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Beautiful hilltop ancient town

This town won the most beautiful city in Italy some years back with many narrow streets and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah B
,
Guildford, United Kingdom
via mobile
a lovely village, with very nice spots shops and restaurants

every time we come to this part of puglia we spend time in Cisternino. lovely village, very... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
nicolas s
,
Milan, Italy
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful hilltop ancient town ”
7 Oct 2017
“a lovely village, with very nice spots shops and restaurants”
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Cisternino, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This town won the most beautiful city in Italy some years back with many narrow streets and interesting churches

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

every time we come to this part of puglia we spend time in Cisternino. lovely village, very pleasant central square, amazing butcheries and some refined shops . a must see for a visit and a stroll

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This small town is worth seeing & spending an hour or two to wander the narrow streets. It clearly deserves the moniker of one of Italy's most beautiful & picturesque villages!!

Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a near perfect example of a town in the "heel" of Italy. Small enough in size to see it all in a couple of hours plus dining time. Quaint white washed houses with many steps and narrow walks in old section Locals choose...More

Thank EsmeBennion
Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

Find it hard to give support to a tourist town which is fascistic. They display their anti foreigner posters throughout the town, stare you down and refuse to smile. Extremely uncomfortable. Restaurants either overpriced or under quality. Can't wait to leave. Feel like we fell...More

1  Thank Blitzpacker
Reviewed 3 August 2014

this small village is a nice place during the day and the evening. In the old part it's nice to walk and eat in the evening. People are friendly. Most of the time it's easy to find parking

1  Thank stevenenhilde
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We stayed for 5 weeks on the outskirts of Cisternino in a Trulli house (Villa Olive), 5 minutes drive from the Centro Storico (Historic Centre) . We did not really realise what a good selection of town we had made until we got here. Every-one...More

12  Thank MadamJosephine
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Every time I'm in Cisternino I feel something inside me....what a beauty! This small but very special place is one of my favorite. By the main square you'll find good bar and restaurant , nice local people and this magic atmosphere that is in every...More

Thank FPpalocco
Reviewed 5 July 2013

I can't recommend Cisternino highly enough. It's a lovely place to visit and we've been back many times. It doesn't have the crush of visitors or the "touristy" feel of places like Alberobello. I read somewhere that it is nicknamed "la vera" because it's "the...More

2  Thank Jo G
Reviewed 23 September 2012

The town's architecture is very Moorish, so this atmospheric bar with Moroccan day beds and flamenco tunes fits in nicely. The owners are very friendly and even provided a much-needed blanket on a chilly evening.

Thank Kathryn R
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