|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
Studio consists of a large room (with double bed, tivu and air conditioning), a balcony with a washing machine and drain, kitchenette and bathroom with shower
Located in the heart of Salento, 4 km from the sea of Gallipoli and conveniently connected with all the main tourist area, the holiday house Li Picciotti is composed of two autonomous units and modular that can be rented individually or in pairs.
Both units are located on the first floor of a newly built. One can accommodate six people with the possibility of adding an extra bed and the other consists of a studio apartment for two people.
The large apartment consists of a large master bedroom containing a sofa bed, another double bedroom, kitchen and bathroom.
The studio consists of a double bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom.
Both units are equipped with a washing machine and air conditioning and TV in all bedrooms.
In the immediate vicinity of the holiday home is:
- Bank with ATM
- Bar Tobacco
- Typical restaurant Salento
- Grocery Store
- Parafarmacia and herbal
- Pastry Shop
They are, then, easily accessible shops where you can buy directly from the manufacturer, the following products:
- Dried fruits, legumes and excellent dried figs with almonds prepared according to ancient tradition
- Fresh bread
- Dairy fresh and aged
- Wine vinegar
- Craft carparo
- Craft paper mache and clay
In wikipedia page dedicated to the ancient history of Gallipoli, (http: // en. Wikipedia. Org / wiki / Gallipoli), reads:
"....... To record a recovery of the house you have to get to 1714-15, when two landowners, Antonio Coppola before and Francesco Alemanno (called "kid") then, they leased the land to some farmers. Tradition has it that in honor of the latter, Casal d'Alezio was called Villa Picciotti .... ".
From then until the present day, the inhabitants of Gallipoli often refer to their country with the term "Li Picciotti" and besides "Aletini" Picciuttari like to be called, and it is not uncommon that the question about their origin, they love to answer "are de Li picciotti "
History, nature, food, crafts, and, not least, the friendliness of them Picciuttari combine to make the stay unique in this delightful resort.
The ancient remains are witnessed by necropolis Messapica with its tombs and artifacts displayed in part in the museum of Palazzo Tafuri, the thirteenth-century Basilica of Lizza and the newest nineteenth-century country residences
The walks in the surrounding countryside will bring into contact with an area dominated by olive and vine, alternating with fragrant citrus groves, small horticultural products and isolated almond trees, fig, prickly pear, carob, pears, plums, mulberry, medlar etc. all surrounded by the ubiquitous dry stone walls often covered by myrtle hedges (myrtle) and bramble; will not be unlikely meeting with pastors who lead their flocks to pasture, and here and there you can see the typical "furnieddhri" (trulliformi buildings, but not trulli) stone strictly dry.
As an alternative to the country and with a little 'attention, you can visit the incredible world of clay pits of Daliano with its church dedicated to Our Lady of the quarrymen ....... Daliano is the district, bordering the town of Gallipoli, where for centuries the stone is extracted carparo first and exclusively used for the construction and now valued primarily as decorative stone trim and embellishments of the facades of buildings or particular. Always considered a place barren and dangerous due to the presence of cavities derived from centuries-old mining carparo, was recently re-evaluated and put as much as possible, in safety thanks to the passion of ordinary citizens who want to devotion to Our Lady ......, want for love carparo ...... ..
In the country and the immediate surroundings, our guests can buy products of traditional craftsmanship (artifacts in stone, stone carparo and the famous paper mache Lecce), fruit, vegetables, olive oil and wine products directly from the families of the place, traditional quince Lecce, the unique and exquisite pasticciotto, typical local sweet cream, pasta and almond granita, as well as fine wines, oils, jams and dairy products from prestigious local companies.
In the immediate surroundings the curious tourist: You can dive into the past and be enchanted admiring the sites of art expression of centuries of brilliant history, full of monuments (the famous churches and Baroque monuments and medieval archaeological excavations) which are valuable evidence of ancient origins and history of thousands of years.
Discover the secrets of the fascinating beauty of the coastline with beaches, coves, karst caves that are followed in a fairy tale and varied, interspersed here and there from the coastal towers sighting regularly distributed in the memory of ancient Saracen raids, amid oleanders and prickly pears, while, below, the sea is everywhere an incredible blue. Here and there, tourists can stay in the various towns and villages of the coast where you will find exquisite fish and sea urchins freshly caught and trattorias where "refresh".
Discover the unspoilt hinterland where, everywhere, dominate olive and vine alternating with tobacco fields, gardens often enclosed by rows of prickly pears or stone walls and ancient farms sprouting in the open, where the earth smells of herbs of the Mediterranean.
Sometimes, among the olive trees often twisted trunks like the backs of "Furesi", the peasants who for centuries have been working the land manually, hides the entrance of an old mill or a dolmen or menhirs.
... Everywhere greeted by the natural warmth and concern of the people Salentino