Le Dimore del Quartetto

ABBAZIA DI SANTA MARIA DI CERRATE, LECCE

Salento’s thousand-year history Sculpted into the white Lecce stone in the 11th century, an exquisite testimony of Apulian Romanesque architecture, and embellished with stunning frescoes, the church of Santa Maria di Cerrate stands at the centre of a typical Salento manor farm. Once a Greek Orthodox monastery, then an agricultural[…]

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CASTELLO DI CASAMASSELLA, LECCE

  The first documents referencing the Casamassella Castle and the settlement which surrounds it date from medieval times, when the castle was the fortified residence of the fiefdom of Ruggero Maramonte under the reign of Carlo I d’Angiò (Charles of Anjou). Its geographical location in the hinterlands immediately bordering Otranto,[…]

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