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Discovering Salento, between sea and amusement parks: Ciuchino Birichino is waiting for you!

26 Mag

If you want to spend the day with your children outdoor and in contact with nature, the Adventure Park “Ciuchino Birichino” is what you have been looking for.

An area of ​​over 80 hectares will be the ideal place for adventure activities such as walking paths on old trees, trekking, orienteering, walking, carriage rides and more. Continua a leggere

Discovering Salento, between sea and amusement parks: the museum “Castromediano” in Lecce

19 Mag

The Provincial Museum “S. Castromediano” in Lecce is the oldest museum in Puglia. Founded in 1868 by Sigismondo Castromediano, the museum collects numerous testimonies of the Messapian civilization and Roman settlements up to the art of the 20th century.

The collection boasts, among other things, the most complete collection of Attic red-figure vases, messapian ceramics and finally statues of the imperial age, coming from the amphitheater. Continua a leggere

Discovering Salento, between sea and amusement parks: museum of natural history

12 Mag

The Museum of Natural History in Calimera, a few kilometers south of Lecce, is the ideal place to observe the variety of the naturalistic heritage of Salento.

With over two thousand square meters of exhibition space, the museum is the largest in Southern Italy and is divided into two paths: the Vivarium and the wildlife park. The exhibition sections are classified by subject: from Astronomy to Mineralogy, from Paleontology to Botany. Continua a leggere

Discovering Salento, between sea and amusement parks: an outdoor museum in Caprarica

28 Apr

From the prehistory to the Middle Ages, passing through the Romans: six sections, all over 12 hectares of land, make the history come back to life in the largest open-air museum of Italy. Kalòs, the Archeodromo del Salento is located in the Serra of Galugnano, in Caprarica di Lecce and it is a sort of museum that recalls the life of mankind from prehistory to the more recent times. Continua a leggere

How to get around in Salento on vacation, the guide to choose the best vehicle

21 Apr

You have organized your holiday in Salento thinking of everything: you have chosen the destination, you have booked the place to stay and, finally, you have also made a short list of things to see. In fact, you don’t want to stay in one place for the entire stay, but you want to take the opportunity to explore the wonders that this land has to offer.

Ok, Salento is not a boundless area, but knowing how to choose the means to move around can save you time and stress! Here is a brief guide on how to move around in Salento, depending on your needs.

BY CAR

If you have decided to travel by car, you will reach Salento via the A14 if you come from the North, or along the A1 from Central Italy. Once in place, move between one location and the other will be fairly easy.

The hinterland, in fact, is well connected to both coasts (Ionian and Adriatic) and you can choose whether to take the coastal road to be enchanted by the surrounding landscape or to take the state road for a smoother course.

There are two main arteries: the highway 101-274 that connects Lecce to Gallipoli, up to Santa Maria di Leuca, and the state road 16 which will take you to Maglie and Otranto and then the 275 to Leuca.

BY TRAIN

If you choose to come to Salento by train you will stop in Lecce. From there you can decide whether to explore the Salento by bus or continue with the train, using the lines of the South-East Railway (Ferrovia Sud-Est).

BY BUS

If you travel by train or plane, an excellent solution to move around in Salento is definitely the bus.

The summer lines of the “Salento in Bus” service, conceived by the province of Lecce, are now a solid certainty of every summer. Throughout the season, in fact, you can move easily and in a low cost way from the hinterland to the marinas, thanks to the 9 lines that branch out all over the Salento region.

You can reach easily the most famous towns such as Otranto, Gallipoli and Santa Maria di Leuca and the coastal resorts such as Porto Cesareo, Torre Dell’Orso, Castro, etc.

STP‘s services are also active, namely the Public Transportation Company of Terra d’Otranto.

VEHICLE RENTAL: CAR OR BIKE?

The most comfortable way to explore the Salento is undoubtedly with your own vehicle. If you arrived by plane or train and you don’t have a car to move, the best solution is to rent one.

Not just a car, but also a bike. The Salento is, in fact, a land to be discovered and mostly uncontaminated. What better choice to opt for a cycle touring itinerary, moving around, staying in contact with nature?

TRANSFER SERVICE

One of the last options you have for exploring the Salento is to rely on a transfer to move from one or more areas of the Salento peninsula or simply to get from the airport to your destination in the Lecce province and vice versa.

For car/bike rental or transfer service, you can find all the info and contacts you need by writing to:

informazioni@villesalento.it

Now that you’ve chosen the right vehicle to move, all you have to do is book your stay, pack your suitcase and start exploring the magnificent Salento!

Discovering Salento, between sea and amusement parks: Fasanolandia!

14 Apr

Fasanolandia, in addition to being the most famous attraction of Puglia, is undoubtedly the most special in terms of characteristics and particularities. The zoo, in fact, is one of the largest in Europe where you can admire animals in a state of semi-freedom. Continua a leggere

Discovering Salento, between sea and amusement parks: Carrisiland!

7 Apr

Carrisiland is much more than just an amusement park. Located on the Provincial Road 51, towards Oria, the park is divided between the aquatic area, with 13500mq of Caribbean pools, and the wooded area, with 60 hectares of greenery.

Those who choose to spend a holiday in the amusement park will be spoiled for choice on the activities to do. Continua a leggere

Discovering Salento, between sea and amusement parks: SPLASH! in Gallipoli

31 Mar

Opened in 1989, the “Splash!”Aquatic park in Gallipoli has become one of the most long-lived and famous amusement park in Southern Italy. With an area of ​​almost 80 thousand mq surrounded by greenery, the park is the ideal place to spend a whole day of relaxation without giving up to entertainment. Continua a leggere

Trolls like to party in Salento!

27 Gen

What have the Trolls in common with the people of Salento? Easy! They love to have fun and party together! The traditional inhabitants of the Scandinavian woods, in fact, would certainly move from the cold lands of northern Europe for a holiday full of fun and entertainment in Salento, their land of adoption.

We have thought to some ideal tours for Poppy, Branch and their companions for a wonderful holiday in Salento, far from those Bergen’s faces!

If you want to have fun in Salento, continue to read and spend … a holiday like a Troll! Continua a leggere

What to do in Salento, amusement parks for your family

6 Gen

For the summer holidays you chose Salento for the beauty of its landscapes, the white beaches and the crystal clear sea water. You enjoy the having long swims and sunbaths on the beach, but your children would love something more fun and adventurous!

And if the spectacular dips from the rocks of “Poesia” are not exactly what you’re looking for, then we’ll give you some tips to become officially your son’s hero!

Water parks and amusement parks will give smiles to your children … and why not?!? they will entertain you too!

Here’s what it’s worth seeing!

Splash!

Litoranea S.M al Bagno – Località Rivabella – Gallipoli (LE)

Splash! in Gallipoli

It is the most long-lived water park in Salento, active since 30 years and with an average of 300 thousand visitors per season. Water slides, waterfalls and castles enrich the setting of the pools, giving you a wonderful atmosphere. DJs, dancers and street artists will keep you company throughout the day.

Fabilandia is an area reserved for children with inflatables, far west train, trampolines, beach volleyball court. You can rest yourself in the areas equipped with umbrellas and sunbeds  or go to eat in the restaurant.

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Carrisiland

Cellino San Marco – strada provinciale 51 towards Oria (BR)

The water park at Carrisiland

With its three sections (aquapark, amusement park and forest area), Carrisiland is the ideal place for all ages. The water park, with 13500 square meters of Caribbean pools, is divided into two areas: “Isla Encantada” and “Isla Dorada”. You can also find relaxation areas with lawns, sunbeds and solariums, slides, waterfalls and much more.

The amusement park instead is entirely western-themed. You can visit the “Kocis Indian Village”, where you can learn about the history, customs and customs of the American Indians. You can have lunch in the picnic area “Once upon a time in the West at Carrisiland” or at the “Hot Table Saloon”.

Finally, a 60-hectare woodland offers different fairy-tale environments, with a saloon of the Far West, the village of the Indians, the village of Tarzan, Hansel & Gretel.

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Zoosafari Fasanolandia

Via dello Zoosafari – Fasano (BR)

It is probably the most famous attraction of Puglia that puts together the two most favourite destinations by children: the zoo, one of the largest in Europe, and the amusement park. You can spend the whole day learning about the animal world by visiting the zoo, opened since 1973, and having fun with the attractions of the nearby park.

The zoo in Fasano

You can watch lions, tigers, giraffes, bears, camels and other species in semi-freedom in the route by car. With the pedestrian path, however, you can observe from a very close distance gorilla, chimpanzees, gibbons, baboons and lemurs.

With the panoramic train, eventually, you reach the Lake of the big mammals, with islets and waterfalls, which host water birds, seals, white rhinos, hippos, brown bears, polar bears. At a short distance from the zoo, there is the amusement park with over 25 attractions for adults and children.

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Ciuchino Birichino

Ostuni – strada provinciale 17 towards Cisternino (BR)

One of the activities you can do at the adventure park “Ciuchino Birichino”

Ideal for a mix of fun and adventure, in the park many activities in contact with nature take place either for young and adults.

Orienteering, trekking, Nordic walking, carriage rides are just some of the activities you can choose to do in the area that covers over 80 hectares of land. The little ones will be thrilled by the chance to climb trees and to fly among the oak fronds.

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Park of dinosaurs

S.S. 634 km 0.700 – Via Conversano, 157 – Castellana Grotte (BA)

The dinosaurs park

It is the attraction that will certainly leave the children open-mouthed, making them travel back in time. The park is an open-air museum with realistic reproductions of life-size dinosaurs, fossils, amphibians, primordial fish and reptiles. You can visit the park through different thematic routes, divided by prehistoric eras.

Salento Excape Room

Viale dell’Università 45 – 73100 – Lecce (LE)

The innovative entertainment for adults is called Excape Room: a closed room with different settings and a series of riddles and puzzles as the only way out. It is a timed game: in just 60 minutes you will have to find the solution to all the puzzles proposed.

A game that can consolidate group dynamics and stimulate ingenuity, suitable for all ages (from 2 to 6 players are admitted) . There are four different settings in which you can choose to be projected: “Escape from the museum”, “Alcatraz”, “The Cube”, “Victor Frankenstein”. Fun is guaranteed!

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Salento in miniatura

c/o Agriturismo Salentolandia – S. P. Salice-Veglie: km 1.2

The park “Salento in miniatura”

Salento as well has its own miniature park for those who do not have time to visit the whole land land or for those who want to look at once all the beauties of the territory.

The “Salento in Miniature” Theme Park recreates and proposes the physical map of the peninsula of Salento, making it possible to explore not only the geographical but also cultural aspects of Lecce and its nearby. Territories, places and monuments are faithfully reproduced on a scale of 1:35.

The path is completed by a large botanical and flower garden with over one thousand specimens of bonsai trees.

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More info where you can spend your holiday:

www.casesalento.com

 www.villesalento.it

mail –> info@villesalento.it

Mobile –> (+39) 392/0202233 – (+39) 328/4617633

 

 

 

 

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