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Old border town

This little city is famous for Il Torneo dei Rioni a folkloristic historicall recostruction of a... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
San Vito dei Normanni, Italy
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Half term break

Visited Oria in the last week of October to see our daughter who is on her uni gap year. The whole... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Jane H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 Mar 2017
“Old border town”
30 Oct 2016
“Half term break”
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This little city is famous for Il Torneo dei Rioni a folkloristic historicall recostruction of a medioeval story. But this town allocated beetwen the two seas, of this part of Apulia, Adriatic and Ionian sea, is famous for the Consuetudini Oritane, a kind of rules...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visited Oria in the last week of October to see our daughter who is on her uni gap year. The whole area is really beautiful with whitewashed buildings and cobbled streets. Would recommend for a quieter italian experience as hardly any tourists were in the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jane H
Reviewed 10 May 2015

If you enjoy old towns where there are few tourists then you will enjoy Oria's old town. We walked all the streets for 2 hours on a Saturday morning, pleasantly surprised that there were so few people evident. There are plenty of photo opportunities of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

Once parked at the base of the hill, walk up to the old town. It is not a heavily touristed area and is a lovely place to stroll. Sites to see include the cathedral, the castle and the Jewish quarter.

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Love strolling the streets of Oria, getting a little bit lost and then finding my way again. Making sure to stop frequently and look up, not to miss any of the stunning balconies.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank VillaOttiliaOria
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Oria wasn't part of our itinerary for Puglia but then we booked to stay in a farm between Manduria and Oria and the owner suggested we visit it. A lovely little town built on 7 hills. Not so frequented by tourist so we didn't find...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank 5SugarSpice
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