Place of interest

During the Middle Ages it was usually meet along my paths wayfarers and pilgrims, intent on reaching the Sanctuary of Santa Maria de Finibus Terrae...

In medieval Pugliese itinerary, much importance was given to the pilgrimage towards the sanctuary of Leuca. After passing the territory of Supersano, passerbys found themselves stopping at the highest point of the district, la Madonna della Serra di Ruffano...

I was born to host the most anticipated and prominent events from ancient Salento history. The first traces of the fair of Miggiano are long lost and tied to rituals of Greek and Latin origin based on big markets like the “Nundine” that were held every nine days in ancient Rome...

My name is “Mammanu”, from the nickname of the family I belonged to, in Leccese dialect, it refers to midwifery profession, la mammana.The name of the road where I am found, Borgo Orto Preti Street, refers, in the past, to the property of the parish authority...

The supply of water has always come from wells, that draw water from natural underground aquifers, that form near impermeable layers. Rain water slowly corrodes calcareous rocks, on the outer surface as well as by seeping through the reticles, resulting over thousands of years...

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...

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