Locorotondo – Its name is derived from Latin “locus rotundus”

Locorotondo – Its name is derived from Latin “locus rotundus“ A hilltop town which takes its name from the round shape of its floor plan. Its name is derived from Latin locus rotundus that just means “round place”. With its glistening whitewashed buildings and typical cummerse, narrow rectangular town houses with peaked roofs, are remindful […]

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Alberobello – Puglia’s rural soul

Alberobello – Puglia’s rural soul Have you ever heard of the Trulli dwellings? The typical expressions of Puglia’s rural soul? You can find these small, round, whitewashed rural buildings spread all over the countryside and in the towns of the Itria Valley! The greatest concentration of Trulli can be found in Alberobello, known as “la […]

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Lecce – “The Florence of the South”

Lecce – “The Florence of the South” You may have heard more than once that Lecce is dubbed “The Florence of the South”. Actually, Lecce has something unique, amongst which, is its lively Baroque style, known as Barocco Leccese, the charm of the town, the very mild weather, the warmth of local people, the tasteful […]

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