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Excursions, points of interest and attractions close to TARANTO Massafra Lido di Metaponto Bernalda

CLEMENTINA DEL GOLFO DI TARANTO I.G.P.

CLEMENTINA DEL GOLFO DI TARANTO I.G.P.  Apri
Loc. TARANTO - PUGLIA  Navigatore
6 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Massafra, Alberobello, Lido di Metaponto
  Brochure PDF
The first introductions of citrus species in the province of Taranto can be traced back to the eighteenth century, but since 1900 we are witnessing the spread of citrus cultivation. The area in which the denomination has its center of gravity, both geographically and socio - economic, in the municipalities of the province of Taranto overlooking the Gulf. In the '50s, with the start of the land reform, thanks to the procurement, collection and creation of adequate water for irrigation, cultivation of citrus begins the process of expansion and specialization to take on the connotation of today's leading crop in the defined area. The warm, sunny climate and low humidity of the area that overlooks the Gulf of Taranto has a positive effect on the processes of growth and ripening of the fruit and the acquisition of excellent quality, in terms of color, flavor and shelf life.

ALBEROBELLO

ALBEROBELLO  Apri
Loc. ALBEROBELLO BARI, ITALY - PUGLIA  Navigatore
43 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Alberobello, Castellana Grotte, Grotte di Castellana
Alberobello is situated in the south- east of the province of Bari , near Castellana Grotte, Locorotondo and Putignano. The town was founded in the fifteenth century by Acquaviva - D'Aragona , the Counts of Conversano , an area occupied by a forest of oaks. Typical feature of Alberobello are the trulli , dwellings built with dry stone , base painted with lime and cone -shaped roof made of stone. Alberobello is the only center to preserve the historic core composed entirely of trulli. Internally , the trulli have a central room with a square plan , communicating through arches with the other rooms of the house. Many of the trulli in Alberobello be visited . The trullo highest in the country , called Sovereign Trullo , has two floors and houses a museum . The conical roofs are often embellished with decorations of various shapes drawn with milk of lime, depicting zodiac symbols or religious . In 1996, the town of Alberobello, the heart of the Murgia , was d a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010 and has been certified by the Italian Touring Club as orange flag . Particularly significant is the church of San Antonio, in the shape of a trullo, with a monumental entrance , the main hall of a Greek cross and the side chapels with vaulted sailing . The house of love , now valuable tourist information point , is the first building in the whole town built with binding materials , such as lime and mortar, as indicated inclusion of 1797 placed next to the door. Definitely worth a visit , a minor basilica of Santi Medici , which houses the image of Our Lady of Loreto and of the patron saints Cosmas and Damian, celebrated on 27 and 28 September .

MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO NAZIONALE DI METAPONTO

MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO NAZIONALE DI METAPONTO  Apri
Loc. MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO NAZIONALE DI METAPONTO - BASILICATA  Navigatore
35 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Bernalda, Lido di Metaponto, Pisticci
  Brochure PDF
The National Archaeological Museum is a museum located in Metaponto Metaponto in Basilicata. It houses the main artefacts found in the area surrounding the ancient Metaponto and some finds from the nearby area of Pisticci and archaeological dell'Incoronata , situated therein. The museum is divided into 4 rooms : the prehistoric, Greek colonization in the eighth century BC and seventh centuries BC integration between Greeks and natives, the Roman age The exhibits consist of a number of prehistoric objects and furnishings found in funerary among which jewelry and bronze and ivory of high quality . The majority of the testimonies of the Greek age come from the site dell'Incoronata Pisticci , cups , mugs and decorated pottery , among which the censer with frame decorated with animals and mythological scenes . Dating the next are the artifacts from the temples of Metaponto with numerous painted vases and bowls . From the Roman period are ceramics gray Hellenistic , Roman and sealed tardoimperiali Africa and Asia Minor. The museum is the responsibility of the Archaeological Superintendency of Basilicata.

ARANCIA DURETTA DEL GARGANO

ARANCIA DURETTA DEL GARGANO  Apri
Loc. NOCI - PUGLIA  Navigatore
43 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
Altitude: 382 mt. a.s.l.  Area Grotte di Castellana, Castellana Grotte, Alberobello
The IGP Arancia del Gargano has a spherical shape and a size not overly large. The flavor is sweet and distinctive aroma. Distinguishing factors of the product are the ripening period (late April-May and also August) and the high preservation that allowed these oranges, in the past, to be transported for 30 and even 40 days and arrive intact in Chicago or New York. Since ancient times, The reputation of the Gargano IGP had transcended regional borders and was mentioned in the works of several authors, including the poet Gabriele d'Annunzio. Since the 1700s Gargano citrus fruits become protagonists of a procession that is still held every year in February, in honor of St. Valentine, the patron saint of citrus groves, during which they bless the plants and the fruits of oranges and lemons. Holds numerous records, photographs, poster, posters, demonstrating the fame even internationally from these unique fruit from the Gargano. The first historic references on citrus growing in the area dates back to 1003, thanks to Melo, Prince of Bari, who, wanting to show the Normans the rich production of the Gargano, sent in Normandy the knobs citrine of Gargano, corresponding to melangolo (bitter orange). In the seventeenth century they traded large citrus in the towns of Vico del Gargano and Rodi Garganico with the Venetians. These intense trade continued even in the nineteenth century, and The reputation of the Gargano IGP even reached other European countries and America. The interior of the oranges can be eaten fresh, or squeezed into wedges, or as an ingredient in salads or as a garnish. The oranges can also be cooked as constituents of refined dishes in sweet-sour or used as an alternative for drinks, liqueurs and candied fruit. To peel them to live, you may want to go down with a boxcutter, trying to eliminate as much as possible is the white part of the peel, and the peel until you reach the pulp. With the tip of the knife will then go to separate a slice at a time: in this way the skins of the pulp that divides the cloves will come off easily.

PARCO NATURALE REGIONALE TERRA DELLE GRAVINE

PARCO NATURALE REGIONALE TERRA DELLE GRAVINE  Apri
Loc. MASSAFRA - PUGLIA  Navigatore
28 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Noci, Alberobello, Martina Franca
The Regional Park of the Ravines of the Earth was established December 20, 2005 by LR n. 18 It extends over 13 municipalities of the Province of Taranto (Ginosa, Laterza, Castellaneta, Mottola, Massafra, Palagiano, Palagianello, Statte, Crispiano, Martina Franca, Montemesola, Grottaglie, S.Marzano) and a municipality in the Province Brindisi (Villa Castelli), for a total of approximately 28,000 hectares. Does not exist elsewhere, in all of Western Europe, an area with a similar concentration of rock settlements and archaeological sites, with natural riches and karst features like relevance, with a comparable wealth of biodiversity. The park is among the tools that the legislation on protected areas provides the means that can enable not only the protection of areas of high natural value, but also the enhancement of the historical and cultural landscape that human settlements and agro-forestry -pastorali have resulted in thousands of years. Consequently, the Park can be the instrument to preserve still traditional activities, although they have contributed to the characteristic values and identification of the places, are destined to disappear otherwise. The ravines are deep rocky gorges to karst, which start from the plateau of the Murgia and head towards the sea, the memory of ancient rivers that today are reformed only occasionally, after heavy rains. The significant heights and slopes of the steep slopes of the ravines, as well as their particular microclimate in the time allowed the preservation of habitat extraordinarily rich, both as flora and fauna as microfauna. The morphological features rugged ravines, the presence of numerous caves with thermal stability and the peculiar microclimate favored human settlement, from the Neolithic period until the 50s, with a strong concentration in the medieval period. Numerous and valuable rock settlements, where the cave-dwellings maintained characteristics of continuity with terraces, planted with orchards. All the material of the excavation of the caves were reused to build the cave-houses, fortifications, and dry stone walls of containment. An ingenious tem for collecting and channeling rainwater in water tanks allowed autonomy; the social sites were related to the processing of agricultural products (crushers, mills) and to religious worship (crypts, churches). Many graves dug in the rocky shoals, witnesses customs rituals of burial of the dead. The impressive rock villages are located in Ginosa, Mottola, Grottaglie, Crispiano, Laterza, Statte, Castellaneta, Massafra, Palagianello, sometimes included in the urban environment. Churches, shrines and crypts are often beautiful icons of Byzantine style, representing the Virgin, Christ Pantocrator, Saints and Martyrs. A Massafra Mottola and you can admire the richest and best preserved examples of pictorial rock art and architecture of these sacred places, excavated in the rock.

TERRE TARENTINE DOP

TERRE TARENTINE DOP  Apri
Loc. TARANTO TA, ITALIA - PUGLIA  Navigatore
6 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
Altitude: 15 mt. a.s.l.  Area Massafra, Alberobello, Lido di Metaponto
  Brochure PDF
The extra virgin olive oil Terre Tarentine is an olive oil with Protected Designation of Origin obtained from olives of the Leccino, Coratina, Ogliarola and Frantoio present alone or together, in varying percentages between them and for no less than 80 %. The remaining 20% are other minor varieties present in the olive groves of the production area. It is characterized by the color yellow green, smooth flowing media, a fruity flavor with medium bitterness and a slight spicy. It can be an excellent dressing on pasta with vegetables, but also meat dishes and fish. Harvesting operations should be carried out in the period of the year between the months of October and January, using procedures which post drupes directly from the plant, while the transport to the mill must be on the same day of collection, using containers that guarantee the integrity of the olives. Before milling, the olives may remain in the mill for up to 72 hours in rigid containers and ventilated seats in cool and ventilated. The oil extraction admits only the use of drinking water and the use of traditional mechanical and physical processes, which do not alter the characteristics of the product. The oil can be stored in a cool and dry at a temperature between 14 C and 20 C, away from heat sources. The extra virgin olive oil Terre Tarentine is produced with olives grown and processed in the towns of Taranto, Ginosa, Laterza, Castellaneta, Palagianello, Palagiano, Mottola, Massafra, Crispiano, Statte, Martina Franca, Monteiasi and Montemesola. Olive growing in the area began to work Messapi in the tenth century BC, but it was with the subsequent colonization Greek and Phoenician that olive cultivation was more widespread and extraction techniques were perfected. In the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto you can see craters and amphorae painted with mythological scenes in which the olive is the protagonist.

SPIAGGIA DI MARINA DI PISTICCI

SPIAGGIA DI MARINA DI PISTICCI  Apri
Loc. MARINA DI PISTICCI MATERA, ITALY - BASILICATA  Navigatore
40 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Bernalda, Lido di Metaponto, Metaponto
Pisticci is a seaside resort of ancient origin, attested to the medieval period. The beach of Marina di Pisticci is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean. Characterized by a wide beach of fine sand and clear, this resort offers the most diverse tourist services. Nearby Amenities: -Bar -Restaurants -Campsites -Hotels -Bathing

TARANTO

TARANTO  Apri
Loc. TARANTO, ITALY - PUGLIA  Navigatore
6 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Massafra, Alberobello, Lido di Metaponto
Taranto is one of the provinces of the Apulia region, located in the Salento peninsula in the Gulf of the same name, is washed by two seas (Mar Piccolo and Mar Grande) that gave it the nickname of the city Bimare. This its geographical position was a matter of great importance over the centuries for the Navy. Taranto is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy counts with gardens, ancient villages and is surrounded by beautiful islands. The first group of Taranto dates back to the eighth century BC with the name greek Ta''ras as Spartan colony. In 272 BC Passed under the dominion of the Romans in 90 BC and City Hall became the name of Tarentum. In the Middle Ages it came under the control of the Byzantines, Saracens and Normans. Later it was under the rule of the Angevin and chased (in the sixteenth century) was under the Spaniards. In the eighteenth century it came under the Bourbons, and in 1799 joined the Neapolitan Republic. Later it was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy and became an important military port.

TAVOLE PALATINE

TAVOLE PALATINE  Apri
Loc. METAPONTO MATERA, ITALY - BASILICATA  Navigatore
35 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Metaponto, Lido di Metaponto, Pisticci
The Palatine Tables ( so called perhaps relating to identification, in the past, with the site of an ancient palace ) are the remains of a temple in Doric style hexastyle the sixth century BC dedicated to the mythological gods Hera. The temple, located near the Bradano , was tied to a suburban sanctuary , which showed the wall of the temenos and the remains of a oldest altar . The remains of the monument are located in the archaeological area of Metaponto , more precisely on the last ripple of Givoni , ancient sandbars at the right bank of the river Bradano , built on the ruins of an ancient neolithic village , along the road from prehistoric Siris - Heraclea , about 3 km from the ancient city of Metaponto. The temple was also called the School of Pythagoras , in memory of the great philosopher Pythagoras. In the Middle Ages it was still called Mensae Imperatoris , probably in memory of Emperor Otto II , in the expedition against the Saracens , 982 , encamped at Metaponto. The remains of the temple, with the center of the cell with adyton and preceded by a portico , are composed of 15 columns with 20 channels and capitals of the Doric order . Of the 15 columns , 10 are on the northern side and 5 on the south . Originally, the columns were 32, because the temple was composed of a peristyle of 12 columns on the long sides and short sides 6 . The temple is very degraded, because built with local limestone . In the fifth century BC was equipped with a roof clay with polychrome decoration of the Ionian tradition , with lion heads and gargoyles . In the vicinity of the temple were in fact discovered during the excavations of 1926 , numerous remains of ancient terracotta decoration , figurines , pottery and other pieces of columns exposed to the National Archaeological Museum of Metaponto.

THE TRULLI

THE TRULLI  Apri
Loc. ALBEROBELLO - PUGLIA  Navigatore
41 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
  Area Martina Franca, Castellana Grotte, Noci

Unesco World Heritage Site Alberobello is a town of stubby pointed roofs, white-tipped as if dusted by snow. It wouldn't be a surprise to see a gnome pop out to water its windowboxes. The Zona dei Trulli on the western hill of Alberobe is a dense mass of 1500 beehive-shaped houses, dry-stone buildings made from local limestone, none older than the 14th century. Inhabitants disappointingly do not wear pointy hats, but they do sell anything a visitor might want, from miniature trulli to rustic woollen shawls. The town is named after the primitive oak forest Arboris Belli (beautiful trees) that once covered this area. It's an amazing area, but is also something of a tourist trap and from May to October busloads of tourists pile into trullo homes, drink in trullo bars and shop in trullo shops

SPIAGGIA DI METAPONTO LIDO

SPIAGGIA DI METAPONTO LIDO  Apri
Loc. METAPONTO LIDO MATERA, ITALY - BASILICATA  Navigatore
33 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
Altitude: 2 mt. a.s.l.  Area Bernalda, Metaponto, Pisticci
Metaponto Lido is one of the most popular of the Ionian coast. The ancient origins have been attributed even to the Greek colonies of MGNA Greece. It 'a quiet seaside resort with a fine sandy beach and clear, and well equipped in terms of receptive. Nearby Amenities: -Bar -Restaurants -Campsites -Hotels -Bathing

SITO ARCHEOLOGICO MATAPONTO

SITO ARCHEOLOGICO MATAPONTO  Apri
Loc. METAPONTO MATERA, ITALY - BASILICATA  Navigatore
35 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
Altitude: 3 mt. a.s.l.  Area Metaponto, Lido di Metaponto, Pisticci
  Brochure PDF
Metaponto is an archaeological site in Bernalda, Italy . The archaeological park is two miles from the National Archaeological Museum of Metaponto, which houses many of the artifacts found there , close to the highway 106 Jonica. The testimonies of the site are the most important ' antiquarium ( an octagonal structure ) , the theater, the Roman fort , the ' agora town , the necropolis , the temples of Apollo Licio , Demeter , Aphrodite, Hera and the monument are certainly more famous the Palatine Tables , the temple that marked the boundaries of the ancient city dedicated to Hera . Are located in the sacred temple of Athena ( temple C ), the temple of Apollo, of which there is a first stage that never seems to complete, however, came to an advanced state (Temple BI), which would date around 570 BC, there is then a second phase (Temple II B ) that it would be coeval with the temple a II . The temple of Hera (Temple A) of which there are only the foundations and a second temple of Hera ( A II temple ) built on the previous year. All the temples in Doric style built since 570 BC until 530 BC . The temple of Aphrodite ( Temple D ) was instead built around 470 BC Ionic style . With this , the number of temples in Italy ionic salt to five, in addition to those of Elea , Ipponio , Locri and Syracuse. In front of the entrances of the temples are located the remains of the altar with various decorative elements . To the east is developed protective wall that separates the sacred from the agora where the theater is located . In the seventh century , this area was occupied by a ekklesiste'rion (remains visible ), consisting of an embankment with no steps and turned at least twice in the course of the fifth century . The final form brought to light by the excavations will acquire in the second half of the fourth century. Behind this stands an altar in the late sixth century bearing the inion Dios Agora dedicated to Zeus . To the south is instead placed a large porch and a trapezoidal enclosure with the remains of two imposing structures , identified by some historians as a place dedicated to the prediction of religiosity mystery and also visited the shaman Aristeas . The city is protected by a wall of the sixth century BC with monumental entrances .

CASTELLO ARAGONESE DI TARANTO

CASTELLO ARAGONESE DI TARANTO  Apri
Loc. TARANTO - PUGLIA  Navigatore
6 Km from BB ALBERGO LAMANNA
Altitude: 11 mt. a.s.l.  Area Massafra, Alberobello, Lido di Metaponto
The Aragonese castle of Taranto (or Castel Sant'Angelo), deals with its quadrangular and the large central courtyard, the extreme corner of the island on which stands the old town of the city. The first nucleus of the castle dates back to 916, when the Byzantines began the construction of the Rock in protection against attacks by the Saracens and the Republic of Venice. This first fortification consisted of tall, narrow towers, from which they fought with spears, arrows, stones, and hot oil. In 1481 he was made a first fairway, narrower and with sides of the irregular, to allow the passage of small boats and improve the defensibility of the castle. In 1486, Ferdinand II of Aragon commissioned the architect and military engineer Francesco di Giorgio Martini to expand the castle and give it the current structure, in order to replace the type of medieval towers conceived for the defense pouncing. The use of guns in fact following the discovery of gunpowder, needed towers broad and low, circular in shape to cushion the impact of cannon balls, equipped with ramps or slides that allowed the movement of the pieces from a tower to 'other, and come with a large and sturdy railing with specific openings for the guns

Excursions and attractions in PUGLIA close to TARANTO Massafra Lido di Metaponto Bernalda: 'CLEMENTINA DEL GOLFO DI TARANTO I.G.P.'   'ALBEROBELLO'   'MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO NAZIONALE DI METAPONTO'   'ARANCIA DURETTA DEL GARGANO'   'PARCO NATURALE REGIONALE TERRA DELLE GRAVINE'   'TERRE TARENTINE DOP'   'SPIAGGIA DI MARINA DI PISTICCI'   'TARANTO'   'TAVOLE PALATINE'   'THE TRULLI'   'SPIAGGIA DI METAPONTO LIDO'   'SITO ARCHEOLOGICO MATAPONTO'   'CASTELLO ARAGONESE DI TARANTO'  

PUGLIA


Le Puglie, the Italian name of this region, is in the plural form and, in fact, this is a place that conceals many souls. The 'heel' of the boot, Apulia , as it is known in English, is,an enchanting region that lays amid nature, history, tradition, gusto and spirituality, to be visited all year round. Sea lovers can take their pick, choosing between the cliffs of Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca, the meeting point between the Ionian and the Adriatic Sea, or Gallipoli, the 'Gem of Salento' and the Gargano, the 'Spur of Italy', jutting out to the clear sea water that guards the beautiful Tremiti Islands. Nature is again the protagonist in the Murgia National Park and the Gargano National Park with its wild Umbrian forest, its salt pans and lakes, the deep ravines of Laterza and the wide dolines of Altamura, which distinguish the hinterland of the region with their charming sceneries. To those who want to plunge into history, Apulia offers a wide range of places that tell the ancient origins of this land: from prehistory to Magna Graecia, from the Imperial Age to the Renaissance and the baroque splendour of Lecce and the Salento area. The provinces of the region are: Bari (regional capital), Brindisi, Foggia, Lecce and Taranto.