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

Staying in a Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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... of a troglodyte settlement". 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

... the poorest places as late as the 1960's when the government removed people from their houses deeming it to be too unhygienic. The sewer travelled down the middle of the street. It is now a unesco site and some houses are being renovated inside with all the mod cons but very expensive to ...

May 15 and 16 - Matera

A travel blog entry by kamirob

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... the stone lives mamma, papa, 10 kids, a donkey,maybe a cow, a pig, some chickens and a few rabbits. Everything happened in that room. It is hard to believe that people lived like this until 1957. In the 1980's the government offered to pay 50 percent of house renovation and 80 percent for commercial renovations hence all the hotels and B and B's. Nadia showed up a 1 room home the was it would have been set up. A family runs this as they do the store across the way ...

Alberobello and Matera

A travel blog entry by pauljoan

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... hide the fact that they were property owners. According to local legend the inspiration for this type of structure came when Luigi Linguini, intent on avoiding paying taxes, tuned his radio to a British station and listened to the Beatles sing "Taxman". Many of the trulli dwellings have now been modernized and used as shops and private homes. We left Alcerobello and bussed to the town of Matero which is ...

There are walls and then there are walls !

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... been modified to deal with the changing methods of fighting.

Taranto also had a long tradition as a fishing port. While the fish markets were over, spotted a couple of fishermen working close to the front. It was unfortunate that the cigarette that each was smoking didn't show in the photos.

An interesting old city, where there was evidence of both wealth and the struggle to survive.



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This hotel is located on Viale Stella Maris, snc, Marina di Ginosa.
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