Fantastic day in San Gregorio / Фантастический день в Сан Грегорио


Very calm sea, hot sunny day, perfect for yachting and sailing, and a fantastic place – San Gregoio, just look at the pictures, the words are needless…

Очень спокойное море, жаркий солнечный день, идеальный для яхтинга и морских прогулок, и фантастическое место – Сан Грегорио, просто посмотрите на фотографии, слова излишни… Continue reading

Castro in Jazz

Here are some photos and videos from the event Castro in Jazz, magic atmosphere thanks to Jazz&Wine in central square of historic centre of Castro, with amazing panoramas, big full moon, beautiful and divine jazz music concert of Dario Congedo (drums), Luca Alemanno (contrabass and electric bass), Valerio Daniele (acoustic and electric guitar), Giorgio Distante (trumpet) and Francesco Massaro (baritone sax and clarinet).

Now I am looking forward to going to Otranto Jazz Festival this weekend, 26-28 of July, don’t miss it!!!


Фото и видео отчет с мероприятия ‘Кастро в Джазе’, магическая атмосфера благодаря Джаз&Вино на центральной площади в историческом центре Кастро, удивительные панорамы вечернего Кастро, огромная полная луна, красивая и божественная джазовая музыка в концерте Дарио Конджедо (ударные инструменты), Лука Алеманно (контрабас и электронный бас), Даниэле Валерио (акустическая и электронная гитара), Джорджио Дистанте (труба) и Франческо Массаро (баритон-саксофон и кларнет).

Сегодня вечером начинается джазовый фестиваль в Отранто, не пропустите в эти выходные, 26-28 июля! Continue reading

Punta della Suina, Gallipoli beach / пляж Галлиполи

lidoPunta della Suina is located near Gallipoli, between Picador beach and Lido Pizzo beach areas. The beach itself has the sandy parts and rocky parts, and the mixture of sand and rocks. There is also a pinewood near the beach, where you can relax and refresh from the hot sun. The beach is famous for the turquoise color of water, it is also possible to see Gallipoli itself, its old town and St.Andrea island from the beach.

Even Sienna Miller and Jude Law being in vacation in Salento visited Lido Punta della Suina Continue reading

SalentoinBus, bus connection / Автобусное соединение

SalentoinBusAs I already wrote  in some other posts, having a car while your vacation in Salento is essential, because the beauty of nature, the fun and entertainment, the culture, history and cuisine is spread all around Salento and it is just a pity to come to Salento and to spend the whole vacation in one place and not to see at least some part of what Salento has to offer… That’s why a car can make your vacation in Salento much more interesting and will give you the possibility to learn, experience and enjoy Salento to the fullest. And for those who prefer public transport to a car, there is service SalentoinBus in the province of Lecce from 25/06/2013 al 05/09/2013.  Continue reading

Lounge-bar Solatio / Лаунж-бар Solatio

near the sea

near the sea

Solatio is located in the charming area of Torre Suda (Marina di Racale). During the day it is a solarium, an ideal place to spend the hottest hours of the day, and in the evening it becomes very elegant and refined cocktail bar. Continue reading

Fantastic Ostuni / Потрясающий Остуни

ostuni cardOstuni is called Citta Bianca (white city), as everything in its historical centre is painted in white color, the city walls, the buildings, the stairs, the monuments… Ostuni is a panoramic city, as it is situated up on the hill, so be prepared to walk up and down the streets of Ostuni when you visit this wonderful city. Ostuni has received Blue Flag from 2008 to 2013, and five sails (le cinque vele) of Legambiente (an Italian environmentalist association with roots in the anti-nuclear movement) for the cleanness of the water of its coast and for the quality of the services offered. Continue reading

Protected marine reserve Torre Guaceto / Охраняемый морской заповедник Торре Гуачето

torre guaceto beachTorre Guaceto is a protected marine area in a nature reserve, which is situated in the province of Brindisi on Adriatic coast. To arrive there we took the exit Torre Guaceto – Punta Penna Grossa from the highway SS379 Bari-Brindisi, and arrived to the parking area, from where the tourist train took us to the beach area. Continue reading

Wines of Salento / Вина Саленто

salento winesWines of Salento and Apulia are among the best ones in Italy, and as I’ve mentioned here Apulia has been chosen as one of the top ten wine destinations in the world in 2013. And you can feel it immediately when you come to Salento, as you can see so many vineyards everywhere, there is a winery almost in every town of Salento, and also almost every second family produces wine (really good one) at home for their pleasure as a hobby, almost all the masserias have their own wine, and also many restaurants offer homemade wine (vino della casa). Continue reading

Masseria Santa Lucia under the stars / Массерия Santa Lucia под звездным небом

me322nd of June the event ‘Masserie sotto le stelle’ (masserias under the stars) took place in didactic masserias of Salento and Puglia, and we chose Masseria Santa Lucia (Alessano, province of Lecce) from the list of masserias proposed. Continue reading

The sales have begun!!!! / Сезон скидок начался!!!!

discountsFinally, the long-awaited period of sales and discounts has begun this weekend in the whole Italy, including Salento and Puglia. Starting from 20-40% discounts and finishing with 70% discounts. Continue reading