Summer festivals in Salento to enjoy the sea, sun and typical products of this beautiful part of the Puglia region.
Festival of Friesland in Matino, Gallipoli - July 5 to 6
Salad Festival grika, Martignano, Otranto - July 8,
Sagra te lu Ranu, Lizzanello, Lecce - July 8,
Festival of Potato in Strudà, a small fraction of Vernole - 15 and 16 July
Sagra te lu Paniri, in Miggiano - 16 and July 17
Festival of Appetizer, Nardo, Gallipoli - July 17
Festival of peppers, Cerfignano, Santa Cesarea Terme, Otranto - July 21
Festival of Puccia, Ugento - July 28
Bruschetta Festival, in Vitigliano, village of Santa Cesarea Terme, Otranto - July 22
Festival of Bread, Cursi, Otranto - July 22 to 23
Festival "Welcome Summer", in Tuglie, Gallipoli - July 23
Watermelon Festival, in Giuggianello, Otranto - July 26. The festival occurs every year on the last day of the celebrations for the patron saint of the town of Giuggianello: St. Christopher.
Festival of cucuzzata, Vitigliano, Santa Cesarea Terme, Otranto - July 26. The cucuzzata is a typical focaccia, mixed with zucchini, black olives, tomato, red pepper and olive oil, typical products of this land.
Feast yourself the Purpetta, Tuglie, Gallipoli - July 30
Grape Festival Cardinal, in Guagnano, Lecce - August 1. This festival, along with that of wine, confirming the territory of Guagnano as a place of rich and Negroamaro wines in particular.
Festival of "Sceblasti" in Zollino, Lecce - August 2. The "Sceblasti" is a typical product of Zollino (Lecce) - unleavened cake, his name translated from griko means without form, is stone-baked in wood ovens - made with different ingredients, including flour, zucchini, olives, onion, pumpkin, oil and salt. The Rite of Sceblasti takes place in three squares of the town of Zollino the Main square, Piazza Sant'Anna and the square of the Fallen.
Festival of "Pitta cots ulie" Andrano - August 3. Free tasting of focaccia with olives.
The Festival itself, takes place outside the town of Andrano (Lecce), on a promontory overlooking the sea of Castro. Here there is a cave that was inhabited by Byzantine monks, in which you can still see a fresco of the Madonna and Child which was recently built a chapel in her honor. Along with the Festival de la Pitta cots Ulie, it also carries the Feast of Our Lady dell'Attarico.
Festival of the Products, in Tricase - August 4. Festival to taste the typical products of this land of the Low Salento.
Festival of "Piscialetta", in Surbiton, Lecce - August 4. During the Festival of Piscialetta in Surbiton (Lecce), you can enjoy delicious homemade donut.
Sagra te lu Purpu, Melendugno, Lecce - August 4. Pinch, traditional music, folk dancing improvisation. Rich culinary event stand with all the typical local products, all to be enjoyed together with the inevitable "mieru," the wine of Salento.
Bruschetta Festival, in Montevergine fraction of Palmariggi, Otranto - 15 - 16th - 17th August Where to taste garlic bread, meats, cheeses, pastries ... products at 0 km. Pinches and Dance to the beat of music groups from Salento, which is perform in the Piazza del Santuario di Montevergine Palmariggi.
Sagra della Cozza Piccinna, Melendugno, Lecce - August 5
Festival of Frisella, Acquaviva, Marina di Marittima, a fraction of Diso, renews the appointment with the festival - August 1
Festival of dishes Nosci, Castrignano Nearby Cape Santa Maria di Leuca - August 11
Festival of trozzelle at Large fraction of Poggiardo Otranto - August 6. Exhibition of antique crockery and food stands with tasting of grilled meat and wine of Salento.