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Parco Rupestre Lama d'Antico
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3 weeks ago
“Amazing historical visit”
Aug 17, 2018
“Definitely worth a visit!”
The Lama D’Antico Rock Park houses one of the most interesting rock settlements in Apulia. Here you can explore several structures which were part of the village (X-XV c. A.D.): -the imposing church carved into the rock, -cave-dwellings, -caves used...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contrada Sarzano | Strada Provinciale 4, 72015, Fasano, Italy
+39 328 359 7517
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lama D’Antico ***** A trip to Lama D’Antico is a magical experience. An accompanied visit affords a unique opportunity to understand this ancient community, both in relation to the fauna in the local microenvironment and the interaction with a macroenvironment influenced by a range of...More

Thank GinaS62
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Amazing place! There is a lot of history. Our guide Giuseppe was great! Very informative. The cave churches are stunning, and the landscape and ancient olive trees a must to see. I would recommend visiting this place, and if possible do the tour with a...More

Thank John S
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful old frescoes in a quiet site. We didn't find it in our travel guide but tripadvisor did mention it. Signs at the road lead you easily to the parking.

Thank Fabienne T
Reviewed May 3, 2018

I have been there the first time 335 years ago. The cave/church was still used as a storage place. Since they have been detected by the historians, it is a outdoor museum. The valley has a great spirit and it is worthwhile to see

Thank jurgen F
Reviewed December 29, 2017

This was beautiful mix of nature and archeology. A blend of medieval history and calming landscape. Our guide, Daniele, led us leisurely through the lovely valley(lama), explaining not only the caves but pointing out the vegetation that was important over the centuries to the people...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Lama d'Antico is a wonderful place to visit that deserves more attention, but I'm glad it's not overwhelmed with people. There are two sections to the park. The first is located at the Visitor Center. The second part requires a short drive and a guide....More

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed January 31, 2017

30 years ago, I was introduced to this place by an italian friend. It was protected by nets for the olive harvest. A few years ago the commune of Fasano has protected the place. Now you need to wait for the guard to open it....More

1  Thank Fiancoafianco
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Lama means "canyon," and we walked with our guide down to the valley floor, not knowing what to expect. There is a whole system of previously inhabited caves there, dating from the 11th-16th Centuries. We saw an amazing "cathedral in a rock" with the remains...More

1  Thank RebelVirginia
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This was such a different and beautiful site we visited while vacationing in Puglia. You have a guide that takes you through the countryside by foot to amazing caves. The walk requires decent closed shoes and maybe bug spray. We used a little in May...More

1  Thank Lizzy9663
Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was totally totally amazing. A cathedral carved into rock with Rupestrian/wall paintings Along dried up river bed with olive trees and cave dwellings. Too good to be true

1  Thank the_finchley_lees
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Christine W
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Lamadantico | Property representative |
Dear Christine, the visit the churches with frescoes can take from half an hour to an hour and a half / 2 hours: it depends on if you decide to visit one single church or all 3 in the Park. For more informations, send us an... More
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