What to sea and where to bathe on the Adriatic Coast in Puglia

I went to Castro for the nth timealong the Otranto – Santa Maria di Leuca coastal road in Salento, one of the most beautiful ones in Italy. The serene and sunny day urged me to take various photos and write this mini guide at Castro that you may find useful in case you find yourselves […]

Punta Prosciutto in Puglia is among the 29 most beautiful beaches in the world

It gives you a pleasant feeling when the most important newspapers and magazines in the world write that your beach is among the most beautiful ones … in the world! It had already happened with the beach where I was born in Torre Lapillo, when The Guardian listed it among the 10 most beautiful little-known […]

Beautiful Salento beaches in Otranto: the Alimini Lakes

There’s a must-see place in Salento where you will find beaches, lakes and forests all together in one place. It’s called Alimini Beach or simply ‘Alimini’. It’s a beautiful beach north of Baia dei Turchi in Otranto which I recommended you visit during your holiday in Salento. The Alimini consists of two small lakes close […]

A secret thing to see in Lecce: The Roman Theatre

In the heart of the historic centre of Lecce in Puglia, strolling down its alleys, you may come across some real masterpieces of culture and art. There is a secret place, very big in terms of size albeit invisible, a few steps from the Duomo and from Piazza Sant’Oronzo yet one usually passes by it […]

The Torre Colimena beach with the dunes and the Salt mine

A piece of nature and Puglia sea you must see when you are in the area spending your holidays, is the Salt mine and the Torre Colimena Dunes (Palude del Conte and Dune Costiere) in the natural reservation of the Litorale Tarantino Orientale. The salt mine is called Salina Vecchia or dei Monaci and is […]