Drive around Cisternino,Locorotondo and Ostuni

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some of the 60 millions olive trees of Apulia producing nearly half of Italy's total volume of oil:more than 200 millions liters a year

                        We continued to visit by car the neighbouring of Ostuni,enjoying the lands with countless multicolored little flowers,the olive groves thriving nearly everywhere , the harvest with large nets of some of the 60 millions olive trees of Apulia that produces more than 200 millions oil liters a year,nearly half of Italy's total volume of oil.

                       We didn't miss its vineyards now often irrigated producing one tenth of the wine drunk in Europe,it's the Italy's most prolifique grape producer.Apulia has a long tradition of wine culture since the ancient Greeks(8 th century B.

vines in winter:Apulia is the most prolific grape producer in Italy(one tenth of the wine drunk in Europe)producing now wines of quality over quantity
C) and now produces wines of quality over quantity and 25 DOCs:for example white of Locorotondo and Martina Franca,red of Castel del Monte.

                      We had a look at Locorotondo,a small and attractive hilltop village,one of the Borghi più belle d'Italia.Its round centro storico is a white-washed maze of narrow lanes with historic buildings.The main sight is the Romanesque chiesa della Madonna della Greca(our Lady of Greece) with a beautiful central rose window.

                       We had a nice lunch at the restaurant of the Citta Biancà hotel between Cisternino and Ostuni with planturous hot and cold antipasti and pasta before driving back Ostuni.

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some of the 60 millions olive tre…
vines in winter:Apulia is the most…
vines in winter:Apulia is the mos…
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Apulian soil:the fertile soil has…
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Chiesa madonna della Greca in Loc…
its central rose window
its central rose window
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a very old olive tree on the left…
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