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Delightful Martina Franca

Lovely piazza and Porta San Stephano is the gateway to the Ducal Palace and the maze of streets... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JohnPuglia
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Martina Franca, Italy
Porta di Santo Stefano or Arco di San Martino gateway to centro storico

Prior to the unification of Italy, Martina Franca was a completely enclosed town. Over the years... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Rasputin21
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 weeks ago
“Delightful Martina Franca”
31 Oct 2018
“Porta di Santo Stefano or Arco di San Martino gateway to centro storico”
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Piazza XX Settembre, 74015 Martina Franca, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely piazza and Porta San Stephano is the gateway to the Ducal Palace and the maze of streets that comprise the old town. The Ducal Palace is open to the public, free of chatge, and well worth a visit. Lovely amusing irony as San Martin...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Prior to the unification of Italy, Martina Franca was a completely enclosed town. Over the years the towers and bastions were demolished or turned into residences and the gates were reduced to merely decorative archways. The Porta di Santo Stefano is located at the base...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

The entrance to the centro storico of Martina Franca is well a visit and the area surrounding is beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

close to town centre parking, attractive portico entrance to the inner old town, helpful tourist information centre immediate to the right of the gate, a couple of relatively simple cafes / bars located in the piazza together with some nut and fruit stalls. Not for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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