An arid Mediterranean region with two dominant colors : the lands's ochre and the olive trees's soft green. This cultural heritage is from the successive greeks, romans, byzantines, sarasins, normans… Historical fortified villages, baroque ornaments filled churches and lively piazze* squares.
Between these scattered villages, vast stretches of land where only dry stones wall separate the olive groves filled with centuries old trees. On the west coast, the Ionian sea, graced by white sand beaches (often crowded in August). On the the east coast, the Adriatic sea, white limestone cliffs and crystal clear water creeks. Homeland to one of the redactor of Marcellooo! We're sharing our itinerary with you. Out of the plane in Brindisi, a few moments to rent a Fiat500 and andiamo*! lets' go!
The Salento Gold Triangle
Let's start by "THE" capital of the Salento, Lecce, home of Puglia's unique baroque architectural style : the barocco leccese...