Masseria Chiancone Torricella
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Masseria Chiancone Torricella Martina Franca
Travel Blogs from Martina Franca
We arrived Bari after a 5 hour train ride and met my Zio Vito outside of the train station before arriving in Mola di Bari, his home town about 20 minutes away. We arrived to his home and met my Zia, Santina as well as my Zio Mario from Adelaide who was staying over. As my Zio spent a few years in Australia when he was younger, he spoke really good English so Marc was able to converse a lot better.
... streets for a while and perused the galleries before finding a place to have lunch before moving on to another part of the Eastern coast. Although it was a haven for tourists, the cute little village of Trulli di Alberobello was still worthwhile. Back in Bari we walked the streets and took in the views from the balconies along the ridge. At one overlook we saw a beach and a bunch of people enjoying the warm day on the sand. I couldn't pass up an opportunity to take a dip ...
... It's are area where people built homes in the limestone caves. Unfortunately, we arrived there around 5 pm. Everyone was tired and disappointed to arrive in a fairly large city (60,000) rather than driving up to see cave houses. We scored a parking place right across from the tourist office and learned that we could get a tour for 20 euros each. It was just too late in the day, so we opted for the scenic view ...
... via google that looked great, but were a little pricy and extensive for what I was looking for. Having said that, if I returned I think I'd opt for the organized tour where some one else plans the route and where they know the quieter back roads etc. In the case of Matera in the southern region of Bascillicata, after checking out the train options which involved a commute to Bari and a connection with a different train line, I decided ...
What we could have done, according to our Cruise Director Eric (who is retiring after this cruise) 7 am Stretching 8 am Mass (we attended Monday and Sunday) 9 am Indoor Cycling (fees apply) 9 am Rolling in Dough at the Culinary Arts Centre 10 am Mediaspa Seminar - non surgical facelift 10 am Behind the scenes tour of the Kitchen 10:30 and 11:30 are Windows 8 tutorial ...