Municipal park

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Since the end ‘70s, I represent the municipal park of Miggiano, luxuriant green lung and part of the old woods that once extended towards the towns borders.
Wood fences delimit the roads that pass amongst the trees, following a “way of life” between guided exercises...

Since the end ‘70s, I represent the municipal park of Miggiano, luxuriant green lung and part of the old woods that once extended towards the towns borders.
Wood fences delimit the roads that pass amongst the trees, following a “way of life” between guided exercises, that enable movement and to keep fit outdoors.
Nearby, the rest of the woods which are private property, still conserve wildlife and surround the elegant Episcopo Palace, that is found behind the Mother Church dedicated to Saint Vincent the martyr.
In the past, noble residences included small woods in their gardens, using them like places to pass some free time taking walks, partying or hunting.
Holm oaks were the most numerous within my walls, they were the most common on the territory of Salento, together with other species of oaks that filled the wide woods, that were mostly used by the locals who respecting the rights of the owners using it in a different manner had: flocks out to pasture, firewood cutting, wild fruit gathering and hunting.
The Episcopo complex represents an important testimony of 19th century civil architecture, that not only includes the big residential villa and woods but spacious courtyard delimited by one storey structures, in one of which is conserved a hypogeum oil mill.

Latitudine 39°57'43.02"N
Longitudine 18°18'42.21"E

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