Salento al Mare
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... layers of history, including a tomb of the original Greek settlers dating back over 2000 years, remains of the Knights Templar, a Roman grain store, and a medieval convent, where the nuns used to dry out bodies. He had to pay for all the work, and the authorities took most of the artefacts. It is amazing to see, and makes you realise that this could happen in any one of all the houses in Lecce. We then ...
... before Emperor Charles V fortified the city with strong walls and a new castle, when business flourished and most of the buildings which are there today were built. There is still a Roman amphitheatre, part of which has been excavated, and a Roman theatre. We bought a guide book (as you can see!), and wandered through the old streets. I bought a picture from a man on the street ...
Said goodbye to Paolo and drove north to Merine, a town near Lecce, to the Villa Diana, our next stay. We were met by another Paolo and his father and shown around the rather dated but quirky estate with lots of unusual decorations, a tennis court, boules pitch, swimming pool, jacuzzi, olive grove, garden, laundry, drinks machine, seating area, etc. We think his father probably ...
Neil's birthday. 35º again. Today we drove down to Leuca, which is at the southernmost part of Italy at the bottom of the 'heel'. We were surprised to find an upmarket town with some very nice properties, a lot of which we decided were probably holiday houses. We drove back ...
The drive from Leuca to Ortrano was up the Adriatic coast and we didn't need Mr Waze until the end when he took us straight to our Masseria which is about 2 miles outside the town.
The drive was even nicer than the previous day as we climbed up a mountain and hugged the coast for most of the way. It reminded Hilary if the Amalfi Coast but without the drop at every turn.