Salento & the UK: getting even closer!

Salento & the UK: getting even closer thanks to the Salento Airport in Brindisi and the British Airways. In fact, starting from June 2017, it will be possibile to reach Brindisi with a direct flight from the London’s main airport, Heathrow.  This comfort connection shall be added to already existing direct links, operated by low cost companies, Easyjet and Ryanair,…

Gallipoli: the pearl of the Ionian Sea

Gallipoli is probably the most beautiful towns in Salento and surely one of the most requested by tourists. Presumably the most claimed holiday location in Puglia, this town is famous for its splendid architecture, breath-taking views and vivid nightlife.  The charm of the old town, in addition to amenities of the new town and finally over 20 kilometres of white, sandy beaches create a truly perfect mix. “Beautiful town”, that is what the name means, and the town certainly…

Wine festival in Castro

Castro Wine Fest 2016 This years edition of the event is taking place this weekend, 2 – 3 July. The unique chance to taste delicious Apulia’s products, first of all wine, while strolling around the Castro‘s old town is coming back for the third time this year. The “wine route” beneath the stars hosts 30 winery stands from all over the region, as…

Buyer’s guide available now!

For many finding a property in Italy is a dream comming true, but the buying process may become a real nightmare. The Italian real estate market and the tax system may seem obscure and complicated, and the language problem certainly does not make things easier. There are two steps to follow to avoid unpleasant surprises: the first is choosing the…

“Cortili Aperti” event this Sunday in Lecce (22 May)

The spring is here for good, and the annual event Cortili Aperti (Open Courtyards) returns to Lecce. This edition offers an incredible opportunity to visit more than 20 courtyards of some of the most important historical palaces in the Lecce. Each year the event attracts thousands of vitiators, drawn to the unique beauty of courtyards in bloom, usually closed to…

Luminarie

Salento is know mostly for its Baroque and its sea, but not many people know, that it is the world capital of “luminarie”. What are they? They are “just” street illuminations, but not simple ones! Each Salento’s town lights up with thousands and thousands of coloured lights during its Patron Saint’s Festival. The most famous one is Santa Domenica’s Fest…