Meryl Streep bought a house in Salento / Мерил Стрип приобрела дом в Саленто

Tricase Porto

Tricase Porto

Meryl Streep has bought a house in Salento in Tricase, in the area of Mito, in Tricase Porto… Hollywood star chose to have a summer house in the south of Italy. Oscar-winning actress had contacted a number of agencies in the area between Tricase and Vignacastrisi to view some of the houses, and at the end she chose Tricase.
Meryl Streep is just one of the celebrities and entrepreneurs who are buying villas, masserias and old pajare in this area, particularly suitable for finding peace in the holiday/vacation season. Continue reading

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Trattoria Tatanka and sea caves near Leuca / Траттория Tatanka и морские пещеры возле Леуки

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Trattoria Tatanka is situated near Santa Maria di Leuca, coastal road Gallipoli-Leuca. It has a summer terrace with magnificent peaceful panorama of the sea (the part of the sea coast full of sea caves and yachts), and somehow I always feel like a heroine of the movie there:) (I don’t know why, but this is the association I have about Tatanka, and maybe that’s why I like it so much, I mean there are not so many places that make you feel like you are in the film:)) Continue reading

Scooter ride from San Gregorio to Castro Marina / Поездка на скутере из Сан Грегорио в Кастро Марина

Marina Serra

Marina Serra

While this trip you will see absolutely wonderful, magnificent and breathtaking views, the high headlands descending in the deep sea, the blooming nature, the white yachts leaving foam on the blue sea, the sky is so unreal blue and it makes the horizon so beautiful where there is the border between the sea and the sky… Continue reading

Enchanting Leuca / Обворожительная Леука

Villa Mellacqua

Villa Mellacqua

Santa Maria di Leuca is small but very fascinating town, where there is a lot to see. I would divide it in two parts, the first is where there is the basilica and lighthouse, which also has magnificent panoramic view as it is situated in the area above the promontory, and the second part is where there are the Christopher Colombo embankment, the port and the town itself. Continue reading

Boat trip from Otranto to Acquaviva Creek / ВОДНАЯ ПРОГУЛКА ИЗ ОТРАНТО ДО БУХТЫ АКВАВИВА

Santa Cesarea Terme

Santa Cesarea Terme

One day boat trip in opposite direction, departing from Otranto port to Insenatura Acquaviva, is one more way to enjoy Salento. During this trip the important places to stop and to enjoy swimming and snorkeling are Capo D’Otranto,  Porto Badisco, Santa Cesarea Terme, Porto Miggiano, Grotta Zinzulusa, Castro Marina and Insenatura Acquaviva.

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Località Ciolo, Gagliano del Capo

jump from the rock

jump from the rock

One of the most beautiful places in Salento, which gives two different ways of spending time. In summer it is great place for swimming and taking sunbath, the water is crystal-clear and fresh here, as natural spring water arrives from the headlands, you can do snorkeling, as there are several sea caves and different underwater rock formations… To access the small shingle beach, you should take the stairs leading from the bridge down to the beach, which is usually very crowded in July-August. Continue reading