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Reminds me of North Africa

Pretty town, reminded me of a Medina in a town like Tangiers, not that there is the hustle and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
henryborgbarthet
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Valletta, Malta
Loved this beautiful little town

Out for family dinner, we visited this unassuming little town between Ostuni and Locorontondo with... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
stanmansurrey
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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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9 Oct 2018
“Reminds me of North Africa”
13 Sep 2018
“Loved this beautiful little town”
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Pretty town, reminded me of a Medina in a town like Tangiers, not that there is the hustle and bustle of an North African town, but the white houses winding narrow streets, archways, external steps to the second floors evoked memories of Tangier

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank henryborgbarthet
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Out for family dinner, we visited this unassuming little town between Ostuni and Locorontondo with a small, tight Centro Storico. There is on street pay and display parking but we managed to find some free space behind the town hall to stroll back up to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

once you are in the pedestrian area this is one of the great white towns of Puglia. All the better because it seems not to be on the tourist track, so is not crowded. No one special thing to see, but just a nice place,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank A_Hotel_Visitor
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful little town with lots of streets to wander around. We were pleasantly surprised by it. The views are spectacular too of the surrounding countryside.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

This was our favorite town in the region. Charming and quaint with local stores that felt much less touristy than what we found in other towns. Local clothing, meats, chocolate, art....a beautiful park/veranda that looked out over the valley. It is small but absolutely worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bonniebelle4
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Cisternino was the last we saw of the trifecta of charming Apuglian towns that included Alberobello and Locorotondo. You only need 30 or 45 minutes to stroll this small town. It was a welcome reprieve from the crowds we experienced earlier in the day in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We visited Cisternino on Christmas Day following our visit to Locorotondo. As another reviewer stated, Cisternino is one of the hilltop triangle towns. Cisternino is probably upstaged by it's more dramatic neighbor of Locorotondo but in our opinion should not be overlooked. We wandered for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

One of the three hilltop small walled hilltop towns in the area all within 15kms of each other, all different with simple charms as you wander through the narrow cobblestone lanes

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 777SarahB777
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