Grottaglie: The Heart of Italian Ceramics

Tucked into the hillside of Monte Samuel Pizzuto, Grottaglie, also known as "the city of ceramics," has been home to ceramicists for centuries. Surrounded by deep ravines and cool caves, the clayey earth of this charming Northern Puglian town has been worked by human hands since at least the Classical Age (8th-6th Century BC). Later settled by ancient Greeks and Romans, the charming town was put on the map for its ceramic production during the Middle Ages.
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