusual houses (which are fascinating), this town has nothing else to offer.

Trulli are dry stone (no mortar) houses. They were the idea of the local Count who did not want to pay the taxes on dwellings. When there was a royal inspection, the ...

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This 4 star hotel is located on Strada Statale Jonica, 106, Castellaneta.
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