Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

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Learn About and Tour The White City of Ostuni

Ostuni is a hilltop village known as the “white city” due to its whitewashed buildings clustered together. Located inside the Itria Valley and perched on three hills, Ostuni is 42 kilometers/24 miles from Brindisi and 8 kilometers/4 miles away from

Using Trains in the Puglia Area of Italy

Marine Steve and I used trains twice in the Puglia area. Once from Lecce to Ostuni and once from Trani to Bari.  Italian rails have become a fast, comfortable and reliable way to get around. Tickets are inexpensive and easy

Visit and Tour Little Otranto, Italy on a Day Trip

Once I read that it takes a 1-1/2 hour train ride to Otranto in each direction with two or three train changes along the way, we eliminated Otranto from the itinerary and spent the day in Lecce. Otranto is about

Delicious Dinner at La Magiada Locanda in Lecce, Italy

La Magiada Locanda is a typical Lecce restaurant. Several dinners and two tastings were included in our one-week Puglia tour one of which is La Magiada. La Magiada Locanda is located down the street from Palazzo Rollo on Viale Vittorio

Ancient Jewish History of Lecce, Italy

The ancient Jewish History of Medieval Lecce can no longer be seen today. Like many ancient cities, Lecce is built in layers. With passing centuries, each new generation built on top of the prior so the oldest part of the city is

Important Tourist Sights in Lecce, Italy

I would guess that all important tourist sights are no more than a one-mile walk from east to west and the same from north to south. Grab a map and brochures from one of the two convenient Information Offices and