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Piazza della Liberta, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
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All reviews white city winding streets old city beautiful town souvenir shops worth a visit adriatic sea smaller streets take your time gorgeous views every turn off the beaten track steep hill big piazza the main square white stone visit ostuni
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not find anything interesting in this town. Not even a good coffee shop and the guy from a turist information office asked us today for a donation. I thought information was for free in this country...

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Magda N
Reviewed February 11, 2019

I was looking forward to visiting Ostuni and certainly driving towards it and looking up at it sitting on the hill it looked very pretty but once we got there we were disappointed. there are certainly prettier towns to visit in the area like cisternino...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Perry G
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Lots of white stone, narrow winding streets, and authentic. Fun just to wander around. I suspect it's a different place during tourist season however, based on the closed "touristy" stores.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dven8
Reviewed January 12, 2019

We spent a few hours here on our way to Matera. We were sorry we did not spend a night here. The winding streets between the white buildings and small shops selling local fare were charming. We'll be back!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

This white city is a very calm and cozy place. Extremely authentic and clean at the same time. And the people are very nice :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MilenaZai
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Hike up the hill to the archeological museum and the Cathedral. Definitely worth it, though disregard the old lady in the church's suggestions for a cafe. The area is lovely. Have lunch at a local pizzeria, you can't really go wrong.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dibbyfromtheblock
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Ostuni does not have a spectacular monument or building that stands out, dominates the skyline, or attracts thousands of tourists. Nonetheless, it is a popular spot to visit because it is very pretty and picturesque, it has a nice atmosphere and although touristy, it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RP-Netherlands
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The old center is very beautiful. The city of white buildings. Lots of small places to eat and drink. Not near as crowded as Lecce. Nice views over the countryside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fred F
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We were here for some cooler October days and had both sun and rain. The old town part of Ostuni is a delight in both types of weather!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Definitely worth an excursion, needs a good half day to experience the winding streets , interesting buildings a the wonderful views from the ramparts. We experienced a very good restaurant there as an added bonus.

Date of experience: September 2018
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