Special Easter 2011 in Puglia: What to do in Ostuni and Nearby
Bank Holidays' Easter Puglia expresses your spirituality through traditions that are repeated every year and offers its visitors a wide choice of routes and places to discover.
In every town is alive 's special atmosphere that this festival evokes the rites of Holy Week.
Taking advantage of the special offer 3 nights at the Hotel Ostuni Palace, 4 star hotels in Puglia, here are a variety 'of proposals:
in Francavilla Fontana, the Procession of the Mysteries Like every year, is one of the most awaited by the city, which lives these days with extraordinary participation in the passion and death of Jesus Christ.
| Back to Carovigno, a town a few kilometers from Ostuni, the historical Procession of 'Nzegna the flag square in shape with a central mystic rose. |
The beating of Nzegna is an ancient religious rite in honor of Maria SS Belvedere, the patron saint of the city '.
Tradition dictates that each year the Beat Nzegna takes place during the course of the procession, on Monday 'and Easter Tuesday in the historic and the first Saturday after the Shrine of Belvedere just a few kilometers away from Carovigno.
For those wishing to visit Oria and its castle: this beautiful town organizes itineraries, special openings and guided tours of the Cathedral (Baroque building of the eighteenth century.), The Hypogeum (Underground Church with the Treasures of the Cathedral), and the Crypt of ' Confraternity of Death of the fifteenth century. also called "Crypt of the Mummies" (with dehydrated corpses of the Brothers and the Venice of Papier Mache Statues in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Mysteries of the Saints).
That is also the program that provides Martina Franca beautiful village of Valle d'Itria:
And then Easter Monday, the day dedicated for picnics and outings in the company:
Noteworthy Cisternino famous for butcher shops where at the moment you cook the meat and then enjoy it.
From here we advise to continue to Alberobello, the queen of Trulli, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site is one of the most typical expressions of the area. A village that will enchant you with its typical buildings, a maze full of craft shops.
We also propose Polignano, the so-called Pearl of the Adriatic as a destination on the day of Monday perhaps to enjoy a good ice cream and take a walk:
There's something for all tastes, do not miss the chance to experience Easter in the sunny land!