Emerging from the rock face you will discover what is to be considered as one of the most beautiful castles in Italy, featuring an impressive 10 towers. The castle has been modified by its various residents over the years, and now includes the Archaeological Museum of Melfi which houses a fascinating collection of local artefacts dating back to 8th century BC including a sarcophagus of Asian origin dating back to the 2nd century BC.
The Bauxite Cave of Otranto located in the low Salento, is a neglected Cave used between 1940 and 1976. After that the Cave was completely abandoned and the nature took its own place. The intense emerald colour lake is the peculiarity of the Bauxite Cave of Otranto. It is probably generated by the infiltrations from the aquifers nearby.Unfortunately, none is actually taking care of this site, which means either that the nature is lush and uncontaminated,but also that there’s not a real Authority
Locorotondo is on a 400 meters high hill on the plateau called "Murgia dei Trulli” . Locorotondo is a delightful village of whitewashed houses set on a hill-top. It is classed as one of the most beautiful villages of Italy - "Borghi più belli d'Italia".
Siamo nella provincia di Foggia e, dall’alto dei suoi 1151 metri, il Monte Cornacchia si rivela una vera e propria terrazza su un paesaggio esclusivo. Da qui è possibile ammirare i borghi più belli della Daunia, ma anche uno scenario che abbraccia il Gargano ed il Tavoliere, e poi ancora l’Irpinia e la Maiella.
Pietrapertosa is an ancient village that has managed to preserve the medieval appearance especially in the oldest stands characterized by narrow streets and blind alleys under the castle, tha even today mantains the Saracen name "Arabat" . The single-family houses are typically arranged in row from top to bottom. They follow the ground shape to become integral part of the surrounding environment. Often the rock assumes the function of wall inside these houses.
The JDC TEAM, a group of young people with the highest commitment and dedication, is the very soul of the Jonian Dolphin Conservation. It is thanks to them that all the activities of the association are made possible. Men and women, united by a single passion, the SEA and its inhabitants, who, thanks to their skills and abilities, have made it possible to conduct research studies of cetaceans in their natural environment and to take action to protect them.
Immersed among the characteristic olive trees of Salento, the Park covers an area of 5,000 square meters, here you can dive into Multi-sensory Astronomy. An adventure in the maze of the known universe, which you can experience firsthand, involving your view, your hearing and your tact.