Nicotel Pineto

Viale dei Pini, Castellaneta, Puglia, 74010, Italy | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel is located on Viale dei Pini, Castellaneta.
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    Travel Blogs from Castellaneta

    Heading South

    A travel blog entry by sandy1948 on Aug 05, 2014

    11 photos

    Amazingly, we are up by 6:30, breakfast eaten, dishes washed, kids organized, garbage out, and leaving town by 8:15! Then we have to stop for gas (1.54E/liter) and really bad coffee, to go!

    By 8:45, we are on the autostrada headed to Alberobello in Puglia. This is where they have the conical-roof houses. Three hours in the car with two little kids! Maybe they will fall asleep. :)

    So, we arrived ...

    Feeling Sassi

    A travel blog entry by andy.and.emma on Jul 27, 2014

    14 photos

    ... roughly knowing where we were going, and also roughly not.... We stumbled upon La Raccolta delle Acque, a unique water collection system that was implemented in the 1800s to harvest that water from the roofs and roads of Matera, filter it through the rocks and channel it to extremely large cisterns that had been carved into the rock undground and then sealed using clays.

    Following this, we continued down the road and found another rock carving shop, with ...

    Heel of the Boot: Road Trip! (I Got to Drive)

    A travel blog entry by kristinrust on Jul 19, 2014

    2 comments, 39 photos

    ... of the roofs - suns, hearts, crosses, can be traced back to pre-Christian, solar, Jewish and pagan cults.

    Two clusters of trullis, commercial and residential, are on small hillsides with rooftop terraces and little lanes weaving throughout. The commercial side was still awfully cute with friendly locals giving out bottomless samples of thick booze in so many flavors your stomach was confused, ...

    It's sassy in Sassi

    A travel blog entry by joanna.rath on May 21, 2014

    6 photos

    ... 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. I wandered off in the end to explore a bit on my own and then caught up with the group.

    Free afternoon before a group dinner at a local restaurant. Too much food again! What is it with Italians and food? Every time we eat at a local restaurant the food just keeps on coming; and ...

    Staying in a Sassi

    A travel blog entry by joanna.rath on May 20, 2014

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... 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, located within the ancient town, are reputed to be the oldest inhabited settlement in Italy and is a UNESCO world heritage listed area; described as the "most outstanding, ...