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The most famous dessert of Salento, here it is the recipe of pasticciotto

10 Feb

Pasticciotto is a classic in Salento’s breakfast and lately it is getting more and more famous not only in Salento. With its oval shape, pasticciotto is made up of short pastry with a heart of custard.

Knowing how to prepare it at home will give you a considerable advantage in the popularity index of friends and relatives ;). Follow the recipe!

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

Countryside chicory: a must of Salento’s cuisine, from the harvest to the table

3 Feb

One of the most important products of this land, the chicories are not a simple side dish. Behind the dish, in fact, there is a tradition that goes from looking for the various types of chicory (“lu zangune” is one of the most famous) in Salento’s countryside, to the harvest, in the rainy months (from November to March).

The harvest needs a precise method: the plants are not tear off the ground, but they are cut off from the root with a knife, in order to make them grow faster. Here, you will find the way to cook the chicory and to make this Salento dish really special!

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

In Salento we usually eat the aubergines “alla poverella”

20 Gen

In general they are cooked in many ways, but the aubergines “alla poverella” are a very delicious and tasty side dishes … do not be fooled by the name! Try this recipe!

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

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

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.

Here you will find our most beautiful houses nearby

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.

Here you will find our most beautiful houses nearby

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.

Here you will find our most beautiful houses nearby

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!

Here you will find our most beautiful houses nearby

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.

Here you will find our most beautiful houses nearby

 

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

 

 

 

 

Booking early a holiday villa, here it is the real benefit

27 Dic

Saving money and enjoying your holiday in a wonderful villa is undoubtedly the mission of every consumer who every day spends a lot of time on the Internet, looking for special offers and discounts on where to spend the holidays.

However, promotions are not always the same. Anyone knows that, for example, “booking early” isn’t necessarily the same of spending less. Here are some tips on how to choose!

BOOK IN DECEMBER AND TRAVEL IN AUGUST

“Book early and save money” could be true. Very often, in fact, we read about special promotions related to the timing of the reservation. But there is another benefit in booking early…

Holiday villa in Salento

The real benefit of booking early consists, however, in the possibility to choose the best options: the most beautiful holiday villas o holiday houses are the first to be chosen. So we’d better say: “book for first to choose better!”.

STAY MORE, PAY LESS

The most interesting offers, conceived to make you really save money, addressed the tourists who stay for a long vacation.

So spending a long holidays in the same place could you bring two clear benefits: saving money and taking care of your health, staying away from the stressful everyday life!

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OUR OFFERS

Here there are some offers of Ville Salento:

  • book for at least two weeks and you will get a 5% discount on the price and a series of benefits (final cleaning included and refreshment upon your arrival).
  • Three consecutive weeks: 10% discount
  • Four weeks or more: 15% discount

Take your time, choose the best villas / houses and book them … and of course enjoy your holidays!

Here are some ideas to start choosing if you are looking for a charming villa with private pool:

Villa code m800 with pool in Galatina

Villa code m600 with sea view in Pescoluse

Sea view villa code m900 with pool in Santa Maria al Bagno

Here, you will find some suggestions for villas very close to the beach:

  1. Villa code m160 close to the sea of San Foca

  2. Villa code m700 very close to the beach of Spiaggiabella

  3. Villa code m520 close to the beach of Porto Cesareo

For info and quotes:

info@villesalento.it

0039 3284617633

Fried eggplants seasoned with tomato sauce and mozzarella, who doesn’t love parmigiana?

16 Dic

The origin of this dish is still uncertain, some attribute it to Sicily, others to Campania or to the city of Parma. What is certain is that Parmigiana has fully taken part into the cooking tradition of Salento. Here is the recipe of our version! 😉

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A classic of Salento’s cuisine, the recipe of “Orecchiette con le cime di rapa”

9 Dic

It is the most rappresentative dish of Puglia. The secret lies in the quality of the turnips and in the particularity of the pasta, the orecchiette. Here it is, in a few simple steps, the recipe for making a unique dish.

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

How to prepare traditional Salento’s dishes, the recipe of “li Muersi”

24 Nov

It is a dish with an ancient tradition but you can still find it on the tables of Salento’s families or in the menu of  “sagre” throughout Salento. This dish is able to conjugate the flavor of vegetables to the genuineness of legumes thanks to the pieces of fried bread, that give the name to the dish. Here is the recipe!

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

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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