Nova Yardinia II Valentino
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... and vegetables. The next morning before we left we went for a walk along the nearby waterfront, with views of Sicily, just metres away. Our hire car was large by European standards, a Ford Focus wagon, so we hoped there weren't going to be too many tiny roads to negotiate. Off we set, driving along the road that hugged the coast. After about an hour we drove through small towns where the locals were cleaning and sweeping outside their shops and in the streets there ...
... the Government relocated the 30,000 population to a new housing development.
Today the Government owns 70% of the properties. In recent times the area had been inhabited again, café, shops, boutique hotels - and is now listed as a UNESO World Heritage Site.
Absolutely delightful to wonder around - even in the rain, we spoke to a number of locals who are very excited about the rejuvenation of their town.
Today we move on to Policoro. It's a beautiful sunny day again and very warm. We set off on the main road and the deviate via Citvia. Eventually we arrive and find a pretty little town high up in the mountains which form the ,,,,,,,,,, national park. The area is really beautiful and the town has a number of sights and view points which were explore. We then continue through the National Park ...
We ventured further afield today to visit the town of Matera - a Unesco world heritage site which has been granted the title of European City of Culture for 2019, for which they are very proud. We had watched a TV program about the town a while ago and wanted to take the opportunity to visit while we were here. The old town is made up of 100s of "sassi" - which are cave dwellings - some not recognisable as caves per se as they have a normal frontage, but ...
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 ...