Category Archives: Lecce

Arete’, s.p. Cavallino – Caprarica, Lecce

Another tasty photographic account by my friend Sinan’s trip to Salento. From a distance, Arete looks like a private Tuscan villa with a big porch surrounded by linen curtains. 20 min. outside of Lecce, this restaurant is an institution of … Continue reading

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La Roccia restaurant, Castro, Salento

A small corner of culinary heaven as seen by a new local, my friend Sinan, on his always awesome Sinanation blog. Hotel La Roccia stands like a fortress on top of a bay that runs into the town of Castro. … Continue reading

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SalentoandOut – Be a local in Salento

A few days ago, CityandOut launched its first satellite local site, SalentoandOut. Our aim is to provide maximum depth into Salento, the beautiful southern part of the Puglia region, in Italy. We are going to recommend you the best places … Continue reading

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Casa dei Mercanti Town House, Piazza S. Oronzo, Lecce

I knew about Casa dei Mercanti and I had seen their website before but a few days ago I made an interesting and pleasant discovery. I met Franzi, the manager of the House and he showed me around the place … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita! A City Geisha in Salento

My friend Julie, City Geisha by day and professional Ninja by night, recently came to Salento with her best friend Dion. The two ladies of leisure spent about a week down the heel of the Italian boot and went back … Continue reading

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Villa Marta, 6/8 people, Porto Cesareo, Salento

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa with large kitchen and living / dining area; vast veranda with access to 800 sqm garden and big terrace on the first floor. Complete with all amenities, 2 fireplaces, utility room, etc.. Only a … Continue reading

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The Turk takes on Salento

A couple of weeks ago, my dear friend Sinan came to Salento to visit and we enjoyed a week of sun, sea and wind (lu sule, lu mare e lu ientu in local dialect) as well as a lot of … Continue reading

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