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Patù

Overview

Arriving in Patù means arriving at the southernmost tip of the Capo di Leuca, just a few steps from the sea, in an ancient and fascinating land. The centre's treasures are the Mother Church of San Michele Arcangelo, the town's patron saint, and the Church of San Giovanni, built in memory of a battle between Christians and Saracens. But what most characterises the village and its ancient history is the Centopietre, a very special monument of medieval origin built with stone blocks from a Roman mausoleum. Its appearance is that of a temple and, inside, divided into two naves, are traces of Byzantine frescoes that probably date back to the 11th-16th centuries and depict thirteen saints of oriental origin.

Patù

73053 Patù LE, Italia

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