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

Festivals in July / Фестивали в июле

In July there are surely much more festivals, sagras, feasts and celebrations than in previous months, with all the towns in Salento participating in the summer partying, and I should admit that the list of the mentioned below festivals is surely not complete here, but includes the most famous and traditional ones. In July every day there is a festival in one or more towns, to make unforgettable not only your days on the seaside, but also your evenings in Salento, when it is less hot. In parentheses near the names of the town is marked the province of the town, Le – Lecce, Br – Brindisi, Ta – Taranto, Ba – Bari. Please see the list of festivals in July below.

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В июле гораздо больше фестивалей, праздневств и торжеств, чем в предыдущие месяцы, абсолютно все города в Саленто принимают участвие в праздновании лета, и я должна признать, что приведенный ниже список фестивалей не является полным, но включает в себя самые известные и традиционные фестивали. В июле каждый день есть фестиваль в одном или нескольких городах, чтобы сделать незабываемым не только ваши дни на берегу моря, но и ваши вечера в Саленто, когда чуть менее жарко. Возле названий городов в скобках значится провинция города Le – Лечче, Br – Бриндизи, Ta – Таранто, Ba – Бари. См. список июльских фестивалей ниже. Continue reading