An old house in the historic center of Racale, composed of large, star-shaped rooms with 6-meter-high heights dating to the early 1800's, with a covered surface of approximately 140 square meters and with a back garden of approximately 300 square meters, With lots of cisterns.
Underneath the house insists a small cellar dug into the tufa and made from an old cistern, used in the past, for collecting rainwater.
The house internally retains the intact Venetian floors in all their splendor. While the prospect preserves the original lime plaster of the time, as well as the exterior fixtures.
Racale (pronounced Ràcale) is an Italian municipality in the province of Lecce in Puglia that since 1999 has been awarded the title of a city awarded by decree of the President of the Republic.
Located in the low Salento, it is 61 km from the provincial capital, Lecce (46 minutes by car), 6 km from the Ionian Sea (Torre Suda) and 101 km (1 h and 6 min) from the Salento Airport (Brindisi).
It includes the coastal resort of Torre Suda which is a fraction of it. The town rises in one of the most important shoe-making areas of the entire national territory , in the past years it has been one of the largest centers for production of socks.
From the meteorological point of view, Racale is part of the Salento region, which has a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and warm wet summers.
The city is served by a train station located on the Gallipoli-Casarano ferry line in the South East.
Torre Suda is named after a 13.5-meter-high, circular shaped tower tower, built in the 15th century by the turks of Turks. The clean sea, the small natural bays and the Mediterranean scrub makes it a great summer tourist destination along the Salento Ionian coast .
The name "Suda" comes from the location on which the tower stands, so it is preexisting to it, of Greek origin, means "fortification". In another version of the origin of the name, it is said that the name "Suda" is linked to the special feature of the water present in the cistern that "exuded" the walls outside the tower.
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