Apulia - Ostuni
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From the hill down there is an expanse of olive trees that inflame of silver effect the land of ostuni. That is a contrast colour with the blue sky and sea.
The coast stretches for many kilometres and this jagged coastline is covered by the green mediterranean maquis. Tourist could choose between a lot of sandy beach or cliffs.
The foreshortening of the coast near the north of ostuni is formed by a whole fossil dunes covered with the maquis. In this place, there are beaches like "lido bosco verde", "lido morelli", "il pilone" this places. Rosa Marina is the most famous village of the coast, inside you could find a lot of houses with all services, a really good place where you spend a peaceful holiday.
Not far, you find "Monticelli" another turistic village near to the coast that keeps some ruins from the bronze age.
"Diana Marina" is another small village and "Villanova" is the centre, maybe for his position in Ostuni coast. His name was "Petrolla" and once time ago his historic importance was made by his good position of landing port where there is a small fortress of the of the foureenth century.
From the immensity of sandy shores you arrive to the creeks of "Gorgognolo" above all "Costa Merlata", that takes his name by the shape of the rocks.
Then "Santa Lucia" and continuing towards "Torre Pozzella", made up of small bay and a guardtower of the foureent century.
The last coast of ostuni is Lamaforca a beautiful beach with white sand.