Stella Maris Hotel Ristorante

Viale Stella Maris, snc, Marina di Ginosa, Province of Taranto, Puglia, 74025, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Marina di Ginosa

It's sassy in Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

... of the day as it takes this long to get through all the food.

I'm sick of walking. Feel as though I have walked the length and breadth of Italy. I'm actually looking forward to the long drive to Sicily tomorrow.

It's really pleasant exploring southern Italy as there is a definite lack of tourists.

What I learnt today...
Many of the streets are built on top of Sassi ...

Staying in a Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath


... heritage listed area. The new city of Matera sits above the Sassi.

Our hotel, Le Grotto della Civita, sits right on the edge of the ravine in the most ancient Sassi area and our 'rooms' are caves. But not just any old cave! Beautifully restored and tastefully furnished, this is truly a memorable place to stay.

We have two nights in Matera and I can't wait to explore the Sassi ...

Onward to alberobello

A travel blog entry by brsant

A long travelling day on the bus today. We left Rome relatively early on the A1 past Naples and Pompeii. Lovely views of Salerno on the way. Arrived in matera, the place where Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ was filmed. A very old town inhabited by the Capodochians, all built into the rock. ...

May 15 and 16 - Matera

A travel blog entry by kamirob


... sink and the toilet ruining the sewage system. It took a few generations to slowly change the people and their ways. When the government decided in the late 1980's that they wanted to the Sassi to be re-inhabited they asked the people to return. Very few wanted to go back as the thought of living that way again held no charm. During our walk we visited 11th and 13th century churches, a convent and the area joining the 2 Sassi and the view to the next hill were there ...

Alberobello and Matera

A travel blog entry by pauljoan


... city whose inhabitants lived in caves. This old city is AMAZING! Dating back to 1500 BC, the old town called "Sassi", which is "stone" in Italian, still contained cave dwellers until the 1960's when the Italian government moved these impoverished people into newly constructed places. As time went on the people had built facades to these caves to look more like homes but the living quarters ...


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