Snow-white Castro / Белоснежный Кастро

castrocittaOne of the most captivating towns of Salento, Castro gives you the impression of a snow-white town (especially looking up from the sea). It consists of two parts, upper part (where the historic centre is) and Castro Marina (down near the sea). Historically it was one of the first cities in Salento to be elevated to the rank of county, it was also a bishopric seat till 1818 thanks to Leone II. Continue reading