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  Salento - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salento (Salentu in dialect) is the south-eastern extremity of the Apulia region of Italy.
Salento peninsula is a rock of limestone dividing the Adriatic Sea from the Ionian Sea.
Salento is a peaceful land full of history and traditions whose strong points are its natural and architectural beauties, its hospitality, its magic atmosphere, its several wonders to discover, its warm sun, its blue sky, its crystal sea and its dreamlike coast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salento   (470 words)

  
 The Salento's Environment - SALENTOPOINT
The soil is of a calcareous type and the Mediterranean climate is characterized from constant shoners in autumn accompanied with long and dry spring and summer periods.
Above all the Salento is covered with a vegetable and woodland mantle and a Mediterranean scrub, and it is characterized from a diffusion of "sclerofille" and in particular from two species of oak trees which are evergreen: the holm oak and the kermes oak.
The Salento beyond it's natural and landscape beauties, is full of precious vegetable species, typical also of the Balkan peninsula, which are of a great phytogeographic importance.
www.salentopoint.com /Ambiente_UK.html   (1010 words)

  
 Holidays Salento in Apulia - South Italy
Salento is that strip of land that forms the heel of the boot (lo Stivale = Italy).
Salento is a peninsular region belonging to the South-eastern part of Puglia.
Salento is also famous for its nature; there are exactly 1390 different species of flower plants.
www.nelsalento.com /en/art_0XXXXXXXX0001.html   (277 words)

  
 Salento Sail
Salento is located in Apulia, in the south of Italy.
Salento represents one of the most fascinating tourist place in all of Italy.
Salento is also famous to be the land of historic magalithic monuments, dolmen and menhir, of prehistoric caves, of traditions, culture and architecture.
www.salentosail.it /inglese/salento.htm   (205 words)

  
 Salento   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Salento lies within the Coffee region of Colombia which as the name suggests is the main area for growing the famous Colombian coffee.
Salento is another very tranquil place to hang out without too many major attractions.
As mentioned Salento lies within the Coffee region so it was quite logical to have a look where the brown stuff comes from.
www.travelblog.org /South-America/Colombia/Salento/blog-52180.html   (655 words)

  
 SALENTOLINK.COM - Italy Apulia Salento Holidays
Salento - Your holidays in the land of the sun, the sea, the art,...
The climate, which is always mild in the Salento is ideal for walks into the historical center of the villages - on the discovery of baroc churches, castles...
In these two seascapes of "Salento" the sea isn't deeper than 1 metre and you have enormous sandy beaches.
www.salentolink.com /inglese/salento-holidays.htm   (464 words)

  
 Masseria Le Lame - La storia del salento
Its strategic geographical position, the long coasts, the natural ports like Otranto and the numerous landing places have made of Apulia and particularly Salento a bridge between East and West and have influenced its history, arts and culture.
The Salento territory has housed different cultures and peoples that have left evident archeological traces from the Prehistory to the Middle Ages.
An important role was that of the Messapian people coming from the East, probably from Epirus and from Illyria, which settled in Salento in the XIII cent.
www.orizzontinuovi.it /uk/terraotranto_Storia.htm   (219 words)

  
 Film Festival Internazionale Cortometraggio Festival del Cinema Salento Finibus Terrae
Salento Film festival cortometraggio internazionale, festival cinema, festival internazionale cortometraggio, romeo conte, san vito dei normanni
Artistic Director of the Festival Salento Finibus Terrae-San Vito dei Normanni Romeo Conte born in San Vito dei Normanni, director of film, great events and fashion shows for Italian and international designers.
The love for his Apulia land is huge and endless, therefore he decides to collaborate with the Municipality of San Vito dei Normanni, to create the Festival called Salento Finibus Terrae; for the realization of this event he avails of the cooperation of Paolo Bianchi.
www.salentofinibusterrae.it /artistic_director.html   (389 words)

  
 SALENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It’s a competition awarding a prize to the best scripts, in which it aims to provide professional and technical help to the new young authors of today who want to to show their creativity and produce for the first time.
The competition is open to all the countries of the world with no age limit, where the stories must be set and shot in Salento, Italy.
Both the Salento International Film logo and the wording “ Production granted by Salento Film and Video Grant”, are required on the heading titles and on the advertisements.
www.salentofilmfestival.com /english/grant.htm   (389 words)

  
 Salentopoli - Vivere il Salento - artigianato salentino   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The handcraftsmen os Salento are many, and this gives the idea of how art has always been considered, in its expressions (sculpture, modelmaking, drawing) as one of the most felt and followed value.
Papier-mache, wrought iron, weavery and carving of "Pietra leccese" have been fields where the artists of "Terra d'Otranto" more distinguished.
Their creations, in the past as in the present time, use a language sometimes simple and joyful, some others arcane and deep, but always full of suggestions and artistical and cultural interpretations.
www.salentopoli.com /salentoen/arteartigianato.php   (93 words)

  
 Salento 774 - Gastronomy
These are prepared according to old recipes with genuine sauces, all served by the owners in a beautifully furnished dining room.
Amongst typhical dishes like "leaves and potatoes" made with more than 15 wild green vegetables cooked according to an ancient recipe of Salento, cavatielli (homemade pasta) cocked in the cilentano way, ecc.
From the holiday farm it is possible to buy extra virgin olive oil, local wine and other typical products.
www.agriturismo.net /salento-774/gastronomy_eng.html   (128 words)

  
 Screenwriting Central - Script Magazine | The Screenwriting Magazine
The screenplay competition awarding a prize to the best scripts, in which it aims to provide professional and technical help to the new young authors of today who want to show their creativity and produce for the first time.
The "2004 Salento Film & Video Grant" winner Alexandra Soininen 18 year old, of Finnish extraction, she came to Tricase straight from Jordan where she live with her parents, and in a very moved mood she confessed "The first time that I have won something, I'm sure that Salento will bring me luck".
The Salento International Film Festival is also currently accepting films, Documentaries, Features and Short-Films for competition screening.
www.scriptmag.com /dcforum/DCForumID6/150.html   (318 words)

  
 SALENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Alexandra, 18 years old, of Finnish extraction, she came to Tricase straight from Jordan where she lives with her parents.
And in a very moved mood she confessed: “ It’s the first time that I have won something, I’m sure that Salento will bring me luck and it’s my intention to leave the town of Tricase as the essential part of the production.
As Masha, the protagonist of my story, who makes a long journey from her small town in Russia, Novgorod, to Salento, to fulfil her dream of becoming a juggler in a circus.
www.salentofilmfestival.com /english/grant_winner.htm   (210 words)

  
 SALENTOLINK.COM - salento holiday farms, booking informations,
Masseria Bosco di Makyva is located between Otranto and Lecce, in the heart of the Salento countryside, 3 Km from the Adriatic sea.
Casina dei Cari has been created from an ancient residence of the 16th century, the summer house of the Bourbon King Ferdinando IV.
Set in the Meridian extremity of the Salento region, close to the lovely seaside resorts of the Ionian coast, you will find beautiful long beaches and sand dunes framing a limpid and crystalline sea
www.salentolink.com /accomodations-salento-holiday-farms.asp   (229 words)

  
 Turist rental in Apulia Salento   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
On our web site you can find accomodation in the SALENTO area, both privately owned or managed by estate agents, to spend your holidays, whether long or brief stays, in any moment of the year.
The appartments, personally selected and checked, have been inserted so that you have available all the information necessary to help you choose the accomodation best suited to your requirements.
shown on the map of Salento area you can gain access to the offers relative to the available accomodation.
www.salento-holiday.com /pagina_settimane.htm   (83 words)

  
 Rounder Records - Alan Lomax Collection - Italian Treasury: Puglia: The Salento - Album Detail
PUGLIA: THE SALENTO Songs of love and disdain, erotic and satiric songs, work songs and funeral laments, sung in dialect and Griko.
Instrumental and vocal polyphony from the Salento, one of the most beautiful regions of Puglia, the southeasternmost tip of Italy's heel, a crossroads between the East and West and the home of a unique heritage of traditional music.
ITALIAN TREASURY In 1954, Alan Lomax and Diego Carpitella set out on a yearlong voyage of discovery that resulted in an exhaustive documentation of Italian folk music.
www.rounder.com /?id=album.php&catalog_id=6436   (213 words)

  
 Tourist rental in Apulia Salento   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The apartments can be occupied from 2 to 4 people.
The villa is a typical house of Salento.
It is situated in “Chiesa Nuova” renovated and extended recently, respecting all the characteristics of the area.
www.salento-holiday.com /tutti/gallipoli.htm   (1025 words)

  
 Salentopoli - Vivere il Salento - itinerari enogastronomici   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Salentopoli - Vivere il Salento - itinerari enogastronomici
There are route aimed to discover and live Salento: from landscape to history, from archaeology to sea treasures, from county to urban production.
Of course in the different co-operative stores we have visited it is possible to taste the most famous and original wines produced by the land of Salento; these co-operative stores, moreover, are properly organized to offer their visitors a wide range of selection of their wine production.
www.salentopoli.com /salentoen/turismo/eno.php   (130 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Lampascioni alla brace (Grilled Wild Onions) by Sapori del Salento from Puglia: Gourmet Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
For a few years now, the farmers of Salento in Apulia have been harvesting their vegetables for the Muscella brothers, founders of the preserve-making company, Sapori del Salento (Tastes of Salento).
The lampascioni, shallot-like bulbs of the wild hyacinth plant, which grow profusely all over Apulia, are one of the most prized delicacies of this region.
They can taste overbearingly bitter, but the lampascioni by Sapori del Salento are an exception: crunchy, savoury, smooth and rounded, with an exceptionally fine aftertaste of almonds.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0002D1XVA?v=glance   (339 words)

  
 Cheese, Specialty Food, Gourmet Gift Baskets, Cheese Gifts: igourmet
They utilize an old technique which relied on the simplest physical laws, without mechanical means, to make their olive oil.
The cultivation of olive trees in the Salento district goes back to the 7th century.
In the reign of Emperor Augustus the cultivation of olive trees was the primary job of the people of Salento.
www.igourmet.com /shoppe/shoppe.asp?cat=6&subcat=Olive+Oil   (1703 words)

  
 Apulia villas with pool and exclusive apartments in Salento
Italy’s enchanting heel, the Salento region is a magical land of exquisite beauty and ancient tradition.
Our Villas in Salento have been carefully examined to ensure they meet the strictest criteria of quality and good value.
You can preview them here by placing the mouse over the pictures for further details; then left click for full information.
www.dolcevitavillas.com /Villas-In-Salento-1.htm   (85 words)

  
 HOTEL TIZIANO, LECCE - Hotel reservation in Lecce: online reservation Salento, Puglia
Placed at the gateway of the town, coming from the highway of Brindisi, the Gran Hotel Tiziano e dei Congressi is set in a very comfortable position, only 200 Mt. from the old town centre and near to the most beautiful places of the Salento territory.
This modern and refined hotel has 191 rooms, 12 suites and 70 Superior rooms, all equipped with air-conditioning, direct telephone, mini-bar, hair driver, colour TV, internet connection, WIFI Wireless technology around all the internal and external area of the hotel.
Any clientele’s request will be satisfied with professionality and care.
www.salentoviaggi.com /tiziano_eng.htm   (267 words)

  
 Edizioni Aramire Music of Salento, Italy at cdRoots
The ensemble Aramirè performs classic songs and tunes of the traditional Griko Salentine repertory and new compositions that use the traditional music to express concerns about modern life in Salento.
This is a powerful group that merges the old and new in an impressive style.
Canto di questua pasquale della Grecia Salentina' (The Passion of Christ: Easter Songs of the Greek-Speaking Region of Salento) offers a long musical play (bruscello) about the passion of Christ, performed more or less as it would be on the streets of Salento, in the griko tradition of the region.
www.cdroots.com /aramire.shtml   (501 words)

  
 Salento books, find the lowest prices
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Guida Ai Monumenti Dell'architettura Contadina Del Salento : Costruzioni a Secco (Pagghiari, Furnieddhi, Liame, Paretoni, Spase E Littere), Aie, Pollai, Pozzi, Pozzelle, Cisterne, Neviere, Trappeti
Il Salento in Cucina : Pesce E Specialita Marinare in 300 Ricette Tradizionali
www.allbookstores.com /Salento_st.html   (295 words)

  
 SALENTO CLUB ~ SALENTO IS IN YOU
From cultural tours through the art and history of this ancient Mediteranean crossroads to local cooking courses.
With our extensive network of contacts in the area we can organise any package you can dream up, tailor made to suit you.
For groups, families and independent travellers, Salento Club has the flexibility and experience to deliver your perfect Mediterranean holiday.
www.salentoclub.com   (167 words)

  
 Aranceto, Salento, Lecce, Puglia, Italy Bed & Breakfast Inns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
“Aranceto” is a renovated 18th century ancient dwelling located in the town’s historic centre, close to monuments, to Lecce night life, and also to the beautiful beaches of Salento.
Aranceto has three fully equipped double rooms and a flat for up to three people on the terrace and on the first floor of the house.
Beaches are relatively close (there are more than sixty beaches in the Salento area!), the town has a lively cultural life also in summer.
www.ibbp.com /europe/italy/aranceto.html   (481 words)

  
 Leuci Wines - Terra Guaniani - the heart of Salento - wine, apulia, italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Leuci Wines - Terra Guaniani - the heart of Salento - wine, apulia, italy
Salento is an ancient land whose traditions, as well as its flavours, hand down through generations; try to revive them on your table following the gastronomic suggestions that you will find in this page and…
Cook them in the oven until you see a golden crust.
www.vinileuci.com /enricette.html   (284 words)

  
 Salento Hotels Discount - Salento Hotel Reservation Salento Cheap Hotels Salento Hotel Booking
Salento Hotels Discount - Salento Hotel Reservation Salento Cheap Hotels Salento Hotel Booking
Note: The 5,4,3,2 stars hotels in Salento are placed in our catalogue according to the decreasing stars number.
If you wish to have them shown according to decreasing prices, please search room availabilities in the period required.
www.initalia.it /en/salento.htm   (202 words)

  
 Salento Hotels - Salento Italy Hotel Reservations
TravelEurope provides you with a wide variety of lodging and hotel options, from cheap accommodation to luxury hotels in Salento.
Quick and easy hotel reservations with instant confirmation and great value for money whether you travel for business or tourism all over Italy.
Select travel dates and find all available hotels in Salento, check out guests reviews and locate properties on Salento city maps, book your favourite accommodation with no pre-payment.
www.traveleurope.it /itinerari/s/salento.shtml   (129 words)

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