Torreserena Village - Bluserena

Contrata Torre Mattone, Marina di Ginosa, Province of Taranto, Puglia, 74025, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Marina di Ginosa

It's sassy in Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

Dear god, Matera has 180 churches; 40 of which are in the Sassi. My favourite was the Church of Purgatory.

The Sassi reminded me of Fez medina. While the Sassi looks like a mass of houses, the house-like fašades are only that, as the 'houses' are dug well into the rock, thereby forming the caves Matera is famous for.

Interesting walk around the Sassi this morning. However, the local ...

Staying in a Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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Left Alberobello today for Matera. Our first stop was at Poignant a Mare - a small coastal town built on the cliffs over the Ionian Sea. This was a delightful town with spectacular views and no foreign tourists.

A stop for lunch in Monopoli - a port town on the Ionian Sea. And I thought this was just a board game! Lunch was a typical Italian style affair in a small, traditional family run ...

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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... shepherd villages and churches in caves. We also saw the public bakery where the women would bring their loaves to be bakes. They would stamp their loaves to indicate the ownership and to allow the loaves to be returned. Each woman had their own stamp. When you are walking in Matera on a path as there are only 2 roads you are actually walking on someone's roof. Matera was built from the top down. Each family lived in one room. In that room which was a dug our ...

Alberobello and Matera

A travel blog entry by pauljoan

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... caves where these large families cohabitated with their vitally important farm animals (donkeys, pigs, horses, chickens, etc.) as well as their family pets of cats and dogs. It is said that the farm animals were more highly prized than children because the animals were essential to their existence. We had a guided tour through the old town which included a cave that was established as a residence in the ...

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