System Museum Heritage

 
Archaelogical Museum

The Vaste Archaeological Museum is housed in the Palazzo Baronale (Baron’s Palace), a residential building composed of various elements that was built in the 14th to 18th centuries. Access to the rooms of the exhibition is from Piazza Dante. T ...

 
Portal of "Parco dei Guerrieri"

The portal sought to reconnect the ancient and the modern city and to grasp the opportunity to celebrate the centrality of archaeological data in the dynamics of urban development in the region. Above all it aimed to metaphorically express, in its f ...

 
Parco dei Guerrieri

The Warriors' Park arose from the need to preserve the memory of the large circuit of walls, which had been severely damaged by ploughing and the removal of stones from arable land, activities that had continued right up until the start of the sy ...

 
Crypt of Santa Maria degli Angeli and Museum of the Frescoes

The monument that has become the symbol of Poggiardo, with which many of the town's inhabitants still proudly identify today, actually has a fairly recent history. This small place of worship had been practically forgotten about for centuries, h ...

 
Rupestrian church of Santi Stefani

The Rupestrian church referred to as Santi Stefani represents an important case in the “underground” architecture of the province of Terra d’Otranto. It is characterised by a basilical layout with three naves divided by pillars. The ...

 
Educational arboretum

The educational arboretum is a natural area set up as part of the System of Museums in Poggiardo and Vaste. It is located on the slopes of the Serra di Poggiardo, on the road known as the “Strada vicinale Santi Stefani”, a short distance ...