Salento : Sea, Nature, Sun and History
Let's come to discover the eastern part of italy : Salento
The Salentine Peninsula is still unearthed by mass tourism and, like underwater, we will be your guide during the discovery of churches, menhir, dolmen, castles, museums and many other treasures which are only waiting to be seen.The dives, the boat excursions to discover the coast line and the caves, the bathing in the wonderful sulphurous waters, are just some of the ingredients for a holiday, which is amusing and relaxing at the same time.
Our reference and base from which discover the Salento is "Eco di Mare" farmhouse.
Eco di mare is a recently renewed house, only 1500m far from the seaside.
The comfortable one-room and two rooms apartments open on the quiet garden which offers shadow during the hot summer days. Our passion for the sea is enhanced by the style and the name of the apartments: Cyprea, Murex, Nautilus, Clamys e Lambis. Each apartment has a kitchen, a bathroom and a wide veranda. Parking and barbeque are available for all the guests. Small pets are welcome.
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Day 1: Brindisi – Vignacastrisi(Santa Cesarea Terme)
Arrival at Brindisi airport and transfer to Vignacastrisi
Accommodation in the apartments of the Ecodimare farm
Convivial dinner at the "Montenachiro" Agriturismo
Day 2: Zinzulusa Cave and Otranto
Breakfast and visit to the cave "Zinzulusa", lunch bag by the sea and departure for the city of Otranto (Cathedral and historic center)
Return at 18.00 relax at home
8.00 pm dinner at the "Mustafà" restaurant
Day 3: Santa Cesarea Terme and typical wine and olive oil experience
Santa Cesarea Terme, remains a secret treasures to travelers to Italy.
Santa Cesarea Terme is an anomaly even by Italian standards. The unique oriental styled architecture, the intricate stone work and its remote positioning on the rocky Ionian coast set this town apart from all others in Italy.Ornate styled churches built in the Moorish tradition and Norman styled castles were built throughout the town and soon hotels beckoned visitors.
The silence of the streets was only interrupted by the lapping of the turquoise blue sea on the white, granite stones. Carved into the cliffs, were ornate bathing houses and intricate flights of stairs that allowed swimmers easy access into the translucent waters.
Truly a marvel and a sight to behold. Santa Cesarea Terme, offers visitors unsurpassed architectural and natural beauty in one of Italy's most serene locations.
8:00 Breakfast at the farmahouse "Eco di Mare" and then departure for the Santa Cesarea Terme.
Santa cesare Terme is famous for his natural sulphurous water . Here you can baths in the warm waters of the sulphurous-thermal pool,
1.00 pm lunch bag
4.00 pm transfer to Spongano da Rizzello for tasting of wines and typical products, we will observe the production chain of the Salento wine and that of extra virgin olive oil,
at 20.00 dinner at the Rizzello steakhouse with his typical homemade italian products
Day 4: Lecce By typical old style train
Breakfast at 9.00
departure for Poggiardo Station, trip to Lecce in the typical "littorina" and in Lecce visit to 2 churches in baroque style, greek-roman amphitheater, palace of the Celestini and the historical center, to admire the masterpieces of baroque sculpture in Lecce stone, lunch in a typical leccese inn .
4pm transfer to Vignacastrisi.
8.00 pm Sushi-wok restaurant in Surano
Day 5: Visit Botanic Garden Departure from Brindisi Airport
9:00 Breakfast and visit to the botanical garden the "cutura" in Giuggianello (one of the largest botanical gardens in Italy)
1.00 pm lunch and departure for Brindisi airport