Natural area

Arboretum Didactic is a naturalistic environmental area found in the museum system of Vaste and Poggiardo. It is located on the slopes of the Serra of Poggiardo, along the road known as “Strada vicinale Santi Stefani”...

I‘m a small natural oasis of three hectares along the old road that connects Poggiardo in Surano . Several decades ago it went from Marulli family to the municipal administration; I have long been the destination of many boys especially eager to play...

My story intersects with an old quarry of bauxite, the mineral from which we extract the iron; after mining has ended, leaving on the ground a blinding red, my land were converted to pine forest helping to create an almost surreal landscape for the contrast between the reddish color of the soil...

Located south-east on the outskirts of Maglie, I am 550 metres long and represent the main route of the ancient farm named "Delle Franite", connecting it to its land and the old street of Muro Leccese, today replaced by the provincial road...

I find myself in the center square of Maglie. Built by engineer Tommaso Piscopo which in 1874 gave the work to my old master, Senator Achille Tamborino...

The shades of my old oak trees provide coolness and a longer stay immersed in sounds and colours of nature. This is the Serra of Ruffano, Occhiazzi locality, an enchanting quarter characterized by secular olive trees, numerous “pajare” and rural shelters...

lose to the cemetry of Ruffano, unfolds a road of sheep tracks and pathways, that lead uphill towards the top, reaching a panoramic balcony overlooking the valley woodlands, covered in silver-colour by olive trees...

I am the green lung of Songano, a tract of secular olives on the course(serre) that from Spongano slides towards Castiglione d’Otranto.It is narrated that here precisely, refugees from Vaste or from Castro took shelter and then founded the city of Spongano...

Engineer Antonio Rini used to relax amongst these trees, brother to Doctor Gaetano, the eclectic owner of an eighteenth century palace that is found at the chapel of the Madonna del Carmine, along the same road...

I was born in the year 2000, to safeguard, promote and enhance the physical culture of the caves and stone: I am the Leccese Stone Eco-museum. My purpose is aimed at techniques of extraction and processing, the methodology employed, caved and constructed territories...

The archaeological area of the locality of Scorpo is one of the sites of early medieval period, interestingly investigated in southern Italy in the last years. The settlement was discovered in 1999 following an unauthorized excavation, that profoundly dented a part of the structure of the site...

Ancient paths constituted by sheep tracks found along the Serra of "Mucurone", near the provincial road of Supersano – Casarano, representing a unique example; places very close to the crypt and sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of Coelimanna, allowing the visit and rest for who would like to walk...

I am a megalithic structure constructed thousands of years ago, one of the most representative prehistoric monuments of the territory of Salento. Immersed in the countryside, from where I get my name, I am characterized by a horizontal limestone slab of 3.80 x 2.50metres, raised about...

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