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- The beautiful West
In the magnificent report of the ‘Archivio Fotografico Fotogramma’, the scenes of a romantic, snow-covered Puglia are an irresistible invitation to visit, even in the cold months.
Under a magic mantle of snow, the trulli and masserie make a fairytale scene, Castel del Monte becomes a dream vision, the landscapes of the Murgia take on the look of a moonscape and even the bare branches of a tree tell a story of beauty… December 2013
by Giuseppe Mazzarino The splendid Greek pòlis was one of the capitals of the ancient world.
Despite the polluting factories and other problems, it’s a concentration of treasures: from the magnificent Archeological museum to the Aragonese castle, from the ancient churches to Gio Ponti’s modern Cathedral September 2013
by Lino Patruno It is one of the pearls of the Gargano. Its beauty makes your head spin, amidst low-rise limestone houses, domes like an Arabic landscape and an enchanting sea.
The perfect place to seek out a slow, lost time... July 2013
by Lino Patruno At only five kilometers from Lecce lies the town which was home to Sigismondo Castromediano, renowned archaeologist, patriot and martyr of the Risorgimento.
Not only interesting 17th architecture but also an extensive museum spread over 69 hectares, with vestiges of the 5th century B.C. April 2013
by Lino Patruno The historic part of the town is an enchanted salon and the Leccesi care much for form and beauty. Between good taste for living, elegance and fiction March 2013
by Lino Patruno A beach of more than three kilometres long hosts the imposing “Pizzomunno” monolith.
History, a charming old town center and legends seduce its visitors January 2013
by Lino Patruno It has been a UNESCO heritage site since 1996.
More than five hundred studies worldwide have not been able to give definite answers about what this fascinating castle really is.
According to the latest theory, two researchers from Bari say it was a unique example of a Mediaeval Spa November 2012
by Vito Spada The heart of the town is the square, where, when the weather is good people play cards and chat.
On the coast, the lovely cove of Acquaviva October 2012
by Lino Patruno The islands of the ancient “happy land”, with their high white cliffs and their sea of an unreal transparency, are situated in a marine reserve that should protect them. But there are always dangers lying in wait.
Lucio Dalla chose them for his buen retiro and composed some of his most beautiful songs there July 2012
by Lino Patruno Castled on a hill overlooking the Adriatic, it has a not-to-be-missed old town centre with white houses, noble palazzos, Baroque railings, churches and shops, cafés and little restaurants…
History, prehistory and folklore in the shade of the statue of Saint Oronzo, patron saint of the town June 2012
by Lino Patruno Loved and celebrated by the poets, the Gargano town includes, among its coasts, the breathtaking landscape of Baia delle Zagare.
Its territory is possessed of a magic such that the author is induced to define it “the Tibet of the Mediterranean”, and is rich in archaeological and historical testimony April 2012
by Enrica Simonetti Everything rotates around its ancient lighthouse and harbor.
The charm of the old town center and of a long history in which the sea has played a crucial role.
Even today fishing is one of the main industries March 2012
by Bianca Tragni It is celebrated in many towns in Puglia, but the oldest and most famous is the one in Putignano.
The papier-maché artisans create enormous, stunning, allegorical floats.
And apart from the Carnival you can discover a town steeped in history and art February 2012
by Bianca Tragni Rich in history, culture and traditions, hard-working and multi-ethnic, the town in Murgia Barese is famous also for its excellent bread which has earned the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status from the European Union.
And there are other treasures in the surrounding area: from the Megalithic Walls to the recent discoveries of the skeleton of homo arcaicus and the incredible dinosaur footsteps January 2012
by Lino Patruno This magic town with its houses set in the cliffs was the birthplace of the king of Italian song, Domenico Modugno. An enchanting old town center, dense with history. Sheer cliffs, a deep blue sea and the green of the olive groves December 2011
by Maria Grazia Rongo The ravines of its territory, full of stone settlements, fascinated Pasolini, who shot Il Vangelo secondo Matteo (The Gospel according to Matthew) there. In the alleyways of the old town center, amidst age-old dwellings and churches, plenty of places to enjoy the local cooking and excellent wine November 2011
by Lino Patruno Its cathedral, the finest in Puglia, juts out over the sea like an iceberg. History, culture and an old town center of rare elegance September 2011
by Lino Patruno They were declared as “World Heritage” by UNESCO – Cool in the summer and warm in the winter, trulli are a miracle of simple, ingenious architecture June 2011
by Lino Patruno Commerce and culture, churches, magnificent palaces and the great wall along the sea. A city full of contradictions and irrepressible vitality April 2011