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Salento, land of pilgrimage at the Sanctuary of “Santi Medici” in Oria

13 Gen

Did you know that Salento is land of pilgrimages well? If you are faithful or interested in knowing every aspect of this land, just keep reading.

In Oria, near Brindisi, there is the oldest and most famous sanctuary of Salento: San Cosimo alla Macchia, dedicated to the cult of Santi Medici (the martyrs Cosmas and Damian who became saints because they used to practice medicine without pay).

Located in the open countryside, about 5 km from Oria, the sanctuary preserves the relics of the two saints, that’s why it is the destination of pilgrimage from all over Puglia. Continua a leggere

The legend of the “Le due sorelle” on the beach of Torre Dell’Orso

24 Ott

Here it is the legend about one of the most well-known symbols of Salento, “Le due sorelle” (litteraly “Two sisters”), the faraglioni that stand in the crystal clear water of Torre Dell’Orso.

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Christmas in Salento, things to do…Happy Holidays!

23 Dic

Visiting Salento is always a good idea even if we are in winter. In this period of the year you can spend your holidays taking part to many typical events. You can taste some unique specialty foods, as well!

Enjoy our advice about the things that you can do in Salento and have a Merry Christmas!

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