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Salento, things to see in Santa Maria di Leuca during your holidays

22 Mar

Visiting Santa Maria di Leuca looks like feeling on the edge of the world. The village, called by the Romans “De finibus terrae“, is the southest point of Italy.

If you are on holiday in Salento, it is worth making a stop here to discover the history, the monuments, the natural beauty and the beaches of one of the most fascinating site of Italy. Continua a leggere

Unexplored itineraries of Salento, unusual places to visit

2 Feb

If you come in Salento every year for your holidays  or if you are here for the first time, but you like to discover unusual places, here it is the guide of unexplored places perfect for you! Continua a leggere

Salento, things to see in 3 days on the Adriatic coast

5 Gen

You have the weekend off to escape from the routine and you choose the Salento to enjoy the sun and the wonderful beaches. Yes, we all agree that three days of vacation are not so many, but they can still be enough to appreciate the beauties of this land.

We prepared for you a mini-guide of things to see in the Salento in 3 days, if you travel along the Adriatic coast. If you have planned a longer vacation, read here. Continua a leggere

A visit through art and sea, things to see in 5 days in Salento

29 Dic

You can’t decide between a cultural holiday and a vacation to the seaside? Salento is the place you are looking for with its 150 km of coastline and a cultural heritage that you can find in every small village. If you have a few days off, you can choose to come here and you won’t regret it! To help you, we developed a 5-day mini guide with the most beautiful places to see. Continua a leggere

Salento, things to do in 7 days on the Ionian coast

15 Dic

You chose Salento to enjoy a week of relaxation, sun, sea and beaches, but you haven’t planned the things to do yet. Here it is a useful guide to enjoy 7 days of vacation, without forgetting any place worth seeing!

Let’s start from Lecce, and then we travel along the entire Ionian coast. You can choose to travel by car (the roads easily connect all the towns), or you can rely on public transport (if you come in summer, there is the excellent “Salento in Bus” service that connects all the marinas of the Salento). If you need to understand which transport means is right for you, read here. Continua a leggere

Salento’s fish soup, let’s learn how to cook “Lu quataru”

24 Mar

The philosophy behind this dish is to cook fish that fishermen could no longer sell because damaged by fishing nets. Far from being a “recovery” meal, today “lu quataru” is the most requested dish in the restaurants of the Ionian coast. Try to do it at home with this recipe!

To find out other typical dishes of Salento, look at the following link! Continua a leggere

The king among the dishes of Sundays, the recipe of the “Sagne ‘ncannulate”

17 Feb

There is no Sunday without a dish of Sagne ‘ncannulate, the fresh pasta par excellence of Salento. Seasoned with tomato sauce and cacio ricotta of Salento, also in the hot variant (ricotta scante), this dish is one of the typical things to try when you are in Salento. Here it is the recipe.

To find out other typical dishes of Salento, look at the following link! Continua a leggere

A dish from Salento’s tradition, the recipe of fava beans and chicory

10 Nov

The series of recipes from Salento continues with a first course of rural tradition. A complete meal that perfectly embodies the genuineness of this land.

Has the farmer just harvested chicory from the field? Combine it with the fava beans and you will have a tasty and healthy dish.

To find out other typical dishes of Salento, look at the following link! Continua a leggere

Rustico, here it is the recipe for a dinner with friends

3 Nov

If you tried the dishes of Salento and you felt so much in love to want to try yourself to cook at home, here they are a series of articles with the recipes.

If you’d like to learn more about the typical dishes of Salento, follow this link!


It is good for aperitifs and ideal for a snack. It takes a few simple steps to cook it. Continua a leggere

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