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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 2 weeks ago
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 September 13, 2018
stanmansurrey
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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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“Reminds me of North Africa”
Sep 13, 2018
“Loved this beautiful little town”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed September 13, 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

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Reviewed August 22, 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

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Reviewed July 30, 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.

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Reviewed July 16, 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

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Reviewed May 30, 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

Thank Michaela
Reviewed January 7, 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

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Reviewed November 5, 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

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