It is a territory in itself, which over the years has developed its own identity, different from any other culture present in Puglia. Strong of a tourist offer able to satisfy every interest, Salento is today the place of Puglia where tradition and avant-garde, territory and creativity, silent nature and unbridled nightlife converge. The geographical boundaries limit the Salento peninsula to the area that includes the province of Lecce and almost all that of Brindisi.
Tourist resort located on the Ionian coast, it is home to the Marine Protected Natural Area of Porto Cesareo and the Regional Nature Reserve Oriented Palude del Conte and Coastal Dune.
City known as the Pearl of the Ionian, it is located along the west coast of Salento and boasts a charming old town and a modern new village. It is known in the Salento area for the charm of religious and civil architecture in Baroque style.
It is the easternmost municipality of Italy and Punta Palascìa represents the easternmost geographical point of the Italian peninsula. The old town is home to the impressive castle and the Norman cathedral. In 2010 the ancient village was recognized as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site as a Messenger of Peace Site. The city is also present in the club of The most beautiful villages in Italy.
Centrally located with respect to the Salento peninsula, the provincial capital is an authentic jewel of Baroque art The local Lecce stone reigns supreme in architecture and characterizes the facades of many of the historic buildings of the city.
A land rich in culture and resources. Leverano is the town of Salento to include in your tourist route if you want to get in touch with the most authentic soul of the heel of Puglia.
The rural culture, typical of the area, lives again in the fortified farms that today constitute an important form of tourist reception. To the peculiar architectural aspect of the place, is added the cultural and symbolic value of good wine. Always known for the generosity of its soil and for the geographical position particularly favorable to wine production, Leverano is inserted in an area known for the excellent quality of the grapes produced. And for the wines that, consequently, are bottled and distributed every year in Italy and in the world.
It is celebrated every year in July at the spaces of our winery: it is the Vecchia Torre Wine Festival, an event awaited and appreciated by the inhabitants of the area and by tourists passing through Salento. Organized by the staff of the winery, since 2008 the Festival enhances the festive and welcoming spirit of the locals, with moments of music, art and fun.