CITY OF LEVERANO PROVINCE OF LECCE GAL Terre del Primitivo IPRES Olympiaki REGION OF IONIAN ISLANDS REGIONAL UNIT OF CORFÙ HELLENIC REPUBLIC REGION OF EPIRUS

Municipality of Leverano

Leverano is a smile in four syllables.
Thriving town of Arneo Land, a few steps from the sea, surrounded by lush countryside, perfectly embodies the model of the Mediterranean lifestyle.
By nature, economics, architecture, food, history and time.
Lush countryside and fortified farms, constitute the hug around the inhabited center of the country, which becomes the main entrance door to the Ionic coast, connected by a handful of miles in Porto Cesareo, a small coastal gem, a treasure trove of numerous and flourishing activities that move a thriving local economy made up of floriculture, agriculture, small and medium enterprises, tertiary associations.
Even today, in the old village of Leverano, cozy and cared for, survive small businesses and crafts, jewelry tourism next door, the nucleus of an affected route, do walk slowly. As slow as time passes, here, between dry stone walls scorched by the sun, prickly pears and wild forgotten scents.
From the heart to the periphery of the country, such as concentric circles, start at other stages through the impressive monuments, among which the ancient Tower of Frederick II and the Clock Tower, through churches, votive chapels, following scents and smells that come from the tables .
Products of the earth, genuine, and simply prepared and served with care, tell a past that has been handed down from generation to generation, in remembrance and respect of those leveranesi they passed the Alps, after the war to Germany. They worked hard, with their families, cultivate in their hearts the desire to return.
How they got it, transplanted in Leverano, tricks and lessons learned across the Alps about the cultivation of flowers and plants, make up to the town, one of the spearheads of flower production on the national territory. Greenhouses of various sizes in the district leveranese stand out like gems in a scrigno. Flowers of Leverano have been appreciated in Sanremo, Dubai, and in various parts of the world, and represent an important part of the local economy, along with the production of vegetables, fruit, oil with high organoleptic and nectar of Bacchus high quality, especially Vino Novello and Leven doc
Leverano is not only a land of departures and returns, but also the bay bridge and landing and reception in the Mediterranean. The integration is in fact over the years become a real mission.
Hundreds of foreign citizens who have moved in a stable manner in Leverano, in recent years. And that's where they found a home, a job, a future. Most of them come from Morocco, Senegal, Albania, Guinea, Romania and China.
The municipality of Leverano is also twinned with Sfakiotes, in Greece and in Spain Guillena